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Spartan athletes train hard and build a community

By Tori Taylor, August 2 2019 — Spartan is a world-class obstacle course event that will test a contestants physical and mental stamina. This is not a race for just anyone. From off-trail rocky and hilly terrain to deep mud-filled drop-offs, anyone brave enough to run this course will come out feeling victorious. Spartan prides…

Cyclepalooza: Ten days of bringing YYC together through cycling

By Tori Taylor, July 31 2019 —   Cyclepalooza offers the citizens of Calgary an opportunity to band together in common interest. This ten-day event is held annually throughout Calgary. Promoting an active lifestyle and gathering people together to support positive hobbies is a great way to fuel local community. Every year in July, Cyclepalooza is…

Meditation a great way to manage anxiety

By Tori Taylor, June 17 2019 — Meditation is an age-old practice. Traditionally, it has been a religious or spiritual form of connection with self. Meditating can be a form of prayer that allows people to feel close to their recognized higher power and many religions use meditative practices to connect with their beliefs on…

Four funky YYC fitness studios

By Tori Taylor, May 31 2019 — YYC has amped up its boutique fitness game over the last couple of years. Our city has a plethora of high-end, unique studios ready to kick your ass. There is absolutely no reason to feel bored with your current workout routine. Not feeling your next spin class? Try…

How to keep fit during Ramadan

By Saania Zafar, May 22 2019— Ramadan is a month in which Muslims take time to self-reflect and pray. During this month, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. During the day, they are not able to eat or drink anything. That includes water, so it can be hard to fit exercise into a daily schedule….

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