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These 92 Year Olds Will Change Your Life

Meet Sid and Dotty. We caught up with these two competitors at the 2017 Huntsman Games in St George, UT. Sid and Dottie are only months apart in age and still highly competitive in the track and field events. Sid - at 92 years young is competing in his 30th Huntsman Games. After years of

Carpe Diem, The Series: “IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR!”

Paul Stevens When you see the above words, your mind may wander to a Christmas-time song.  In my little world, it reflects the fact that hockey season is now upon us.  I look forward to this each year and especially this current one since last year’s start was delayed due to my run-in with a

4 Alternative Activities That Mimic HIIT

Alyssa Bialowas Experts say that high intensity interval training (HIIT) should not exceed 3-4 times per week to allow time for your muscles to recover and to prevent serious injury. Depending on the week, I am lucky if I can fit in two HIIT sessions, let alone exceed four sessions. I tend to get bored

4 Tips To Keep Your HIIT Frequency In Check

Alyssa Bialowas There are countless benefits of high intensity interval training that effect a person’s overall health and mental well being, such as increasing your metabolism which in turn burns more fat, increases your aerobic endurance, zaps more calories in a workout, and increases your overall body strength and body image. We know that participating

6 Exercises To Get Ready For Hockey

Ryan Cross, B.A. Hons (Kin), MScPT, FCAMPT Registered Physiotherapist in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada   The sights, sounds, and smells of a season bring inspiration and motivation. Being from Canada, this is most definitely true for an upcoming hockey season.  When you see the leaves on the trees start to change color, you know that hockey

What Toxins Are Lurking In Your Brain?

Julia C. Basso, PhD As a scientist who studies the effects of exercise on the brain, I am always thinking about what exercise-induced factors (from muscles, bones, organs, brain tissue, etc.) cause the beneficial effects on brain function, like improvements in mood and cognition. Recently I started thinking about it another way. What if we

Meet A Master: Tracey Battle – The Track Family

A profile of Sprinter/Jumper Tracey Battle.  She keeps her training fun and competitive by including her family.  See how Tracey, her husband Marcus, and her 7-year-old granddaughter continue to reinvent track and field workouts.  She breaks down the Masters Track family: how she started, was welcomed into, and is now a leader of this fun and

Alternative Therapy For Parkinson’s Disease

Catherine O’Brien The Problem Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by impairments in movement and balance. It is estimated to affect 2 million Americans and tends to be more prevalent in older populations (60+). Current treatment methods include dopamine replacement therapy. The downside to this therapy, however, is that it seems to wear

6 Cures for Sore Muscles After HIIT

Alyssa Bialowas Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is essentially your body’s response to muscle pain after a workout. This response sends a signal to your body to leave those muscle alone and results from microscopic tears in your muscle tissue. DOMS can affect anyone regardless of fitness level and tends to happen when you start

Should I Eat Before Or After My HIIT Workout?

Alyssa Bialowas Okay so you did it – you’re awake and you’re mentally ready to go to the gym, to the park, or even just downstairs to your living room where you’ve set up your high intensity interval training (HIIT) circuit. Now your stomach is grumbling and you’re thinking of all those myths about eating