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King of the Jungle Gym

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Explosive package of strength and endurance makes Ryan Atkins the OCR world’s best

By Chris Welner; Photography by Trudie Lee

Ryan Atkins races through obstacle courses like Tarzan roams a jungle. Atkins, 28, of Caledon, Ont., is a rope-climbing, wall jumping, burden running, monkey-bar swinging, tight-rope walking machine who rules adventure and mud runs.

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The Best Sports Bras From A to D

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IMPACT rates the latest and greatest workout essentials for women

By Bri Wilson, Chrysta Archer, Danielle Mennie and Debbie Preston
Photography by Simon DesRochers

A great sports bra is one of the most important pieces of workout gear a woman can own and one of the hardest garments to shop for. While you may be tempted by style alone and what will look awesome under your tank top at the gym, a sports bra with a customized fit that keeps everything comfortably in place during your workout should be your number one priority.

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IMPACT Top Motivator: Ray Zahab

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Ray Zahab

Adventurer, Ultra-runner i2P

By Chris Welner
Photography courtesy impossible2Possible and Jon Golden

Ray Zahab believes he can turn the impossible to possible. Zahab, 46, is an ultra-runner and the founder and patron of impossible2Possible, an organization that opens up an atlas of adventures and discovery for young people from around the world, crossing deserts, navigating polar ice fields, tackling some of the planet’s most inhospitable terrain.

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