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My take on fitness vs wellness

My take on fitness vs wellness

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I completed my last Ironman (Ironman Canada 2008 in Penticton, BC) more than a decade ago. Some days it feels like 50 years ago and sometimes a few minutes. It’s weird the tricks your mind plays on you…. Read More

How to use Primal Laws to regain some of your youth in 2019!

How to use Primal Laws to regain some of your youth in 2019!

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I’ve seen the info below really help my quality of life even before I became a Primal Health Coach . These simple tips can really help you roll back the clock, as it did for me. See below for my notes… Read More

Top 5 blog posts of 2018, as determined by you, the readers/listeners!

Top 5 blog posts of 2018, as determined by you, the readers/listeners!

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2018 was a weird year for ECinc.ca, a less busy one than usual. The last 6 months were probably the less busy of the past few years for my fitness/wellness teaching/blogging self with so much other stuff going… Read More

Re-introducing #31in31 for January 2019: Who’s in?

Re-introducing #31in31 for January 2019: Who’s in?

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I’m bringing back one of my favourite challenges since I need a kick in the pants these days! This year it will be extra fun for me since I have I want to get back out there again… Read More

Want to enjoy running in 2019? Check out my upcoming workshops in Halifax and Ottawa in January!

Want to enjoy running in 2019? Check out my upcoming workshops in Halifax and Ottawa in January!

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Hello folks! Some of you know I don’t teach much anymore to a busy schedule in my other field. Well it’s true but I’m looking forward to teach a bit more in 2019. I’m excited to start off… Read More

#SoberOctober Report

#SoberOctober Report

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So we’re already in November (where has the time gone?) so I thought I should do a quick update/report on how #SoberOctober went for me. Did I do the challenge? Yes! Did I drink way less than usual?… Read More

#SoberOctober anyone?

#SoberOctober anyone?

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It’s been a while since I blogged on here. Partly because I needed to recharge, partly I didn’t feel like I had much to contribute these days. Is there anything fresh to say after 750+ posts? Anyway, I… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays Update: 3 questions to ask yourself!

#WellnessWednesdays Update: 3 questions to ask yourself!

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So I will be taking a break from the podcast for the summer to recharge and re-focus. When I started the #WellnessWednesdays podcast more than 2 years ago, it was to share all kinds of cool stories and… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #77: Monologue on how I deal with depression

#WellnessWednesdays episode #77: Monologue on how I deal with depression

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we switch things up from the usual interview format. I’m solo (hence the monologue tag) and I chat about how I deal with depression for a little less than 15 minutes. I’ve touched about… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #76: Barb Cartwright (@CFHS) on the joys of pet ownership

#WellnessWednesdays episode #76: Barb Cartwright (@CFHS) on the joys of pet ownership

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Barb Cartwright chatting about the joys of pet ownership. Barb is CEO of Humane Canada (formerly the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies) and represents the largest animal welfare community in… Read More

5 easy nudges to better health you can start now!

5 easy nudges to better health you can start now!

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Unfortunately there are no magic formulas. I know, bummer! I’m not usually this much of a Debbie Downer on Friday morning, stay with me. Nudges have been an amazing addition to my life. They’re usually micro steps that… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #75: Dr. Clare Sullivan on digestion

#WellnessWednesdays episode #75: Dr. Clare Sullivan on digestion

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Dr. Clare Sullivan chatting about digestion. Dr. Clare Sullivan has always been brought up with a natural outlook on life, especially in the nutrition realm. That led her to… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #74: Bhante J (@bhante_j) on Buddhism and meditation

#WellnessWednesdays episode #74: Bhante J (@bhante_j) on Buddhism and meditation

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Bhante J chatting about Buddhism and meditation. Bhante J was born and raised in Sri Lanka and knew at a young age that service was his path. He joined… Read More

On the road again: Upcoming running workshops in #Montreal (Sat May 26) & #Halifax (Sat June 9)!

On the road again: Upcoming running workshops in #Montreal (Sat May 26) & #Halifax (Sat June 9)!

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Hello again folks, it’s been a while since I wrote about my upcoming workshops since I don’t teach all that much anymore… I am excited about some workshops in the next month though! First off I’ll be heading… Read More

Experience Report: @Peak_Races Bloodroot Ultra

Experience Report: @Peak_Races Bloodroot Ultra

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Short story: Ultras 2, Eric 0. See below for some more details. For those who have been around for a while, you might remember the crazy experience in North Dakota a few years back. Needless to say, I didn’t finish that one. Quite… Read More

It was the day before the Peak Bloodroot Ultra…

It was the day before the Peak Bloodroot Ultra…

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When all thro’ the house: Nothing much. Just my mind being it’s overactive self. I’m about to take off for Vermont with my lovely mother to do the Peak Bloodroot Ultra. I’m doing the 30 mile (about 48k) option,… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #73: Amanda Loudin (@MissZippy1) on running and journalism

#WellnessWednesdays episode #73: Amanda Loudin (@MissZippy1) on running and journalism

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Amanda Loudin chatting about running and journalism. Amanda is a journalist who followed her heart. She managed to merge her two passions of writing and running to make a… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #72: Eben Britton (@edsbritton) on the NFL, life after it and cannabis

#WellnessWednesdays episode #72: Eben Britton (@edsbritton) on the NFL, life after it and cannabis

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Eben Britton, chatting about the NFL, life after it and cannabis. Eben is a former NFL lineman who’s become an advocate for the healing powers of cannabis. He’s seen… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #71: Alex Bernier (@mythoughtfood) on the carnivore diet

#WellnessWednesdays episode #71: Alex Bernier (@mythoughtfood) on the carnivore diet

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Alex Bernier, chatting about the carnivore diet. Alex is a kinesiologist who went to McGill to learn more about the body after a career in hockey. He’s been a… Read More

Experience report: 2018 MEC Spring Flyer Run

Experience report: 2018 MEC Spring Flyer Run

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Keto for the win! So nice to get out for a 2+ hour run and not worry about nutrition. I think I can honestly say I’m fat adapted now. Another piece of decent expenditure (half marathon) with minimal… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #70: Mark Sisson (@Mark_Sisson) on importance of play and metabolic flexibility

#WellnessWednesdays episode #70: Mark Sisson (@Mark_Sisson) on importance of play and metabolic flexibility

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Mark Sisson, chatting about the importance of play and metabolic flexibility. Mark is an icon in the world of fitness and nutrition, and a big influence on me and my… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #69: Ben Dionne (@FS_Chats) on being diagnosed with schizophrenia

#WellnessWednesdays episode #69: Ben Dionne (@FS_Chats) on being diagnosed with schizophrenia

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Ben Dionne, chatting about being diagnosed with schizophrenia. Ben was a seemingly normal kid growing up in the boonies before he headed off to the big city for college… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #68, Part 2 with Alex Hutchinson (@sweatscience) on his new book, Endure

#WellnessWednesdays episode #68, Part 2 with Alex Hutchinson (@sweatscience) on his new book, Endure

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have Alex Hutchinson again, this time chatting about his new book :  Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance. As we chatted in part one , Alex is a journalist and writer who does the Sweat Science and… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #67: Dr. Alvin Danenberg, DDS (@DrDanenberg) on oral health and ancestral nutrition

#WellnessWednesdays episode #67: Dr. Alvin Danenberg, DDS (@DrDanenberg) on oral health and ancestral nutrition

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Dr. Dan chatting about oral health and ancestral nutrition. Dr. Dan is a dentist by trade who’s had a long and illustrious career. He did have a bit of… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #66: Marianne Gee (@TheBeeGal) on keeping bees and growing your own food

#WellnessWednesdays episode #66: Marianne Gee (@TheBeeGal) on keeping bees and growing your own food

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have another special guest, Marianne Gee chatting about keeping bees and growing your own food. Marianne kinda fell into beekeeping after finding them in a wall in her new house. She was so… Read More