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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 »

3 Ways The Olympics Helped Me Become a Better Parent

Being a mom and being an Olympian have a lot of similarities. Both pursuits are challenging and exhausting, but an Olympic journey is only four years long. It’s also filled with lots of rest and people are there along the way to support your performance. It’s safe to say that parenting does not usually come with these benefits.… Read more »

In a Rut? Here’s How to Recharge Your Spirit

We all know keeping up with a regular fitness routine can be beneficial for our physical health, but what about our mental and spiritual health? The body, mind and spirit are all interconnected, and when our body isn’t feeling good and we have low energy, our mood becomes affected. It’s hard to stay motivated about life in general when we’re feeling down in the dumps. To be the best version of ourselves, we need to remember that a healthy body leads to a healthy … Read more »

How to Get Your Kids to be Active

I was fortunate to grow up in a household that valued physical activity, sports, and outdoor play. From a young age I discovered the freedom of movement and the joy of challenging myself through sport. I wasn’t aware of it at the time but my numerous opportunities to play with my family outdoors and participate in … Read more »

Why Working Out Can Cause Weight Gain

You start an exercise program, only to see the number on the scale start to go up. Sound familiar? Don’t panic. While exercise is important for your health and your weight loss, if you aren’t careful you might find yourself gaining weight. There are a variety of reasons for this, most of which will diminish if you keep at it.… Read more »