Posts Tagged ‘fitness’

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“Recently some friends of mine have been using glutamine after high-intensity workouts. How does it benefit weightlifters and does it have any known side effects?” –GlutaWha? Along with discussing the well-known supplement glutamine, I’m going to take this opportunity to touch on bodybuilding supplements in general and some of the highlights curious folks like yourself…

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2012 Bluenose Squash Classic – Mar. 29

Highlights from the first day of main draw action at the 2012 Bluenose Squash Classic. This one-page pamphlet was available for squash fans at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium on March 29. Thanks to Campus Copy, All Caps Design and the Bluenose Squash Classic for their cooperation on this project.    

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“Spring seems to be coming a bit early this year, not that we had much of a winter to begin with. Any advice for how to get active with the newfound warm weather?” – HeatHeatBaby I wasn’t expecting to write this article until the last issue for this year, but as things seem to be…

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World-class squash takes centre stage

At the end of the month, some of the world’s best squash players will meet at Dalhousie for the first time ever. But not in a location you might expect. Rather than a familiar sports venue such as the Dalplex, the fast-paced and action-packed sport will host its annual Bluenose Squash Classic from March 28-31…

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“I know the running season is coming up and I want to set a goal of running a race and using that as a basis for getting into a training regime. Where should I start?” –Run Claudia Run Let’s be frank for a moment: running a major race isn’t easy. They can be very intimidating,…

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“We always hear about those people trying to lose weight, but what about those of us with the opposite problem? I am trying to gain weight and have been pumping the irons and trying to eat as much as I can. Any advice on how I might improve my progress?” – Skinny McBony This article…

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“I’m no fancy city entrepreneur, but it seems to me there are three things that always make money: fitness, technology and sex. So I got to thinking, maybe I could design some sort of compact gadget you could wear (on an arm perhaps) that measures how many calories you burn during sex. I guess my…

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“You recently mentioned some specific boot camps but didn’t elaborate on them any further. Can you recommend one of them for me? I want to give this a whirl.” – Fitness Fun Seeker I’d be happy to elaborate on the boot camps article, and I have decided to share my answer with everyone in an…

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“I keep seeing boot camps being advertised around town and was wondering what exactly they are and if they are meant for me (I’m pretty new to exercise)?” – Beginner Boot Camper I was going to save this question for the spring because when I think of boot camps, I often think of outdoor group…

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So you say you want a resolution?

Yesterday I was at the gym and I saw two weird things: 1) Some guy lifting weights in a pair of Timberlands, and 2) a small, portly gentleman squatting while doing bicep curls so rapidly I think he must have torn his rotator cuffs. I’ve never seen these guys before, and in a few months,…

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