01 Sep 2016

DAILY WORKOUT [HOME] – LEG DAY

I love starting every new program off with a leg workout. Why? Well, your legs are one of the largest muscles groups in the body and training larger muscle groups burns more calories.   Also, I believe a strong core is essential for all forms of exercise and everyday activities, it is important for everyone and […]

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01 Sep 2016

Daily Workout [GYM] – Leg Day

I love starting every new program off with a leg workout. Why? Well, your legs are one of the largest muscles groups in the body and training larger muscle groups burns more calories.   Also, I believe a strong core is essential for all forms of exercise and everyday activities, it is important for everyone and […]

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25 Jul 2016

BENEFITS OF A MORNING WORKOUT

The struggle is real, especially if you are not a morning person.  Morning workouts are not easy even for the “morning people” but there are so many benefits to getting your butt out of bed and to gym, it is definitely worth the struggle. Some of the other benefits to morning workouts and fasted cardio: […]

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18 Jul 2016

OUTDOOR BODYWEIGHT TRAINING

One of my favourite things about summer… outdoor training! I am a sun goddess so being  under the sun and getting a workout in at the same time in a bonus.  You don’t need any equipment to get an intense and effective workout in. Some of the benefits of bodyweight training: Inexpensive: You don’t need a […]

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21 Jun 2016

COCONUT OIL CHOCOLATES + PROTEIN

Finally! Chocolate without the guilt.   This is one of my favorite recipes during prep that helps to crush my chocolate cravings. It has 3 simple ingredients and is super easy to make. Ingredients: 1/2 cup Coconut oil 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder 1 scoop Protein Powder Direction: Melt the coconut oil in a pot Mix […]

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08 Jun 2016

STRONG, LEAN LEGS WITH STEP-UPS

What is one of my favourite lower body exercises that helps to build lean muscle and strength? Step-Ups This is a great exercise that targets all major lower body muscles, and is beneficial for all fitness levels. How to do a step up? The movement is simple, like walking up stairs, you step up onto […]

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26 Apr 2016

KOMBUCHA TEA TIME

I have noticed Kombucha Tea in grocery stores for a while now and I assumed it was just another health drink gimmick. For those that don’t know, Kombucha is a fizzy, fermented tea made from sweetened black tea. It is fermented by a bacteria and yeast culture and ends up full of probiotics. I have […]

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26 Apr 2016

WEEKDAY GETAWAY

Almond Milk Cappuccino from The Juniper Bistro MOUNTAIN GETAWAY One thing that I have always told myself was that at some point in my life, I will live on the West Coast of Canada. Well, I wouldn’t say that Fort McMurray is what I pictured BUT it is close to some of the most beautiful […]

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26 Apr 2016

SAUNA + POOL ACTIVE RECOVERY

At least once a week, it has been a goal of ours to hit up the sauna and pool, at the fitness facility we go to.  They have everything there, from curling rinks, to dance studios, to football/soccer fields, multiple pools, water slides, and a big steam room and sauna. When we go to the […]

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