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#FridayFindings: New and cool stuff from the worlds of science and nutrition

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Welcome back to another edition of #FridayFindings, the first one of 2017! We’ll start off with a new study from Northwestern University about the effects of the rhythm of your breath. It’s pretty powerful, it can help you in… Read More

Documentary Review: The Big Fat Fix by Dr. Aseem Malhotra & Donal O’Neill

Documentary Review: The Big Fat Fix by Dr. Aseem Malhotra & Donal O’Neill

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I chatted about this documentary recently in my latest #FridayFindings column. I watched it last week and it was very good. It starts off with the two main characters (cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra & movie producer Donal O’Neill) visiting Pioppi,… Read More

V-log: C’est quoi le ChiRunning?

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Voici un nouveau vidéo pour mes auditeurs francophones! J’explique un peu plus c’est quoi la technique de course ChiRunning. *** This is also Day 50 of the #150in150 challenge. I feel so much better now than I did… Read More

Feeling unmotivated by the cold? Check out what Jamie McDonald aka @MrJamieMcDonald is doing…

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Some people marvel at the fact I’ve done marathons or Ironmans. But to me, it’s nothing compared to what some really crazy folks are doing, including Jamie McDonald, an Englishman who’s trying to be the first person to run across Canada unsupported…. Read More

Is your workplace a healthy workplace? @OWellnessHub has a contest for you!

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Did you know that  October is workplace wellness month? How much time do you spend at your workplace? Is it helping or hindering your health? Have you heard of this cool contest? You might recognize the fellow in the… Read More

Want to learn how to ChiRun? Watch children!

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I often get asked what ChiRunning looks like to the naked eye. I’m not always there to do a demo so I usually reply by saying something about watching children run. If you watch them on the video… Read More

V-log: Why I run, my @TheRunProject entry

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My good friend Luke MacDonald from Aerobics First in Halifax told me about this cool initiative called the  the Run Project he was getting involved with. He’s always Here’s a great short video about Jon Rankin, the founder and why he started it:… Read More

Mom, I’m on TV! ECinc in the news…

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As a former media relations professional, the effect of people seeing me in the media always makes me chuckle. It does help with awareness and marketing so I’m not complaining. And it also helps making me “legit”. It… Read More

V-Log: Tips for your first triathlon!

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In this edition of the ECinc video blog, I give a few tips to folks about preparing for raceday of their first triathlon. These tips are also a great reminder for experienced triathletes to enjoy the races some more!… Read More

What is a #TweetUp?

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In my latest v-log, I answer the questions” What is a TweetUp?” since I’ve had it asked a lot recently. Looking forward to seeing some folks at the latest installment next Tuesday at Rama Lotus featuring one of… Read More

ECinc V-log: Common running pitfalls

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In this edition of the video blog, I talk about some of common running pitfalls I see out there. You know, the stuff that makes you cringe when you see other runners doing it… *** Less than 10… Read More

Some old, some new but all good stuff!

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I had the pleasure of entertaining some good friends this weekend, Dr. Todd Small and Dr. Sarah Dale , both superstar chiros from the Windsor area. They were in  town after Todd stole the show at Ironman Tremblant the weekend before. We got to talking… Read More

Travel = thankful

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As I walked around New York City after another great meal last night, I got to be very thankful. It seems I’m very thankful when I travel, as I get to see some sights up close and personal… Read More

What are you looking at? New v-log post!

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I always see folks looking down when they’re running so I put together a gentle reminder for them! P.S. Sorry about the shaking, I’m working on yet another set up… *** If you’re in the Ottawa area and… Read More

One of my favourite resources; aka @opl_bpo

One of my favourite resources; aka @opl_bpo

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As you know by now, I’m a bit of a geek. This post won’t help me break out of that mold in your mind! I love the Ottawa Public Library! There, I said it. Actually I love all… Read More

What is #SUP? Say that fast three times!

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I did the  StandUp for CHEO  fundraiser yesterday. One word for it: Awesome! For those who don’t know what Stand Up Paddling is, it’s basically a surfboard with a long paddle. It sounds easy but it’s a bit tricky at first… Read More

Bonne fete du Canada à tous! Happy Canuck Day!

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That’s the one nice thing about Canada, you can be cool in French or English! I might not be as Canadian as the guy up top. But I think I’m a pretty good candidate. I’m fluently bilingual and I’ve… Read More

What is #minimalist running?

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I often get that question so I thought I would provide a brief answer. In really short terms, it’s more than just the shoes! One caveat, if you’re trying to adapt to a minimalist running style, make sure… Read More

In #Ottawa? Like #SocialMedia? #SoCapOtt might be for you!

In #Ottawa? Like #SocialMedia? #SoCapOtt might be for you!

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I’m excited to be speaking at this year’s Social Capital Conference (aka SoCap) . I went last year and I got to hear some cool stuff and meet some incredible folks. Not bad for an inaugural event! This year promises to be even bigger,… Read More

#ChiRunning101: Race strategy

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Folks, For the ones racing this weekend, especially if it’s your first time, this week’s ChiRunning101 might be useful. It outlines how you can enjoy your race and maybe be a bit more efficient: P.S. Sorry about the… Read More

Racing tips from a #Lululemon #Running Alumni Ambassador

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Here is a video I put together with Lululemon as part of our prep for the 2011 Ottawa Race Weekend. The video might be a bit outdated (who wears that anymore?) but the advice is still timely and… Read More

Running: A great cross-cultural boundary breaker…

Running: A great cross-cultural boundary breaker…

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I was out for a run on the hot & steamy weekend (later in the day so it was tolerable) around my multi-cultural neighbourhood and this thought popped into my head: Isn’t running a great way to break… Read More

#ChiRunning101: Arm swing

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In this week’s segment of the ChiRunning101 series, I’m waxing poetic about the arm swing. It’s not hard to condense into two minutes but I tried. Check it out: One thing you want to thing about in swinging… Read More

New York, New York!

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In the style of one of my favourite writers ( SI’s Peter King ), here are 5 Things I Think I Think, based on my recent séjour in the Big Apple: 1) People jaywalk like it’s their job: I know it’s… Read More

#ChiRunning101: Cadence

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In this week’s ChiRunning101 segment, I chat about what is cadence and why it’s one of the most important components of efficient running form: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLqfOwsuOaQ&feature=youtube_gdata] Do you know your cadence? Is it within the efficient range of 170-180?… Read More