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 […]

Meal Prepping to Save Time

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So what’s the best way to make sure you eat clean all week? 2 words, Meal Prep! Let’s face it; no one has the time to start chopping and preparing food from scratch after a long day of work, kids and regular life responsibilities. So here’s the secret. Meal prep in advance! Choose a day […]

Amazing Benefits of Lemon Water

In the past 12 months, lemon water has changed my life. I was introduced to the concept at a conference and as soon as I started to apply my new found knowledge, everything about my health changed. Most of us are walking around all day completely dehydrated and don’t even know it. Did you know […]

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 […]

5 Small Ways to Start Clean Eating

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We all want to live healthy lives but it’s not always easy to know where to start. At times clean eating can come off as difficult, time consuming and expensive. However if you know a few tricks it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a quick and easy little challenge for those of you just getting […]

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 […]

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 […]

Benefits of a Thai Yoga Massage

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This week I was invited to try something new. I have always loved massages and as runners many of us indulge in one after a big race. It’s a great way to relieve tight muscles and relax. So when I was invited to try a Thai Yoga massage I was definitely both interested and intrigued. […]

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 […]