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

New Podcast: Virginia Rodriguez – From Brain Health To Holiday Eating Strategies

A Christmas Eve special podcast release with my friend Virginia Rodriguez who is a  Integrative Nutrition Health Coach who has a passion is to help men and women become healthier and happier through pure food and awesome lifestyle choices. We have a great discussion on the show today that covers so many topics including brain health, taking care of the things … Read More

Hot Flashes Be Gone!

I was recently asked to review some clothing by an innovative new brand, Become™ based out of the UK.  You may recall my interview with Lindsey Robins, Head of Marketing for the company earlier this year, where we spoke about the company’s provactive campaign #HotWomenOnly which got some women hot under the collar and flushed in the cheeks!  The company is … 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

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

The Best-laid Plans Often Go Awry!

That was me this week. Despite my best efforts I struggled to get my new Facebook Live show rocking and rolling as I would have liked.  With continuing bandwidth and WiFi problems, my first interview with  Carolina Belamares, on “Body acceptance as a conduit for change” wasn’t the best video quality, but nonetheless it was a great, informative discussion that I … Read More

Fit n’ Chips Chats Starts This Week.

Please join me this Wednesday at noon CST when I will be hosting my first episode of Fit n’ Chips Chats with Carolina Belamares,  a business owner, fitness writer, and mother of three, Carolina loves working with and helping women. The rediscovery of their strength– physical and mental, literal and figurative– is a journey she is honored to partake in. Our … Read More

The Shite They Don’t Tell You About the Menopause!

  The Chinese call it “A Woman’s Second Spring”. Westerners call it “The Change”! I call it “The Hell of my Forties”.   YES – I am referring to the menopause. Or to be more specific in my case, perimenopause. It’s the lovely period leading up to the time when our ovaries shrivel up for good and resemble nothing but … 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