Meet Brit McQuarrie! She’s a fitness coach and working mama who loves to empower women to be their best selves! This week on HIGSD, we chat with Brit about everything from why she loves her morning routine to her favourite go to studios here in Toronto!Read More
Meet Hannah Kovacs. Many may know her from her popular Toronto class, HIIT with Hannah! She is a ball of energy and today we’re learning a bit more about her! We sit down with her to discuss everything from what inspired her to start HIIT with Hannah to her upcoming ventures (hint hint, owning her own studio may or may not be in the works).Read More
Hey there, fit babes! It’s time to work(out) SMARTER, not harder!
If 2019 is your year to be as EFFICIENT as possible & get SH*T done; then, instead of wasting hours spent on a treadmill or elliptical machine, today I’m sharing my favourite formula to create the BEST 15-minute HIIT workouts that you can do with absolutely no equipment at all. (You can thank me later.)Read More
“Health is wealth”.
Many people who have adopted a healthy lifestyle have experienced challenges at some points throughout their journey.
Those hurdles can present themselves in various forms such as injuries, lack of motivation, sickness, and so on… Haven’t we all been there?
Truth be told, there are days were we lack the proper motivation to exercise. At those moments in time, an alternative to ensure success in this journey of health is to have a great workout partner. In fact, a workout buddy can be a key factor of success in helping you achieve your fitness goals.Read More
New York, New York: a city so nice they named it twice. Before I moved out to LA in October, I lived in NYC for eight years. And even though LA is often thought of as the wellness capital of the U.S., NYC is no slouch! The city has so much to offer. So whether you’re looking for healthy restaurants, a solid workout, or a place to recharge your batteries, here’s my guide of wellness recommendations in the Big Apple.Read More
Mornings can be tough. It’s hard to pry yourself out of the comfort of your bed. But developing a good morning routine can lead you to actually looking forward to waking up. I would say that I’m a morning person because I allow myself time in the morning to do things that set me up to have a good day.Read More
And just like that, it’s over. No goodbye, no conversation, no explanation. That constant in our lives no longer existed. It was part of our routine, our everyday. How could this happen? It was what we knew and some days it was all we knew. We scheduled it, we looked forward to it. And just like that, it’s over. Overwhelming sadness and heartbreak left us searching for answers. Asking and begging for it to stay. Offering everything we could to keep things going. As energy wore thin, passionate feelings turned to disappointment and anger. It was easier to avoid the questions and to hide away until we were ready to move on. Sounds like a bad break-up, doesn’t it? In a way, it was.
These were the emotions and reactions that filled the hearts and minds of many when our local fitness spot closed without notice or explanation. The place where we worked out, sweat, relieved stress, networked, got to know each other, no longer existed. We were forced to find somewhere new. This lead myself and many others from our fitness community down the path of exploration for what else existed out there.
So what makes the right HIH spot? That depends on you. Whether you’ve moved to a new city, you need a change or you’re looking to try something new, here are a few tips to consider for your next HIH spot.Read More