My soccer season came to an abrupt halt just before Canada Day. We were playing a double header and in the first game I went in for a steal, rolled my ankle, shook it off and played the entire second game. Nothing looked out of the ordinary when I took off my cleats, shin pads … More Overcoming Sprains and Ankle Weakness
I seriously want to run away and join the circus. Like, bad. I have been fascinated with Cirque du Soleil as far back as I can remember. I went to an adult drop in class at Zacada Circus School in Stoney Creek back in the winter and it only fed my intrigue. I also watched … More Building Aerial Arms
I just wrapped up one of the most amazing experiences of my life. I was a Press Operations volunteer for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games at the CIBC Soccer Stadium in Hamilton, Ontario. I watched several naysayers in my own city, and throughout Southern Ontario catch on to the amazing ride that was the … More PANAMAZING!
I haven’t set foot in a pair of soccer cleats since high school, but when a group of friends from my gym, Aftershok Performance Fitness, asked me if I wanted to join a fun summer league, of course I jumped at the opportunity! And let me clarify, when I saw I played soccer in high … More Put Me in Coach!
We are the champs! This past weekend my team competed in our first event of the season, and our first event as the newly formed Olympium Synchro 20-29 masters team. We competed in the combo category and were the very last team to swim in the very last event in the competition. We were very … More Provincial Champs!
I get it. I can totally understand how people get addicted to obstacle course races. I ran Urban Mud Hero with my gym friends at Aftershok Performance Fitness and the Aftershok Honey Badgers rocked the course! I faced everything from sore muscles to fears I didn’t even know I had. Jumping around in the mud … More Officially a Hero of Mud
My puppy ran his first 5k race today! Almost four years ago we adopted our adorable furball from the Hamilton/Burlington SPCA (HBSPCA) and today we ran in its honour in the Fast and Furriest 5K. Fozzy also ran with his friend Pete and we had a great time! (How could we not with so many … More My New Favourite Race