Thanks for stopping by! My name is Angela Simpson and I am a self-labeled foodie, shopaholic, runner, and group exercise instructor. I love all things health, food, and fitness-related, as you’ll soon discover if you hang around Eat Spin Run Repeat for a while.
I’m originally from Edmonton, Alberta, but spent my teenage years growing up on a small island in the Middle East called Bahrain. I attended a British International school, met loads of fabulous friends, and had some amazing once-in-a-lifetime experiences. At the time I was involved in a ton of activities – soccer, basketball, running, cross country running, golf, swimming, hiking, and a touch of modeling.
Unfortunately, all of this physical activity wasn’t enough to keep up with the way I was eating. Weight piled on and eventually I got to the point where I was very unhappy and insecure. I decided to take control of the situation and embarked on a weight loss journey that, from start to finish, lasted 2 years. In the process, I learned how to live a healthy lifestyle – and developed some pretty handy skills in the kitchen! I lost 70lbs by eating clean, nutrient-dense whole foods and staying active. These things continue to be central aspects of my life today.
Since moving back to Canada in 2006 (this time to Ontario, and more recently Vancouver), I’ve taken on a number of physical challenges including several half marathons, marathons, and triathlons. I’ve been a certified group cycling and fitness instructor since September of 2008, and love working up a good sweat!
Although my full time job has me sitting at a desk from 9-5, I’ve continued to pursue my passion for health and fitness on the side. Since 2012 I’ve been a Health Coach, certified by the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. I work with individual clients and groups, and you can learn more here about my health coaching services.
Eat, Spin, Run, Repeat is a blog about food, fitness, and living a balanced lifestyle. I read every piece of feedback I receive, so if you’ve got any comments, questions, or suggestions, please send them to eatspinrunrepeat (at) gmail (dot) com.
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