About the author  ⁄ Shannen Brownlie

Third-year Mohawk College journalism student. Love shooting and editing video, multimedia storytelling, music and entertainment.

People are always concerned about what the scale says. Well, it’s time to put away the scale and stop obsessing over the numbers. “Focus more on losing inches. If you’re training hard and lifting weights as well as doing cardio you’re gaining muscle. The scale can really upset some people because ...

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You don’t need to be lifting an insane amount of weight to see results. Using your body weight can be just as effective for progress as using high-tech equipment. Plus, it’s free. You have a built-in weight room that you carry around with you every day. “You could just use ...

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Time to commit to those 2015 resolutions. These usually consist of quitting smoking, not spending so much money on shoes, or the always popular vow to lose weight. It is much easier to accurately track daily fitness goals with some sort of device. By wearing a Fitbit you get all of your information ...

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As the holiday season quickly approaches the malls are filled with ambitious shoppers, eager to finish their Christmas lists. After all the gifts have been bought and wrapped, perfectly placed under the Christmas tree, some families will have little or nothing this Christmas. There are places in each city that ...

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This time of year is stressful for everyone. Money is already tight for most students and Christmas time doesn’t make that any easier. The first tuition down payment for next year is due. Mohawk offers a variety of bursaries that are relatively easy for students to obtain. “Financial assistance bursary is based upon ...

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