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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Making a SPLASH at Big Splash WaterPark- My Review

As some of you may already know I have recently become Instagram famous with a repost by @bigsplashpark. 😉  With my new found fame I thought it would be the perfect opportunity for a FUN post.  So if you are looking to make a  splash this summer at the new and improved Big Splash WaterPark read on for my review.

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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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How do I want to feel in 2017 -6 month Check-In

2017 GoalsI was reluctant to do this point, but it forced me to read my original objective of the year and provided a much needed reminder. At the beginning of this year, I decided that 2017 isn’t just going to be about crossing goals off my list, it’s going to be about how I want to feel.

 For 2017 I want my life to be less about drama and the desire to be in control.  Focusing on nurturing important aspects of myself and my life, such as my well being- mental and physical- my relationships, and my career.  In 2017 I want to feel calm and balanced, I want to forgive the past, release the future and SHOW UP for the present.  

So how have I been doing?

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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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