Family and Health

Yukon Family and Health

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    Issue: 2018-09-19, PHOTO: courtesy of Sophie Villeneuve

    Pelvic floor – Sorry, why are we talking about this?

    If I told you it is possible to move your tailbone by contracting your pelvic muscles, would you believe me? Indeed, not many people know about the existence of these muscles in the pelvis called “the pelvic floor.” To contract your pelvic floor... more

    Sep. 19, 2018

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    Issue: 2015-04-23 MAP: courtesy of Wendy Nixon

    Finding your way in the woods

    Who runs through the woods with map and compass, searching for small orange and white flags? That would be a person who is orienteering. This popular Yukon sport combines running or walking and navigation using a map. It is suitable for all ages... more

    Apr. 23, 2015

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    Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

    Healthy resolutions you can keep

    Some of the most common resolutions made in the New Year are about health. Almost 70 per cent of consumers surveyed by Nielsen in 2015 had made resolutions focused on staying fit, healthy, and svelte. Of course, the most commonly broken and... more

    Jan. 14, 2016


    Issue: 2016-02-11, PHOTO: Christian Kuntz

    Frostbite is Back

    Yukon’s winter music festival is back, some might say, finally. Since taking the task on in 2014, a small group of volunteers have been spending their spare time working hard to make this happen. Initially hoping to bring it back for 2015 and... more

    Feb. 11, 2016

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