July 2018

Found 2 blog entries for July 2018.

Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival

It’s the time of year when dragons are once again free to swim the waters of the North Saskatchewan River. We’re talking dragon boats of course and this year’s Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival is shaping up to be another winner on the water.  Now in its 22nd year, the festival attracts boaters from all over the globe looking to paddle their way to victory on Edmonton’s waterway.  

Founded in 1996, the Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival Association(EDBFA) has organized and hosted this spectacular event each year during the third weekend in august, rain or shine.  The Edmonton festival is just one of many that take place across Canada and the world and many teams will travel to, or have already participated in, other Dragon Boat Festivals including Calgary,

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Tell Your Friends to Take a HIke

With summer in Edmonton hitting full swing, isn't it time you told your friends and family to "take a hike"? Not only is our fair city almost uniquely equipped to provide opportunities for hiking, the benefits of doing so are nothing short of immense. With that in mind, here are 15 big reasons why might want to take a hike yourself, from your friends at the Ryan Dutka team.

A BRISK WALK CAN DEFLECT DIABETES

New research links brisk walking to a significant risk reduction for developing type 2 diabetes. A recent British study found that people with a family history of the disease who walked briskly, on a routine basis, improved insulin sensitivity. Insulin resistance or lack of sensitivity is a predictor of this disease

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