My Most Sadistic Run Ever

Now that the sun is gracing us with its presence bright and early, I have gotten into the habit of 5:30am runs around my new neighbourhood of South East London where Nick and I bought our new home (more on that later). On one particular morning last week, I had set off feeling goooood. One […]

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Training Thursdays; H.I.I.T

There are some days when I just can’t motivate myself to commit to cardio. The thought of an hour long run pains me to my very core (and no, that is not a shortcut ab workout). So it leaves us begging the question of what do we do when when don’t want to do the […]

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Chicago Highlights July 2013

If you’ve ever asked me about Chicago, I’ve probably told you that it is one of my all time favourite US cities. Awesome weather (especially in the summer), kickass food (seriously, it is a struggle not to put on 5lbs every time I visit) and the nicest people imaginable (living in London, it was a […]

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Training Mondays: 8 Minute Abs

I actually first started doing 8-Minute abs one summer at Camp when I was a counsellor and instantly fell in love with the bad 90’s cheese. This is mainly because I have been described, in my entirety, as bad 90’s cheese. But don’t let the spandex fool you, this workout works! I know this for […]

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Keeping fit on Holiday- Santorini Pt. 4

When I told my friends and co-workers that Nick and I planned on hitting the gym while on holiday in Santorini, they looked at me as if I had said that we planned on hitting children. “Awww Hailey, why? You need to take a break and relax. You should actually enjoy your holiday” This comment led […]

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Sets vs. Reps vs. Supersets. Know your gym lingo

I often have female friends tell me that one of the reasons that they stay away from the weights section in the gym and instead opt for good old fashioned cardio machines is because they do not feel comfortable in the weight room. From the lingo to the exercises, feeling confident before stepping into the […]

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Gym Playlist July 2013

For me, a killer music mix is essential to pushing myself through a good workout whether it be a 5k run or heavy sets of leg press at the gym. A good beat gets my adrenaline pumping and time and time again, it helps me push my workout that little bit further. Every month I […]

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