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7 Tips for Smart Hiking - CCA

7 Tips for Smart Hiking

July 26, 2017

Hiking is a great way to get exercise outdoors; socialize with friends, family, or coworkers; and celebrate Canada’s parks this summer. In every case, it’s always a great idea to hike smart. Here are some quick tips to add to your checklist for a hike that is safe, smart, and fun! Know the trail, and

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9 Benefits of Getting Your Exercise in the Pool, Lake, or Ocean - CCA

9 Benefits of Getting Your Exercise in the Pool, Lake, or Ocean

July 19, 2017

Summer is well underway and water activities are in full-swing. Whether it’s at a nearby lake, beach, or swimming pool, it’s time to talk about water exercises and why they’re good for you. Here are nine benefits of exercising (particularly swimming) in water: There’s low impact on your joints: Water gives you buoyancy—i.e., you float!

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10 National Park Campgrounds You Have to Visit for Canada 150—From Coast to Coast! - CCA

10 National Park Campgrounds You Have to Visit for Canada 150—From Coast to Coast!

July 12, 2017

We know the long weekend has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the Canada 150 fun is over. As you may already know, Parks Canada released the Discovery Pass for free entry to all national parks for 2017, Canada’s 150th birthday. We already know that keeping it green and getting plenty of air and

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6 Ways to Manage Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow - CCA

6 Ways to Manage Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow

July 05, 2017

Now that it’s summer, many people are deep into their favourite sports and recreational activities. A common result of recreational sports is repetitive strain or injury due to overuse. Two of the most popular injuries that occur are tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Even if you don’t play tennis or golf, these injuries can easily

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