Category: Fit For Fun

Tabata in the Pool, Re-Shaping my fitness story

If it is 8:30 on a Monday or Thursday morning I’m probably in the pool at a Tabata class. Two years ago I’d have said Are you kidding? Not me! My surprising turnabout compels me to encourage you – whether it’s literally putting your toes in…

If you want to change, write a new story

Would you describe your life as one with purpose, energy and joy? Or do you feel stuck in your story: missing the fulfillment of desires you were designed to experience. We all have some downer days. But maybe your story line isn’t working for you.  …

Thirty Thoughts for Scripting Life with Confidence and Hope

Every day is full of decisions – we don’t even realize we are making some of them, as they are choices we naturally default to. An example: I have a breakfast ‘script’ that works well for me. I always have coffee not long after…

Trail Food for Lightweight Hiking and Heavyweight Nutrition

Tomorrow I am joining other sole mates at the Hike Nova Scotia Summit. There will be presentations on new hikes to discover, the latest gear, hiking stories and tales. FUN!!! AND there will be recipes exchanged for food to eat on the trail: I’m…

Exercise and Activity – Are you Stopped in Your Tracks ?

The thought of putting grubby hikers on for a day of trekking might entice you or maybe it triggers waves of resistance. It’s absolutely okay whichever way you feel. We’re individually hardwired for activity and exercise. But I’m positive about this: we all ‘need to move’ for vibrant health, benefitting the…

Fitness in every stage of life

Two triggers motivated me to start running. One, I was tired of standing at races (impatient!) waiting for my husband to cross the finish line, and the other was while I was watching, I saw women in my age-zone at these races, and I…