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Tag: Sports – Active Living

Psychological endurance: A SAR Tech’s mission to support his team

– Canadian Search and Rescue (SAR) Technicians’ duties can be very challenging and when the stakes are high, emotional stress and personal well-being can be an afterthought. This was the case for one SAR Tech, whose personal experience with mental illness opened his eyes to the need of, in his words, “a more robust and well-rounded health program” for the operational SAR Techs at 442 Squadron in Comox.

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There is no Fitness Bank

– Let’s take a moment to compare money and physical fitness. What do they have in common? 

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The Defence Team kicks-off Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month

– More than 20 senior leaders from across the Defence Team kicked-off CHWM with a before-work spin class to demonstrate their commitment to physical and mental well-being.

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Two Navy grapplers join Naden Grappling Team for national competition

– Two navy grapplers are readying members of the newly formed Naden Grappling Team for national competition.

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Warrior Games athlete pays it forward

– Following what he describes as an “unforgettable” Warrior Games experience, a Royal Canadian Navy Combat Systems Engineer is helping others with a generous act of chivalry.

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Free food, fun at MFRC Hockey fundraiser

– In a show of support for military families and the defence community, Babcock Canada has united with the Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre for a special fundraising hockey game.

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Ready Aye Ready for a championship: HMCS York cheers the Raptors

– History made with Canadians, ashore and at sea, cheering for Canada’s team.

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Hockey Night in Oman

– It was April 27, a Saturday night, when HMCS Regina was alongside in Muscat, Oman for a port visit during Operation ARTEMIS.

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Emotional moment at Juno Beach for 95-year-old Veteran and Battlefield cyclists

– When 95-year-old Second World War veteran Russell Kaye set foot on Juno Beach for his first time since D-Day, he wasn’t making his steps in its dark brown sand alone.

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Smart Training – it’s a balancing act!

– Being physically active is one of the most important things anyone can do to stay healthy and fit.  Regular physical activity can help you feel more energized, look better and live longer.  Many chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, cancer, depression, and heart disease can be prevented or at least considerably improved with a prescription of daily exercise. The bottom line is that regular physical activity will not only improve your quality of life, it may actually save your life!

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