Training Tips and Nutrition

Spring/Summer New Schedule and Programs!

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Happy Spring! Well, it feels like it’s FINALLY arrived: after the incessant rains and cold temperatures of March and April, it seems we’ve entered into a season of gentler, warmer weather….and the promise of all that comes with it! It’s time to pump up bike tires, polish up the kayaks and canoes, practice your golf swing and lace up your hikers!  Let’s get outdoors this summer and take advantage of our many diverse options for being healthy, active  and alive in this beautiful area! Here are a few upcoming...

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Happy New Year!

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The beginning of a New Year is filled with promise and hope and new beginnings. I invite you to reflect on your dreams, your goals and your wishes to make 2017 a year that shines more brightly for yourself and those around you. The pillars of a healthy lifestyle include taking care of your mind, your body and your spirit in so many important ways.  Feed your body with whole, healthy foods.  Strengthen your body with regular exercise.  Play!  Nourish your mind by learning a new skill, or reading a good book.  Sustain your spirit by connecting...

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Summer News and Schedule!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hurray!  It seems as though summer has finally arrived!  It’s wonderful and brief….so make the MOST of it! Enjoy the sunshine, get outdoors and do something you love:  Cycle, hike, sail, golf, play tennis, swim… Drinks LOTS of water throughout your day:  Hydrated muscles work more efficiently!  Did you know that losing just 2% of your body weight in fluid can decrease performance by up to 25%?  Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, drinking water during exercise is essential if you want to get the most out of your...

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Learn to Eat…RIGHT! New session begins Fall 2016

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s a fact:  You CAN’T exercise your way out of a bad food plan! Join my four week information series: Learn to Eat… RIGHT! I will provide ‘back to basics’ information that will shift the way you think about food! Learn how whole food (yup, those fresh fruits and veggies you find at your local grocery store) can completely transform the ways you look and feel! Explore the many myths and misunderstandings that are influencing our entire relationship with food…Eating fat doesn’t make you fat!  Canada’s Food Guide may not be the healthiest food...

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Make some healthy changes in this season of change!

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Happy FALL! Fall is a time of change, and it’s great time to create some changes in YOUR life…to become healthier, stronger, happier. Below are Four Simple Steps to maintaining optimal health and wellness…Practice them every dayfor a month…(then, maybe, for the rest of your life!). Let me know how you feel! 1. EXERCISE YOUR BODY! Move your body EVERY DAY…hike, bike, run, play a sport….  Include resistance training at least twice a week. Please continue to visit my website schedule for new Fall classes and class times....

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Learn to Ride Group riding night begins May 16th!

Posted by on May 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hey Cyclists! It’s been a long, cold spring, and June brings the start of cycling season! I’m really looking forward to riding with you every Tuesday in my Learn to Ride Coached Group ride. Please bring your road bike (tuned up, tires inflated), a helmet, gloves and water bottle.  We’ll begin at the Beaver Valley Community Centre at 6:30 pm and move through a  different route each week, riding between 1 and 2 hours and building essential cycling skills along the way. This drop-in series takes the place of my former “Learn to Ride” series, and...

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Outdoor Interval Power-walking begins Thursday April 16th at 0900

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Bring your Nordic walking poles and a pair of outdoor athletic shoes or hikers and join this fun, outdoor session that will challenge EVERY muscle in your body while walking along scenic local paths and quiet roads. Please confirm your intention to attend this class by sending me an email on Wednesday evening.  

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New Spring Programs!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wow!  Although it seems as though Springtime may NEVER arrive,  there ARE small signs of it everywhere: The Turkey Vultures have returned from their winter in the south and are gliding effortlessly overhead, and there are robins picking their way between the patches of melting snow in my yard.  I’m loving the longer daylight hours, and the warmth of sun on my face….. This is a PERFECT time to bring some of the newness of Springtime into your own life! Here are couple of new programs in my Spring calendar.  Please email me if you’re...

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Learn to Eat…Right! New series begins in the fall!

Posted by on Feb 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ready for a ‘self health’ revolution? Get your summer body the RIGHT way!  No crazy diets or deprivation!   Jump on in to this four week information series titled: Learn to Eat… RIGHT!  New series begins in September….stay tuned for more details. Every Tuesday evening for 4 weeks,  alongside my expert guests, I will share ‘back to basics’ information that will shift the way you think about food!   Learn how whole food (yup, those fresh fruits and veggies you find at your local grocery store) can completely transform the...

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Here’s a great reason to try a Yoga Class!

Posted by on Feb 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Read this article to learn why a Yoga practice is a great addition to YOUR day: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/fitness/yoga-may-help-heart-as-much-as-aerobics/article22239648/

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