9 Results for tag: Canadian Mens Health Foundation

3 Key Tips For Getting to A Healthy Weight

By Adam Bisby on November 10, 2017 Did you hear the one about the couple who discussed their living wills while watching the big game? Him: “I never want to exist in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and taking fluids from a bottle.” Her: “Guess we better unplug the TV and pour your beer down the drain!” Turn off the game and waste ... More

How to Get Motivated by Your Better Half

By Adam Bisby on November 8, 2017 Have you ever trash-talked while playing Monopoly? Revved your engine at a red light? If so, you may have something in common with Orlando Bowen. As a linebacker with the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Orlando was renowned for his competitive fire. Thirteen years after retiring from the CFL, little has ... More

Gene Mack’s Jaw-Dropping Story We Can All Learn From

By Roberta Staley on November 1, 2017 Like many guys, former CFL linebacker Gene Mack has learned to dial back the excesses of his younger days. He still has the occasional light beer and a double scotch once a month. “Just take care of yourself,” says Mack, 67. “Do your excesses in moderation.” The thing is, living healthy can be really ... More

How to Schedule Exercise into Your Life

By Roberta Staley For some professional athletes, saying goodbye to the game can lead to a sense of loss not only of self-esteem and identity but the close-knit camaraderie that unites team members. Leaving the Toronto Argonauts in 1995, after four years as a pro linebacker, was tough, admits Joe Sardo of Hamilton, Ont. “The people and the relatio... More

3 Tips to Find Your Happy Place

October 2nd, 2017 By Adam Bisby It’s often been said that looks can be deceiving. Just look at Shea Emry: The retired CFL linebacker and two-time Grey Cup champion is basically pure muscle, and was feared around the league for his punishing hits as the CFL’s Nastiest Player. He sure seems like one tough dude! Yet behind the scenes, he’s been ... More

3 Secrets to Living Happier That Guys Often Overlook

March 20, 2017 By Daniel Rock star or pro athlete — which would you rather be? Troy Westwood has been both, but the retired CFL record-holder and Juno-winning vocalist will tell you that a high-profile career has little to do with your happiness. For Westwood, who now hosts The Big Show on TSN Radio, it’s all about perspective. More than ... More

What My Kids Teach Me About Living Happier and Healthier

June 13, 2017 By Adam Bisby As any dad who’s done it knows, tripping over a kid’s bike or scooter is usually followed by a face-plant into the geraniums. Frustrating moments like these may make you yearn for the kids’ bedtime (if not their graduation). But four years after retiring from the CFL, Étienne Boulay, the three-time Grey Cup ... More

Ontario Government Commits to Funding Men’s Health

The CFL Alumni Association and our members are proud to be a partner with the Canadian Men's Health Foundation. Ontario Government Commits to Funding Men’s Health Article by Joe Rachert Apr 27, 2017 The Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) is pleased to announce that today the Province of Ontario budget included $5 million over five years to ... More

CFL Alumni Update Magazine 104th Grey Cup Collectors Edition

This years CFL Alumni Update Magazine features the 2016 CFLAA Men of Year Michael "Pinball" Clemons and Peter Martin.  You will also find interesting updates from each team’s Alumni Presidents and articles about CFL Alumni that are now coaching in the CFL, CIS, NFL and NCAA.  We also take a look back on past Grey Cup festivals and events. Click on ... More