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2017 Santa Shuffle Race Recap


Yesterday made a great day for a fun run! For the third year in a row, I bundled up and hit Nicholas Sheran Park to run in the Santa Shufffle, a race sponsored by Running Room and the Salvation Army. I love this race because it’s super low key and everyone gets a pretty medal that makes for a great…

November BuffBoxx- Pretzel Time!


This November my BuffBoxx came with something new and unique, protein gluten free pretzels. Interesting right? And the flavours are different; original, cinnamon toast, and jalepeno honey mustard. I haven’t tried them yet, but I plan to start with the original and work my way through. Besides pretzels I can eat, the BuffBoxx came with the following: Kay’s Naturals Gluten…

Belated Friday Fitness- Adjusting My Usual Routine


This is obviously a couple days behind. I was at an overnight  staff retreat until Friday and yesterday I became obsessed with cleaning and organizing and crossing things off the to-do list. I have a few moments this morning before we head into town for Christmas shopping, so let’s talk about my week. Friday & Saturday– Nothing Sunday– 1 hour…

Staying in Shape on A Budget


Staying in shape can be both time consuming and costly. Between buying expensive health food, high prices for gym memberships, and buying the active wear and gear you need, it seems like leading a healthy lifestyle is reserved for the rich. But there are so many ways to lead a healthy lifestyle and stay active without spending a ton of…

Friday Fitness- Time to Get Movin’!


Look! I actually did a few workouts this week, enough to share them in a blog post. I’m feeling better and my body is craving more physical activity. I eased into it with yoga and I have my new Saucony’s ready to hit the treadmill! Saturday– 4 mile walk on Wishbone Trail Sunday– Hot Vinyasa Yoga I finally got my…

Guest Post: Incorporate Resistance Workouts into Your Cross-Training


In order to excel at a sport or become a better runner, you will need to do more than simply repeat drills on your high tech home gym equipments or run mile after mile. Some professionals suggest that cross training at a different sport will both break up the monotony you might deal with and help train different muscle groups…

October BuffBoxx- The Best One So Far!


I have been so busy that my October Buffboxx sat unopened for more than a week until I finally got to open it and was it a gooder! This was by far my favourite Buffboxx, not only because of how great the presents were, but because of the LOL’s I got while going through it. First off, I received a…

Join the JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes


Whenever I run in a race, my Grandma always asks which cause I’m raising money for. She can’t wrap her head around participating in an organized event without the proceeds going to charity. I do try to find fun events that let me get a in a good workout and help raise money for a worthy cause. The JDRF Revolution…

September BuffBoxx


Monthly subscription boxes are so fun! Do I open every post about my monthly BuffBoxx that way? I can’t help it- I just love getting presents in the mail! September was one of my favourites because I am obsessed with the Reebok mesh front tank that came in! Here is everything that came this month: Rebook mesh front tank WOD…

Friday Fitness- August BuffBoxx & Summer Laziness


I had to add lazy summer into the title because man I lose all motivation in August. I think it’s because the weather at it’s hottest but you …. You may have seen my BuffBoxx goodies on my Instagram Stories, but I thought I would share what came in for this month. This month I received: BuffBoxx mini frisbee BuffBoxx…

Back to School: Set Fall Fitness Goals


Crazy to think that every August from now on I will be preparing for the year ahead at school- because I’ll be a TEACHER! This semester is my final semester as a student teacher and then I’ll be a certified teacher. 🙂 September always feels like another new year doesn’t it? Summer is over, kids are back in school, you’re…

Guest Post: 4 Ways to Stay in Shape


There are quite a few healthy choices women can make to feel and look better, from eating habits and regular physical activity to yoga and a little bit of pampering now and then. Just remember to accept who you are, with all your strengths and flaws, because how you think about yourself is reflected into all areas of your life. You are what you eat…

Friday Fitness- July BuffBoxx is in!


You may have noticed on my IG stories a couple weeks ago my monthly subscription box from BuffBoxx came in! 🙂 Subscription boxes are the best! It’s a present delivered to your door every month. This month I received; Reebok gym sack Pop Chips  a cool Sklz foam roller/water bottle Chike powdered peanut butter (Ryan already claimed it) Beast Aminolytes…

Friday Fitness- I Live to Frolf!


Isn’t it funny how your energy comes and goes in waves? Last week I was up at 5:30-6 a.m. out there running or doing NTC HIIT workouts and this week….. I’ve been sleeping until the last possible moment. I don’t know why I’m so tired this week but here it is Friday morning with not much in the way of training to my…

Friday Fitness- Morning Workouts for the Win!


There is nothing better to get you out of bed for an a.m. workout than super hot weather! We’ve been experiencing one hell of a heatwave the last little bit and by the time it cooled off enough to head out I was in bed. Literally- I went to be at 7:30 pm one night, I love to sleep. So…

Friday Fitness- Time to Shake Things Up


Happy Friday everyone! Can you believe we’re already into July? Yeesh! I hope you all enjoyed celebrating Canada last weekend! How many of you got in a workout? Because I didn’t…whoops! Now that I’m not training for a race, I’m looking to switch up my fitness focus and incorporate more strength training.  I found this great Fitness Horoscope on the Free…