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A lovely weekend, the Martime way!

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I spent a great weekend in Halifax where I was presenting and an exhibitor at the Optimyz Live Health Show. Good times! I did a talk about triathlon on Saturday and ChiRunning on Sunday, following the likes of… Read More

What makes you feel hardcore?

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I just came back from a wonderful 10k run in this lovely weather. It was glorious even if most people don’t think running would be enjoyable in near -30 weather in January. It kinda made me feel hardcore. It’s… Read More

New ChiRunning promo video: What do you think?

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Folks, I just received the final version of my new ChiRunning promotional video and I wanted to know what you thought. I’m a bit biased but I like it a lot. Kudos to Lara and Anthony from Do More Video …. Read More

Let’s get excited!

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I’m just in a personal development session on social media with the new firm . This is great, especially with having colleagues in all kinds of places when it comes to social media, coming together to discuss and interact. I… Read More

Guest blog post: Stretching with Dr. Isaac Cristoveanu

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As a chiropractor I spend much of my day treating musculoskeletal pain. Sometimes this pain is due to an athletic injury, sometimes it is due to a work injury, and sometimes symptoms will appear seemingly without cause. There… Read More

V-log: New year, new beginnings…

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Folks, It’s been a while but see below for a new video blog entry and some wonderful wishes for 2012! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn57chJG5C0] *** We got some pretty good uptake for the #31in31 Challenge. Check out the FB page I created for the challenge  for all the details,… Read More

A little balance goes a long way…

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I’ve been lacking balance the past few months and my body (and the scale) has been feeling it. The past few months have been extremely busy and I’ve been neglecting my body and my health. I love business lunches… Read More

Some running tidbits…

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Here is a good blog post from the New York Times about running and older folks. Some good and some bad! Great stuff none the less… Apparently you don`t lose your running economy as you age but you do get more… Read More

Happy Holidays!

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Folks, I wanted to take this moment to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. I hope this blog entry finds you and your family in good health and good spirits. 2011 has been a great one… Read More

And you can take that to the bank!

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I look as exercise and physical activity as an investment. I know, I’m weird. It has been showed that active people not only age better but they enjoy the golden years a lot more. I’m not there yet but that’s definitely what… Read More

Guest blog post: Winter Running Tips (Part Two) by Leslie Robertson

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Now I love running in the winter so much, I even started training for races over the winter months (Around the Bay 30km in March and Ottawa Race Weekend in May) to help keep me motivated.  I have… Read More

Guest blog post: Winter Running Tips (Part One) by Leslie Robertson

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How many of you are afraid of running in the winter?? Scared that you might slip and hurt yourself?  Or are you worried you will freeze in the frigid temperatures?  Think that you will have a hard time… Read More

Yoga + running = ChiRunning

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As I was doing a lovely (but exhausting – in a good way) hot yoga class while on my recent trip out west, the words used by the teacher really drove home a point. I’m finding it more… Read More

A snowshoe escapade or an experiment in physics?

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How about both? Since we haven’t had much snow I HAD to head out west to go play in the  fluffy white stuff. Now let’s just say I’m really looking forward to having some time to walk around… Read More

Does the past hold the key to our future?

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If you’ve read my blog in the past, you’re probably aware that I’ve been known to watch a wonderfully Canadian show called “Being Erica” about a young professional who does some time-traveling to work on her “regrets”. As… Read More

Guest blog post: Motivation and running by KimAngeline

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I am motivated by many of the obvious things: other running friends, watching the weight go down and talking to like minded people. Sometimes motivation comes from unexpected places, too. There is this woman I see from time to… Read More

How fast do you run?

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I get that question from time to time. I still chuckle when someone asks and the good thing is that I don’t really look fast. I’ve even been asked if I’m gonna win the race I’m about to… Read More

What are you all about? Branding 101…

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It’s looking to be another hectic week so I decided to write this on a quiet Sunday night. As you’re probably aware, I inspire myself from my day-to-day and this post is no different! I was recently part… Read More

Does the suit make the man?

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Continuing on a recent theme of appearances, it always makes me laugh how I get treated differently when I’m suited up than when I’m wearing shorts and a t-shirt or some Lulu’s. When I walk into a store in… Read More

Guest blog post: What running means to me by KimAngeline

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Running has taught me more things than I could have ever imagined.  A year ago I was 40 lbs overweight, a single mom to three, and had been weaning myself slowly off antidepressants that I had been on… Read More

What do I do? Funny you should ask…

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I get that question a lot whenever I meet someone new. I’m sure you get it too. It must be that people love to label folks rather quickly. I usually say I do a lot of things. At… Read More

San Fran: Awesome all around!

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I’m writing this as I’m on the red-eye back from San Francisco (San Fran-LAX-Chicago-Ottawa). If you follow the blog, you know I was primarily there for #CrowdConf. One word: Awesome! It was a great experience all around. I had… Read More

Recap from the Solefit Orthotics’ Natural Running Seminar

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Like I mentioned in yesterday’s post, it was great time at the Solefit Orthotics’ Natural Running Mechanics Seminar. Held at the new Convention Centre, it had an audience of over 120 people (by my guess-timate). Solefit’s Ryan Grant and… Read More

What a weekend!

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Sometimes I have to pinch myself. I’m quite lucky these days, and this weekend was no different. It all got started by sleeping in on Saturday after a long (but productive) week. That is one of my favourite… Read More

Great weekend for running folks in Ottawa

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Folks, There are some cool events this weekend in Ottawa, especially for people who are investigating this minimalist running thing. This afternoon we have an event full of local superstars including Neil Rosenthal and Ryan Grant from SoleFit Orthotics, Francine… Read More