Granville Island 10km Turkey Trot- Race Recap

This past Monday was the 20th annual Granville Island Turkey Trot, a family friendly 10K run/walk hosted by RUNVAN.®

A scenic 10KM course that starts at Granville Island and loops over the Burrard Bridge to the north side Seawall before turning at Science World and heading back along the south side Seawall, finishing at Performance Works on Granville Island.

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Fall into Fitness- 5 Tips for Fall Fitness

5 tips for Fall FitnessA change of season can bring a renewed time to rethink and restart.  Fall is a great time to start a fitness program because you have the chance to establish good habits to guide you through the upcoming holiday season and winter months.

Here are  5 tips to start making the most of the season.  Who knows, you might be in great shape before New Years arrives.

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2017 PNE Donut Dash- Race Recap

Donut DashThis past Sunday I ran the most delicious run of my life, the PNE Donut Dash. This family friendly 5K fun run is hosted by Try Events, and is a no brainer if you like running/ walking , having fun and mini donuts.

This run was also perfect to try with the jogging stroller.  Read on for my “sweet” race recap.

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8 Tips for Back-To-School Fitness Success

8 Tips for back to school fitnessThe dog days of summer are slowly coming to an end and the backpacks and school supplies are right around the corner. In one sense, it’s a relief. The kids will be in school and there will be quiet around the house again (unless you have toddlers or babies at home like I do).  But we all know it’s not that easy. With the school year comes the added stress of homework, extracurricular activities, making lunches, and waking up early.

For some of us this might also be time to get back into the swing of a workout routine that we strayed from during the summer.  As a mom, it’s hard enough to keep up with exercise without all the added stress thrown in.  Here are eight tips to help you stay on track and maintain your sanity throughout the craziness of back-to-school season.

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Indoor Cycling During Pregnancy

indoor cycling during pregnancy- 8 things to consider Wondering if its OK to take Indoor cycling class during pregnancy?? If its been part of your fitness routine and your OBG gives you the OK there is no reason you cannot continue participating (with modifications) through your pregnancy.  For me it was the perfect low impact cardio workout, I had to give up running early on because my bladder just couldn’t handle it, however I was able to keep cycling until 34 weeks.  Here are some tips from my experience.

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