Using Mental Rehearsal to Bring Your Sports Game to the Next Level

May 5, 2015 12:08 pm
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Every athlete, from the beginner to the professional, can benefit from using mental rehearsal to improve their game. This holds true for athletes and competitors in every sport arena including the weekend warriors or duffers, to the skilled martial artist, dancer, bowler, dart player, hockey and / or soccer player. […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Ian Millar

April 30, 2015 3:00 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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Do We Really Need to Stretch?

April 28, 2015 2:08 pm
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We are all guilty of skipping our stretches now and then. But how important are they anyway? Stretching not only improves flexibility, it can be a tool to help keep your muscles healthy. When we stretch, we move our joints in full ranges of motion, which helps loosen up the […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: George Chuvalo

April 23, 2015 1:47 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: Bev Boys

April 16, 2015 2:24 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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Bring on the Needles for Stress Management

April 14, 2015 3:02 pm
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When it comes to finding the balance between work, home, family and personal obligations, feeling overwhelmed, stressed and anxious is unfortunately common. So much to do, so little time! While some stress is a normal part of a life, in excess it can impair productivity and, more importantly, affect our […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Marnie McBean

April 9, 2015 2:00 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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Wheelhouse Cycle: A Fresh Twist on Fitness

April 8, 2015 2:08 pm
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Half-workout, half-dance party, Wheelhouse Cycle is bringing something fresh to Ottawa’s fitness scene. The brand new cycling studio, located on Wellington Street West in the heart of Westboro, offers an upbeat cycling workout that can’t be found elsewhere in the city. Passionate about making fitness fun, co-owners Nadine Hogan and […]

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The Beauty of Vitamin C

April 7, 2015 1:55 pm
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I recently discovered Nip/Tuck on Netflix! Aside from the very dramatic life stories of two plastic surgeons, I found myself fascinated by the insane amount of cosmetic surgery depicted in each episode. Women over 40 requesting facelifts for a more youthful appearance made sense: cosmetic plastic surgery can reduce signs […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Ike Hildebrand

April 2, 2015 2:00 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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Senators Must Remember Lehner is the Goaltender of the Future

April 1, 2015 11:59 am
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Photo courtesy Losangeles.cbslocal.com Andrew Hammond’s stellar play between the pipes has injected life into the Ottawa Senators’ playoff hopes, but it’s important the organization remembers that Robin Lehner is their man moving forward. Not Hammond, nor Craig Anderson. At the time of writing this article, “The Hamburglar” has a sterling […]

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Why is My Stomach so Bloated and Painful?

March 31, 2015 11:31 am
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Bridgette, 35, is an architect, single mum and had a busy an active professional and personal life.  Some two years ago she had caught MONO and had to receive a large dose of antibiotics, which had thankfully put her symptoms into remission. Two months later she noticed some unusual digestive […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Victor Emery

March 26, 2015 2:30 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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Conquer Cold Weather Gloom

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We’ve made it through March, and with that, the official beginning of spring! But if I’ve learned anything about living in Ottawa, it’s that winter is not over until it’s over. A brutal downfall and freezing temps in the middle of spring? Not out of the question. The endless days […]

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Self Renovation — Weight Loss Success Story

March 25, 2015 2:09 pm
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Angie Prudhomme loves food. Unfortunately, it is not the type of food that stabilizes your blood sugar levels and contributes to good heart health. However, the 36-year-old also loves herself. Two years ago, Prudhomme looked in the mirror and decided it was time for a major lifestyle makeover. At 270 […]

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Outdoor Running 101 for Beginners

March 24, 2015 2:07 pm
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Did you know that the average Canadian spends over 90 per cent of their time indoors? So, as we spring into spring, there is no better time to get outside to take in some much needed fresh air. Ottawa has one of the most active running communities in all of […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Marlene Stewart Streit

March 19, 2015 10:00 am
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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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