5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to RUN

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So it’s the end of race season and it feels awful. This is exactly why I enter races. Without the constant prep for the next race, I find my motivation lags and it becomes a struggle to push myself to get outside and run. Once I get just a little bit lazy, it gets worse […]

How To Make Running Goals and Keep Them

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Dear readers,  Today I am excited to bring you a fabulous guest blog post on how to make running goals and keep them from Running Stats! Please enjoy, comment and share with your friends! Jennifer –Montreal Runner Mom ************************************************************************************************************* Creating running goals can be challenging. Even more challenging, is keeping running goals. You may start out ambitious and […]

Running Thoughts

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This morning was the perfect morning. It left me with so many running thoughts…. The kids left for school by 7:30am, the air was cool and crisp, the sun was shining. Everything fell neatly into place. I ate my oatmeal and headed out for a run by 8:30am. I didn’t use my Garmin and I […]

Healthier Substitutes for Daily Staples

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The hardest part about clean eating is getting past the mental block of how to cook in a different way. Often we have been making our recipes the same way for years and possibly even for generations, especially when family favorites are handed down the line! However these days when so much of our food […]

Kid Friendly Clean Eating

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To all my fellow mommies out there…let’s talk about getting our kids to eat their veggies! If you have a baby you’re in luck because that’s where it all begins. At least it did for my kids. I didn’t give my babies cereal first, then fruit and follow along with the North American traditional food […]

Done With Winter

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Technically, the winter has been amazing in Montreal this year. We didn’t have snow until just after Christmas. We’ve had many mild days and even weeks since then. Mild of course being minus 5 to zero degrees Celsius. You would think this makes me happy right? Wrong. I’ve recently come to realize that it’s just […]

5 Step Plan to December Holiday SUCCESS

Welcome to December! Today is the first day of the the last month of the year It’s an exciting, fun and festive time but it can also be a time of year when what was already not going well for you…. gets even worse. You haven’t been sticking to your clean eating plan? You haven’t […]

Running, Home Workouts & Protein Shakes

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Lots of new and exciting things have been happening over here at Montreal Runner Mom! Since I ran my first marathon at the end of September I have jumped aboard a brand new fitness and health regime that is literally sweeping the nation! Here in Canada and especially in Quebec, we are a little late […]

Fall -A Look Back in Time & a Vision for the Future

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It’s official. The season has arrived! Personally, I LOVE  the fall. I love the colors, the crispness in the air, the back to routine feeling that comes with the kids finally being settled in school and activities. It’s also a time of year when I am able to take some time for myself and really […]

Race to find TIME

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This article was originally posted in March 2015. However after a very busy few weeks I have noticed myself slipping back into old habits and in desperate need of re-reading my own advice! Okay parents, let’s be real. Many of us feel like we can’t take the time we need for ourselves because of our […]