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

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

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

What Do Real Strong Women Look Like?

I recently hosted a charity workout during my Friday morning class, in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We had a blast and also raised funds for a worthwhile cause. Head over to the Ultimate Sandbag Blog, where you can see the full article. Thanks to everybody that participated and donated.