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Category: Motivation



A Few Pre-Ironman Pieces of Advice From the Homestretch


Hard to believe it was almost a year ago when we decided to sign up for Ironman Canada. It’s my second time doing Ironman, and there are a lot of things I’ve put in place to have a better race than the first time. …




Long Drive Packing Strategies for Stuffed Cars and Vans


Another month, another long drive: this one was a 4 day excursion from Ontario to Alberta, crossing through the Badlands. It wasn’t a leisurely drive, it was a race to get out to Canmore as soon as possible while staying reasonably healthy. We had …





Athletic Bookworm Bookclub: The Brave Athlete


Huge thanks to everyone who expressed interest in being part of this first Athletic Bookworm Bookclub. The first book we’re going to tackle is The Brave Athlete, which was the clear winner out of the three options I put out to the group. I’m excited …



How To Wake Up And Not Feel Like Going Right Back To Bed


Monday morning seemed like an appropriate time to link to this article I recently wrote over at Nylon, packed with the morning routines and rituals of fitness and wellness ‘gurus.’ I am morning-routine obsessed, and I love hearing about what other people do every …



Book Club for Athletic Bookworms: Let's Pick Our First Book!


A couple weeks ago, I joked on Twitter about starting a book club for athletic bookworms, and somehow, it got a ton of traction. Apparently, I’m not the only bookworm-turned-jock out there! So, I thought, why the hell not? I love to read, and …