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Issue: 2017-08-02, PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

Want to do something this summer that you can brag to all your friends about? Its free, requires a small space and will improve your overall health. Welcome to your new summer activity called High Intensity Interval Training - otherwise known as... more

Aug 2, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-04-19, PHOTO: Ron Pogue

In today’s world, it can be hard to feel comfortable in our own skin. This is, in part, due to a growing plague of diet and fitness advertisements hinting that our happiness stems from a leaner version of ourselves. These advertisements have... more

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2017-04-05, Photo: courtesy of Ryan MacGillivray

Ryan MacGillivray has been sheep hunting for 10 years. Three years ago, he had the idea to start a boot camp for sheep hunters. He did this because he knew the participants in the camp would push him to train harder for the sheep hunting season. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: Kim Melton

Ok, so when I hear the words “pelvic floor” the folks I think of are pregnant women and the elderly. It's also a term that has come up in yoga classes, usually in the context of maintaining strength en route to joining one of those groups of... more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

What you eat and drink before a long run impacts your performance and your ability to recover, post race. If you’re looking to beat a previous time, or just finish, it’s important to focus on the fuel you are giving your body. more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: courtesy of Sandy McClintock

There are numerous ways to get into yoga - just ask any of the instructors at the newly-opened Soulstice Yoga Studio in Dawson City. One grew up doing sun salutations with her yoga-enthusiast mother; another took interest in hot yoga to improve... more

Jun 16, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO: Troy Suzuki

Dawson City – get ready for yoga with Sabu Chaitanya. He’s on his way to instruct a full one-month intensive in the Klondike. The course begins June 6 and concludes on July 1 and it’s called an “intensive” for a reason. It’s a comprehensive... more

Jun 2, 2016 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Courtesy of Yukon Energy

A new trend in hairstyles is likely to emerge in workplaces across the country during the first week of June: helmet hair. From May 30th to June 5th, Canadians will be hitting the pavement and the trails on their bikes as part of Bike to Work Week... more

May 26, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The snow has come and gone… and come and gone again… but the heavy mist on the hillsides around the town – mists that last well past the morning and into the afternoon – tell their own story of seasonal change. Winter, as they say in Westeros, is... more

Oct 29, 2015 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-10-08 PHOTO: Tamara Neely

If you really think about it, you probably can remember several key life transforming walks that you’ve taken over the years. They may have been as short as a walk down a church aisle or a month long trek along El Camino de Santiago. more

Oct 8, 2015 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-09-03 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

’When I mention my gym, it doesn’t have a basketball rim. My gym is the great outdoors, I share it with animals on all fours. I share my gym with the bear where there’s lots of fresh air. more

Sep 3, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-07-16 PHOTO: Meagan Deuling

Aristotle wrote about happiness relating to the function of a thing fulfilling its form. He used more words. He was talking about the soul. Not much of the Aristotle I read stuck with me, but that did. It explains why I’ve always loved hopping... more

Jul 16, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Summer

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Issue: 2015-06-18 PHOTO: by Darrell Hookey

Some people like to “hit” the gym, to “pump” iron for those “ripped” abs. See a theme, there? Yoga, on the other hand, is all about movement and breath. Fair or not, yoga has a reputation, in some circles, as an exercise for women. more

Jun 18, 2015 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

Crystal Light has become my new best friend. You see, you can take your mundane water right from the tap and, one powdery package later, you have one instant ticket to flavour country! Even as my two fingers scurry across the keyboard, my taste... more

Jul 30, 2009 12:00 AM Humour