Category Archives: mental skills advice

The Grind: How to Get Through Tough Workouts

Whether you are lifting weights in the gym or running hard intervals on the road, you need to be able to focus yourself when things get tough and you start to become tired. I have several tricks that I use to keep myself focused and I try to add to these constantly to improve my mental game. Continue reading

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Be Present

In my last blog I spoke about my learnings from Peak Performance, more specifically about living with purpose. I wanted to come back to another important aspect of life that I’ve been inspired to work on (because of that book … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of One’s Purpose

Have you ever stopped to think truly about your purpose in life? Why are you doing the things you are doing? What gets you up in the morning? If you haven’t tried to define it, you likely feel lost or … Continue reading

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STWM Recap

It has been a few days since the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and I’m ready to reflect and celebrate my fall season. This fall season was short and concise in order to put everything I had into the marathon.

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Must Be Something in the Paris Water

This season has been 99% ups and only 1% down. I’ve been training and racing at a new level which we runners like to call a “breakthrough” season. Spring Season Recap- The Numbers: Refrigeeeighter 8miler – Raced in 4-5inches of … Continue reading

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Chilly Half VLOG Recap

Hey everyone! I had so much fun the first time filming my first vlogΒ I decided to film another! In this VLOG I recap my Chilly Half result/race and this week’s training! Big thank you to race directors Kelly Arnott and … Continue reading

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2016 Fall Recap

Better late than never! Since there is just so much to recap i’ll try to keep the little overachiever in me in check and try not to drag on and on about every detail of the summer/fall season.

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Spring season

“Obstacles are those frightening things that become visible when we take our eyes off our goals.” Did I ever feel that this season. My biggest struggle has been finding out how to get myself back “on” mentally. But, I’m getting … Continue reading

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Post-Injury & Brantford Classic 10k

So the last month has had its ups and downs. On the plus side, I was so so happy to be training again, but the problem was pacing myself. I was doing a good job not running too much but … Continue reading

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First Big Article & Around the Bay Thoughts

BIG excitement this week! I found my article that I wrote for HoneyMaxx on their website and it makes me so excited to see my hard work up there for the world to see! If you haven’t seen it yet, … Continue reading

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