What motivates you?
Nov03

What motivates you?

I can’t believe I almost didn’t get out on the trails today. Let me tell you how the morning started. The alarm went off at 5:30,which thank goodness for the end of daylight savings time, was actually only 6:30. Nonetheless the alarm was set early as Leigh was heading out on a hike/climb with some friends and I decided to take a day to myself (yes sometimes we do things separately). I thought I may as well make the most of the...

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BAMango Smoothie
Oct23

BAMango Smoothie

Here is a quick, easy and super delicious smoothie to try! 1 cup fresh or frozen mango 1 celery rib ½ lime, peeled and juiced 4 basil leaves 1-inch piece ginger 1 cup water You can always add a couple of strawberries for some extra sweetness....

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Amazeballs
Oct03

Amazeballs

I wanted to share one of my absolute favourite recipes. You have probably seen quite a few versions of “snack or energy balls” around, but as a lover of everything that is almond I love this one.  No cooking, no fussing and no prep time required. These are a cinch to make. Just throw the ingredients into a food processor, wiz it up and then roll into balls.Within minutes you will be enjoying a delicious healthy treat. Here...

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Do it because you can.
Sep27

Do it because you can.

I was reading an article in the August edition of  Runner’s World Magazine; an interview with Andre Kajlich, the reigning USA Paratriathlete of the Year. In it they discuss how he went from a 24 year old everyday college student with every opportunity before him, to someone who lost both of his legs in an instant in a horrific accident. This article really stuck with me for a few reasons. First for the amazing attitude that...

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Magic number 50
Sep05

Magic number 50

Yes, I have a magic number. Now it’s not magic in that I believe it has any supernatural traits. No, it’s actually more like this number gives me the ability to remember what I am capable of when I am feeding off of my last ounce of energy, physically or mentally. Repeating this number to myself, as if invoking  my brain for some special power it didn’t realize it had, is a way of getting myself through some tough...

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