MRA News

Time is Running Out to Register for Run 4 Your Cause!

Thinking about participating in R4YC on Sunday October 21st? There’s the ever popular 5K Awesome Twosome or you could Tri3.3K. There’s still time register for either event, but this Thursday evening at midnight the entry fee increases, so don’t delay! More information about this unique event is available on our website. Or go directly to our online registration. See…

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Order your new MRA technical jacket now!

Our good-looking and functional technical jackets are now available! These jackets are a steal at $95.00/jacket, taxes included. Below is a sizing chart for both male and female versions of this jacket as well as a link for the full description. They will be in the MRA colours of course-black and acid green. Please let me know by October…

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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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