Moving your body will help you feel good not only physically, but mentally too. Learn about the latest fitness news and tricks, and get inspired to try a new activity like pickleball, surfing or skateboarding.

This Hockey Mom Will Motivate You to Get on the Rink

Seija Parnanen-Matthews was inspired to hit the ice
when her oldest son started hockey. Being a role model for her kid motives this single parent to stay playful and active.

What’s the Deal with Walking Pads?

Looking at the differences between traditional treadmills and trendy walking pads

My Honest Review of the Carol Bike’s Five-Minute Workout

I tried a very short REHIT fitness regime, and asked experts to weigh in on its effectiveness.

A Pro Wrestler in Nova Scotia Shares Their Fitness Routine

Wrestler and MasterChef Canada winner Jennifer Crawford works out to maintain their emotional and mental health as much as their...

“I Joined an Adult Ballet Class at Age 41”

I don’t wear a tutu and my pirouettes are lopsided at best, but ballet class is the best hour and...

This Basketball League Is Breaking the Gender Barrier

Thanks to Hoopqueens, more people are heading back to the court.

How Can We Help Girls Build Confidence So They Want to Stay in Sports?

Forty-five percent of teenage girls drop out of sports (which is twice the rate of boys) because they don't feel...

What Is the “Wall Pilates” Workout Craze?

We asked a certified Pilates instructor to weigh in on this popular exercise routine and rounded up a few of...

This Ultramarathoner and Mom Is Bringing Reconciliation to the Trail-Running World

Maggie Wilson wants all runners to know—and honour—whose land they’re racing on.

Why You—Yes, You!—Have Got to Try Stand-Up Paddleboarding

SUP is a joyous water sport that is good for every age, every body and every ability.

5 Women’s Soccer Players Inspiring the World

Women's soccer is flourishing as never before. More than a billion people watched the 2019 Women's World Cup, and this...

This South Asian Exercise Coach Is Challenging the “One-Size-Fits-All” Approach to Women...

Hina Laeeque coaches South Asian women and champions ethnicity-specific recommendations for movement, nutrition and disease prevention.

Why Everyone’s Playing Pickleball Right Now

One million Canadians play pickleball every single month. Here's what's behind the sudden popularity—and how to get started.

The Unique Way This Female Fitness Instructor Uses Movement and Compassion to Support Women

The common threads in Caroline MacGillivray's approach to health and happiness? Connection, human touch and helping others feel beautiful and...

How to Unfreeze Painful Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a common and painful condition. Luckily, there are easy stretches that you can try to ease your...

Pilates Isn’t Only Good for Your Physical Health—But Your Cognitive Health, Too

The cross-lateral movements in Pilates require mindfulness, making them good for the brain.

This Yogi Will Make You Want to Take Up Surfing

For surfing yogi Rachel Barrett, joyful daily movement—in the water, on a mat or around the kitchen—is the key to...

How to Get Started with Cross-Country Skiing

Here's how to determine which Nordic skiing style is right for you, how to warm up and cool down, and...

The Many Health Benefits of Nordic Skiing

Nordic skiing (a.k.a. cross-country skiing) is not only a great workout—it’s also accessible, social and easy to learn, no matter...

How 60-Second Fitness and Wellness Activities Can Boost Your Health

Bite-sized health changes, from 1-minute bouts of exercise to 5-minute meditation microbreaks, can have a big impact on your fitness,...

6 Great Spin Bikes that Cost Less Than a Peloton

Indoor bikes are a great way to stay active at home. These picks will get your heart rate pumping, and...

Kickboxing Is the Fun, Full-Body Workout You Never Knew You’d Love

Aside from being a great physical workout, kickboxing and sparring can also boost your mental health and provide a space...

The Life-Boosting Powers of Cold Water Swimming

Cold-water swimming has seen a boom in popularity over the past several years, with its enthusiasts saying it helps...

You’re Going to Need to Work on Your Balance

It's important, especially as we age, to work on our balancing skills. Here's how to get started

7 Fitness-Friendly Adventures in British Columbia

Regularly voted by outdoor magazines as a top spot for kayaking, cycling, running, surfing and hiking, British Columbia has a...

How to Stretch Your Hips After Sitting for a While

Plus, why it’s so important to relieve hip tightness.

Can a Smart Rope Help You Get a Good Workout?

Chances are skipping rope is a much tougher workout than you remember.

Here’s Why You May Want to Start Skipping Rope Again

It’s good cardio and engages practically all of your muscles.

Stretch Your Chest With This Seriously Underrated Piece of Equipment

Try these three chest stretches to undo a day of hunching over your laptop and to strengthen your pecs.

“I’m a 40-Something-Year-Old Skateboarder (and TikTok Sensation)”

“I wanted to spread some joy and positivity around.”