Ottawa 2015 -10km Race Recap

10KM Ottawa

Another 10km race to add to the roster and a new PR to go with it! Granted it was only by 1 minute but it was still a PR nonetheless. This was my second time entering a 10km race and my official time was 1hr 5min 26 sec. Ottawa Race weekend holds a special place in […]

Race Prepping in 10 Easy Steps

Race Prepping in 10 Easy Steps

Big race tomorrow? Feeling nervous, excited and a little scatterbrained all at once? Just follow this easy guide to race prepping and you will be on your way! Whether it’s your first race or your 10th, there are always important things to consider and plan for. Planning and preparing in advance will make you feel […]

How to get in a workout WITH your kids!

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Ped days. They’re probably some of your child’s favorite days of the school year but let’s face it…they’re not always yours. It sounds great in theory and honestly it sometimes is! There are those magical days when your little prince or princess gets to stay home with Mommy and bake cookies, play board games and […]

5 Reasons FUN RUNS are for Everyone!

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This may just be the best advice you’ll ever get when it comes to running and fitness….Sign up for a FUN RUN!! Fun Runs are races that are not officially timed and don’t give out medals. They are ridiculously messy and most of all CRAZY FUN! This past weekend, my friend Christina and I participated in the […]

Keeping Your Workouts Clean & Green

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How do you know if the gym equipment you’re using is really clean? How do you know what’ s lurking in those yoga studio mats? The truth is you don’t. In fact if you did know, you may even reconsider joining the gym. And if you are aiming to live a healthy and natural lifestyle, […]

Benefits of Trail Running for ALL Runners

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The trail run…for a suburban working mom, the trail run often sounds like a far off dream. It is easy to lace up and run out the front door but it requires much more time and organization to get in the car and driving to a local trail. Excuses, excuses right? It’s so easy to […]

Business Travel Made Healthy

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Going away for a few days on business trip? Worried about how you will maintain your new healthy lifestyle on the go? This was my problem as I prepared to go out of town for work this week. After working so hard at keeping to a strict fitness and healthy eating schedule, it can be […]

New Spring #RunningGear by #CTR!

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Today is all about some fabulous new running gear which I was very thankful to receive by the local Montreal company Chaos Hats. They provided me with four CTR items which have been put to good use this week during my training runs! Chase Ponytail Skully First of all as much it’s spring, it still feels […]

Running in the Rain

5 Reasons to RUN in the RAIN (1)

Okay so it’s not my favorite type of run but there are days when I just don’t have a choice. Today was one of them. Granted the rain is melting away what’s left of the snow and cleaning up the city but it’s also bone chilling to be sweaty and rain soaked at the same […]

1 year RACE-A-VERSARY fast approaching!

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I am a month and a half away from my first race of the season and super excited about it! It’s amazing to see how far things have come in just one year. Last year at this time I was prepping for my first race EVER -a 2km run at Ottawa race weekend. At that […]