An Unwelcome Guest Returns to Formula One

July 27, 2015 2:01 pm
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Jules Bianchi in his Marussia formula F1 car. This month, after a 21-year hiatus, an unwelcome guest returned to Formula One racing. At the rain-soaked 2014 Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, October 5, Marussia F1 driver, 25-year-old Jules Bianchi, a native of Nice, France, lost control of his car and […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Brian Orser

July 23, 2015 1:50 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Jacques Villeneuve

July 16, 2015 12:00 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Burn Baby Burn at The Dailey Method

July 13, 2015 2:00 pm
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New to Ottawa this year, The Dailey Method is a full body workout that will work all of your major muscles (and all of the other muscles that you never knew existed) in less than sixty minutes. The two classes offered, Dailey Basics and Dailey Barre are designed to help […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Carling Bassett-Seguso

July 9, 2015 12:12 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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To Roll or Not to Roll? How Foam Rolling Can Help You

July 7, 2015 10:27 am
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People have heard foam rolling is great for our bodies, but many are confused as to what it actually does. Foam rolling is a type of self-myofacial release, having similar effects on our bodies as a professional manual therapist. It can be a helpful tool for increasing flexibility, joint mobility, […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Norman Baker

July 2, 2015 12:00 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Plantar Fasciitis or Joggers Heel: An Early Sign of Diabetes?

June 30, 2015 12:30 pm
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Lets talk about Jeff, 45. He lives in Kanata with his wife Jill and his two daughters. He does little exercise in the winter, but enjoys jogging from April to September. He has put on a few pounds over the winter, which he blames to his lack of exercise and sweet […]

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Canada World Cup a Success? Looks That Way

June 26, 2015 10:03 am
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On June 6, the world’s top rated soccer players arrived in Canada to compete in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.  After three weeks of competitive matchups, the stakes are set for the quarter-final round of the tournament, where the last eight will compete to become the top four. Among […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Charmaine Hooper

June 25, 2015 12:18 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Living With Anxiety

June 23, 2015 1:55 pm
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Anxiety: that feeling of worry, nervousness and apprehension that grabs a hold of you, shakes you up and stops you in your tracks. Anxiety is overwhelming and pervasive, leaving you frazzled, constantly over-thinking and unfocused. For some, it becomes difficult to have a normal functioning day. Anxiety can also cause […]

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Nine Steps to a Healthier You!

June 19, 2015 10:06 am
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Martine, 44, works for Statistics Canada. She is married with two children, Samantha, 13, and Gordon, 11. Both play high-level soccer, which means that both she and her husband Graham are kept extremely busy ferrying them both to practice sessions and games. This combined with a demanding job and shouldering […]

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Sleep Apnea? How Controlling Your Blood Sugar Could Help

June 9, 2015 1:26 pm
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Robert, 45, is a business consultant and lives with his wife Susan and two children in Greely, Ottawa. About a year ago, he visited his family physician due to problems with his sleep. He explained to the doctor that for that last three months he had been waking up in the […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: John Hiller

June 4, 2015 12:03 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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High Heel Hazards

June 2, 2015 2:14 pm
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With wedding and summer party season around the corner, many have the desire to throw on a pair of glamorous high heels. Although fashionable, wearing high-heel shoes can leave you with undesirable short and long-term effects. Stylish stilettos can lead to problems such as foot, knee, hip and back pain. […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Bobbie Rosenfeld

May 28, 2015 12:52 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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The Gluten Free Diet: Why it Might Not be Helping You

May 26, 2015 2:34 pm
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I have lost count of the number of clients at Ottawa Holistic Wellness that I have advised to go on a gluten free diet because I determined it would help their symptoms. For the vast majority, it was a positive experience. Their long-term chronic symptoms disappeared. For the minority, the […]

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