Achieving and maintaining good health is largely due to our physical activity. But what kind of exercises should we be doing? How often? Is weight lifting an absolute necessity? Personal trainers can provide the answers to these questions and more.
Two weeks ago, a meeting in Ottawa between Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama promised a new era of cross-border respect, camaraderie and mutual understanding.
There is no question that mixed martial arts (MMA) has grown to a level that only a few had ever imagined – but who started this rumour that the sport of boxing is dead?
On a day when most people are watching the cold wind blowing against frosted windowpanes, more than a few adventurous souls harness that frigid northwest breeze to power a unique sport.
What we eat affects all parts of our life; our ability to study, exercise, be in a good mood, and even to stimulate our senses.
Fighting is as important to the NHL as sex is to a honeymoon. Those that love fighting realize the importance of allowing the players to police themselves in ways that referees fail to do.
Vancouver is gearing up ; Gretzky says no ; Good steroid news? ; Politics and sport still don’t mix ; Like father, like son
Danica Patrick has just become the first woman in history to win an IndyCar race. This could have been a moment to celebrate the success of a woman in an otherwise male competition. Instead, we heard this: “So here she is in a bikini!”
The event is an insane combination of hockey, downhill skiing and boardercross, and it calls on all adrenaline junkies to go for a ride.
If you thought improvements to the University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre have been completed, you might want to think again.
On Friday, Feb. 6, the University of Winnipeg Wesmen (13-8) took on the Simon Fraser University Clan (21-1) in women’s basketball action. SFU ended up on top as they dominated Winnipeg 87-56.
Moaning about the temperature is a common pastime during a Winnipeg winter, but the cold weather has more of an influence on your health than you might think. The lack of sunlight reaching our skin is cause for concern when it comes to our intake of vitamin D.
While the whole world is stuck in recession mode, Hank Steinbrenner and his New York Yankees are out for recess and want to play - except Steinbrenner and the Yankees are like the bullies of the playground looking to pick on all the poor kids.
Not guilty for murder charge; There is no gold in pot smoking; Blood, violence and controversy at CFC; Fight not over yet
Super Bowl has super morals?; Author John Updike dies at 76; Conservative budget sees increase in arts funding
AC/DC sang that “money talks” and when it comes to professional sports, money talks big. In Canada and the United States, the NHL alone has 17 major corporate partners. That’s just for the league, not to mention the individual advertising contracts that the teams and players have signed.
Winning heals all wounds. The lowly Winnipeg Wesmen (8-8) men’s volleyball team lost five of their last six games and needed a win over the University of British Columbia (UBC) Thunderbirds (9-7) for their confidence.
Straight from the “who didn’t see that coming?” file ; Bennett earns bad “rap” ; The newest contact sport: Cheerleading? ; Football greats receive honours ; Boxing great dies at 76
Whether you are training for a marathon, trying to build up muscle, or just looking to get fit and lean, what you eat is going to have a huge effect on the performance of your workout. Arguably one of the most influencing factors on how far you are going to be able to push yourself, nutrition can make or break your workout.
Sports and television are like an old married couple. Early on in their relationship they were dependent on each other and lived together in harmony and ran through fields of roses (well, maybe not the last part).