Mid Back Stretch

1 Minute; 1 Stretch to help ease mid…

Sitting at a desk for hours is something so foreign to me, up until recently.  The opportunity to speak in front of a large crowd and share my knowledge on the body, its complexity and ways to stretch/strengthen and re-organize your tissue was something I couldn’t pass up.  However with this came the task of […]

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Moves to do before you SQUAT…

Squatting is a familiar move we do everyday such as  getting up and own from a chair or toilet.  Now when this momma heads to GoodLife Fitness I incorporate a set of targeted moves that will help warm up the joints involved in the squat.   Squatting under load at the gym should always require a […]

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Getting out of the winter…

These long winter months have taken a toll on me.  I found myself craving more comfort foods like chocolate and bread and ditching the healthier options.  You’d think after being raised in the frigid Canadian weather my entire life, I’d be used to it. This winter season has felt different. It has felt longer and […]

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Smile Brilliantly this Year…

“Everyone Smiles in the Same Language” Everyone benefits from the simple voluntary action of smiling.  Not only is smiling contagious it does help improve your mood.  In a study conducted with 170 participants “revealed that all smiling participants, regardless of whether they were aware of smiling, had lower heart rates during stress recovery than the neutral […]

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Nairn’s Cracker’s and…

Finding new ways to make snacks creative in our household is always a fun task for me. I’d like to say our son is the one that is difficult to introduce new food items to but he’s not, it’s the hubby. He is stuck in his ways regarding food yet eventually does come around once […]

Tips to prevent dry skin during the winter months

Tips To Prevent Dry Skin During The…

Winter prevents all sorts of challenges to the skin. And this visual guide from PureSkinTone.com helps to illustrate. From the loss of moisture in the air to the still-harsh rays of sunlight (and the fact that many of us stop wearing sunscreen this time of year) to chilly, hard-blowing winds, it’s really no wonder skin […]