MRA News

2018 Abas Auto Stony Mountain Run – Sep 22/18

Don’t Delay, Register Today for the ABAS AUTO STONY MOUNTAIN RUN on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd!!! This run takes participants through the streets, trails and quarry in the scenic village of Stony Mountain which is located 10 minutes north of Winnipeg. Even more new trails have been added in preparation for this year’s run. This is an amazing course…you don’t…

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Crazy for Keto

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When it comes to rapid weight loss, there’s no shortage of fads and trends. Still, when body beautiful celebrities like Halle Berry and Gwyneth Paltrow admit to following the Keto (short for ketogenic) Diet, you have to wonder: What is it? The Keto Diet, or being in ketosis, is essentially where the body metabolizes fat as its primary fuel…

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Race Day Nutrition…it’s more than just a pasta dinner!

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Nutrition for the big race doesn’t start the night before. Just like training takes months, nutrition training should start well in advance to make sure that you are ready for the BIG day. Remember, that everything you do in the days before the race, on race day, and during the race itself, should have been tested-out in training. Here…

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WHY IS EVERYONE TALKING ABOUT CADENCE?

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What is cadence? Cadence is the number of footsteps per minute, also known as stride rate. The ideal cadence is between 170-190 steps per minute. How to monitor it? Similar to checking your heart rate, count the number of steps when running over 15 seconds and multiply by 4. Wearable can be used to assist with checking cadence. Why…

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WHY SOMETHING SO RIGHT FEELS SO WRONG!

Pectoral range-of-motion exercise (self-fascia release) 1.)     Place one hand in the center of your chest pressing into the breast bone. 2.)     With the other arm straight in front, open the arm to stretch the pec while at the same time the opposite hand pulls the skin on the breast bone away from the moving arm. 3.)     Hold for one…

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2018 Abas Auto Stony Mountain Run

If you haven’t yet made it out to the ABAS AUTO STONY MOUNTAIN RUN – you really need to consider putting it on your Fall race calendar! This year’s event is our fourth annual and is on September 22nd.  Early bird discount ends on August 31st, so don’t delay! Stony Mountain provides a great location for an event like…

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2018 Active Aging in Manitoba Expo: Toward Sport for Life

On behalf of Jim Evanchuk, Executive Director of Active Aging in MB (AAIM): Active Aging in Manitoba (AAIM) formerly known as ALCOA-MB, is collaborating with Sport Manitoba to present the 2018 Active Aging in Manitoba Expo: Toward Sport for Life on Monday, October 1st, 2018 at the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, 145 Pacific Avenue in Winnipeg. Save…

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Ice Cream Run & Summer Virtual Series Registration

Come out and enjoy an ice cream cone at the finish line at the MRA Family Ice Cream Run #2 on Wednesday, August 1st 7:00pm at Crescent Drive Park! Online registration closes at midnight on Monday, July 30th. Visit our website for more information and a link to a registration form that you can bring with you to the…

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