Review

Miss Active Brand Review

Through a group of women empowering women, I stumbled across Miss Active and their Brand Rep opportunity. I’ve done some similar things in the past that didn’t really work out or turn in to anything, and I was keen to try something else. So I applied via the Miss Active website, and after about a… Continue reading Miss Active Brand Review

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Fitness

Motivational Weight Loss Story: Evan AuCoin the Power Lifter

I met Evan AuCoin at HMCS Quadra, a Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Camp, in the summer of 2005. He's one of the biggest teddy bears that I've ever met, and his weight loss journey below is truly inspiring! Why I Lift First off, my name is Evan AuCoin. I’m a 28 year old musician and… Continue reading Motivational Weight Loss Story: Evan AuCoin the Power Lifter

Fitness

Weight Loss Progress – Down 15kg

I don’t think I’ve ever posted just a generic weight loss update on here, so for those of you that are interested, here it is. I started my weight loss journey at 85kg four years ago. I’m currently at 70kg. That’s right, it took me 4 years to lose 15kg. That’s a little under 1… Continue reading Weight Loss Progress – Down 15kg

Diary

Sore, but Not Sorry

This morning when I rolled over to turn my alarm off…. let’s be honest, to hit snooze, I could feel it. The burning in my legs and ass, no doubt from yesterday’s resistance training. I started the Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide again, and yesterday was Legs and Cardio. It was hard, it was harder… Continue reading Sore, but Not Sorry

Fitness

Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

My last post discussed how important a healthy diet is for weight loss, more important than exercise. But that doesn’t mean exercise isn’t important too. Exercising will help speed up your results, it’ll give you more energy, it’ll make you happier, it will help you burn more calories (muscle burns more calories than fat), and… Continue reading Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

Fitness

Negative Reinforcement

Last week I wrote about Positive Reinforcement to help you achieve your goals, but this week let's talk about the other end of the scale, Negative Reinforcement. As I'm sure you're aware, Negative Reinforcement is the concept of punishment for bad behavior, and sometimes we need to be held accountable for our actions when Positive… Continue reading Negative Reinforcement

Fitness

Positive Reinforcement

Lets be honest, working towards a reward is fun. Sometimes our ultimate reward of losing weight and feeling good is a far way off, so adding in small incentives can be a great way help to boost your motivation. It's important to predetermine your rewards though. Simply saying, "I've been working hard, I deserve to… Continue reading Positive Reinforcement