Track Drills and Beet Juice

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Welcome to the first week of August, friends! It was an awesome weekend for me that was a perfect balance of relaxation and hard work! Friday night was kicked off with a nice hard long run, fuelled by beet juice.   I saw my naturopath last weekend and she suggested that in between my hard… Read More…

Why Speed Work, Works

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What an awesome weekend, guys! I have no idea how I was able to cram so much in and still feel like I had a restful weekend. I had the 5 Peaks Rattle Snake race on Saturday morning (recap to come this Friday) and I was struck with an awful migraine that left me cancelling… Read More…

Goals for May 2014

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What a weekend! It was one of those weekends full of amazing people, great memories and not enough sleep. The kind of weekend that leaves you exhausted come Monday morning, but with a huge smile on your face. I am so blessed to have a strong community of friends and runners who consistently make my… Read More…

Running With Friends (How to Avoid a 127 Hours Incident)

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Happy Monday, one and all! I had a weekend of running! I have run for the past 8 years or so mainly solo. I have run with local trail teams and varsity through university, but I seemed to thrive on hitting the trail, freeways and sidewalks alone without leaving notes or letting my friends and family know… Read More…

100 Miles of Wild Recap

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A big thank you to all of you were so patient as I pressed a giant reset button and took a few weeks off of blogging to go on the Trek and get organized when I returned. This past Friday night, I spent that majority of the evening unpacking, organizing and going over the financial… Read More…

How to Liven up an Exercise Class..

Happy Monday, one and all. I am tiiiired. This weekend, I was in Burlington and Vaughan for continuing education in fitness instruction. 15 hours of working out later, I am certifed to teach Aqua, Bootcamp, Body Sculpt, Step, and Kickboxing. Speaking of step, I was just thinking of modelling my classes after this: Literally one of… Read More…

chasing the footprints of those better than me.

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Happy Monday, one and all! I hope your weekend was as relaxing as mine. I spent as much time as possible outside, soaking up that amazing sun! On Friday, I hinted that I went shopping for a something that I had been waiting for over a year for. Which means I am now on instagram! It… Read More…

The Definition of Insanity and other weekend adventures.

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I just returned from a fabulous weekend away with my family. We were all sitting around the table for dinner one evening and Max (my sister’s fiance) remarked how ridiculous it is that we need to drive 3 hours away in order to all be together as a family. We all agreed, but it is… Read More…

Weekend Recap: An Ode to Sunday

This weekend, I was thinking a lot about downtime. As Jesse dropped me off after a friend’s birthday party on Saturday night, I asked him (with a day of work, tutoring and writing behind me) “Guess what we are doing tomorrow?” “What?” he asked, with exhaustion and a clear tinge of irritation in his voice… Read More…