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

Georgie Fear Book Review, Free OH-Ball [Giveaway] and more!

We have all been fighting the flu virus our house, thankfully nobody got hit very hard, I hope you are surviving this hellish flu season.  Remember to stay hydrated, eat your veggies, santize your hands and keep moving. I sound just like your mother!  Today’s post has lots of great things to share with you, including a fun giveaway! Details … Read More

How Much Food Should You Really Eat?

Lots of great information in this weeks blog post.  I am really enjoying my online coaching course, we are working as a group but each women has their own individual goals and it’s great to see the collective enthusiasm from all the participants. This week we were talking about portion size and what an idea plate should look like. This … 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

My Favourite Things.

August has arrived, and for me that means a whole month off to spend time with my family. It’s a time for me to recharge my own batteries, to plan for the Fitness New Year (September) and to get up to date on all my paperwork! I am spending August in Bonny Scotland, the birthplace of my husband, where I feel very … Read More

Easter Monday Motivation

  I have just landed back in Toronto, after one of the best holiday adventures in Japan with my husband and two boys.  A big part of our family’s life is devoted to travel. My husband and I were avid backpackers in our 20’s and we just love absorbing ourselves in other countries culture and traditions.  We have fed this … 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

Wild Workout Wednesday: The Perfect Exercises for New Mothers!

  My oldest son is 12 years old now, it seems like a lifetime ago that he was a baby and I remember being completely guilty of being one of those new mothers who wanted to get back in to shape toute suite.  I was not up to speed on post-partum workouts, the information was not readily available, so I basically … 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