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Friday Fitness Recap July 4


Congratulations Deanna Barkley, winner of the Carproof sweepstakes $100 gift card to Sportchek! I hope you buy something awesome Deanna! Anyhoo- This week was not your traditional fitness week, between the dragon boat festival and the holidays my work outs were...different. Friday- Nothing I was set to do an open water swim. I raced home, grabbed my gear and headed to Jensen's…

2014 Dragon Boat Festival Recap


This past weekend marked my fifth year competing in the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival. This year I was on a new team, Screamin' Seaman. Ha! Isn't that a great name? [caption id="attachment_6379" align="aligncenter" width="676"] Can you spot me posing weird in this photo?[/caption] On Saturday, our first race was a 2:34 and our second was a 2:27. We ended the…

Friday Fitness Recap


I thought Friday would never come! Friday- Nothing I laid down at 6 p.m. for a nap and slept until 7:30 a.m. needless to say, my week working on the floods wore me right out! Saturday- Dragon Boat Practise 1- hr Sunday- Brick Run & Basketball This marked my first day of triathlon training. I did my first bike ride…

Friday Fitness Recap- June 13


  WHOA! Is it really Friday already? This week FLEW by! And  I had such a fun week, fitness wise. Car-wise this week sucked, I hate stick shifts. Friday- I can't remember.  No joke! I cannot for the life of me remember what I did. I believe I walked the dog... or the kids... According to fitbit I had 32…

Fit Tip Tuesday- Sports Aren’t Just for Kids!


Fit Tip Tuesday was started by one of my favourite health blogs The Skinny on Health. If you go to her Fit Tip Tuesday post, you'll be able to see links with tips from other bloggers. If there is one thing I miss about being in school more than anything else, it's sports. Nothing felt better than a two hour…

Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival 2013 Recap


This weekend marked my fourth year of racing in the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival and my second year with the City of Lethbridge's team Dragn R Butz.  This year was also the first year we used sleeker, tippier boats! [caption id="attachment_4244" align="aligncenter" width="490"] The boats[/caption] We went out on Saturday for our first race and couldn't believe how far ahead of…

Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival 2012


For the third year in a row I got the chance to compete in the Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival. This year I raced with the City of Lethbridge team Dragon R' Butz.  We got off to a really rocky start on Saturday, 2:42 in the first race then something like 2:54 in the second. I got worried, even though I do this…

Kate & Will Dragon Boat


So I am a huge nerd and I totally watched Kate and Will compete against each other in dragon boat at work today. They  were supposed to be steering for their teams, but Will decided to paddle and when Kate saw that she opted to paddle too. The race was on Dalvay Lake, Prince Edward Island,  along a 200ft course.…

More Lethbridge Dragon Boat Pictures


[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Pulling out of the dock[/caption] [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="490"] At the start line[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1808" align="aligncenter" width="490"] racing[/caption] DRAGONBOAT ESSENTIALS

Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival Recap


What a fun and exhausting weekend! It was the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival and my second year racing. This year, I dragged my boyfriend and little brother into doing it with me. First off, both our morning races were early in the morning. We had to be up before seven both Saturday and Sunday- no bueno. [caption id="attachment_1755" align="aligncenter" width="637"] The only picture…