Rock ‘n Roll Vancouver Half Marathon Recap: How to Shave 28 Minutes Off Your Finish Time

Do you want to drastically improve your half marathon finish time? Do you feel like you’ve tried everything under the sun to get faster? Done all the tempo training, eaten all the recovery-promoting foods, and nothing seems to work? WELL. Have I got a secret for you! This is top notch stuff here people. I […]

Fall Fitness Fridays Week 2 + Rock ‘n Roll Race Weekend is Here!!

Hello everyone and Happy Friday! And a happy Friday it is. It’s another one of those rare occasions where I share a Friday with the rest of the regular working world. I’m working an early shift until 3pm today and then am off work until Tuesday at 3pm! Which basically makes it a 4 day […]

You Know You’re a Runner When….

Hello everybody! Did my fellow Canadians have a good Thanksgiving weekend? I have enough turkey and ham in my fridge to last a normal household a week. Which means Jordan and I will have it finished by Thursday 😉 I had my last long run before Rock ‘n Roll on Sunday. I was aiming for […]

Fit Tip Friday: Tap Into Your Competitive Nature with The Fitness Games App!

Hello and Happy Friday Blog World! It’s a rare occasion when I get to share a Friday with normal people. Having Sundays and Mondays as my days off I’m usually all “ONE. MORE. DAY” while the rest of the city is all “YAY FRIDAY!” But not this week! I’m fortunate enough to have a Saturday off […]

Banana and Cashew Recovery Oats

As I type this I’m eating a warm bowl of oatmeal, sipping a large cup of pumpkin chai tea from David’s Tea. and wearing sweat pants with fuzzy slippers. I have a banana-nutmeg bread candle burning, the rain is splattering against my window, and I can hear homeless people arguing on the street below. While […]

Inspiring Humans: Richard Maya

Hello everyone and welcome to the first of a monthly series I will be posting, Inspiring Humans. We find inspiration on a daily basis in many forms. For some of us it’s motivational quotes we see on social media. For others it’s touching stories we see on the news or read in the paper. And […]

Seawheeze 2014 Recap!

Hello everyone! I’m fresh off a 5 day weekend and am feeling so amazing after these past few days, minus the cold that decided to join me yesterday morning. I got sweaty, ate a lot of delicious food, accomplished a lot of things, and all in all got totally inspired to “carpe the fuck out […]

A Lesson in Patience

Something huge happened to me yesterday. Like SUPER huge! I ran 9.3 miles with NO IT band pain whatsoever. Not even a little reminder from it saying “hey, don’t get too excited, I’m still very finnicky and am ready to take you down at any minute!” I know to a lot of you this doesn’t […]

Traithlon, Shmiathlon – A Recap of My Experience & a Few Tips For Those Looking to Get Into Triathlon

I survived my first triathlon!!! I had SUCH a blast and it wasn’t nearly as scary as I had thought it would be! I was nervous about getting swam over or kicked in the head, drowning, getting in a bike crash, not being able to finish, plus a whole host of other things, but of […]

How Much Protein Do You Really Need, Bro?

9 days until my triathlon. To say I’m freaking out would be an understatement. To say I enjoy swimming after all the hours I’ve spent in the pool these last few months would be a huge lie. But as much as I’m looking forward to getting this thing done and over with so I can […]