Category Archives: Exercise

How to make running more enjoyable

Running is a great way to reduce stress and get your exercise but whether you’re an avid daily runner looking to switch things up or someone who just doesn’t like running and wants to, check out the following tips to make running more enjoyable.     Switch up the scenery   Tired of running the same route […]

Stretching to Avoid Workplace Injuries

Our day to day work can take a toll on our health over time. Aside from stress and mental wellness, physical strain at work can cause bigger problems and affect our posture overtime. Stretching is a quick and easy way to off set a lot of these issues. Stretching provides a variety of benefits including: […]

Best fall hikes in North America

  At Ironlace, we love adventures. We love the great outdoors and love getting our shoes dirty. In honour of the beautiful fall weather, we’ve rounded up some of the best fall hikes in North America. So if you happen to be in the area, be sure to bring your hikers and explore. Manitoba: Grey […]

Exercises to Improve Your Hike

  While we all think of hiking as being exercise, doing a few different exercises before the hike to prepare your body will make hiking a more enjoyable way to get fit. It’s preconditioning your body to prepare it for the bigger activity you’re looking forward to. You’ll find the hike easier and will be […]

Less Noise Makes for a Better Hunting Experience

Anyone who hunts has told the story about the animal in their sights that bolted from the slightest movement or the whisper of a sleeve rubbing against their jacket. It’s frustrating, but there are ways to reduce the amount of noise and make for a more positive hunt. 1. Start early. Really early. Get to […]

The Importance of Fire Safety

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At this time of year, it’s only natural to want to hit the trails for some camping and hiking. The outdoors provide a great escape from urban life, give opportunities for exercise and allow time and space to share and reflect with those we care about in a relaxed setting. Let’s keep it relaxed and […]

A Salute to the Quad Riders Association of BC

In a random web search to find some fun, I came upon the Quad Riders Association of BC website. Wow, what a great organization! They feature a wide range of events of their own and of ATV clubs throughout the province that are affordable, family-friendly and fun. There are four events featured in June and […]

Why the Easter Bunny Needs Ironlaces

  We decided to do a bit of math with it being the Easter weekend and all. No, those things may not naturally go together, but shoelaces and the Easter Bunny do – at least in our minds. Taking a few stats from Santa, we wondered, would the Easter Bunny need Ironlaces for his running […]

Laces that Survive Ice Skates

Up at the crack of dawn for ice time, the rink has just been cleaned, you’re on the bench getting ready so you can make new cuts in the surface and your lace breaks. Ice time is expensive and every minute on the ice during practice counts, especially when you’re paying for a pro as […]

Running Higher

Likely you’ve heard the term “Runner’s High”. It’s the psychological state of feeling that time is suspended and aches and pains are removed. It can even include a certain sense of euphoria or a bit of “I’m a super hero”. So what do laces have to do with achieving the Runner’s High when doing a […]