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If you and your bae happen to live in Alberta and enjoy being active then you've found the right article. Whether you love running, diving, or engaging in some risky behaviour; you're the kind of couple who's not afraid to mix things up. With Spring right around the corner (depending on this weather), we want to start the season off with some spontaneity for you and your bae. Life can become hectic and nobody likes living in repetition, so why not turn it up a bit.

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Hands up who's already failed on the "get healthy" bit of their New Year's resolutions? We don't blame you, getting yourself to the gym on snowy mornings, or in the evening when it's already dark by 5, can be enough in itself to make that particular resolution fall by the wayside.

The solution? Start going to classes that take working out and make them fun, interesting, or just generally awesome. If you have fitness goals with real-world applications and benefits, such as learning self-defense, something tangible to work towards, working out becomes way more appealing - you can see your progress way more easily. Sure, 2017 can be the year you get fit, but why not take it to the next level by mastering a new skill?

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Going to the gym is a great way to stay in shape, but if you find yourself in a street-bawl situation, your opponent isn't going to stop and ask you how much you can bench. Toronto's newest Krav Maga Training Centre not only ups your health game, but it also teaches you effective and powerful self-defense, which you can put into action in the real world.

The multiple award-winning Elite Martial Arts, which already has locations in Mississauga and Downtown Toronto, is opening a brand new Krav Maga training centre in the Keele and 401 area.

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In the midst of our the “strong is the new skinny” mentality, a lot of people have nixed the treadmill for the squat rack. Since cardiovascular exercise is the bane of my existence I understand the temptation to trade in cardio in for strength training altogether. But unfortunately it doesn’t work like that.

In the centre of a society that looks at exercise as a means to an end, and that end being a physically measurable ideal, we tend to forget about the importance that exercise plays in our health. And in terms of health, cardiovascular exercise is the most important type of exercise we can do. It gets our heart pumping, maintains muscle balance, and in general keeps the body in-sync and fit.

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While we’re a lot better off being a vegetarian in the Tdot than in other places around Ontario, the struggle is still Very real.  Below are the worst things about going Veg in Toronto!

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