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 […]

Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone

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I have my workout routine pretty set. Running is by far my first love but I also do various combinations of yoga, Pilates and most recently started lifting weights. I normally work out from home and only occasionally do group classes. This past week however, I was invited by a friend to really get out […]

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 […]

Authentic Resolutions

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So here we are at the beginning of a brand new year. Everyone is focused on the new habits they want to adopt and those they want to drop. I’m all for the clean slate, new approach on life that comes with a new year however this year more than ever I am aiming to […]

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 […]

Oka Half Marathon Recap

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So there you have it, my 2015 racing season is over! This was by far both the hardest season to date and the most rewarding. I accomplished things that I never knew I could. I achieved PR’s that not too long ago seemed impossible and I continued to share my passion for running and fitness […]

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 […]

Creative Salad Ideas!

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Suggest eating more salad and many people will say they feel bored and unsatisfied just thinking about it! However it doesn’t have to be that way. Peruse online sources such as Pinterest for creative ideas and you can start making salads an exciting and eagerly anticipated meal in your home! Do even the most minimal […]