New Workout: Twenty’s Plenty! (really, it’s all you need)

My life seems to have been so busy of late, can you relate? August and September have flown by in the blink of an eye.  And while trying to organise the kids for school,  keep my house in order and making sure my business is running smoothly, I always try to make it a priority to keep up with my fitness … Read More

Easter Monday Motivation

  I have just landed back in Toronto, after one of the best holiday adventures in Japan with my husband and two boys.  A big part of our family’s life is devoted to travel. My husband and I were avid backpackers in our 20’s and we just love absorbing ourselves in other countries culture and traditions.  We have fed this … Read More

4 Fitness Trends of 2016

Welcome to 2016! It feels like we are well and truly embedded into January, the Holidays truly behind us, and ahead of us a cold, bleak winter – am I right? Usually January signifies a renewed enthusiasm for fitness and well-being after the indulgences during December. I believe January is about Setting Yourself Up For Success, and the posts that … Read More

DVRT BFF Adventures – Episode 1

Welcome to the very first episode of a monthly blog that I am co-hosting with my DVRT BFF from Pennsylvania, Michele Meinville Decerio. She is the owner of a fabulous gym called M Fitness For Life. We nearly 2 years ago when we both attended the Level 1 + 2 DVRT certification in NYC, and we hit it off straight away. After … Read More

Wild Workout Wednesday: DVRT + KB Crazy 8’s Workout

For nearly all of the workouts I create, I make a point of doing them myself first.  I know how to pull a great workout together, but sometimes it’s just good to confirm that the formation and exercise choices really work together.  I loved this challenging session as soon as I tried it, and when I introduced it to my … Read More

Wild Workout Wednesday: DVRT Tempo Workout

It’s beautiful here in Toronto, with a seasonally balmy 18C (which translates to 65 F for you guys south of the border). Taking advantage of this, I nipped into my backyard for a wicked little DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Workout, playing around with tempo, as I will explain later.  Now luckily I have a number of sandbags at my disposal, and … Read More

Fall into Fall Layers with Fabletics

I have lived in Toronto for over 12 years now, and I still call this season, Autumn!  It seems that there are some parts of my English heritage I just can’t leave behind.  I happens to be one of my favourite seasons, because I get to wear my woolly jumpers (translation: sweaters. In the Harry Potter books, Mrs. Weasley makes … Read More