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Yamuna Zake: Health Pioneer

October 9, 2012 To Work
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Yamuna Zake is a master teacher and healer who has literally dedicated her life to understanding how the body works and helping others to create positive change in their bodies through what she has learned. She helps people heal from injuries, improve their posture, and align their body through her hands on work and through […]

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Sister Madonna Buder Sets Ironman Triathlon World Record (Again)

August 28, 2012 To Be Fit
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Update: We recently interviewed Sister Madonna about her recent race and her plans for the future. Access the exclusive interview. On August 26th, 2012 Sister  Madonna Buder, the Iron Nun, made history again as she finished an Ironman Triathlon at the age of 82! Sister Madonna Buder became the current world record holder of the […]

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The Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research

August 16, 2012 To Give Back
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By Samantha Chan and Lily Mak About Terry Fox Thirty two years ago, a young man’s compassion and selfless attitude ignited the beginning of a tradition and legacy in cancer raising awareness. After being diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer) and seeing other cancer patients suffer, including young children, Terry Fox decided to run across […]

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50+ Olympic Medalists Infographic- Updated

August 16, 2012 To Be Fit
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We’ve updated the 50+ Olympic Medalist Infographic to include the 50+ medalists from the 2012 Summer Olympics. To see who was added to the chart you can read the full article on 2012 50+ Olympic athletes. You can also learn more about 50+ competitors in Olympic history and Canadian Olympic age record holders. Feel free […]

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50+ Olympic Medalists Infographic

August 2, 2012 To Be Fit
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An infographic representing 121 Olympic athletes over 50 who have won Olympic medals in Olympic history. See what sports the 50+ athletes competed in and which countries they represented. 115 men and 6 women have won 183 medals in the 1896-2010 Olympics.

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50+ Equestrian Athletes at the 2012 Olympics

July 31, 2012 To Be Fit
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The Equestrian events in the 2012 Olympics will be held between July 28 and August 9 at Greenwich Park Venue in London; the oldest Royal Park. The three different categories of Equestrian Olympic Games are Dressage, Show Jumping and Three Day Eventing. Hiroshi Hokestue, Ian Millar, and Peter Barry are just some of the notable Equestrian […]

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Lesley Thompson-Willie: “The Coach on the Boat”

July 30, 2012 To Be Fit
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Update: Congratulations to 52-year-old Lesley Thompson-Willie who won a silver medal with the Canadian Women’s eight rowing team! This means she is now the oldest Canadian female to win a medal, the oldest female rower to win a medal and first Canadian athlete to win medals in five different Olympic Games! If Lesley Thompson- Willie leads […]

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50+ Canadian Olympic Medalists

July 25, 2012 To Be Fit
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5 of the 12 athletes over 50 who have won medals in the last 25 years of Olympic history have been Canadians. See what 50+ Canadian athletes are up for medal contention in the 2012 Olympics and learn which Canadians hold the age records in Olympic history.

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50+ Olympic Athletes Set Records and Defy Aging

July 23, 2012 To Be Fit
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Olympics may be a youth-dominated event, but there are some exceptional athletes over 50 who have defied all odds and have shown the world that they can compete against younger athletes.

Some 50+ athletes are even among the small fraction of the elite Olympic athletes who have been able to reach the podium. Since 1896 there have been 121 athletes over 50 who have won 183 medals in Olympic history*.

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Online Schooling for 50+ Learners

July 12, 2012 To Start Something
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By Estelle Shumann Now that the economic downturn is starting to rise, many professionals over the age of 50 are looking at different ways to compete in the job market. Boomers between the ages of 50 and 64 are returning back to school at record numbers and are finding online schooling as the best solution. As we all know, […]

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