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V-Log: My experience with (intermittent) fasting

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In a rare video blog post, I talk about my experience with intermittent fasting. How it affected my brain,my routine and my workouts. It’s been quite the revelation for me, with more energy, clearer thought process and some weight loss…. Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #9, Jen Higgins from @NXLFitness on health strategy and workouts

#WellnessWednesdays episode #9, Jen Higgins from @NXLFitness on health strategy and workouts

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After a healthy break for the summer, we’re back to spread some wellness for your Fall! This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with personal trainer Jen Higgins on fitness, nutrition and workouts. Jen is a personal trainer, bodybuilding enthusiast and a… Read More

Are you willing to change your mind?

Are you willing to change your mind?

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I remember graduating from uni and back then I thought I knew everything. Oh boy has life changed my attitude on that… Recently I’ve been updating my nutrition library and realizing most of what we were taught about nutrition has… Read More

#FridayFindings: Some new and old info from the world of fat!

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If you’ve been reading my blog, you know I’ve been obsessed wih fat recently, but not for the reasons you think. I’m solidly (and slowly but surely) becoming a fat burning machine. I’m all about using fat as a… Read More

Race Recap: 2016 Edition of the @Raid_Gaspesie

Race Recap: 2016 Edition of the @Raid_Gaspesie

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So I’d classify my experience at the 2016 Edition of the Raid International de la Gaspesie as a small success. If you look at the results  (our team name is 2 paires de freres), you’ll see we did better than last year, especially… Read More

Next adventure: @Raid_Gaspesie 300k 4-day adventure race

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So I got suckered again to take part in the upcoming Raid de la Gaspésie by my brother. Or maybe I’m just a sucker for punishment? It’s funny, I was mentioning the race to a friend who quipped… Read More

Introducing (for Canada at least) @VICE_GOLF, a new (and cool) player in an old industry!

Introducing (for Canada at least) @VICE_GOLF, a new (and cool) player in an old industry!

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I’m not sure how this brand got into my life to be honest. I can almost guarantee it was through the web and/or social media though. After the brand caught my eye (looking good Vice!), I started doing… Read More

Experience Report: @MEC_Ottawa Summer Century Ride 2016

Experience Report: @MEC_Ottawa Summer Century Ride 2016

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Another weekend, another fat fasted session. And it was probably the last substantial “training” session for the upcoming Raid de la Gaspésie. Now I’m kinda looking forward to it and kinda scared still… It turned out to be… Read More

New local event: Amphibious (SwimRun) Challenge on September 24!

New local event: Amphibious (SwimRun) Challenge on September 24!

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I know most of you love adventure, especially of the outdoors variety. Well old friend and adventure superstar Simon Donato is bringing a new event to the area: the Amphibious Challenge. It’s born out of his desire to help bring the… Read More

V-log: Relax your ankes when you run!

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Here is my latest v-log where I talk about why you should relax your ankles when you run. It had been a while since I did a video blog so why not? Now look at the ankles of the… Read More

#FridayFindings: New stuff from the worlds of running and nutrition…

#FridayFindings: New stuff from the worlds of running and nutrition…

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Watching the Olympics and our amazing Canadian women? So much inspiration! Speaking of the Olympics, ever go for a long run and unknowlingly qualify for them? Well this guy did! Here’s a look at runner Michalis Kalomiris in Canadian Running Magazine…. Read More

Fat Fasted Adventure #4: Great hiking adventure in New Hampsire!

Fat Fasted Adventure #4: Great hiking adventure in New Hampsire!

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So I took a few days off to kick back and help my lovely mother celebrated her 29th birthday again. It was nice to relax, cook, hang out with family and get active on my own time. And… Read More

#FridayFindings: New stuff from the worlds of nutrition and wellness!

#FridayFindings: New stuff from the worlds of nutrition and wellness!

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You are what you eat, right? Well that’s kinda true and in that spirit, here’s a Some good advice coming from Dr. Aseem Malholtra, a doctor in the UK. He talks about us needing a healthy dose of lifestyle medicine , instead of meds. He’s also… Read More

Fat Fasted Adventure #3: Epic hiking adventure in upstate New York!

Fat Fasted Adventure #3: Epic hiking adventure in upstate New York!

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Another summer weekend, another fat fasted adventure! So the part of the past weekend was spent in Hermon in upstate New York with my buddy Trevor and it included a nice hike by nearby Wolf Lake. What a beautiful morning to… Read More

#FridayFindings: New stuff from the worlds of nutrition and exercise…

#FridayFindings: New stuff from the worlds of nutrition and exercise…

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Another great week, another Friday! Funny how that works… Check out this cool picture/diagram up top about the effects of exercise on the body. It’s a bit technical but it showcases what the body does to keep up…. Read More

Book review: Primal Endurance by @Mark_Sisson

Book review: Primal Endurance by @Mark_Sisson

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So I picked up another book about fitness last month, what else is new? This one was  Primal Endurance by Mark Sission . You might know who Mark is without really knowing. He’s not only a former standout triathlete (4th at Kona) and… Read More

#FridayFindings: New stuff from the worlds of nutrition and fitness…

#FridayFindings: New stuff from the worlds of nutrition and fitness…

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I’ve been listening a lot of podcasts and reading a lot of books, a lot of them fitness and wellness related, so I could put out a #FridayFindings every day it seems. But I won’t bore you. See… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #8, @TaniaFrechette on healing and energy

#WellnessWednesdays episode #8, @TaniaFrechette on healing and energy

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Healer Tania Frechette on energy, yoga and books of course. Tania is a traditional energy healer and crystal healing practitioner. She’s also a kickass yoga teacher and a pretty darn good runner…. Read More

Another fat fasted adventure: This time longer and even better!

Another fat fasted adventure: This time longer and even better!

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So my brother and I usually do one or more epic rides every summer. It’s getting tougher for us to get together with him having two young kids. They always get in the way, right? But they’re so cute ! So we… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #7, Podiatrist Dre Julie Gauvreau on feet and cryotherapy

#WellnessWednesdays episode #7, Podiatrist Dre Julie Gauvreau on feet and cryotherapy

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Podiatrist Dre Julie Gauvreau on feet and cryotherapy. And we even address foot fetishes! Dre Gauvreau has always wanted to work in the health field and help people. It wasn’t until… Read More

What fat fasting did for me this weekend…

What fat fasting did for me this weekend…

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So we’ve been told to carb load for any “endurance” workouts for decades, right? Well I’ve been reading more and more on how that notion has been blown out of water (stay tuned for a review of Mark… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #6, Natalie from Rawlicious Ottawa (@RawliciouOttawa) on food as medicine

#WellnessWednesdays episode #6, Natalie from Rawlicious Ottawa (@RawliciouOttawa) on food as medicine

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Natalie from Rawlicious Ottawa about the world of vegan fresh fast food. Natalie started her wellness journey all this while ago while living on a wonderful island down south. She also… Read More

Experience review: Petite Aventure Desjardins 2016

Experience review: Petite Aventure Desjardins 2016

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So I got asked by my favourite brother to do a little cycle tour a few weeks back. How could I say no, especially since it involved his cute little family? I didn’t figure out until later that… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #5, Ashley Mathieu (@AshleyMathieu_ ) on fitness and eating fat

#WellnessWednesdays episode #5, Ashley Mathieu (@AshleyMathieu_ ) on fitness and eating fat

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Ashley Mathieu about the world of fitness and eating fat. Ashley is pro personal trainer and co-owner of the Anytime Fitness franchise on Kent St in downtown Ottawa. She is also the… Read More

My recent @IsoSpaFloat experience…

My recent @IsoSpaFloat experience…

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So most of you know I’ll try anything twice, especially when it comes to wellness. Ever heard of sensory deprivation therapy? Or floating? Well you should! It’s another trend coming from our friends in California that’s getting quite popular all over the… Read More