RSS

Athletics

IMG_20160509_152347955.jpeg

Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

With the season of marathons and relays upon us, your training plans may be kicking into high gear. And heading into competition – whether personal or with others – you may also be looking for an edge. Enter science. The science behind athletic... Read more

Health and Wellness

IMG_2534.jpg

Issue: 2015-04-23 PHOTO: Denise L. Norman

The Canada Games Centre, near the top of Two Mile Hill, opens every weekday morning at 5:30 a.m. I did not get there until 7:00 a.m. and that was an effort. As I walked in, I kept passing people on their way out. Read more

Yukon Active

SOY2 Yukon team.jpg

Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: 2014 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games

Serge Michaud doesn’t attempt to hide his feelings about the importance of the Special Olympics movement. “For me, the organization is all about providing opportunities, which is something near and dear to my heart,” he says. Read more

Yukon Active

April -June 2013 228.jpg

Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: courtesy of Catherine O’Donovan

I have been involved in organized sports for 30 years; I haven’t been completely unorganized in my recreational play since the age of four. I have absolutely nothing against recreational free-play Read more

Yukon Active

Smaller-7-Langley4.jpg

July 3-2014

Vancouver had better be prepared. That’s where the Yukon is sending 24 Special Olympians, ages 13 and older, to compete in the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games — our largest team ever. Read more

Yukon Active

Locally, Don White coaches our junior athletes and regularly offers coaching to the rest of us through clinics like Run for Mom and "Getting started, getting better, getting faster" sessions. He has given me a lot of important tips.... Read more

Yukon Active

The mental part of running is more difficult to train for and equally, if not more, important to your ultimate success than the physical aspect. All runners have hit the wall. Your body feels like it wants to shut down.... Read more

Yukon Active

Voices echo and feet shuffle, sometimes more quickly on the cold days. The Whitehorse Walkers energetically gather and get ready for their weekly two-hour walk. Read more

Yukon Active