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She Shoots, She Scores

Guest post from Marie Sawa, a hockey and ringette athlete from Toronto, ON. Nothing breaks the ice (pun intended) with strangers than letting them know you are a badass hockey player. The questions and comments that follow are usually along the lines of: “You mean on ice?”, “Do girls hit?”, “What position?”, “I can’t even skate.” […]

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Baby Got Back – Body Positivity in Roller Derby

Guest post by Terri Frew, a Keweenaw Roller Girls ‘blocker’, wife and mom. In the summer of 2015, my husband, our five month-old son Alistair, and myself moved from central Ontario to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  We had been living apart prior to Alistair’s birth in order to further our careers.  The move was one that […]

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3 Reasons To Try HIIT

You’ve seen the little acronym everywhere  – HIIT. Everyone is talking about it, doing it, or posting about doing it, and you may be thinking about having a go at it too. The problem is, if you prefer reading about these workouts without the usual noise about fat burning, chiseling and toning, then it can […]

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Squash, It’s More Than a Vegetable

Squash. It’s more than a vegetable. The sport doesn’t get the same fan-fare like other sports. You don’t see it in the Olympics, it’s doesn’t receive mainstream TV coverage for World Championships and athletes don’t often grace the cover of Sports Illustrated. But after years of walking pass the squash courts on my way to the […]

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