Yoga: On and Off the Mat

January 30, 2012 9:06 am
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Yoga is a discipline that has existed for millennia in India, and more recently has become popular in North America. While many people are initially drawn to the practice in search of a ‘yoga butt’, they commit to the practice once they experience physical and mental well-being.

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The NHL’s Concussion Epidemic

January 19, 2012 9:47 am

A recent influx of concussions is the biggest issue facing the game of hockey today. A disconnect between the NHL’s head office, its officials and its players has allowed for an escalation in headshots and dangerous play, and the players are suffering more than ever.

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Schools Keep Health in Mind

January 13, 2012 8:58 am

Once considered an affliction mainly suffered by adults, mental illness now increasingly affects children. Studies show up to one in five Canadian youth experience mental illness – and for some of them, the pain becomes too much. In 2011, 4,000 lives in Canada were lost prematurely due to suicide. Many of these individuals were under the age of 30.

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Jen’s Jibberish: Riding away on the RyderBike

January 5, 2012 7:11 pm

Winter is here, the holidays are over and if you are like me, you are a bit thicker around the middle after the excesses of the season. If so, it may be time to head over to one of Ottawa’s latest gyms, KRX Fitness to take a ride on the revolutionary RealRyder stationary exercise bike.

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Russia 6, Canada 5

9:39 am

On Tuesday night, Canada mounted the second-greatest comeback in the history of the World Junior Hockey Championships – the comeback that was never completed. Here is a look at the semifinal loss to Russia: what went wrong for Canada, and what it means.

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Ottawa Senators Monthly Report: December

January 3, 2012 8:52 am

The Ottawa Senators are still in a playoff position as the 2011-12 NHL season reaches its midway point, much to the dismay of the experts who picked the team to finish in the depths of the Eastern Conference. Here is our third monthly recap of the ups and downs of the Senators.

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