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How Runners Can Maximize the Off-Season

How Runners Can Maximize the Off-Season


Taking a couple weeks of off-season? Don’t just spend it on the couch bingeing on Netflix (though there’s time for that too!). Over on MapMyRun, I put together a list of ways that runners, or any kind of endurance athlete, can get the most …


Review: Velocio Luxe Bib Tights

Review: Velocio Luxe Bib Tights


When I got the latest Velocio winter/spring kit to check out, I admit I was pretty skeptical about the Velocio Luxe Bib Tights. They weren’t lined, and as someone who prefers a smaller cycling wardrobe for easier travel I was pretty if-y about a pair of …




wonder woman interview

I Got to Interview Wonder Woman!


If you know me, you know that I’m a huge comic book nerd and that I am firmly in the DC universe camp. So naturally, when I got asked if I was interested in interviewing Gal Gadot, AKA Wonder Woman, about her healthy lifestyle, …



“HOW TO BE OUTSIDE” | SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED


I’m so excited about the lineup of speakers we have for the How to Be Outside Speaker Series coming to the Gayety Theatre in Collingwood, ON, on April 18. Speakers range from professional athletes to local outdoor enthusiasts who’ve started movements of their own …


the bike checks you need to do pre-ride

The Quick Bike Checks the Pros Do Every Ride


When I interviewed the Rally UHC Cycling Team last year, one question I had for them was: What do you check on your bike every single ride? Some of the answers, like checking tire pressure, sounded really obvious, but then I recalled my first …


sleep habits

The Blocks Keeping You From a Good Night of Sleep


I talk about habits a lot, as you probably know, and one of the ones I really like diving into is sleep habits. It’s one of the ones that we dive into in our 7-day healthy habit kickstart, and I like it because it’s …