Browsing Category : Fitness

How to Use the Outdoor Gym Equipment at Nicholas Sheran


I always jump at the chance to be on camera and so this summer I helped ShawTV Lethbridge and Healthy Lethbridge demonstrate how to use the various gym equipment at the Nicholas Sheran Outdoor Gym. The weather is getting pretty cold already though, so hit this outdoor gym while you still can! Check it out!

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Friday Fitness- Bikes, Balls & Sarada Fitness Wear


Another Friday is here already?!? Yowza! This week was… meh fitness wise. I didn’t go on a run once but I was active almost every day. I have to admit that’s because I had softball three nights in a row and I kept trying to get out of it to do homework but our team didn’t have enough girls for…

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Mizuno Wave Creation Review


Remember how I warned you all to never buy running shoes off the clearance rack? Boy do I stick to that sentiment! I did my half marathon training in a pair of cheap running shoes that caused bleeding blisters, sore ankles, and tight tendons. Then comes Mizuno to the rescue! Besides the fact that Mizuno makes running shoes for running,…

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Friday Fitness- Being ok with less


I don’t want to turn this blog into a space where I complain about how much work my Education Practicum Studies are this semester but it has greatly affected my workouts and my running schedule. You know how everyone tells you “schedule it in” “stop making excuses” “there’s always time” well those are the voices that go through my head…

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Friday Fitness- Gotta get up early!


Friday at last!! This has been a long exhausting week. Getting back into the school groove is tough but my three hour ed classes paired with filling any spare hours with work has been so exhausting! Almost every day this week I’ve come straight home after leaving work or class at 4 and napped. This busy schedule paired with lots…

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Belated Friday Fitness- Skinny Jeans and Busy Schedules


School has begun and I am feeling so overwhelmed right now it’s insane. I’m in my first Practicum semester and between six classes and work I’ll be on campus from 9-4:30 Monday through Friday and that doesn’t count the weekends I’ll have to work on homework or group projects. Needless to say, I’m currently trying to figure out how to…

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Friday Fitness Recap- Sep. 2


Hello! I’m back! You may have noticed a sad lack of Friday Fitness posts this month and it’s not because I haven’t been doing anything, work has just been kicking my ass and getting out the few hiking recaps posts was all I could must this  last month. But now it’s September, school is about to start up again and…

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Seawheeze Final Recap- Sunset Festival


Do you think four posts dedicated to one weekend are a little excessive? Maybe just a bit! Ha ha! But each element of Seawheeze was so jam packed with fun and I have so many pictures that it just had to be broken off into smaller bites. My sister Leilani came up from Seattle to spend the weekend with me…

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Seawheeze 2016 Race Recap


I am so happy that I chose Seawheeze for my first half marathon! It was a fun, positive environment filled with other high energy people and it really was all about having a good time, which is rare for races. In my case the fun environment distracted me as I pushed my body harder than I ever have. I started…

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Seawheeze- Pre-Race Fun


Yesterday I talked about the challenges I experienced travelling to and from Vancouver but now I get to talk about the amazing highlights of my trip including the fun packed day before the race. I knew that there was a festival after the race, but I had no idea there would be so much to do the day before! I finally…

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Friday Fitness Recap- Lessons from the last few weeks


Happy Seawheeze Eve everybody! When this is published I should be just a couple hours away from Vancouver! You may have noticed a lack of Friday Fitness Recaps but I’ve been coaching camps for the past couple weeks and that is so exhausting that I let blogging fall to the wayside. I did spend some weekend time changing up my site design-…

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Friday Fitness Recap- July 22


Whoops! My recap is a little later than normal today because I just got back from an INCREDIBLE overnight trip to Glacier National Park. I cannot wait to recap the awe-inspiring hike I went on. But let’s get into the week of workouts shall we? Friday- Rest Day Saturday- 3 mile walk I was supposed to run 11 miles but…

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Friday Fitness Recap- July 15


It’s getting to crunch time for Seawheeze, we’re one month out- ah!!! After only doing one run last week I was determined to stick to my training schedule this week. I did that and I paid for it on Wednesday night. My body was so sore I couldn’t sleep and for the first night in years I hardly slept all…

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Bikini Ready Challenge Final Recap


I did it! I made it through the whole month of June following the Bikini Ready Challenge! I celebrated a month well done on July 1st with a slurpy, bag of candy, and four (yes FOUR) helpings of chilli for supper. Ha ha ha! With that little binge out of the way I’m ready to get back on track and incorporate…

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Friday Fitness Recap- June 24


Hello and Happy Friday! I am pre-scheduling this Thursday morning because I am on a mini vacay in SLC visiting my brother & sister in law and my brand new nephew!!! Guess what? I’m done! I’m done my summer history class and I have my evenings and weekends completely free again! YEAH! Friday- Hot Yoga- Power 60, Yin 30 If…

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Bikini Ready Challenge- Week 3 Recap


I can’t believe I only have a week left of the Bikini Ready Challenge! This third week has been interesting because it’s feeling like a routine but at the same time I had my first slip up. PLUS- I am heading off on a 12 hour road trip to Salt Lake City today for five days to visit my family and…

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