Forget the snooze button or morning coffee.
Cary Castagna, Edmonton Sun
Cary Castagna, an editor at the Edmonton Sun, is a certified personal trainer and former bodybuilder. He also writes a weekly fitness column for the Sun Media/QMI chain called Keeping Fit. Cary has interviewed many industry icons, from Jack LaLanne and Jake Steinfeld to Denise Austin and Richard Simmons. The Winnipeg native formerly worked as a crime reporter for the Winnipeg Sun and as a sports writer for a small North Dakota daily.
Jeff Fatt, a founding member of the popular Australian children’s group the Wiggles, is hanging up his purple skivvy at the end of the year.
While striking some seriously sinewy poses over the years, Madonna has helped make muscles … um … in vogue in the music industry.
It’s a prevailing stereotype that has fitness expert Brett Stewart at the end of his rope.
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Sam Stout stops short of asserting that UFC fighters are the world's best-conditioned athletes.
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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield likens the weightlessness experienced in outer space to "floating in a tub of Jell-O."
Michael Bisping is known around the UFC for his superior cardiovascular fitness.
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Tosca Reno figures the best way to honour her late husband -- fitness guru and publishing magnate Robert Kennedy -- is to get her butt back in the gym and "re-enter the world of physique competition."
For 60-year-old exercise guru Karl Knopf, it’s as clear as a bell.
Drew Manning almost bit off more than he could chew.
Melanie Grosz gets emotional when discussing what ultimately helped her lose 60 pounds and transform not only her body but also her life.
Fab abs are more than just skin deep.
Montel Williams says he only has about four years left to live -- based on research and statistics on life expectancy for black men who have multiple sclerosis.
While it seems most Hollywood A-listers loathe the paparazzi, the stop-at-nothing shutterbugs offer celebrities at least one benefit: a continuous supply of workout motivation.
Before she embarked on an amazing weight-loss journey in which she dropped roughly 150 pounds, Dee Rubina wrote herself a letter.
Jane Riddell feared she wouldn't clear airport security while wearing a convincing disguise for her recent appearance on Undercover Boss Canada.