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HIT THE PAVEMENT: COLD WEATHER RUNNING

Everyone knows that girls love the autumn season. The moment September hits we are all dreaming of wearing warm knit sweaters while curled up by a fire drinking anything pumpkin spiced. It is no coincidence that the cooler weather immediately has us hibernating and overindulging in our minds. Getting motivated to be active when its […]

MEET ELITE MEMBER: JOHANNA KOZAK

#WomanCrushWednesday An ambitious, driven Bay Streak Banker with a passion for health and fitness who is living her dream. After realizing a twelve hour a day work was not sustainable she began making time to get active. Noticing that many people were struggling with this issue she teamed up with her brother (a trainer and raw […]

MEET ELITE MEMBER: DARLENE BERG

#WomanCrushWednesday A certified Hatha yoga and Baptiste Power Vinyasa instructor, who believes learning never ends. She was one of those active kids that got lost in the shuffle of competitive sports, and slowly lost interest in movement. Amazement struck when she finally found something physical that came naturally to her. “It was love at first asana for […]

MEET ELITE MEMBER: DOMINIKA JAMNICKY

#WomanCrushWednesday A triathlete who has represented Canada in a number of competitions around the world, including the North American, Pan American and Elite U23 World Triathlons. At the age of 21 she recently took home a Bronze medal for her efforts in the Elite U23 Relay World Championships. Her love of the sport has shaped […]

MEET ELITE MEMBER: GILLIAN B

#WomanCrushWednesday A yoga instructor who aspires to live a holistic life. Some of her many interests include yoga, spirituality, personal growth, plant-based nutrition and cooking. She gives others the tools to live their best life by teaching them the importance of a self-love lifestyle and its place in healing. In 2009 she discovered her passion for blogging while working […]

Eggs, Eggs and more Eggs

(What’s The Difference?) As a society we have grown more conscious of what we put into our bodies. We ask ourselves questions such as: Is it healthy? Where does our food come from? Why is there such a difference in price? Is it worth it?  These thoughts constantly run through our heads each time we […]

HEALTHY EATING TRENDS TO WATCH PART I

Learning About Macros You may be wondering what this tag is that’s been popping up all over health and fitness pages. Pictures of shredded people seemingly living off of pop tarts and peanut butter! That’s not the whole story and most definitely not a mandatory part of the lifestyle but it’s definitely an attention getter. […]

MEET ELITE MEMBER: ABBY POLLOCK

#WomanCrushWednesday A national level bikini competitor, business development engineer and full time engineering student at the University of Toronto. Health and fitness has always been a part of her life, growing up she took part in competitive sports and lived in a household that embraced a healthy lifestyle. To this day Abby maintains her love […]

MEET ELITE MEMBER: ALAINE CHARTRAND

#WomanCrushWednesday  A dedicated athlete on the Canadian National Figure Skating team who has set her sights on the 2018 Pyongchang Olympics. At eighteen she is already a national bronze medalist who has represented Canada in various competitions around the world. Despite her busy schedule Alaine doesn’t let school take a back seat. As a recent […]

MEET ELITE MEMBER: AMANDA PERIERA

#WomanCrushWednesday A Kinesiologist/Personal Trainer who loves what she does and knows how to strike a work-life balance. She strives to motivate others to reach their greatest potential and optimal function through exercise. Amanda keeps busy working with the Oakville Physiotherapy and Sports Performance, the Oakville Physiotherapy Center, and the Mississauga Community Center. In addition to […]