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Climb to New Heights with ARC

Climb to New Heights with ARC

If you’re looking for a new way to tackle your fitness goals this year, consider ARC, Sudbury’s very own indoor climbing and fitness facility. Since opening its doors in November of 2014, ARC has been a haven for climbing enthusiasts, who can now enjoy their favourite activity year round. We recently sat down with Laura Schmidt, Programming and Marketing Manager, to learn more about this unique facility. What was the inspiration for opening ARC in Sudbury? Our team of owners, Andrew, Allan and Joe are really passionate climbers and are heavily involved in the outdoor climbing community here and...

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Creamy Sweet Potato Rosemary Soup

Creamy Sweet Potato Rosemary Soup

Makes approximately  6-8 servings Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato 2 medium carrots 1 cup of cooked brown/green lentils 1/2 can of coconut milk (full fat not lite) 1 L of Vegetable broth 1tsp of sea salt 1/2 tsp of ginger 1 tsp of thyme 1/2 tsp of coriander 1 clove of minced garlic 4 sprigs of rosemary Directions: Chop sweet potato and carrots, and boil until tender. In a blender add the boiled sweet potatoes and carrots, cooked lentils, coconut milk, half of the vegetable broth, salt, ginger, thyme, coriander, and garlic. Blend until smooth. In a large soup...

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Banish Dry Skin with These Winter Skincare Tips

Banish Dry Skin with These Winter Skincare Tips

It’s that time of year again. You know, the time where you don’t want to get out of bed because you know you’re going to regret immediately leaving your warm, comfy and perfectly wonderful nest… realizing that just outside your door is the harsh, cold, crisp Northern Ontarian winter air! Which is freezing of course and completely inescapable (unless you’re going on a trip somewhere tropical – in which case, we’re jealous!) Anyway that being said; skin is dehydrating, hair is frizzing, ends are splitting, hands, feet & lips are cracking and lets just face it, you’re basically dreading...

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Hunting for Health: Wild game vs. Farm raised

Hunting for Health: Wild game vs. Farm raised

Tis the season…for hunting and hunting is a big part of living in Northern Ontario – almost every male I know owns a shot gun and camouflage clothing. What most people don’t know is the health behind the meat that they kill and harvest themselves. Animals that are free and run through the forest scavenging their own food have a completely different muscle mass and effect on your body after consuming it then factory farmed meats. This type of meat is more lean then farmed due to the amount of exercise the animal gets. When animals get to exercise...

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Mix up your workout with one of these 8 alternatives to the gym

Mix up your workout with one of these 8 alternatives to the gym

If you’re like us, you’re probably tired of the January rush at your gym – sick of waiting for a machine to free up, bored with the same old gym routine and looking for a way to spice up your workout. Well it’s time to ditch the treadmill and check out our list of local alternatives to the gym! ARC – Sudbury’s premiere climbing, yoga and fitness facility with over 7000 square feet of indoor rock climbing and a 900 square foot yoga studio. New climbers can get 1 week of unlimited climbing as well as an intro to...

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College Varsity Schedule

College Varsity Schedule

WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL JANUARY 2016   Saturday, January 30: Cambrian vs. Sheridan 6:00 PM Saturday, January 30: Boreal vs. Humber 6:00 PM Sunday, January 31: Boreal vs. Sheridan 1:00 PM Sunday, January 31: Cambrian vs. Humber 12:00 PM   FEBRUARY 2016 Saturday, February 6: Conestoga vs. Boreal 12:00 PM Saturday, February 6: Niagara vs. Cambrian 6:00 PM Sunday, February 7: Conestoga vs. Cambrian 1:00 PM Sunday, February 7: Niagara vs. Boreal 1:00 PM Saturday, February 13: Boreal vs. St. Clair  2:00 PM Sunday, February 14: Cambrian vs. St. Clair  12:00 PM MEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL JANUARY 2016   Saturday, January 30:...

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Millet Bean Chili

Millet Bean Chili

Ingredients: 1 Medium Onion 2 Medium Carrots 1 Sweet Potato ¼ cup of Millet ½ cup of Brown Lentils 1 ½ cups of cooked Chickpeas 1L of Vegetable Broth 2 cups of Water 2 Tbsp of Chili Powder 2 Tsp of Sea Salt 1 Tsp of Dried Oregano 1 Tsp of Chili Flakes 1 clove of minced Garlic  Directions: Dice onion, chop carrots and sauté on medium heat with a tablespoon of grapeseed oil.   Continue to stir until onions are translucent. Dice sweet potato (scrub before cutting and keep skin on). Add Vegetable broth, water, sweet potatoes, millet, lentils,...

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Laurentian Varsity Schedule

Laurentian Varsity Schedule

LAURENTIAN MENS HOCKEY JANUARY 2016 Friday, January 22:  LU vs. Queen’s @ Countryside Arena 7:45 PM Saturday, January 23: LU vs. UOIT @ Countryside Arena 7:45 PM Friday, January 29: LU vs. Nipissing @ Countryside Arena 7:45 PM Saturday, January 30: Nipissing vs. LU @ Memorial Gardens 7:00 PM   FEBRUARY 2016 Saturday, February 6: LU vs. Carleton @ Countryside Arena 7:45 PM Friday, February 12: UOIT vs. LU @ Campus Ice Centre 7:30 PM Saturday, February 13: Queen’s vs. LU @ Invista Centre 7:30 PM LAURENTIAN SWIMMING JANUARY 2016 Saturday, January 23: Dual Meet (Guelph & Toronto) @...

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New Year, New Health Goals

New Year, New Health Goals

With every New Year comes new goals, maybe it is to try and be more positive, or try to travel more, but the most important one this year should be your health goals. Your body should always be your most important goal and first priority. Below I have listed some things that you may set as goals and some tips on how to achieve them. More Energy – If your goal this New Year is to have more energy than here is a tip to try. Try adding more raw vegetables into your diet. Part of the reason you...

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Pond Hockey Festival on the Rock

Pond Hockey Festival on the Rock

There are few things more Canadian than spending the day playing hockey on a frozen lake and for many Sudburians the Pond Hockey Festival on the Rock (Feb 5-6-7, 2016) is a highly anticipated event. This February will mark the tournament’s eighth year and festival chair Barbara Nott hopes that this year’s tournament will be bigger than ever. “We have ten different divisions that teams can register in, including bantam, midget, high school, university, corporate and family teams”, said Nott. “So everyone’s welcome to participate and we’re hoping to have our best turnout yet”. Every year festival organizers work...

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