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Fit to Curl: The between-game workout.

Medicine Hat hosted a Canada Cup that was great in every way except for, well, the way that final game turned out. (Actually, even that was good for the fans. While I’ll never get used to losing, Glenn Howard made a beauty to win.)

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Fit to Curl: A tale of two weekends

Over the past two weeks, my team and I have played our two biggest events of the season so far: the Cactus Pheasant Classic in Brooks, Alberta and the Grey Power World Cup of Curling in Windsor, Ontario.

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Between the Sheets: Sometimes Life Gets in the Way!

I get asked often. Where did you come from? And they are not asking, where I was born either. But more, how had I, at 44 represented Canada at the 2010 Olympics when I had previously had so little international experience and no major titles to my name.

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Fit to Curl: Curling, job, family, exercise: the juggling act.

I’ve written in earlier entries about my singular focus on curling during the last few seasons. I poured everything I had into my team’s Olympic effort — the rest of my life was put on hold.

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Fit to Curl: Less pressure, new gear.

Last year at this time, I was starting the most important season of my curling career. All the preparation that my teammates and I had done was going to be tested as we sought to qualify for the Olympics and capture gold.

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Fit to Curl: Out of the gates – the first event of the season

Whether it’s a World Curling Tour cash spiel or a fun weekender in your club, playing those first games of the new curling season can be a bit of a jolt.

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Fit to Curl: La Releve Camp, Cheeseburger Picnics and Charity Golf Tourneys

As Labour Day weekend rolls by, curlers start to think about getting back on the ice again. In fact, many have already been on the ice — it seems that more and more clubs offer camps and leagues in late summer.

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Fit to Curl: Maximizing Strength Training in the Off-Season

The summer months are my favourite time of year to train.  Not only can I vary my workouts to include a lot of outdoor activities — hello Vitamin D! — but I also don’t have to worry about cutting my weekly training short because I have to get on a plane and fly to a spiel.

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