10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

It seems that Spring has finally decided to make an appearance this year – and I think it’s safe to say that we’ve been waiting for it for a while. After winter storms, freezing temperatures, and strong winds, Spring brings a very welcome change in pace. The extra sunshine, fresh colors and warmer temperatures often … Read More

What Happened When I Quit Sugar for 40 Days

What Happened When I Quit Sugar for 40 Days

45 days ago, I was determined to make the most out of the upcoming season of Lent by sacrificing something which would be challenging to me. I sat down, made a list of everything that would be hard for me to give up, and was not surprised by the answer that topped my list: sugar. … Read More

Healthy Snack Ideas to Avoid Sugar Cravings

Healthy Snack Ideas to Avoid Sugar Cravings

21 days ago, I decided to put my excuses aside and face my biggest addiction by giving up sweets for 40 days. This decision coincided with the beginning of Lent, which is a season of sacrifice. I could think of no better way to prove my dedication than by sacrificing something that has been my … Read More

The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

As the mileage increases each week during my 25k training plan, the rest day at the end of the week becomes more and more exciting. When training began, I had to rearrange a lot of runs due to a big snow storm and found myself completing much less intense cross training workouts. My legs didn’t … Read More

10 Healthy Habits to Help You Stay Fit Year Round

10 Healthy Habits to Help You Stay Fit Year Round

Whenever I comeback to running after taking some time off, it becomes painfully obvious to me whether or not I stayed fit during the off season. More often than not, running less mileage also means shorter workouts and less hours spent sweating each week. By the time a new training plan is about to begin, … Read More

5 Ways I Plan to Overcome My Sugar Addiction

5 Ways I Plan to Overcome My Sugar Addiction

The day after Valentine’s Day is usually an exciting one for me. Valentine’s Day usually results in an accumulation of some of my favorite sweet treats, so the following day begins the fun of treating myself to some chocolate and candy. A season of love shown through sweet treats is always a favorite for those … Read More