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7 Reasons Every Woman Should Lift Weights

Walking into any gym and I can pretty much guarantee what you’ll see: a room full of women on cardio equipment, and a bunch of men in the weight training area. Can anyone relate? Ladies, whether this is because you’re afraid of “bulking up”, you think that cardio will help make you look “toned”, or you’re just not comfortable in the weight room, you’re not doing your body (or your health) any favors. … Read more »

5 Awesome Workouts to Get You Pumped for a Big Hike

Here in Vancouver, we have a beloved trail known as The Grouse Grind. Locals call it nature’s Stairmaster. It’s a steep, hike up the side of Grouse Mountain that takes the average person between one and two hours to complete, and the payoff is incredible. Not only is it a great workout, but it also ends with a magnificent view of Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean from the top of Grouse Mountain. There’s also a restaurant up there, so you… Read more »

The Best Breakfast Foods for Runners

In order to have enough energy to fuel your run – whether that be an early morning run or interval training after work – you need to eat breakfast. After fasting overnight while you sleep, your body needs fuel to rev your metabolism and give you energy for any subsequent exercise.… Read more »

Nutrition Tips to Live By to Slay Your Workout

You’ve got your fitness routine down to a science, but what about your nutrition? The food you eat (or don’t eat) before hitting the gym can help, or hinder, your workout performance. Just like a car, your body needs fuel in order to work at full capacity. What you eat, and when, will depend on the type of activity you are doing. Here… Read more »

6 Nutrition & Fitness Myths Debunked

There is a lot of confusion out there when it comes to nutrition and exercise. Here are the six nutrition and fitness myths that I hear most frequently. … Read more »