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Mileage Monday and MEC 10k Race Recap!

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What a week! I topped out at 50km for the week including a 10km race and two awesome workouts! Sunday: MEC 10km Race plus warm up and cool down – 14.5km Monday: Rest Tuesday: Easy 35′ – 5.6km Wednesday: Group workout – 13km Thursday: Hot Yoga – 75′ Friday: Easy 30′ – 5.3km Saturday: Group workout – 11.7km Total for… Read more »

It’s not always sunshine and rainbows; how I experience anxiety and depression

One of my favourite yoga teachers, and founder of One Yoga, Ryan Leier shared some words earlier this week that really struck me, inspired me, and it couldn’t have been better timed: Yoga Heals Series: Ryan Leier on figuring it out I appreciate him taking the risk to be vulnerable and talk about his experiences in such a public forum because mental health… Read more »

April Goals Bring May Fitness!

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April 2016 Goals! Whoa! Spring is definitely here! Well at least this week – it is the west coast/wet coast after all 😉 It was a gorgeous 19°C yesterday! I ran in shorts and it felt amazing! We have had some gorgeous weather this spring! March was a pretty great month and I must admit I am thrilled that summer… Read more »

Recipe: Super Easy Banana Muffins!

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These banana muffins are seriously delicious! They can easily be made gluten free by simply swapping out the flour and vegan if you use a egg replacer.  The only fat comes from the optional chocolate chips and walnuts! They taste delicious, make a great snack when packing lunches, and freeze well! So, how do you make them? Here is the super… Read more »

A day at the 2016 Victoria Yoga Conference!

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The Victoria Yoga Conference (VYC) is such a cool event! It is a weekend filled with yoga taught by teachers from all over and is a great way to try out different styles and connect with others in the (Global) yoga community! I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Victoria Yoga Conference last weekend and it was… Read more »

No Mud, No Lotus: A Symphony

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What does that even mean? No mud, no lotus? A symphony? A title like that out of context probably doesn’t make much sense but it was basically the theme to last Sunday morning’s yoga class.  A challenging 90 minute alignment flow class at Moksha Yoga Victoria with one of my fave teachers, Jonathan Boyd. Jon teaches Bowspring Yoga which is different from many… Read more »

Journaling: a different approach

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I know this is not a post about running or yoga but I felt like blogging about my thoughts on journaling and feeling inspired by Angela (Eat Spin Run Repeat) to approach it a little differently. I gave up journaling a few years ago because I realized they were all the same kind of entries full of the same kind of self-hate words every… Read more »

Race Recap: Pioneer 8k!

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WOW! The Harrier’s Pioneer 8k was a great start to the New Year and the race season! I had a better-than-expected race and was surprised to find I placed 6th in my age group! To be honest, I did not go into this race feeling very good mentally. I was fairly confident that I had the physical fitness but was really having… Read more »

Thoughts on Goal Setting for 2016

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January 7th. Go time. I mean Goal Time 😉 Well, after reading Kate’s post On Goals & Resolutions (socalrunnergal.com) I am feeling mighty inspired to finish writing my own 2016 Goals post. Definitely a procrastinator but I also want to be thoughtful about my goal setting process and sometimes I take a little longer to process it out. I don’t… Read more »

2015: A Year of Running & Yoga!

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Wow I can’t believe another year has already passed and I am really looking forward to what 2016 will bring! So many plans and some big goals…but first, here’s a bit of a recap of the highlights of some running & yoga that went down in 2015: January As an ambassador for the 2015 Victoria Yoga Conferece, I hosted my very… Read more »