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McMaster has partnered with TDF Sports Former NHL player and chief marketing officer of TDF Sports, T.J. Galiardi, spoke about the company and adopting a plant-based lifestyle
Oct10

McMaster has partnered with TDF Sports Former NHL player and chief marketing officer of TDF Sports, T.J. Galiardi, spoke about the company and adopting a plant-based lifestyle

Photo C/O Marauders.ca When many professional athletes finish their careers, they struggle with how to use their skills and knowledge to make a living. For former National Hockey League forward T.J. Galiardi, his path after hockey involved co-founding and becoming the chief marketing officer of TDF Sports, a sports nutrition company that McMaster has recently partnered up with. The partnership will provide McMaster athletes with TDF...

The women’s lacrosse team is clearing the way for championship Backed up by a decorated head coach and great team chemistry, make sure to look out for the women’s lacrosse team
Oct10

The women’s lacrosse team is clearing the way for championship Backed up by a decorated head coach and great team chemistry, make sure to look out for the women’s lacrosse team

Photos C/O Vicky Schindel By Eamonn Valelly, Contributor  The McMaster women’s lacrosse team is a strong unit. After speaking to them for just ten minutes, their team chemistry was obvious. The way they carry themselves as a squad and the support they have for one another individually is reflective of how they perform on the field.  Outside of practice, the team organizes team-bonding activities. For example, this weekend they have...

Are supplements effective? Supplements have become a staple for gym rats, but research suggests they may not be as effective as we once thought
Oct03

Are supplements effective? Supplements have become a staple for gym rats, but research suggests they may not be as effective as we once thought

By Eamonn Valelly, Contributor McMaster has become one of the few Canadian universities to partner with TDF Sports, a plant-based nutritional supplement company. McMaster’s director of athletics and recreation, Shawn Burt, explained that this partnership will expose our varsity athletes to supplements that will help them pursue excellence.  A closer look at research on supplements reveals that their beneficial effects may not be so...

Intramurals are connecting off-campus students Through team sports, the society of off-campus students has helped to create a sense of community
Oct03

Intramurals are connecting off-campus students Through team sports, the society of off-campus students has helped to create a sense of community

Photos c/o Gabrielle Bulman Thomas If it felt like there were millions of new raptors fans this past summer, that’s because there probably were. There’s nothing quite like the first National basketball asociation championship in Canadian history to bring people together, one of the great powers of athletics. Whether it’s playing sports or watching the Toronto Raptors dominate the Golden State Warriors, sports have a habit of uniting...

Motruk leads Men’s Baseball to huge first week After a difficult past few years, the men’s baseball team finally looks poised to make an impact on the league
Sep26

Motruk leads Men’s Baseball to huge first week After a difficult past few years, the men’s baseball team finally looks poised to make an impact on the league

Photo c/o Steve Tyas By Andrew Fayed, Contributor Nikolas Motruk knew that the McMaster Marauders’ men’s baseball team would come out strong in their four-game opening weekend, but even the fourth-year veteran admits that the team outperformed even their own high expectations for themselves. With an absolutely incredible 58 runs in four games, it’s safe to say that the rest of the league has been put on notice, that this year, the...

A look into the women’s volleyball season Despite a down season last year, it was still a strong season overall and the team looks promising
Sep26

A look into the women’s volleyball season Despite a down season last year, it was still a strong season overall and the team looks promising

Photo c/o Mohawk Athletic Department By Eamonn Vallely, Contributor The McMaster women’s volleyball team finished their season last year with a record of 10 wins and nine losses, ending with a 0.526 win percentage. Even though it was still a winning season, this was their worst record since 2012-2013, where they won half of their games. The team failed to clinch a playoff spot for the first time in fifteen years. This unfortunate...