I have been blogging for about 5 months now, and I’m having fun learning the ropes. I started this blog as a diary of my progress with post baby weight loss, but it has since evolved in something else, so I decided to change things. I purchased my own URL and I have therefore changed the name and look of… View Post
There are plenty of apps out there for working out and running, and I’m sure there are many great ones both free and for purchase that would the trick. Here are the ones that I have downloaded for FREE on my iPhone and actually use and love. Nike Running App Nike Running was the first app I downloaded for my post… View Post
For years, my husband wanted me to be more active and join him in our basement gym. I was reluctant, going once in a while but I was never fully committed. The thought of lifting weights seemed boring. I didn’t know my way around the equipment, didn’t know any technical names of any lifts. It was a world I knew… View Post
Finding time to workout when you are a mom with small children can be difficult. Here are some strategies I use or know other moms use in order to manage their family and workout without all the guilt. 1. Wake up at 5:30 a.m. before the baby wakes up Working out before baby wakes up would be ideal, but I find this… View Post
Today’s blog is about strategies I use to keep myself motivated to lead a healthy lifestyle. As a working parent, its easy to forget about yourself, however I believe we are our children’s biggest role model and its our duty to set an example of what a healthy lifestyle is. So here are four strategies that have helped me in keeping fit… View Post
In order to build muscles, you need to add protein to your diet. Once I had a hard look at my diet, I realized that I lacked some at breakfast and snacks especially. Here are some examples of proteins that I use to boost my intake at meals and snacks. The following list could apply to any meal or snack; it’s not a complete list, but a list of my… View Post
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure On Sunday, October 5th, I will be participating in the 2014 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. I am excited to be contributing to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s vision of creating a future without breast cancer. The money raised during the CIBC Run for the Cure helps… View Post
My poll entitled: By September, I can improve my 5 Km race by averaging… closes in 15 days.Please help me stay motivated and get your vote in now! ….I have added time to my poll, please vote and encourage me to run faster!
I started running about 1 year ago to date, 6 weeks after having a C-section, and I hit a huge milestone today! I achieved a 10 km run. I took me 65 minutes to run 10 Km, but I achieved my goal! And it feels really good, and my muscles will feel really sore tomorrow! My average pace was about 6:30/km. When… View Post
I’ve mentioned in a earlier post that I try to cut processed foods from my diet. One thing I make from scratch, at least once a week is pasta sauce to eat with whole wheat pasta. It’s simple to make and you can change it up to suit your taste. One of my best friend is Italian. We lived together for… View Post
I heard that about 80% of loosing weight is in what you eat, 20% is exercise. After learning this I really changed how I eat. I cut down on sugar and I try to eat clean, which for me means I don’t buy processed foods. I have also added more protein to my diet. One way I do this is by using… View Post
OK, so I have made my decision, I will do a second round of P90X3. This time, I will be following the lean schedule (more cardio) and since I’m planning on running twice a week, I will simply drop 2 P90X3 work outs every week. And I decided today I would start with a 5 Km run. So, if I… View Post
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