Willpower should be a tool, not a lifestyle

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When it comes to the mental side of active living, willpower nabs a lot of headlines. But is willpower the key ingredient in a lasting relationship with exercise? Definitely not. No Pain, All Gain On my weekly podcast, Happily Ever Active,…

My Address to the Class of 2019 (W.C. Miller Collegiate)

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In June, I had the privilege of delivering the graduation address to my old high school, W.C. Miller Collegiate, in the heart of the Canadian prairies. The ceremony took place in the town's hockey arena, and while the town itself has a population…

5 Tips for Trying New Fitness Activities

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You know that classic nightmare where you give a public speech naked to bellowing laughter? Well, trying new fitness activities can make us feel almost as exposed. There's nothing like a new experience to make us feel self-conscious. Falling…