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The Little Details That Change Everything

There a few things that separate a good trainer from a great trainer. One of them being able to see the fine details. The little raise of a hip, slight drop of a shoulder or the way a client favours a area of their body. Being able to see clearly …

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Making Space To Dream~~*

As much as I loved our slow summer mornings complete with sleeping in, no schedules, and PJ’s for hours…fall has arrived and with it comes schedules, alarm clocks and clothes on before 8:30 am. Scheduling is not one of my greatest strengths, but I’ve learned that a little pre-planning really …

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Seeing Clearly

I’ve worn glasses on and off for a couple of years…and by on and off I mean that I go through seasons of straining my eyes, getting headaches and frustration when I don’t wear my glasses. A couple months back I decided to make an appointment to have my prescription …

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Improve Your Health Today-Play

As the air gets cooler and fall sets in, I decided to circle back and review some of the goals I set earlier in the year. One of the goals that stood out to me the most was the challenge to myself to PLAY more. Yes, like kids do. P.L.A.Y. …

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Life and Colour

When I started having kids (almost 8 years go gasp) I was determined to not lose my love for fashion. I’ve always had a love for it, and love to push the envelope when it comes to my own fashion But then kids happened. Work happens. And you find yourself …

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The Perfect Sweet And Salty Appetizer

    With the holidays coming, it can be difficult to stay on track with your fitness goals and healthy eating habits. I recently teamed up with Food Should Taste Good to put together a couple delicious appetizers so that you can actually ENJOY the food you eat, while staying …

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In Goop Health

It’s 8:30 am and we are welcomed at the media tent with Mala beads, which based on their color, instructed us what group we will be in for the very first Goop Summit in Vancouver, BC Canada! Our morning begins with an amazing cold pressed juice from Glory Juice Co, …

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The Soup Exchange

One of the things I love most about the holidays is enjoying delicious food with friends and family. In the past I would always host events like cookie exchanges, wine and cheese nights, or some other variation of a sweet treat party. But this year with so many events, school …

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Homemade Nutella Granola Goodness

Taking traditional snacks and reworking them into something healthy has always been something I’ve loved to do. I love knowing my kids little bodies are being fuelled with real food and that I’m teaching them healthy can taste good. We are in a constant struggle in our home over the …

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Can Fitness Improve Your Relationship ?

Fitness can seem daunting, overwhelming, or just plain boring when you’re doing it alone.If you are like my husband and I, we thrive in a group or partner style atmosphere when it comes to our workouts. The community, accountability, and motivation that comes from sweating it out alongside others is …

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Warm Up Before Your Workout

Before you start any type of exercise you should always perform a thorough warm up. This will help to prepare your body for the activity that lies ahead. Why then, do many of us skip the warm up? Is it that we feel it’s unnecessary like it’s a waste of …

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Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin

Humans evolved to make vitamin D (also known as the “sunshine vitamin”) provided that there is an adequate amount of UV light from sun exposure. But I don’t believe many of us are running around naked in equatorial Africa. So, it may not surprise you that many of us may …

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Exercises for Injury Recovery

Injuries may suck the life out of you, but they’re not the end of the world. You can typically still train them in an altered program and return to activity relatively healthy, you just need to have a smart program in place. Talk to an athletic therapist or personal trainer …

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4 Ways To Get Back On Track

After a hectic summer, September is often viewed as a time to refresh. It’s a time to get back into a routine, to set new goals and work towards accomplishing them. It’s also a great time to give back to yourself. We get it, life happens. In the summer, our fitness …

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Tips For Getting Through Cold Season

#text-block-5ca36fb211c14 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } It’s that time of year again… runny noses, sore throats and the dreaded flu bug! #text-block-5ca36fb211e35 { margin-bottom:0px; text-align:left; } Fear not, mamas!! As a mom to a one-year-old baby boy, I have discovered a few healthy immune boosting methods that will help get you …

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