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Putting in Work

It’s work you know. Getting healthier, losing weight, increasing strength and mobility, rehabilitating an injury. As much as we may all want to take a pill, it’s just not how it goes. Results are achieved through consistent work. In fact that's why they're called...

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Goal setting and the Long Haul

Goal setting and the Long Haul

Even though fitness and nutrition is my ‘thing’ so to speak, I still set goals for myself. I may (or may not) talk about them but I do set them. They change from year to year depending on where I feel that I can improve on (usually after being humbled in some way...

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Movement,  Fuel and Mental Health

Movement, Fuel and Mental Health

Let's talk about it  I have mixed feelings about the holiday season. I am fortunate to have family around me…my son, parents, sister and her clan as well as a small but close group of friends that I spend time with over the holidays.  I am grateful for each moment I...

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Called to Action

Called to Action

Have you ever had one of those moments where you realize a ton of time has passed since you did something? This happened to me. Just now. I was on the sofa winding down from my day and my thoughts turned to my blog and newsletter (that I’d so consistently written for...

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Summer Sweat Sessions

Summer Sweat Sessions

Get Outside! As much as I love the gym, when the warmer weather and longer days arrive I sometimes find myself dreading the idea of hitting the iron paradise, craving instead to be outdoors enjoying the short sweet Vancouver summer. I want to run and jump, take in our...

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Family Fitness – 3 Tips to Set a Foundation

Family Fitness – 3 Tips to Set a Foundation

Happy May! I’m super excited for this month’s focus to be on family fitness.  All of you that know me, understand how passionate I am about movement and sharing my knowledge.  More than ever it’s important that we set a positive template of movement and nutrition for...

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What to do when life knocks you down…

What to do when life knocks you down…

I had some sad news last week as I learned of my grandmother’s passing. She was 93 and lived a long, full life. She passed as we all hope to – with her physically body slowly shutting down and gently drifting away. Even though I understood that it was her time and am...

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30 Days of Bald – Lessons in Self Love

30 Days of Bald – Lessons in Self Love

Acceptance  It’s been over 30 days of my bald challenge. The past few weeks have flown by and although I’m continuing to go wig free and I’ve written a few partial pieces, something has held me back from sharing. There have been no setbacks, in fact, many victories!...

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Increasing Your Flexibility

Increasing Your Flexibility

I often hear people wanting to increase their flexibility. This is a great goal and an important one at any age and stage. That said it’s a bit different than general conditioning in that it requires more than just a few days a week in the gym. If you’re really...

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