The Dirt on Trail Running

By Susan Czyzo, MScPT, alive.com Tips for getting started Breathe some life into your running routine. Hit the trails for a change of pace and trade the honking horns and exhaust fumes of city trails fo...

Training For Your Trek

By PJ Wren, FitnessWithPJ.com Get fit—and get stoked! Heading out on the trail? Start enjoying the experience even before you hit the trail by planning for the ultimate experience. Get your body hiking-re...

My Waiting Room

By Sonya Brown September 22, 2012 was one of the best days of my life.  On a beautiful hike in Banff, AB my boyfriend at the time asked me to spend the rest of my life with him. Throughout all...

Mountains Are For Biking

By Brendan Rolfe, DipA, PTS, NWS, alive.com  Get the most out of your new fitness obsession Is there no place you’d rather be than zipping down a forested mountainside by the seat of your pants? Curious a...

Fitness Trackers…The Good & the Not So Good

By Sonya Brown Am I the only who has noticed the increased rise in popularity of fitness trackers? Probably not. These wearable devices lets users track their steps, activity, calories burned and even s...

Back2 the Future Fitness – Fitness Classes

Back2 the Future Fitness New Session starts Monday May 29 - Wednesday June 28 @WCEC Walking Track Monday 4:30-5:00pm-Walking the track,Strength/stretch bands/Small weights 5:15-6:00pm-Walking,Cardio,Str...

How Much Protein Do You Need If You’re Working Out?

By Rachel Sugar, TheKitchn.com There is a smoothie shop next to my gym that sells all kinds of protein-enhanced smoothies and shakes. It is generally filled with Spandex-clad exercisers drinking from sippy cup...

Exercise and Aging

By Nicole Palacios, BSc Debunking the myths Does getting older mean giving up exercise? Not so fast! Here's how to stay active for life. Isn’t it time to stop exercising once we reach a certain a...

Lumberjack Workout

By Britney Bourke, Ace-PT,  Alive.com Take the sweat to the woods and breathe in some fresh air Feeling locked into the gym routine? Take a step off the treadmill and into the trees with this 10-minute ou...