Your Slow(er) Run is a Terrible Warm-up For Your Fast(er) Run

The Runner’s Warmup (or Lack Thereof) While this goes for anyone and everyone who’s working out, I’m especially looking at you, runners. You’re notorious for this. We can do better than this, ok? Trust me. Once you start doing a solid warmup before your runs, your running is going to improve exponentially. Let me be…

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Cold (or Warm) Chicken and Veggie Peanut Thai Salad

This guy is free from gluten/dairy/soy/egg/sugar. However, packed with delicious. A great salad you can make ahead, will store for days, and is hearty enough for a real meal. Easy to throw together, you can’t go wrong. What You Need:  – 1/2 package of brown rice pad thai noodles – 2-3 organic chicken thighs or…

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“So wait, what CAN you eat?” Allergies and Intolerances and Sensitivities….Oh My!

Beyond excited for you to read this article from my uber smart friend, Bri Botsford. She knows many a thing or two about overhauling your nutrition strategies to heal your body, perform better, lose fat, and gain lean mass.  She lays it all out for you here. [Enter Bri…] So wait, what CAN you eat?…

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The New Rules of Easy Summertime Living

Ahhh, sweet summer time. Sunshine, swimming, sipping, sweating, socializing. How’s that for alliteration? 😉 I’m a summer girl, through and through. I love being outside. I love being at the lake (no thanks to you, Alberta). I love BBQ’s. I love hot and humid weather (again, with the Alberta bit). Sometimes it can seem like summer…

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Why Foam Rolling Might Be The Most Important Part Of Your Workout.

Foam, Whaaat?  Ahh, the elusive “foam roller”. If you’ve just walked into a gym for the first time, or have just never used a foam roller, you might wonder why everyone’s rolling around on the ground on hard tubes. The whole “foam rolling” thing is relatively new and different for many gym-goers. You see people…

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Client Spotlight Story: Nicki Mundell

This is such a proud moment for me today. To kick off my online training program launch next week, I have a special guest interview. I’m beyond thrilled to be featuring my first Client Spotlight Story, as my very own sister, Nicki Mundell. Words alone are not enough to express how happy it makes me…

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How to: Curb Your Night-Time Snack Attacks

So many people struggle with this at times, including yours truly. You get home from a long day, prep and eat dinner, you’re not hungry….but you want to snack. First, let me reinforce that it’s not a BAD thing to eat at night. The whole “don’t eat after 7pm to stay lean” advice, is garbage.…

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Balls of Energy – Chocolate Lemon Clusters!

THIS is a brand-new, never posted before recipe that is gonna blow your taste buds outta this world! If you’ve been following along you know that I love to whip up some energy balls. Usually I make a batch up once a week (they definitely don’t last a week, FYI). I love these as part…

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Reader Question Edition #1: How Much Time do I Need to Spend Working Out to Get Results?

I’ve been getting this question a lot lately. Everyone wants to know how much time they need to spend exercising to see fantastic results. Our lives have become this craziness of fitting in a million commitments each day, that sometimes it feels impossible to fit exercise in on top of everything else. (Note: See “Why…

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Why You Need to Chill The Hell Out

I’m not just saying ‘chill out’ in a relax, take it easy, don’t sweat it kind of way. I’m saying start scheduling in relaxation time within your day to consciously calm down, breathe deeply/slowly, reset and re-erengize. If this freaks you out because you think you have no extra seconds in your day – you…

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