Negative Self-Talk- Four tips to Turn it Around

Running Negative selftalkA few weeks ago I participated in the BMO Vancouver Marathon.  This was my 5th half marathon, third BMO race, and first postnatal half. In typical BMO style the race was top notch. From package pick up and organization, to the crowd and finish line party.  The difference this  year was my attitude.

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Indoor Cycling- Importance of a Good Playlist

Importance of a good playlistI’ve been an Indoor cycling instructor for over ten years,  during this time I’ve learned quite a few things about teaching group fitness.  I have had success and a few failures, all of which have helped me to become a better, more confident instructor.

As an instructor it’s important to choose music you love that gets you “pumped.” The more I “feel” the music, the more it comes out in my voice, energy and instruction- and the more it gets everyone else energized and excited.   With that being said its equally important to know your audience, what gets me pumped might not work for my class so its important to meet them on common ground.  Read on for some of my insights into teaching and one of my classes favorite playlists.

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Healthy Easter tips for Gym Bunnies and Fitness Peeps

This holiday you will most likely be faced with holiday treats, get together with family and friends and you may even be planningHealthy Easter Tips a getaway if you are lucky enough to enjoy a four day weekend.  Here are some simple Easter tips to stay on track with your fitness goals.

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TRX Part 1: What is TRX?

This is the first of a two part series covering The TRX workout and True Conditioning studio in Richmond, B.C. Part 1 will cover TRX:  What is it? Who should do it? and five reasons to try it. In Part 2 I will review five group fitness classes at True Conditioning, including two TRX classes. Continue reading

Valentines Gift Ideas for the Fitness Enthusiast

Valentines Gift ideas fitness enthusiastValentines day is next week, and if your significant other would rather spend their time hiking or hitting the gym,  chocolates aren’t going to cut it. Here is a list of gift ideas for the Fitness Enthusiast that holds your heart.  

Those of  you enjoying single life, the following  can also be enjoyed  with your bestie.

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