Food & Fitness

Pros of Exercising at the Gym in the Summer

Pros of Exercising at the Gym in the Summer

And the winner of the Champion Women's PerforMax Marathon Printed Packable Jacket is... Alina! Congratulations! As we transition from winter to summer, many people are taking their workout outdoors. Not for me! I’m exercising at GoodLife Fitness significantly more than I did in the winter. While it’s nice to get…
Genestra Brands Product Review (plus TWO GIVEAWAYS!)

Genestra Brands Product Review (plus TWO GIVEAWAYS!)

Scroll all the way to the bottom of this post for TWO different giveaways! It’s always a good idea to eat a variety of healthy foods. But sometimes life gets in the way, or you just want an extra little nutrient boost. Enter Genestra Brands! The people at Genestra sent…
When you only have 15 minutes to exercise…

When you only have 15 minutes to exercise…

Right now I adore going to 45-minute fitness classes at GoodLife, but sometimes you’re on a time crunch! Here are some great exercise ideas to fit in a quick and effective workout: 1) Sprint / jog intervals. Instead of running at a steady pace for half an hour, cut the time in…
Healthy Food Habits to Adopt Today

Healthy Food Habits to Adopt Today

I like my junk food snacks as much as the next person. That being said, I also have some healthy food habits to ensure I'm eating healthy food, most of the time! Here are some of my favorite healthy food habits---and the ones that I find fairly easy and simple to…
Top fitness gadgets / equipment I love

Top fitness gadgets / equipment I love

Last week, the father dear emailed me asking about my favorite fitness gadgets and if I had any recommendations for him (sidebar: he’s coming home from Cambodia next month for the whole summer! Hurray!). So I decided to share my favorites here with all of you! UP 24 by Jawbone.…
Spicy Stir-fry Recipe

Spicy Stir-fry Recipe

Stir-fries are an awesome meal. It doesn't dirty too many plates, you can adapt it to taste completely different every time you make it, it's a great way to get tons of veggies into your diet, and it tastes great! The spicy stir-fry recipe I'm sharing here is one of…
Food & Fitness: Vancouver Edition

Food & Fitness: Vancouver Edition

Yep... I'm still in Vancouver! Here are some fun food and fitness (but mostly food, ha!) ideas if you're in the Coal Harbour area of Vancouver :) Enjoy! Whether sunshine or rain, starting your day with a run along the seawall is a must! Then stop for breakfast at Nero…
Tips for tracking your food intake

Tips for tracking your food intake

Over the years, I've tracked my food intake at various stages---most recently when I got the UP24 by Jawbone. I've also worked with clients (when I was doing more nutrition consulting) to help them track their food intake too. Tracking your food intake can be an excellent way to identify…