No-Bake Carrot Cake Balls

no bake carrot cake balls

Oh. My. Goodness. These No-Bake Carrot Cake Balls are soooooo delicious!! As usual, they are extremely easy to make (I love anything no–bake) and according to some, they taste like ginger molasses cookies. Yum! If you’re looking for a healthy snack, I highly recommend these. Ingredients: – 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut – 6 medjool dates, […]

15 Minute Resistance Band At-Home / Travel Workout

resistance band workout ideas

Yes, 15 minutes of exercise can be effective if you do it the right way. Tips for getting the most out of a short workout: keep up the intensity (aim for being breathless by the end) take short breaks or only rest as needed do complex movements using multiple muscles at once, for instance, squat and shoulder press […]

Book-Lover Workout: Read AND Exercise at the Same Time!

book-lover workout

Now you don’t have to choose between reading a good book at home or getting a workout… do the Book-Lover Workout! These exercises are specifically designed to allow you to read while working all the muscles in your body. It’s #winwin :) Watch the video below for demonstrations and explanations of how to do the […]

Can You Beat the Clock?

Take the Challenge Today!

Time… there never seems to be enough of it, right? We live in a busy world, with many demands being placed on our time. Sadly, health is often an aspect of our life that gets pushed to the back burner. But, new research, and my own experience personally and with clients, shows that doing a […]

Healthy living doesn’t have to be complicated!

I will be sharing simple exercises and ways to stay active during a busy work day.

 

Date: September 24, 2016
Event: Presenter: Dress for Success Professional Women's Group Conference
Topic: Simple Exercises to Stay Active During a Busy Work Day
Location: Ottawa, ON
Public: Public

The Secret to Doing a Push Up from Your Toes

It's Achieveable!

how to do push up from toes

Have you ever wanted to do a push up from your toes? If you already can, that’s awesome! Keep doing what you’re doing. If you are doing push ups from your knees, I have a better way to increase strength and your ability to achieve doing push ups from your toes. Wanna know my secret? […]

The Top 3 Tips for a Great Workout At Home

top tips for an at-home workout

Working out at home can be really effective when done properly. It can save you time not having to go back and forth to the gym and can easily be done whenever it’s convenient for you. But, it’s also easy to slack off and get distracted by TV, laundry, dishes, Facebook…you get the idea. If […]

4 Life Lessons from My Week of Retirement

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I spent a week being retired and I loved it! To get away from the cold, dreary winter I spent a week living with relatives in their retirement community in Florida. These guys are busy and aren’t your stereotypical “old people”. In fact, I was the only one knitting! Although I was living in a […]

Bust Past the Winter Plateau with the CUBA Workout

15-Minute At-Home Workout

at-home workout

Dreaming of the sunny south? I sure am! Bust past the Winter plateau with the C.U.B.A. Workout. Winter can be a really hard time of year: it’s cold days are dreary and short we stay indoors and hibernate We tend to be less active in the winter, so aren’t getting as much exercise (go from warm […]

The Exact Strategies and Tools for Healthy Living within a Busy Life

how to exercise and eat healthy when busy

Life can throw some pretty big curve balls, right? You’re cruising along thinking about how next week you’ll FINALLY have time to focus on your health and BLAM. Something changes that creates a wrinkle in your plans. Has this ever happened to you? And that doesn’t mean the curve ball is bad (sometimes it is), […]

How to Stay on the Fitness Wagon

and not feel overwhelmed

Did you jump into the New Year with an ambitious agenda to workout every single day and eat perfectly? And now you’re struggling to stay on top of it all? When thinking about improving your health and staying on the fitness wagon, do you often think of all the things you do “wrong” and need […]

One Simple Thing You Can Do TODAY to Improve Your Health

And it only takes 15 minutes

What if I told you there was ONE EASY thing you could do today (and every day) with just 15 minutes that would improve your health? Would you make time for it? Any guesses as to what it is? I’ll give you some hints… You can do it alone or with friends It can be […]

10 Minute Fat Blast Workout

quick fat blast workout

Is 10 minutes of exercise a day enough to make you feel better and have more energy? It sure is! I conducted a 2-week study where participants did 10 minutes of exercise a day at home and answered a short survey on how they felt about themselves and their energy level. What were the results? • […]

Set and Forget Slow Cooker Chili {recipe}

slow cooker chili

Autumn is upon us after what ended up being a lovely and warm September (at least in Ottawa). I’m a summer gal, but I know many love the coziness of this season, curling up in warm sweaters under a blanket eating comfort food. One thing I do love about this time of year is the […]