I firmly believe that ALL runners benefit from doing regular strength work. Before you freak out - this doesn't mean you need a gym membership OR a complicated program that takes you a lot of time! A simple program with basic total body strengthening is great! But...
Have you ever been STUCK in your head. Thinking, ruminating and going in circles (of mostly just feeling crappy about yourself). I’ve got a simple question to help you kick yourself out of the rut of rumination.
What if we all need a “dormant period” in order to bloom? What if the “pandemic pause” is actually exactly what we needed to pause and take stock of our priorities. For me this pause has been incredibly powerful. Read on for more on why…and what’s shifting as I move forward.
You can run. Really, you can! When you’re first starting I know it can feel overwhelming. If you go to Google there is so much information, and it’s easy to get stuck in information overload or analysis paralysis and do nothing at all! So you don’t get stuck in either of these traps I’ve got my Top 10 Tips to help you ROCK your Run and have FUN!
In this world of highlight reels and high expectations there is a lot of “should-ing” going on. I “should” do this. I “should” have that. I “should” ______ (fill in the blank whatever you’re feeling guilt about). And it all adds up to a lot of pressure to do more, have more, and be more. Permission slips is a beautiful antidote to all this pressure. Learn more about this strategy and how to use it to take yourself out of the “should” pressure cooker and back into living life!
When’s the last time you thanked your body? Don’t feel bad if it’s been a while. You’re not alone! We live in a culture that colours our perspective to focus on what is wrong with our body. Tone this, shape this, fix this, tighten this, colour this, refine this, plump this…I could go on, but you get it. But here’s the thing. Your body. It does a lot of GOOD stuff! This blog is all about a simple practice I use to reconnect to the “good stuff” and find body gratitude.
Chase saw the idea for this on a kids cooking show called "Cooking with Amber" on Epic (kids reading website). He was so pumped to make it, how could I argue!? Ingredients: 5C frozen mango1 can of full fat coconut milk3/4C sugar (I thought this was too sweet, so I'd...
Super vegan and super tasting that should say! These tacos got a 4 thumbs up from the Goerzen clan. And I feel like that’s saying a lot given the base is refried beans!
These are challenging times. I don’t know about you, but as the pull of these pressures and stresses generate momentum, I can feel them pulling me down. And not in the grounded, earthy yogic way I like. More like an eddy and current swallowing me into a whirlpool. And while that might seem dramatic (it is), it’s the best metaphor I could come up with for this feeling. But here’s the good news. I’ve got 5 simple strategies you (and I) can use to throw ourselves a lifeline during this challenging time. So we can get back to solid ground (or back in the natural flow of the current).
We LOVE a salad bar supper. I've blogged about them before. We enjoy the flexibility for everyone to have what they love (and leave what they don't). What makes a salad bar supper SUPER is the fixings. It's not just greens and dressing. It's so much more. Check out...