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Save the date: The #ChickenSquad is coming and it’s going to be epic!

Save the date: The Chicken Squad is coming and it’s going to be epic!

“Bad boys, bad boys, watcha gonna do? Watcha gonna do when the #ChickenSquad comes for you?” If you grew up watching reality TV over the past 20 years, you’ve probably got the “COPS” theme song running through your head now. That was my reaction when I first learned about the BC Chicken Squad. And to be honest, I also found ... Read More »

This #ChickenChat Wednesday we’re talking bowel movements


April is IBS Awareness Month and with it comes a raised awareness to… bowel movements?! Definitely one of the topics associated Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Not necessarily a topic that comes up at the dinner table, but definitely something that NEEDS some discussion as gastrointestinal conditions affect upwards of 6.7 million Canadians. This Wednesday April 16th, Chicken Farmers of Canada is hosting a ... Read More »

The 3 R’s of Sleep: Rest, Recovery and Rebuild #SleepHack

The 3 R’s of Sleep: Rest, Recovery & Rebuild #SleepHack

Let’s talk about a perfect “day-in-the-life” of the Weekend Warrior: All week you manage your commitments, you make it to yoga, spin class and the gym every other day, you meet work deadlines and you manage to have a couple of nights out with friends and family. Unfortunately to make everything fit, you’ve skipped out on sleep – shaving a ... Read More »

Psychology of CrossFit: Competition vs. Personal Best

Phsychology_of_CrossFit, Photo courtesy of CrossFit, Inc.

Competition vs. Personal Best:  the Definitions Definition of Competition from Merriam-Webster: …the act or process of trying to get or win something (such as a prize or a higher level of success) that someone else is also trying to get or win; the act or process of competing Definition of PR according to CrossFit: …when an athlete achieves his or ... Read More »

Top 10 Training Tips to make you one Tough Mudder


Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile (18-20 km) obstacle course challenges designed to test your all-around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie. With the most innovative obstacles and over one million participants globally to date, Tough Mudder is the premier obstacle course series in the world. As per the Tough Mudder website: “Tough Mudder is more than an event; ... Read More »

The best 59 minute investment you can make in your life, NOW!


Over the years I’ve posted several times on inspiring books I’ve read, motivational videos I’ve watched, and great people I’ve met. One thing remains constant in my toolbox of awesomeness is TED. I’m addicted. I love watching TED talks every day. No If’s, And’s or But’s, it’s happening while I sit at my computer, drive in my car, walk along ... Read More »

Diane Fu and PushPress release a free Olympic Lifts Poster

Diane Fu Oly lifting header

If you are thinking, “Who’s Diane Fu?“, I have to ask where have you been the last few years! LOL… Seriously though, unless you are active within the CrossFit or Olympic Weight Lifting communities, you might have never heard the name dropped. But believe me when I tell you, Diane Fu is one of the most accomplished and talented lifting ... Read More »

A Propel Ambassador Moment of Awesomeness: Interview with Gunnar Peterson

Interview with Gunnar Peterson - A propel ambassador update

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of Propel. I was compensated and all opinions are 100% my own. Being a Propel Brand Ambassador definitely has its perks. As I mentioned in last week’s post, The ‘Hurry up and wait’ lifestyle: A Propel Ambassador Update, our trip to L.A. was nothing less of awesomeness. A state of all out ... Read More »