Montreal Rock n’Roll Half Marathon

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This past weekend I completed my last race of 2016. I ran the Montreal Rock n’Roll Half Marathon and it was truly amazing! Last year I ran the full marathon at this same race and had planned to do the same again this year however injury and circumstance made me rethink that choice and go for […]

Clean Eating Commandments

Okay so clean eating has become somewhat of a fad or a trendy thing to say but what exactly does it really mean? Does it mean we must throw out EVERYTHING we have been eating before and eat only organic leaves and grass? I believe it DOES NOT. We all start somewhere and go at […]

Half Marathon Recap and Kids 1st Race

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It’s been a while since I shared a race recap so it’s time to play catch up a little 😉 Since the spring I have raced in 3 half marathons. Here’s how they’ve gone down. The first one was in April. It was the Scotia Bank Half Marathon and it was my first race of […]

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 […]

7 Day Sparkling Water Challenge

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I’ve always been a big advocate for drinking water. Just like everyone else, I’m well aware of the rule that says we should aim to drink my 6-8 glasses of water per day or more depending on your activity level.  I do my best to reach these goals each day because when I get it […]

21 Day Fix for Life

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Is 21 Day Fix really is the most effective weight loss and maintenance program available today? In my opinion. Yes, yes it really is. After using the program myself for 6 months and coaching others during that the same 6 month period I have learned so much about it and have been continually impressed by […]

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 […]

Creating Better Habits

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About six months ago I read The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. There were many insightful moments in that book but what struck me the most was the concept of trying something new each month and slowly stacking up new habits instead of trying to change a lot at once. So I decided to give […]

Becoming a #Fitmom

How did I become a #fitmom? When I first began my journey into fitness, many friends and family members did not really think I was serious about the whole thing. The assumed it was a phase, a resolution and it wouldn’t really change me. But it did. It changed everything. After 2 years I can say […]