Sunscreen & First Derm

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Finally sunscreen weather has arrived! After a long winter, everyone is eager to get outside and enjoy the warm weather-especially here in Canada! But who’s actually wearing their sunscreen? Every day before I send my kids off to school, I apply sunscreen on them. Even on days that are cloudy. My kids know that putting […]

Ottawa 2015 -10km Race Recap

10KM Ottawa

Another 10km race to add to the roster and a new PR to go with it! Granted it was only by 1 minute but it was still a PR nonetheless. This was my second time entering a 10km race and my official time was 1hr 5min 26 sec. Ottawa Race weekend holds a special place in […]

Race Prepping in 10 Easy Steps

Race Prepping in 10 Easy Steps

Big race tomorrow? Feeling nervous, excited and a little scatterbrained all at once? Just follow this easy guide to race prepping and you will be on your way! Whether it’s your first race or your 10th, there are always important things to consider and plan for. Planning and preparing in advance will make you feel […]

Workouts for Injured Runners

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At some point in your running journey you will probably sustain an injury. Maybe it will something minor that will only set you back a couple of weeks. Or maybe you will ignore the initial pain and end up with something major that will really set you back a few months. Either way you need […]

How to get in a workout WITH your kids!

Workout WITH your child

Ped days. They’re probably some of your child’s favorite days of the school year but let’s face it…they’re not always yours. It sounds great in theory and honestly it sometimes is! There are those magical days when your little prince or princess gets to stay home with Mommy and bake cookies, play board games and […]

5 Reasons FUN RUNS are for Everyone!

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This may just be the best advice you’ll ever get when it comes to running and fitness….Sign up for a FUN RUN!! Fun Runs are races that are not officially timed and don’t give out medals. They are ridiculously messy and most of all CRAZY FUN! This past weekend, my friend Christina and I participated in the […]

Keeping Your Workouts Clean & Green

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How do you know if the gym equipment you’re using is really clean? How do you know what’ s lurking in those yoga studio mats? The truth is you don’t. In fact if you did know, you may even reconsider joining the gym. And if you are aiming to live a healthy and natural lifestyle, […]

The 5am Club

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The 5am Club is definitely not a new theory, although to some it can sound crazy the first time they hear about it. The concept of starting each day at 5am has been used for centuries by many of the world’s greatest thinkers and entrepreneurs. Why? Because it gives you an advantage over everyone else. […]

Benefits of Trail Running for ALL Runners

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The trail run…for a suburban working mom, the trail run often sounds like a far off dream. It is easy to lace up and run out the front door but it requires much more time and organization to get in the car and driving to a local trail. Excuses, excuses right? It’s so easy to […]