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The high kick target. Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

Inuit Games

The science behind Arctic sports

March 2016 Samia Madwar
Dana Britton, personal trainer at Turning Point Fitness, Yellowknife. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Snowmobile Stretch

Good for: Relieving your back and arms after zipping around on your snowmobile and waving at...

March 2016 Samia Madwar
Jamie Stringer, Yellowknife firefighter. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Woodchopper

Good for: Core and arms, and for feeding the fire.

March 2016 Samia Madwar
Dana Britton, personal trainer at Turning Point Fitness, Yellowknife. Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

Get Your Burn On In The Cold

Six workouts to get you through a Northern winter.

March 2016 Samia Madwar
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Pin Crowd

The inside track on the Arctic Winter Games' unofficial sport

March 2016 Herb Mathisen
Devin Madsen, Yellowknife Racquet Club fitness instructor. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Wood Pellet Squat Thrust

Good for: Legs (glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps) and lugging around 40-lb bags of wood pellets.

March 2016 Samia Madwar
Kam Hogan, Yellowknife Racquet Club fitness instructor. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Snow Block Carver

A whole body workout. Also helps when you're building an igloo or giant snow castle.

March 2016 Samia Madwar
Diana Curtis, Yellowknife Racquet Club fitness instructor. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Fishnet Haul

Good for: Glutes, quads, abs, arms, and scooping huge cold-water fish into your boat.

March 2016 Samia Madwar
Melissa Chung, Yellowknife Racquet Club fitness and yoga instructor. Photos by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Après-Couch

Sometimes it’s just too cold to go outside. Here’s how to stretch out that back and bum after a...

March 2016 Samia Madwar
The road to Fort Liard. Photo by Samia Madwar

From The Land Of Giants

Kids hunt, fish, play soccer and then leave to find opportunity. This NWT town is trying to build...

March 2016 Samia Madwar