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Can athletes thrive on a plant based diet?

According to the Association of Dieticians of Canada, four percent of Canadian adults are vegetarian, and roughly two percent are vegan. There are many reason they make this choice – ethical, health, religions, etc.

Regardless of the reason why, the number one question is always “Where do you get your protein?”

And for an athlete, that is a valid question. Can athletes train hard, be successful and stay healthy on a vegan diet?


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2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships Coming To Montreal

Canada’s bid to host the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal has been provisionally accepted at an executive committee meeting of the international gymnastics federation (FIG) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Acceptance of the bid, a joint effort of Gymnastics Canada, Gymnastique Quebec and the City of Montreal, is conditional on a site visit by FIG officials in November.


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A great weekend and an exciting future!!

It’s a really exciting time at Gymnastics BC! And after this weekend I can’t help but feel energized about what the future holds!

This weekend was action packed with the inaugural Gymnastics BC Business Congress, our GBC Awards Reception and the Annual General Meeting.


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Annual awards reception honours some of the province’s best

Gymnastics BC honoured the province’s top athletes, coaches and volunteers at its annual awards banquet this past Saturday in Burnaby. OVer 100 individuals who achieved gymnastics excellence this past season received plaques, scholarships and recognition for their hard work.


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Team Canada for 2014 World TG Championships

Gymnastics BC athletes Samantha Smith (Okanagan), Tamara O'Brien (TAG), Tiana Hesmert (Club Aviva) and Douglas Armstrong (Flip City) have been selected by Gymnastics Canada for the 2014 World Championships.


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Don't miss these upcoming GBC deadlines

 

Saturday, November 1
WAG: Judges' Cup registration

Saturday, November 1
MAG: CWG trials registration due

Saturday, November 22
GBC: Athlete Services Camp registration


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International Youth Day ~ Youth and Mental Health

World Mental Health Day logoAccording to the United Nations, 20 per cent of the world’s young people experience a mental health condition each year.1 And athletes are not immune to mental illness.


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Welcome to my CEO blog

New way to keep in touch with our members


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2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Canada's women's team at the World ChampionshipsCanada's women's artistic gymnastics team finished the team competition in 12th at the 2014 World Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China. The USA won the gold followed by China and Russia. Canada scored 214.102 points.


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CBC to air World Championships

See the artistic, trampoline and rhythmic world championships on you TV this fall. CBC is airing all three events on TV and on CBC.ca.


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Eating well as a vegetarian athlete

There are numerous successful vegetarian athletes in the world. Former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez, Ironman champion Dave Scott and tennis superstar Venus Williams are just a few.


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