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Come on and let it snow

Come on and let it snow

Winter is here again, and like last year, we will be giving you some ideas to get out there and embrace it. This past weekend, I went and stayed in Wasagaming in Riding Mountain National Park. All national parks are free entry for 2017, so I was glad to finally take advantage of that with ... Read More
 
The Laugavegur Trail

The Laugavegur Trail

  This is the second part of a two-part blog series on the Laugavegur Trail. The first was about our actual hike, and this one is geared towards how to prepare to do the trek. When to go Think about when you want to do the trek. We went at the end of August, which ... Read More
 
Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice

  This summer, I went to Iceland with some friends, Jackie and Izabela, and hiked the Laugavegur Trail; a 55km trek from Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork. This is a two-part blog about the trip; this first part will be about our actual adventure on the trail. The second part is the logistical blog for if you ... Read More
 
How to make small changes to your sitting routine

How to make small changes to your sitting routine

How to transition from sitting to standing? If you have followed our posts since the launch of our Sitting Awareness Campaign, you will be familiar with the health risks associated with sitting too much. Today we are going to discuss an action plan for how to safely transition from sitting all day to standing more ... Read More
 
Sitting isn’t child’s play!

Sitting isn’t child’s play!

What about our kids? Over the past couple of weeks, we have learned about the effects of prolonged sitting on our health. While most of these examples and scenarios portray an image of an office worker sitting at their desk all day, are we forgetting an entire population? I’m referring to those who are sitting ... Read More
 
Are you still sitting all day at work?

Are you still sitting all day at work?

Health risks: is sitting the new smoking? As chiropractors, we see the detrimental effects that sitting can have on our musculoskeletal system. However, the health risks of too much sitting affect so much more of our body than just our spine and joints. Our purpose for running a ‘Sitting Awareness Campaign’ was to share this ... Read More
 
Sitting Awareness starts now!

Sitting Awareness starts now!

We are excited to announce that the Varidesk is in! This means the competition will soon begin to win yourself a Sit-to-Stand work desk. What is a Sit-to-Stand work desk? It’s a desk that you can sit behind, and when you need to stand, you can easily change it into a standing desk. Alternating between ... Read More
 
150 miles for Canada 150

150 miles for Canada 150

A few months ago, Dr. Carter’s husband, Murray, came to me with the idea to run this ultra marathon relay race on Canada Day. The race was 150 miles on the TransCanada Trail, starting from Great Falls and ending at Falcon Lake. There was an option to do a relay, splitting it into three 50-mile sections. ... Read More
 
Is February the best month in Winnipeg?

Is February the best month in Winnipeg?

February is arguably the best month in Winnipeg. There are so many winter activities going on, it goes by almost too fast. The days are getting longer, the cold days are usually the sunniest, and Winnipeggers get to really enjoy the winter for all that it is good for. Right now, the skating trail at ... Read More
 
it’s kinda like a love story…

it’s kinda like a love story…

There’s no doubt that winter has arrived in Manitoba!  We hope everyone has been safe on the roads and sidewalks, it’s pretty icy and slick. Personally, I love it when the snow comes. It brightens up outside and there’s a coziness that comes with the big snowdrifts.  Snowstorms slow everything down and connect Winnipeggers. I heard multiple ... Read More