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Thrive articles share local stories about health and well-being.

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Numbers by day, namaste by night

Numbers by day, namaste by night

Angela Koppens has been leading Yoga sessions since 2016. Now she has moved online and outside
<b>VIDEO:</b> A peek inside our reopened YMCA

VIDEO: A peek inside our reopened YMCA

Fitness centre opens with COVID-19 protocols in place
It's business as usual for annual Bruce Mines Run Around the Bay

It's business as usual for annual Bruce Mines Run Around the Bay

While most events are going virtual amid COVID-19, the relatively small September event should fall within APH guidelines, says run organizer
Local alternative mental health organization says maintaining communities is crucial

Local alternative mental health organization says maintaining communities is crucial

Being able to bring people together safely for outdoor exercise and online support groups have made a real difference during the pandemic, says Strong Minds CEO
You made it through summer's first heat wave. Here's how to survive the next one

You made it through summer's first heat wave. Here's how to survive the next one

Heat stroke is a real danger, says Health Canada
Booking ahead, doing without water fountains the new reality as fitness centres re-open

Booking ahead, doing without water fountains the new reality as fitness centres re-open

The YMCA is set to re-open Wednesday
Here's how one fitness instructor is handling Stage 3

Here's how one fitness instructor is handling Stage 3

Katrina Francella says it is going to take time to get back to indoor classes. But, she is taking the pandemic as a way to prepare for future difficulties
Yes, you can still do an epic ride for ARCH, even during a pandemic

Yes, you can still do an epic ride for ARCH, even during a pandemic

The annual St. Joseph Island event is a great way to get out and be active, and it can still happen . . . with a little planning
Got yourself a sunburn? Here's a quick refresher on what to do

Got yourself a sunburn? Here's a quick refresher on what to do

Obviously, the best advice is to avoid a sunburn in the first place, but Health Canada tells us what to do when it's too late
How to stay cool during this week's heat wave

How to stay cool during this week's heat wave

Temperatures are expected to remain high for at least a week