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The importance of symmetry in your running form

The importance of symmetry in your running form

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I’m sure most of you don’t associate symmetry and running form, since it’s about grade nine math in our most of our minds. But trust me, symmetry in your running form can help you stay away from injuries… Read More

Should I listen to music when I run?

Should I listen to music when I run?

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If only I had a dime every time I heard that, I’d have a few dimes! You can probably guess my answer by now. No, I don’t think you should listen to music while you run but let… Read More

Findings from the running and fitness worlds

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Have we evolved as athletes? Click on the link above to watch a great TED talk from David Epstein. It’s a pretty cool look at how technology has changed athletics… *** Need to re-start your workout routine now… Read More

Guest blog: Running for Improved Self by @MicahKelpin

Guest blog: Running for Improved Self by @MicahKelpin

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I’ve been practicing self-improvement for as long as I can remember. I attended my first Anthony Robbins seminar when I was fifteen years old and was completely sold on the concept that we each posses the power we… Read More

Race report: Alive to Strive 3kg challenge

Race report: Alive to Strive 3kg challenge

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It’s nice to have fun weekends, I find it makes you way more productive during the week. I had the pleasure of taking part in the Alive to Strive 3kg challenge where we ran 5k in weighted vests… Read More

Connecting with nature: How I celebrated #EarthDay2014

Connecting with nature: How I celebrated #EarthDay2014

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I’ll be honest, I didn’t even know it was Earth Day yesterday. A friend asked what I was doing for it since it seems I have a “green” reputation. So to celebrate, I went for a nice soothing… Read More

#150in150 Recap: Close but no cigar…

#150in150 Recap: Close but no cigar…

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Some of you might remember the challenge I entered in in the late fall to get my running jump-started, the lovely #150in150. It really helped my running in the winter and got me out on cold and dark winter nights when I wanted to stay in… Read More

Next challenge: Alive to Strive’s 5k/3 kg Challenge

Next challenge: Alive to Strive’s 5k/3 kg Challenge

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A new month, a new challenge! With recent end of the #150in150 challenge (a recap will be published this week), I needed a new challenge to keep me going. I almost feel like an adrenaline junkie these days…. Read More

Findings from the running world!

Findings from the running world!

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Will the real spring please stand up?!? Are you as tired as this lady of winter? If you need some motivation to get back out there when the weather is actually decent again, here is an article from Runner’s World just for you! After the… Read More

Motivation is everywhere!

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In my latest v-log, I talk about where I can get my motivation. This might be needed if you’re trying to run outdoors these days as the weather is testing our resolve. Hang in there as we motivate… Read More

Findings from the running and nutrition worlds…

Findings from the running and nutrition worlds…

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Is that all I’m about these days, nutrition and running? I’ve heard many worse things about me! We’ll start off about a recent study that  looked at ultrarunners and chronic disease, healthcare, and risk of injury. Apparently they’re healthier,… Read More

Findings from the worlds of nutrition, fitness and running!

Findings from the worlds of nutrition, fitness and running!

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I love me some infographics! The one above is an OBG (oldie but goodie) so I thought I would share. I think most people now know that pop is not the best for you but this really drives… Read More

Listen to your heart! How HR training can help…

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This is not a blog post about the touchy-feely party of ChiRunning. Rather, it’s about listening to your body in training and letting it help guide your training volume and intensity. I just thought it was a very… Read More

The spring will come, right?

The spring will come, right?

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I know most of you are fair weather runners so this winter has not made you want to run outside very often. I braved it but now I’m starting to reconsider my stance… Isn’t the spring a better… Read More

Findings from the running, fitness and posture worlds…

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Here are some more great links to keep you up-to-date and to keep you informed. And now if you watched the video above you probably know more about the gluteus medius than you ever cared to know! ***… Read More

#31in31 Recap: Enjoying running in a harsh Canadian winter…

#31in31 Recap: Enjoying running in a harsh Canadian winter…

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I won’t lie, it hasn’t always been easy to get out especially in the dark and cold but I can assure you I’ve enjoyed every run I’ve been on this month. Some people think I’m crazy running everyday,… Read More

Findings from the worlds of running, yoga and nutrition!

Findings from the worlds of running, yoga and nutrition!

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I hope you’re staying warm these days with the Polar Vortex trying to make sure we’re staying indoors I’m not sure if you’ve heard me say that but the winter is actually a great time to work on… Read More

I’m taking my Running the Yoga Way workshop for a road trip to Montréal!

I’m taking my Running the Yoga Way workshop for a road trip to Montréal!

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Who doesn’t love a good road trip? It’s always fun to come up with a new idea, especially one that actually turns into something. This where my Running the Yoga Way workshop has been a lot of fun,… Read More

Is running a right or a privilege?

Is running a right or a privilege?

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The answer really depends on your perspective… That question has really been burning on my mind recently since some of my close family and friends can’t run anymore for one reason or another. It really makes has made… Read More

V-log: Being light on your feet…

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In this edition of the video blog, I talk about being light on your feet. Shockingly enough, it comes down to posture, cadence and relaxation, the pillars of ChiRunning. Being light on your feet will not only keep… Read More

Finding serenity on a run…

Finding serenity on a run…

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Serenity is often defined as the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled. That sums up my runs these days! One of my runs recently has highlighted this. I remember visiting the GTA over the holidays to see… Read More

Latest findings from the running, fitness & nutrition worlds…

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If one of your resolutions is to get more flexible, you could do worse then using the routine above. It’s just more than 30 minutes and it really hits the hip area, which is very tight on most… Read More

Top 5 posts of 2013, as picked by you, the people!

Top 5 posts of 2013, as picked by you, the people!

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I write for you. It’s true. And these five blog posts below were the most popular ones in 2013, as the stats show. And you know what they say about statistics never lying! Some of these are a… Read More

Announcing next year’s #31in31 challenge!

Announcing next year’s #31in31 challenge!

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This year’s challenge will be a bit different for me since I’m in the midst of my #150in150 challenge. So it will simply be close to marking the halfway point for me. And so far I’ve done all… Read More

Is soreness a good thing in running?

Is soreness a good thing in running?

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Well like most things, it depends who you ask. I’m leaning towards it being a good thing. To me soreness means I’m doing something new or wrong. It’s your muscles and joints are trying to tell you something…. Read More