Fast Friends for Fitness

Fast Friends for Fitness

They say nurturing friendships is integral to our overall health. I say seek out friendships where you exercise together and the healthy upshot is positively synergistic. For all the times you think you don’t have time or the energy, or you will do it later (then not do it all), your workout mates stand like

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Stargazing Bunnies

Stargazing Bunnies

I adore this card: a pair of very relaxed, well fed buddy bunnies stargazing. Perhaps an unlikely image for a fitness professional to promote. Like they say, sitting is the new smoking. But I don’t think inactivity on its own is the culprit. I think sitting while plugged into our various devices day in, day

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Canine Meditation

Canine Meditation

My walking buddy smells a little, sheds a lot, and relieves herself along the trails – but I adore her all the same. Nikita is my son’s dog and I have taken to planning my week days and work schedule to fit in dog walks and swims while son is at work. She is always

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Super Heroes

Super Heroes

  Superwoman comes to mind when I think of Emily McCullum. No, she’s not a marathoner or an Ironwoman, and doesn’t leap buildings in a single bound.  Emily is so much stronger than all of that as her healthy approach to life exceeds muscular strength. As many of you know, Emily took her 19 year

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Let the Renovation Begin

Let the Renovation Begin

Mary Letson, Owner Positively Fit Studio Bowen Island Nutritionist Lisa Marie Bhattacharya arrived at my house last week to build me a nutritional plan, a new approach to this unfamiliar body.  My resent crash course in menopause has left me reeling with the lash back of low estrogen: sleep disturbances, dry skin, malfunctioning body temperatures. 

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I Changed My Mind

I Changed My Mind

A massive life change will either unearth who you are – or bury you. It’s the big ticket items that become glaringly apparent. All the other extraneous life details drop away like dirt off your boots. What’s left are the things that make you tick. Fitness makes me tick. It’s my doorway to mental wellness.

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Plan to Love Your Health

Like all good habits in life, a successful lifestyle change takes more planning, and yes, more effort than the singular focus of committing to a regular workout. Bring in the other two pillars of wellness: healthy refueling and quality rest. This makes sense; we wouldn’t dream of sending our children to school sleep deprived and

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