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Yes, race walking is an Olympic sport

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Race walking is not running. But in order to walk quickly from start to finish, there’s a technique to the race walking form. It is similar to “speed walking” or “power walking”, but since race walking is an Olympic sport, there are rules to adhere to. Watch the video below to learn more about this sport! It is indeed an incredible sport because walking is the most commonly used means of transport for short trips, but as an Olympic sport, it takes walking to 20-50 km distances. Check it out! https://youtu.be/W1sxFgTUbWo Related blogs: Fix and Prevent the Most Common Gym...

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Run for your Life

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Jean-Christophe Renaud exemplifies our Stay Active philosophy. Jean-Christophe and his team started Run for your Life (« Cours pour ta vie ») to encourage physical exercise as prevention and maintenance of several serious health problems. They ran across Canada and taught people about the importance of physical activity. It was not an easy feat to complete a run across the country, and we were happy to be part of their difficult yet inspirational journey: My name is Jean-Christophe Renaud. I decided to run across Canada to raise awareness about the importance to adopt a healthy lifestyle. The run across Canada...

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Don't Forget To Stretch!

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So you like to stay fit? Work out in the gym? Go for a run? But what about stretching? Stretching is important, but you need to make sure you are doing it right! We all know the basic moves to stretch, where it is touching toes and ankle curls. Try these 3 different dynamic stretches by clicking this link!

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How to Effectively Use the Thumper Sport

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The Thumper® Sport is the massager of choice for home users. The Thumper Sport is great for those who are new to massage therapy or deep tissue massages. It is also great for those who want to get a massage after a workout or a long day at work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KivEAJJdt1E The Thumper® Sport provides all the soothing your muscles need, along with all the health benefits associated with deep tissue massage. It is a cost effective, high quality massager for non-professional use. It weighs only 3 pounds so it’s easy to carry around, so it can be used at home,...

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