Be The Little Engine That Could!

Did you check-in with yourself today before your workout? It’s sometimes referred to as  bio-feedback, but that’s just a fancy schmancy way of asking yourself if you feel ready for your workout. You might have a schedule that you’re determined to stick to but your body is telling you something different. Is today one of those days where you should … Read More

Do You Think Doing The Housework Should Be Considered Exercise?

I was asked this week to contribute to a Global News article on just this subject.   Back in the day, I remember my gran telling me what a toll it was to wash the clothes on her mangle (yes that really is a thing!) and it would take all day to do with no electricity.  Nowadays, we hardly live … Read More

New Workout: Twenty’s Plenty! (really, it’s all you need)

My life seems to have been so busy of late, can you relate? August and September have flown by in the blink of an eye.  And while trying to organise the kids for school,  keep my house in order and making sure my business is running smoothly, I always try to make it a priority to keep up with my fitness … Read More

DVRT BFF Adventures – Episode 3

Welcome back to my monthly blog which I am co-host with my DVRT BFF Michele, owner of M Fitness For Life. Each month we have a Skype conversation to discuss current issues or problems we encounter in our jobs, and come up with useful solutions, which we talk about in this post.  We also want to show you that even though we are … Read More

4 Fitness Trends of 2016

Welcome to 2016! It feels like we are well and truly embedded into January, the Holidays truly behind us, and ahead of us a cold, bleak winter – am I right? Usually January signifies a renewed enthusiasm for fitness and well-being after the indulgences during December. I believe January is about Setting Yourself Up For Success, and the posts that … Read More

DVRT BFF Adventures – Episode 1

Welcome to the very first episode of a monthly blog that I am co-hosting with my DVRT BFF from Pennsylvania, Michele Meinville Decerio. She is the owner of a fabulous gym called M Fitness For Life. We nearly 2 years ago when we both attended the Level 1 + 2 DVRT certification in NYC, and we hit it off straight away. After … Read More

Wild Workout Wednesday: DVRT + KB Crazy 8’s Workout

For nearly all of the workouts I create, I make a point of doing them myself first.  I know how to pull a great workout together, but sometimes it’s just good to confirm that the formation and exercise choices really work together.  I loved this challenging session as soon as I tried it, and when I introduced it to my … Read More

Wild Workout Wednesday: DVRT Tempo Workout

It’s beautiful here in Toronto, with a seasonally balmy 18C (which translates to 65 F for you guys south of the border). Taking advantage of this, I nipped into my backyard for a wicked little DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Workout, playing around with tempo, as I will explain later.  Now luckily I have a number of sandbags at my disposal, and … Read More

Day 1 – The 45 Challenge

[The 45 Challenge] It’s here!!! Day 1 of my 4 week challenge. To celebrate my 45th birthday at the end of the month, I am running a health and wellness challenge, where each day I will post a new activity for you to try. Feel free to jump in and out of the challenge whenever you want – this is … Read More