Health & Fitness

Encouraging players to be leaders

The Wallaceburg Titans Junior team had quite the successful season. Coach Jeff Byrne takes us through the process:  What was your season like?  Our overall season was really good. We only lost seven games for…
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Wallaceburg Tartans make history

The WDSS senior basketball team made history this fall when they won gold at OFSAA. We chatted with their captains, Legacie and Megan, to get their take on the season.  What was your season like?  Legacie:…
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Inspiring health with my story

My name is Jeanine Robertson, I am a wife, mother of two beautiful girls and a driver examiner.  In 2013, I found myself to be very unhealthy, weighing 280lbs. I knew I needed to change…
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BARAC Committee keeping arena open

When local citizens discovered the Bothwell Area Sports Centre was being earmarked as a possible budget cut in the 2016 Chatham-Kent budget deliberations, they rose to the occasion.  They formed a subcommittee of the Bothwell…
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The gym is my happy place

If you’re looking for a sign to get your butt off the couch and moving, THIS IS IT!  I got my ‘sign’ when I wrote an article about Performance 360 and their partnership with longtime…
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Braelyn’s legacy lives on

The Wallaceburg Memorial Arena was packed with purple on December 8 to honor Braelyn Blackbird. The nineteen  year old passed away of Cystic Fibrosis in September of 2018. Play for Brae was held to raise awareness…
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Eat FAT get SLIM!

What? Sounds like an oxymoron right? We have become FAT phobic! We need to change this, looking at the 3 Macronutrients Fats/Proteins/Carbohydrates – fats are the most important in my opinion. Our Brain consist of…
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The Importance of Sleep

To compensate for lack of sleep we tend to turn to stimulants such as nicotine, caffeine, and other energy drinks. While this gives some short-term relief, in the end, it only makes the problem worse…
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Sleep Significance

If you total it up, we sleep approximately 36% of our lives, yet scientists cannot completely agree on why we sleep. In fact, Margaret Thatcher once said, “Sleep is for wimps” and Thomas Edison called…
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