Races, Running

Race Recap: MEC BARRIE RACE #2

This was my first trail race of 2016 and it could not have come any sooner.  I was enjoying my other races but I love running on the trails and just wanted to stick to them for a bit. This race was again part of the race series I received as a gift for Christmas. … Continue reading Race Recap: MEC BARRIE RACE #2

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Races, Running

Race Recap: MEC BARRIE RACE #1 2016

What a great way to start off the 2016 racing season!  I got the MEC series Race entries as a Christmas present this year so I am signed up for five of them over the course of the season.  They are so reasonable and well run that it’s hard not to love them and want… Continue reading Race Recap: MEC BARRIE RACE #1 2016

Outdoor Adventures, Races

Race Recap: Storm the ‘Scarpment – My First Adventure Race

For anyone who's unfamiliar, adventure racing is super fun.  It's a race that involves a variety of disciplines, and in this case we took part as a team.  I had found out about this race through web searching and other races and pitched the idea to my boyfriend and my cousin. The four of us… Continue reading Race Recap: Storm the ‘Scarpment – My First Adventure Race

Outdoor Adventures, Races, Running

Race Recap: Haliburton Forest Trail Run

Wow it's been a while! I took a hiatus from both running and blogging for a bit.  It was a well needed break to get refreshed and fall back into love with running.  Now that my favourite running season is back upon us I am very excited to be back out on the trails. The only… Continue reading Race Recap: Haliburton Forest Trail Run

Nutrition & Food

Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Must-try Recipes!

This week I decided to take a different approach with the Fresh Summer Recipe Series.  I am joining the girls at Wild Workout Wednesday to share my thoughts.  Be sure to check out Annemarie, Angelena Marie, Upala and Amber for lots more posts on fitness and health! Instead of giving you one recipe to try I decided to compile a list of… Continue reading Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Must-try Recipes!

Nutrition & Food

Top 3 On-the-Go Snacks!

I have been trying a bunch of different snacks lately, trying to find my new go-to.  I like snacks that keep me full and are easy to bring anywhere, whether on a run, out biking the trails or on a car trip somewhere. Here are my top snacks that you should try next time you're… Continue reading Top 3 On-the-Go Snacks!

Fitness, Training

#MotivateMe Monday: Free Video Workouts and a Training Plan!

Happy Monday everyone!  I hope everyone has had an awesome week.  This week i am back with another SweatPink mad lib and to share my workout plan in the #MotivateMe link up with Fitness Cheerleader and Running Rachel  I have been having trouble fitting in most of my workouts lately so I am going to try to create… Continue reading #MotivateMe Monday: Free Video Workouts and a Training Plan!

Fitness

#MotivateMe Monday: Inspired to rejoin my regular training!

Happy Monday! Today I am linking up with Fitness Cheerleader and Running Rachel for #MotivateMe Monday to share a little Monday Love! I have been away for the past week, which I will share more about later.  I did my best to stay active while on vacation but since I knew we were going to be very busy I rearranged… Continue reading #MotivateMe Monday: Inspired to rejoin my regular training!

Fitness, Nutrition & Food, Running

Why I love my hydration pack!

Ever thought about getting a hydration pack?  I thought about it for a long time, and finally decided to buy one last fall.  I didn't use it much until the warmer weather rolled around, and since then I have been loving it! I have taken my hydration pack on several bike rides, and a few medium… Continue reading Why I love my hydration pack!

Fitness, Outdoor Adventures

SweatPink – 1 million minutes kick off!

This post is to celebrate the kickoff of the SweatPink 1 million minutes kickoff!  As a community we are trying to reach 1 million minutes of activity over the summer!  Sign up and help us reach this goal! I am so excited to join #1MillionMinutes with #sweatpink! This summer my goal is to do  2000… Continue reading SweatPink – 1 million minutes kick off!

Outdoor Adventures

Long Weekend Outdoor Fun!

Hello everyone!  How was your weekend?!  Mine was fantastic!  It was a long weekend for us so I got to enjoy it at the Cottage and out on the trails!  Cottage sunsets are my favourite thing in the world. I finally hit up the cottage trail for the first time this summer, which was super… Continue reading Long Weekend Outdoor Fun!

Fitness, Workouts

Surfset Fitness Review: A wicked way to shake up your workout!

I had my fourth Surfset class tonight and I am officially in love!  I have tried three different types of the class and tonight was my favourite.  The Nourish members have been so nice and welcoming and I have loved getting to try these classes! The first class, Surfset Balance, was a slower paced class that… Continue reading Surfset Fitness Review: A wicked way to shake up your workout!

Fitness

Five ways to make the most of a fitness trial!

Today is the conclusion of my two week intro at the yoga studio in town.  It was an unlimited pass which I could use to try any or all of the classes they offer.  I brought my sister along today for my last class! I signed up for this because there were a few different… Continue reading Five ways to make the most of a fitness trial!