I've always struggled as a runner. I think it started way back in public school when all students were forced to participate in the Canada Fitness Tests. This involved a series of "challenges" including chin ups, rope climbing, sit ups and the most horrible of all.....the endurance run! It was probably only a few measly laps … Continue reading The Best Running Buddy Ever!
Guest Post: The Upside of Downtime
I first met Barbara Reade and her partner Roman at my Sunday morning bootcamp class and she struck me right away as someone who was friendly and warm but also strong and determined (she completed the Tough Mudder in the spring for heaven's sake!) When I asked for guest bloggers about a month ago, she … Continue reading Guest Post: The Upside of Downtime
Overcoming My Fear of Bootcamp
The term "bootcamp" never fails to strike fear into my heart. It seems to be such a buzz word lately – fitness bootcamps, parenting bootcamps, diet bootcamps, business bootcamps…..it all sounds so hard-core and intense. I always picture a drill sergeant standing over me pointing out my flaws and demanding that I do 10 more push-ups to atone for … Continue reading Overcoming My Fear of Bootcamp
A Happiness Challenge
Thank you so much to fellow blogger Cathy Laws who wrote to let me know she had also just completed a 21-day challenge and she is feeling amazing. Not a food cleanse however - but a Happiness Challenge! How cool is that?! She found this challenge courtesy of Shawn Achor- founder and CEO of Good Think … Continue reading A Happiness Challenge