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Change Your Mind, Change Your Health

Do you ever find yourself fighting against healthy habits? Resenting every step of the way as if you have no choice? That was me. After reaching my heaviest weight back in 2014, I knew I had to do something about it – but simply making that choice wasn’t enough. There was always that negative association with diet and exercise, wishing that I didn’t have to work so hard in order to take care of myself. I felt trapped in a vicious cycle of gaining and losing the same amount of weight, as if there was no way out.

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5 Ways To Avoid Completely Ruining Your Progress on the Weekends

Happy Friday, everyone! Who else is excited for the weekend!?

I used to ALWAYS fear making plans or going out with friends on the weekends because I thought that it would totally destroy my progress. I thought that all of the hard work & dedication I put in during the week would just magically and completely undo itself in those two days.

Let me be the one to break it to ya... that's 100% not true.

Honestly, life is all about BALANCE. If you’re able to go into each weekend event or experience with a good game plan, chances are you'll not only NOT ruin your progress, but you'll feel even better and more capable of continuing on your fitness journey in the long run.

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HIGSD: Drea Wheeler Feature!

In need of some motivation to kick start your New Year’s resolutions? Drea Wheeler is all the inspo you’ll ever need. Drea is a Montreal-based private fitness trainer and lifestyle coach. She’s also the force behind Bodylicious, a heart-pumping cardo-dance sweat session she teaches at Victoria Park, a multistudio fitness boutique (which she is also a partner in!).

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Snowboarding > SAD

Yes, there are moments of sunshine and blue skies, and those special days where there’s a snow-like blanket that covers the concrete jungle we call home... But sometimes, it’s just damn gloomy. That gloominess can seep into your mood, and for some, it can result in SAD; seasonal affective disorder. Even if you aren’t diagnosed with SAD, I think it’s safe to say we all get affected by the winter blues throughout our Canadian freeze-out.

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