Monthly Archives: September 2011


There are some parts of the world where the weather is beautiful and balmy all year long. In these places, running year round is no problem – the only inconvenience is the occasional rainy day. In other parts of the world, however, between 4-6 months of the year are freezing, snowy, windy, icy and generally inhospitable. Some people would use this as an excuse to curl up with a cup of hot cocoa in front of a roaring television – but not you! You’re going to get out there and get your miles or kilometers) in no matter what. Continue reading


While you may be a summer-time bike rider, walker or runner; when the cold wind starts to blow, the obvious choice is to just stay home. While this is a valuable survival skill in most of Canada, it can wreak havoc on your workout schedule. What follows are some great tips for getting your sweat on within your own four walls, so put on your sportswear, grab a towel and a bottle of water and let’s go! Continue reading


It can be so tempting. The row upon row of treadmills and cross-trainers. The beautiful fit people dripping with sweat and garbed in top of the line designer sportswear. The well-appointed weight room. The spunky aerobics instructors. The promises of “a new you!” Of ease and convenience.

Now you know we can fix you up with the best in clothes and gear for sports – but are gym memberships really all they’re cracked up to be? In this post we’ll examine some of the pros and cons that come along with Gym membership. Continue reading


Today you’ve got to get the kids fed and on the bus, stay awake for three meetings and at least one conference call, meet a friend for lunch, get the car cleaned, make dinner and try to spend some time with your neglected spouse. And we want you to exercise on top of all that?

You bet we do. Continue reading