Valentine’s Day

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What does Valentine’s Day mean to you? Is it chocolate and flowers? A romantic dinner for two? DIY Valentine’s cards that took 2 hours to make for your child’s school friends? Or just a random warm and fuzzy commercial reason to help us get through the most arctic month of the year? For my family […]

5 tips to beat the Winter Fitness Blues

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It’s officially the dead of winter. If you’re not careful, February in Montreal can freeze you from the inside out. With temperatures ranging from minus 20 to minus 30 degrees Celsius, it can be hard to stay focused on your fitness goals. When most forms of life are hibernating, the idea of waking up early […]

Let the holiday madness begin!

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Ahhhh!!! It’s officially the holiday season! As of today my business is closed for 4 weeks! After working 7 days a week and not having a day off since Thanksgiving (which was the beginning of October here in Canada!) I cannot express how HAPPY and EXCITED I am! HAPPY ….and a little late on everything holiday […]

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Punctual practice produces perfect performance and progress So profess your promise to possess your success! Pride and prestige will pop up to the majority Especially to those who make it a priority.   First pinpoint the perfect plank position to produce power. This is not as easy as planting a perennial flower! Pain will precede […]

My Holiday Wish List

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It’s the end of November and the time has come to start thinking about holiday shopping! Shopping at any time of year is one of my favorite activities however holiday shopping absolutely tops my list! I love spending hours online and in stores searching for just the right gifts that my family and friends will […]

Race update!!

Yesterday I registered for the local Resolution Run on December 30th! Yay!! Okay, so here’s why this is so exciting to me… I’ve done a few 5km races and recently did my first 10km. I had wanted to get in another 10km before the holidays but haven’t been able to find anything in my area […]

Caption that Driver!

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Ahhhh…..the looks you get from people driving in their cars as you run past them. Today I played an exceptional game of I what I like to call…Caption that Driver  I usually run in the morning somewhere between 7:30 and 9am. I am fortunate that my job allows me to make my own schedule and […]

My first 10km…DONE!!

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This past Sunday I ran my first 10km race! Words can barely express the emotion of that day and those moments during the race. I am still on a high and my legs are still recovering! My time was 1hr6min. Not fabulous by any means but I am happy anyway as it was my first […]

2 days till my first 10km!

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2 days to go till my biggest race ever! I am super excited but also SUPER nervous!!! So many “firsts” this Sunday… First 10km race First trail run First time racing in colder weather….-1 Celsius is predicted for Sunday morning! First time racing with Daylight Savings Time…which actually may help as I will get in […]

Less than 2 weeks to go!

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I can’t believe how fast the time has gone by…feels like just yesterday that I started this running journey and now year 1 of my running is coming to an end. I have less than 2 weeks to go before my first 10km! I am so happy to have achieved my goal of bringing the […]