6 things to know about The North Face Endurance Challenge Ontario

6 things to know about The North Face Endurance Challenge

According to the Mountain Lion Foundation, mountain lions “can run for many miles at 10mph, and can reach speeds up to 50mph.” If the average mountain lion had decided to run The North Face Endurance Challenge half marathon yesterday at a conservative pace of 10mph, he would have clocked a 1:18:36, beating the winning male… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 149: The Free-Styling Workout

fit bit friday - workouts from eat spin run repeat

Hey guys! How are ya today? I am absolutely thrilled that it’s Friday and the weekend is almost here. On Sunday night I had plans to grill some chicken for dinner, only to realize the barbecue was out of propane. Then on Wednesday, my blowdryer decided to pack it in when my hair was only about 60%… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 213

Vegan Gluten-Free Trail Mix Bars - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Good morning, friends! How are you doing today? This week’s new things are all inspired by the North Face Endurance Challenge coming up this weekend. It’s at Blue Mountain Ski Resort, a part of Ontario I’ve never been to before, so I’m really looking forward to checking things out Saturday before racing on Sunday. It’s been… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 148: The Power Plyo Workout

Fit Bit Friday - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hey guys! First of all, happy 4th of July for all of my American friends! I hope you’re still in bed at the time this post goes live, and that you’ve got some fun celebrations happening today. I’m also enjoying a nice long weekend and have plans to cycle and go for a run this… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 212

Maple Balsamic Grilled Tempeh and Veggie Quinoa Bowl - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hey guys! Happy Wednesday to you, and if you’re coming off of a 4-day long weekend, welcome back to reality! I’ve got lots of foodie chat for you today, so let’s get straight to it. 1. Recipe of the Week. Not long ago I put out a question on my Facebook page, asking for your recipe… Read More…

June 2014 Goal Check-In and 3 for July

june 2014 goal check-in and 3 for july

Hey guys! How was your weekend? If you’re Canadian, you might be enjoying a nice long 4-day one since Canada Day has fallen on a Tuesday this year, and if that’s the case, I’m jealous! I’m actually taking this Friday, July 4th off and working the rest of the week because my team is small… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 147: The Summer Arm Sculpting Workout

fit bit friday - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hey guys! Can you believe it’s the last Friday in June already? Madness. This weekend I’ll be spending as much time outside as possible, and that includes meeting with a new-to-me group of runners tomorrow. One of our amazing local running stores, Runner’s Choice, recently started an ultrarunning trail group and I figured it would be… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 211

Jamaican Jerk Burgers with Mango Salsa - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hello hello! How’s your week going so far? I’ve intentionally made this a pretty relaxed one (meaning not many after-work commitments and a scaled-back week mileage wise when it comes to running) in order to let my body recover a bit. I don’t have any races this weekend but the next one on my radar… Read More…

Guelph Lake Subaru Duathlon Recap + 5 tips for newbies

pre-race with Jess

The fact that there is a post here this morning means I survived my first ever bike race! Yesterday morning was the sprint duathlon that I’ve been talking about for the past couple of months, and I can’t believe how fast the time has flown by since I declared I was going to do one… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 146: Waterloo 10K Classic recap + a simple plan to help you run faster

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Hey friends! How are you today? In addition to my weekly fitness feature, I thought I’d roll last weekend’s Waterloo 10K Classic recap into this post. I’ll be off to Guelph this Sunday to compete in my first duathlon (one of my goals for 2014), but I’ll tell ya more about that on Monday. The 10K was… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 210

Vegan Pineapple Ginger Ice Cream - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hey friends! How are ya today? I’m going to skip the usual intro chat because I’ve got lots to say about this week’s new thing. But first, can we talk about ice cream? 1. Recipe of the Week. Pineapples have been disappearing like woah in this house these days, in the form of smoothies, fruit… Read More…

How to make a watermelon cake

How to Make a Watermelon Cake - Eat Spin Run Repeat

As many of you who are regular readers know, I’ve got a bit of a thing for fruits and vegetables. I’ve been told that I eat an impressive amount of both, and my friends who have traveled with me can attest to the fact that I don’t jump in the car for a long drive without a… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 145: The Dream Team Workout

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Hello there! Woah, this has been a crazy week. Work has been pretty nuts lately (in a good way – I feel very productive) but my head is ready for a good rest this weekend. On Sunday I’ve got a 10K to race, which means tomorrow is going to be a lovely recovery day. Aside from… Read More…