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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
Illustration by Andrew Qappik, C/O Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts & Crafts

For The Fun Of It

Anauligaaq is like baseball, cricket and stickball. But also not at all.

March 2016 Herb Mathisen
Photo by Eva Holland

Yukon's Indomitable Man

A brutal accident could have made Darryl Tait leave his old life behind. Instead, he became a...

March 2016 Eva Holland
Photo by Hannah Eden/Up Here

The Pin Crowd

The inside track on the Arctic Winter Games' unofficial sport

March 2016 Herb Mathisen
Paddlers cross Lake Laberge during the 2015 Yukon River Quest. Photo by Joel Krahn

Swimming In Cold Water

How to find your way in the world of Northern outdoor sports–even when you're out of your...

March 2016 Eva Holland
Photo: Shutterstock

How To Measure Lake Ice

Without falling through

February 2016 Tim Edwards