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 – 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 […]

Work Out Weekly – Recovery Mode

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regimeRecovery Mode As mentioned last week, I’m in the midst of recovering from some injuries that have sent me into recovery mode.   Beginning last Friday, I was barred from doing anything with impact, including running, skating, and circus! (duh)  It reminded me of last […]

Work Out Weekly – R.I.C.E.

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regimeR.I.C.E. RICE is an acronym for Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation.  It is most often used as a mnemonic device, in reference to treating soft tissue injuries, including bruises, sprains and strains.   RICE (Also PRICE Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) is considered first aid treatment, and is […]

Work Out Wednesday – Moscow 2013

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regime Some of the greatest talent in the history of Canadian marathon running is getting ready to compete in the IAFF World Championships August 10-18th.  Among them are female competitors Lanni Marchant & Krista DuChene. Here’s an interview taken earlier this season:  After a difficult […]

Work Out Wednesday – Go Outside!

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regime Go Outside! By now you should have a pretty good idea of how I feel about fitness.   Indoors, outdoors, in the gym, at the airport, with friends, with equipment, without equipment…  It really is something that you can do “Anytime, Anywhere”.  In the […]

Work Out Wednesday – Travel Day Tips

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regime Travel Day Tips On Wednesday I drove from Columbus, Ohio to Chicago, Illinois with Gracie Hagen.  On Thursday I flew from the US, back to my home in Vancouver, Canada.  Two travel days, in a row + limited rest and food choices is a recipe […]

Work Out Wednesday – UFC Fit

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regime UFC Fit Last month I decided to shake things up a bit, and took on the UFC Fit challenge.  The complete UFC Fit program contains 12 DVDs 12 week fitness tracker Lifestyle and Nutrition Guide Plus an alternate “3 Day Shred” program Broken up […]

Work Out Wednesday – Double It Up

The Who, What, Where, When & Why of my fitness regime Double It Up Last week my brother came to visit me in Vancouver – for the first time ever! In addition to touring around, shopping, and eating, we also found time to work out together.  I’ve posted work outs with my siblings before, so […]