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The One Thing You’re Not Doing That Could Help You Lose Weight

The One Thing You’re Not Doing That Could Help You Lose Weight

People often ask me, what is the 1 piece of advice I’d give them to help them lose the weight.  My answer is always the same, and its often quite surprising, sleep!  Get 7-9 hours of sleep each night. Any mother of an infant or child knows how much harder EVERYTHING is when you’re tired. Continue Reading

Want More Energy Throughout Your Day – Work In vs. Work Out

Want More Energy Throughout Your Day – Work In vs. Work Out

As busy women we often want to make the most out of our exercise time.  This causes us to push our workouts to the max with lots of high intensity exercise.  Unfortunately, this can leave us MORE stressed, MORE depleted, MORE tired and ultimately, lead to weight gain, fatigue and injury.  The exact opposite ofContinue Reading

What Sports REALLY Teach Us

What Sports REALLY Teach Us

I love sports!  I love competition and challenging my body.  And when I work with new clients, within a few weeks or months, I’m often encouraging them to sign up for some kind of competition, sport or team. Now before you say I’m not athletic, I hate sports, I don’t like competition, hear me out.Continue Reading

Racing and Training Have Seen Me Through All of Life’s Highs and Lows

Racing and Training Have Seen Me Through All of Life’s Highs and Lows

I can remember distinctly the day I first decided to complete a race on my own.  One that wasn’t a fundraiser for school or part of my track or rugby team’s training.  Simply a race that I was going to train for and run because I wanted to see if I could.   I wasContinue Reading

How I Found a Way to Have an Impact on the Future Health of Our Children and Families

How I Found a Way to Have an Impact on the Future Health of Our Children and Families

It started quite simply.  I loved fitness.  I loved training for races.  I loved sharing my knowledge.  I loved learning about anatomy, how the body moved and worked, how different nutrients affected different areas of the boy, nutrition, etc.  I loved cooking good food and finding ways to make the foods I loved healthier.  IContinue Reading

Will That Woman Be You?

Will That Woman Be You? By Jocelyn Martin Its November.  The month of Thanksgiving and I’ve enjoyed reading everyone’s posts on Facebook stating what they’re thankful for that day.  Its wonderful to see all the blessing bestowed upon friends and family. I keep waiting to see one post though.  One specific post.  The post fromContinue Reading

Swimming Toward a Better Body Image and How You Can Too

Swimming Toward a Better Body Image By Jocelyn Martin There are events in our lives that shape us.  We might not know it at the moment they’re happening, but with time and reflection, we can feel and see the impact they have left.  I had the opportunity to reflect on one such event recently. ThisContinue Reading