Motivation Monday

#motivationmonday “Being happy doesn’t mean you are perfect, it means looking beyond the imperfections”  Taking a page out of Randifitmom‘s book today to remind everyone that we can choose to be our own best cheerleader, or our own worst enemy. Randi has shared her story of personal growth, development, AND body overhaul with her followers here […]

Work Out Weekly – The Climb

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regime The Climb Like many athletes, I have subscribed to the theory of “No Pain, No Gain”.  In fact, when I competed, my favourite inspirational quote was “Do not fear the winds of adversity.  Remember; a kite rises against the wind, rather than with it.” Forget […]

Work Out Weekly – Tabata Training

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regimeTabata Training I recently performed so close to home that my sisters came to visit me!   They got dolled up to watch skating Then we acted silly And… ate treats! The next morning it was time to work off all that cake!  It was […]

Work Out Wednesday – Weight Training

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regimeWeight Training I had the incredible opportunity to work out with the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University of British Colombia, Jim Diehl. Jim has been head of the UBC Athletics Department for 3 years, and has lead countless athletes to personal and professional […]

Work Out Weekly – Resistance Isn’t Futile

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regimeResistance Isn’t Futile You guys!  Something super duper amazing awesome happened this week!  A super sneaky secret admirer sent me this Black Mountain Products Resistance Band set from my Wishlist  (Whoever you are THANK YOU!  Please e mail me so I can send you a thank […]

Work Out Weekly – Roll Out

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regimeRoll Out After all the EXXXOTICA craziness, the hotel gym was a great place to unwind.   The Sheraton has launched a “360-degree training and nutrition program that incorporates the organization’s four fundamentals of optimal performance: mindset, nutrition, movement, and recovery” programmed by Core Performance. […]

Work Out Weekly – Painted Lady Fitness

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regimePainted Lady Fitness  One of my favourite accounts on Instagram is Painted Lady Fitness.  Their page features at home work outs, yoga poses, fitness challenges, and diet tips, each with an eye to behaviour modification, and over all well being, rather than cold, hard, facts, […]

Work Out Weekly – 7 minutes

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regime7 minutes Recently there has been a lot of media attention surrounding the “7 minute work out“.  Since I’m still far from my usual work out routine, I thought I’d take the time to address this topic, and add my own take on the popularity […]