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The Best 2016 Holiday Gifts For Fitness Lovers Be Fit

The holiday gift-giving season can be a stressful one and fitness and health-inspired presents can be tricky to pick. We want to help. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favourite gift ideas to give you the inspiration you need. You’ll find the perfect selections for the fitness lover in your life, no matter how they choose to exercise!   1. Consonant Gym & Travel Kit $49, limited edition...

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Photo by Zoran Mircetic. Be Fit / Feel Happy

The benefits of exercise aren’t limited to your physique. Getting your heart pumping is also a great way to put your mind at ease. Exercise has been proven to improve concentration, alertness, and cognitive abilities as well as improve overall mood. Here are six ways in which hitting the gym or fitness studio can help your mental health. Exercise and stress According to the Anxiety...

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Swim Your Way To Fitness With This Pool Workout For Beginners Be Fit

Can’t decide between strength training and a cardio workout? Try swimming and get both. There are few fitness routines that manage to incorporate full-body muscle development and cardio simultaneously. Plus, it’s a low-impact exercise, so you won’t ruin your joints. Included below is a beginner’s training plan to help get you started. Swimming is a fun and effective way to stay or get in shape,...

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Take your workout anywhere with LIFT Session Be Fit / Blog

Is the holiday season driving you a bit crazy? There is only so much gift shopping and party hopping that a girl can take. One of the most common pieces of advice found in holiday survival articles is to exercise. In theory, this is great advice: Exercising during this busy and indulgent time of the year will help you maintain your weight and sanity. But...

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Break through workout plateaus with these five fusion workouts Be Fit

September marks the end of long carefree summer nights and the return of the same old routine. It’s probably a good time to spice up your fitness routine, especially if you feel like you are no longer making progress with your usual workout. Fusion workouts combine two or more exercising styles to beat boredom and break through plateaus. You also target several aspects of conditioning in a single session: Calorie burning,...

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Free classes and more at the fourth edition of the Montreal Yoga Festival Be Fit

“One of our main goals from the very beginning was to make yoga accessible,” says Anne-Lisa de Forest of the fourth edition of the annual Yoga Festival Montreal (YFM) three-day celebration, held from June 5 to 7 in the Plateau. Whether you are a yoga lover or you are just curious about yoga, the weekend will feature over 50 hours of workshops, classes, performances, discussion...

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Getting back in shape with Montreal’s outdoor bootcamp classes Be Fit

With the return of summer, layers are coming off and people want to look fit before showing too much skin. There are plenty of alternatives to just going to the gym. High-intensity training is an option for those who are highly motivated to stay in shape. And with milder weather comes boot camp season. What does a boot camp usually consist of? It is a...

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Your dog can make a great running partner. Be Fit

Spring is just around the corner and so is the perfect weather for running outdoors. If you are a dog owner, why not turn your pooch into your running buddy? Aerobic exercise is as beneficial for your furry friend as it is for you. And a well-exercised dog is a happy and calm dog. “There is a big impact on behaviour,” says Michael Parker, founder of The Dog...

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Co-owner Justin Etheridge teaching at Angry Monkey MMA. Be Fit

Angry Monkey MMA is getting a makeover to celebrate its first anniversary, expanding its space to a total of 5,000 square feet. In a couple of weeks, the Ville Émard mixed martial arts gym will have a whole new section dedicated to group classes. And there is no need to feel intimidated to try them. Even though you will train with world-class coaches–Nick Tritton has represented...

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