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Mileage Monday – Summer’s Almost Here!

So after writing ‘Workout Wednesday’ posts for some time now I have decided to swap to Mileage Mondays. Of course today is Tuesday which makes it the perfect day to switch to Mileage Mondays 😉 It just makes more sense to me because I count my training weeks from Sunday through Saturday and it seemed silly to do a recap halfway through the next week…. 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 »

Workout Wednesday: Spring is Coming!

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Whew it has been a frustrating few months! Between little injuries and niggles then being sick last month I feel like I keep ‘starting over’ and I have to tell you it’s getting a little old 😉 Figuring out what works for you really is all part of the journey. I am actively changing my approach to training and have been… 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 »

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 »

Yoga is My Homeboy

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Wow I just have to say that my ‘return to yoga’ today was not the magical, rainbow-filled, fluffy kitten experience I was expecting.  It was hard. I felt awkward and sweaty and so unsteady….but I went.  I ignored my ego and all the excuses and got off my butt and went.  And I am so grateful I did. While I may… Read more »

Mileage Monday: One more big week and a lil’ yoga!

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It’s time to change it up! I found I have been posting mostly towards the end of each week and want to spread the goodness out a bit and share a bit of yoga from last week 🙂 So last week, I had one last build before the holidays – I am super happy the timing worked out to have an adaptation week… Read more »

Friday Five: Staying Warm this Winter!

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My Friday Five Favourites this week are all about staying warm and cozy! Gloves – as a Raynauds Phenomenon sufferer, gloves are essential to my winter wardrobe – but not just any gloves.  They must be warm enough to keep my fingers at human temperature – even on the coldest runs.  My current faves are from Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)… Read more »

Connection and Social Media

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I have been seeing and reading a lot of comments online (a bit ironic perhaps?) lately about the use of social media and how it is being used to portray this idea of a ‘perfect life’ that we should all aspire to have. I feel like it was kickstarted in the last couple weeks by a girl in Australia with… Read more »