Monthly Archives: March 2014

A DIFFERENT KIND OF PAYOFF

There are many payoffs when it comes to running. Improved cardiovascular fitness, weight loss and efficient calorie-burn, stress relief, “me” time – the list goes on. It’s easy to take that aspect of the running habit and run with it … Continue reading

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Running, Mindfulness and the Art of Being Present

It is important, in life, to take one moment at a time and when you run, one step at a time. This is simple logic and probably a piece of advice heard more than once. But the key to living … Continue reading

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Socks + Shoes = Happy Feet

As most of you know I’m a big advocate of changing your shoes, your socks and keeping your feet happy.  Actually, shoes do more than keep your feet happy, they keep your knees, hips, spine and joints happy.  If  you know … Continue reading

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Chocolate Banana Protein Pancakes

I’ve discovered my new favourite post-run breakfast – Protein pancakes without the protein powder! Wanna try them for yourself?! Here’s my recipe; Ingredients (makes 2 servings) 2 Eggs 1/2 Cup Greek Yogurt 7 Tbsp Whole Wheat Flour 2 Tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa … Continue reading

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Support Network of Wellness

Running is a very individual and solitary pursuit. Although some people run in a group, with a partner or dog; the activity lacks the dynamics of a team sport. Regardless of how solitary the sport can be, it is important … Continue reading

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Run Clinic Day #1

6:10am, pulling into Whistler village; 15 cars already parked infront of the North Face Store; more arriving; -3C … brr! That’s right we were all arriving for the first day of the North Face Whistler Half Marathon running clinic!! WAHOO!! … Continue reading

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Running away from home

It used to be that when I traveled away from home it was a (poor) excuse for me to quit the exercise for a few days. I always had the good intentions and often packed the gear but it rarely … Continue reading

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