Bad Habits for your Back

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1/16 Sit Hunched Do it too much, and it can flatten the natural curve of your spine and damage the cushioned disks between the bones. This can lead to early arthritis and other… Continue reading

Snowshoeing in Whistler’s Callaghan Valley and Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains

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Originally posted on Writes of Passage:
Snowshoeing in West Vancouver’s Cypress Provincial Park—C.Helbig There is one silver lining to the incessant rainfall in Vancouver: snow in the mountains, and lots of it! A…

Sunday Hiking and Walking – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 4 Feb 2018

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We had good hiking weather 15C (59F) at 5:30am and it gradually warmed up. We separated into our 3 groups (5k walk, 12K hike and 15H hike). It was a verdant Klipriviersberg as… Continue reading

Learn to Row – How to Scull

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Two great videos by two experienced rowers if you are interested in learning to scull: How to Set Up Your Scull World-class rower Charlotte Hollings shows you how to set up your scull,… Continue reading

Learn to Row – Capsize and Recovery

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How to Get Back into Your Scull after Flipping Learn how to get back into your scull — swiftly and safely — after flipping over in water. Demonstrated by Calm Waters Rowing coaches… Continue reading

How to Soak, Cook, Freeze and Store Chickpeas

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Tory Avey loves chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans. These protein-packed legumes have a mild, nutty flavor that goes well in a variety of dishes, including hummus, soups and stews. Because of the time involved in preparing… Continue reading

Drinks with as many Calories as Soda

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1/15 Liquid Calories A 12-ounce can of soda has between about 125 and 180 calories. All of those come from sugar — between 8 and 11 teaspoons in your glass. Those numbers give… Continue reading

The 10 Best CrossFit Exercises to Get Guys Ripped

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They’re at your office, they’re in your neighborhood and they’re always getting in your way at the produce aisle. That’s right, they’re CrossFitters — that weightlifting, handstand-walking, Paleo-dieting community of individuals. This total-body-conditioning… Continue reading

Get the Protein You Need

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1/11 The Power of Protein Calories aren’t the only thing you need to watch as you get older. Protein is important because it helps keep your muscles strong. You need muscles for strength… Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

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1/13 Help or Hype? A relative of ginger, this vivid yellow-orange spice is common in Indian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern cooking. It’s also been used as medicine in places like India for… Continue reading

Rowing – It’s cold out there…

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How beautiful: #rowing in #chester. Want to go there too #rudern #aviron   pic.twitter.com/TY5LUqC2UE    http://www.rowing-in-europe.com/ WEROW Life‏ @WEROW_Life  Jan 16 With cold weather forecast for the rest of the week, we asked around the WEROW office for… Continue reading