Yoga has jumped into the forefront of the fitness industry over the past few years. It’s becoming more and more mainstream, and classes can now be found in almost every fitness club. Studios have become the
In combat sports, the training process is so long and arduous that ensuring it’s done properly is an art. With training camps that can span three or four months, the goal is to gradually build up strength and endurance so the fighter can
The 2012 Summer Olympics is upon us, and with it comes excitement from fans across the world, preparing to support their nation. Athletes, are also preparing, but in a bit of a different way. They’re doing everything that they can to make those l
Although competitive cycling has existed for hundreds of years, the sport only really saw an increase in popularity in 2002, when Lance Armstrong’s repute was at an all-time high, as he rode the crest of his fourth consecutive Tour De Fra
People have been swimming for leisure, for sport, and for several other reasons for thousands of years. Today, however, people often retreat to the water for fitness – something that is not necessarily a new concept, but is definitely a new trend.
Knowing The Right Decision is Easy. True Self-Discipline is About ActionWe know, thanks to the original outsider Albert Camus, that life is the sum of all of our choices. And, knowing that, it shouldn’t be hard to do the math if we spend our days o
A quick Google search reveals that there are no fewer than 35 songs titled “Breathe”, from artists ranging from U2 and Bon Jovi to Pink Floyd and Faith Hill. So when Mrs. McGraw says she can feel the magic floating in the air, take notice. Becaus
Boxing began as a sport in ancient Greece and was one of the original sports in the Olympic Games. Modern boxing became regulated in the 1800s in England with the inception of the Marquess of Queensbury rules. Many bouts went on until one opponent co
While it’s unlikely Burton Cummings was singing about proper posture back in 1976, his words ring true when considering the collective slouch that Canadians exhibit when sitting, standing or walking: “Stand tall, don’t you fall. Don’t you d
As usual, the year has gone by quickly, which always seems to be the case when you are busy with work, family and friends. If you have stayed consistent with your fitness regimen this year, be proud of yourself. Now, it’s time to take pieces from a
Anthropologists have found evidence of dental floss dating back thousands and thousands of years. But if you want to attach a name to the exercise that most people would rather not do – as witnessed by the 73 percent of Americans that would rather
We already gave you the down and dirty on why sex is oh so good for you. But in case you’re looking for a quick-hit list you can pull out, perhaps whenever a little persuasion in order, we’ve narrowed it down to our top six favourite health benef
Sadly, summer has come to a close. Although it sucks, it does mean that hockey season is officially upon us. If you are like the thousands of other recreational hockey players who thought that they could maintain their conditioning with the occasiona
Woody Allen said, “Love is the answer. But while you’re waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty interesting questions.” A classic line from a living legend. Maybe the phobic filmmaker was on to something though. And we’re not talking a
Last issue we focused on how important it is during the lazy, hazy days of summer to maintain the muscles you’ve worked hard to achieve up to this point. When summer is in full swing, your fitness regime can get lost in a fog of your demanding soci
Two years ago, 54-year old Geoff Arnoldi was walking out the door of his doctor’s office following his annual physical when he realized he hadn’t asked for his PSA test score. The PSA test, or Prostate-Specific Antigen test, is a simple blood tes
A magazine designed to appeal to the attitudes and lifestyles of the outgoing, active Canadian. Contemporary not trendy, authentic not replicated, Chill is a surprisingly compelling and humorous magazine that has become a staple in our readers’ down time.
Each issue, offered at The Beer Store in Ontario and on select newsstands nationally, balances regular columns and seasonal features, leveraging a number of our nation’s most prolific leisure, lifestyle, entertainment, travel, business and sports writers.