7 ways to boost self confidence

7 ways to boost self confidence - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Confidence. It comes in different forms. There’s that obnoxious, cocky “it’s all about me me me” confidence that I’ve found to be an instant turn-off within minutes of meeting new dating prospects. There’s what I like to call Beyonce confidence, which is that “I’m unstoppable, fierce, and I know I look pretty darn amazing right now” feeling… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 162: The Buff Barbell Workout – Part 2

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Well hello there, Friday, I’m THRILLED to see you! This week, albeit a short one, has been a great big test of my brainpower, organization skills, patience, and ability to stay calm under stress for several reasons. Let’s just say it’s a very good thing Sunday was Thanksgiving because I certainly needed all that positive… Read More…

Healthy Recipe of the Week: Spicy Chicken and Okra Gumbo

Clean Eating Spicy Chicken and Okra Gumbo - Eat Spin Run Repeat

I’ve talked a bit before about how I wasn’t introduced to many of my favourite vegetables until late in my teens. As kids, my sister and I ate veggies in the form of mixed peas, carrots and beans, broccoli (boiled and coated in cheese sauce), romaine and iceberg lettuce (coated in caesar and ranch dressing respectively),… Read More…

Ch-ch-ch-changes coming to the blog based on your feedback

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Hey friends! Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadian readers who are (hopefully) celebrating a lovely long weekend today. My mum and I had a lovely Thanksgiving feast on Saturday night complete with turkey, roasted brussels sprouts, butternut squash, sweet potatoes, and a bunch of other Thanksgiving fixings but those were the highlights for me! It… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 161: The Stronger Body BOSU Workout

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Happy Friday! For all of my Canadian friends, are you excited about this lovely long weekend we’ve got coming up? I’ll be heading out to spend some time with my mum, eat some turkey, and watch as much of the IronMan Kona World Championships as I possibly can. Triathlon is something I’ve been super into over… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 225

Chicken and Root Vegetable Casserole - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hey there friends! How’s your week going? Before I get started with today’s post I’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took the time to complete my Reader Feedback Survey. I’ve read each and every single one of your comments and you can certainly expect to see some changes announced around here soon. Much… Read More…

Changes I’ve made to tame a bloated belly – Part II

how to tame a bloated belly - part 2

Two weeks ago I talked about 5 changes I’ve made to help reduce bloating, a problem I’ve grown to be especially familiar with over the past couple of years. That post proved to be a very popular one, and it’s clear that I’m certainly not alone when it comes to this topic. As promised, I’ve… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 160: The Buff Barbell Workout

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Hi guys! Whew. It’s Friday, and I’ve been ready for today since Monday. Don’t get me wrong, last weekend was heaps of fun but I felt like I needed an extra day to chill out and that will be the name of the game tomorrow. I’ve got a little gym session planned, lunch with my… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 224

Fall Harvest Vegetable and Bean Soup - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Happy first day of October! How are ya today? Before we get into the usual food and new-thing chatter, I just wanted to say thank you SO much to those of you who have filled out my reader survey. Your feedback has been fantastic and you can fully expect me to take it into account over… Read More…

September 2014 Goal Check-In and 3 for October

September 2014 Goal Check-In + 3 for October - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hey there! How was your weekend? Mine was really lovely and included a road trip with my university besties to see one of our close friends get married. The ceremony was beautiful, the reception was fabulous right down to the little details, and it was so much fun catching up with all the people I… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 159: The Everest Elliptical Interval Workout

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Hey there! It’s Friday/almost the weekend/happy dance time, and the last Friday in September. Whaaaaat!?! 3 months left in the year, folks, and only 3 weeks until the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon that I’m supposed to be running. I say ‘supposed to’ because I’ve been struggling with some nagging knee pain over the past couple of… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 223

Curried Sweet Potato Soup - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hi Friends! How’s your week been so far? It’s a big one for socializing for me, which is awesome because something about catching up face-to-face with friends after work seems to make the week so much easier to get through. Last night I was out for dinner with Krysten, Danielle and Jess, and tonight it’s my monthly get-together with some… Read More…

Changes I’ve made to tame a bloated belly – Part I

how to tame a bloated belly - part 1 - eat spin run repeat

Recently it seems a large number of my friends are either getting married or having babies. I’m far from either of those life events, so wrapping my head around the fact that some of the lovely ladies I know are mamas-to-be just feels weird. Some of them post photos of their baby bumps, and I… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 158: The Big Burn Workout

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Hey there! How was your week? It was a pretty big one work-wise for me but I’m thrilled that the weekend is here! Any big plans? I’m going to be spending some quality time with my mum, and hopefully having some fun in the kitchen with some fall-inspired recipe creations. My brain is overflowing with… Read More…