Singh working out in a park (Photograph by Michael Stuckless)

Turns out we don’t ‘need’ the gym after all

The pandemic shutdown forced a reality check: for many, all that time spent in the gym was more luxury than necessity

A middle-aged, out-of-shape man’s guide to starting to run

Scott Feschuk takes up jogging, and lives to tell the tale—just barely

Fitness fads for the year ahead

Cool air and hot pools are only two of the mediums changing the nature of working out

Ben Johnson is ready to train you

Though the former ‘world’s fastest human being’ might show up a little late

Ryerson students debate women-only gym times

Religious accommodation among reasons for proposal


CrossFit crazy, bell curve beaten & what teens are drinking

What students are talking about today (February 12th)

Too fat for the team

Scott Hems overcame bullying and lost 100 pounds

Fat but fit

Fat but fit

Surprisingly, some obese people seem to be as metabolically healthy as their normal-weight peers

Canada’s fittest, and fattest regions

Where to look for potential Olympians? Vancouver may be a better bet than Churchill, Manitoba.

Hit me again, mr. smith

Hit me again, Mr. Smith

Corporate types are turning to martial arts looking for stress relief—and a good, new-fashioned fight

Race to win, or die trying

Race to win, or die trying

The Spartan Death Race, one of the toughest physical tests on Earth, attracts “lunatics”


Too early for Jane Fonda, we had Jack

Barbara Amiel on how Jack LaLanne exhorted us all to stop being slaves to our aging bodies