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Rethinking the Energy Bar

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When I started to work out on a regular basis a couple of years ago, I wanted to fuel up beforehand so I could perform the best that I could. The simplest answer to me was energy bars, so I went to the local grocery store and picked some up. I definitely noticed the energy boost that they gave me, but I’ve also learned a lot since then and so now I want to unravel some of the truth behind energy bars. Continue reading

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My Pilates Resources

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Happy Sunday everyone, did you all jump your clocks ahead an hour this morning? While losing an hour out of the day isn’t ideal, I’m so excited because it means that darkness is postponed for another hour and that feeling that summer is slowly approaching is beginning to emerge. Unfortunately, most of that extra daylight just means it takes longer until I have to turn on extra lights in the house while I sit and write the truckload of essays and assignments I have to complete before the end of the term. Continue reading

The Power of Motivation Boards

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Welcome to March everyone! I know everyone says this, but I can’t believe we’re already onto our third month of 2013, like seriously, where did the last two months go? The good news for me, however, is that this means that I’m over halfway through this semester and summer is approaching! But before that happens I still have to get through all of my assignments, not to mention the relentless rain that is spring on the West Coast, so let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Continue reading

The Essentials on the Mountain

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IMAG0592Happy Sunday! I hope you all had another spectacular week as we closed out January (already, I know!) and headed into February. If you live in the Vancouver area like me, then you know what I mean when I say that the fog was ridiculous this week. For almost the entire week there was a blanket of fog across everywhere you went – you couldn’t get away from it! Luckily, I was able to escape the fog for at least a little while on the weekend as me and a couple of friends made an afternoon/night trip to Cypress Mountain to do some snowboarding. Continue reading

My Beginnings With Yoga

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Hello fellow bloggers! I hope you have been having a wonderful first few weeks of the new year and have been successful so far in working towards new goals that were perhaps inspired by the fresh start. As for myself, I’ve gotten back into the swing of school and have been working on eating clean and healthy, particularly when I’m on the go on campus (my Healthy Cookies provide a great go-to snack here; haven’t heard of them yet? Check it out here!). Continue reading