Podcast Episode 2: Big Fit Girl

In episode 2, we sit down with Louise Green, plus size athlete, trainer and author of the newly published book, Bit Fit Girl. I have known Louise for almost 10 years. We met online (pre-social media) through our mutual love of the fitness industry and goal of wanting to empower plus size women to unleash their […]

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Launching the Plus Performance Podcast

I know, it’s been a couple of month’s since we’ve last posted. We’ve been busy behind the scenes developing our latest project, the Plus Performance podcast. We know that more people are listening to podcasts, especially as they train and work out and thought this would be a great opportunity to connect you with even more […]

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Spartan Holiday Giveaway

Have you been out holiday shopping for family and friends?  Well, here’s your chance to get a special gift just for you in our Spartan Holiday Giveaway, which includes One (1) U.S. Race Entry in 2017. What is a Spartan race?  It’s a race that contains a series of obstacles across varying distances beginning at 5km combined with varying difficulties. They […]

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She Shoots, She Scores

Guest post from Marie Sawa, a hockey and ringette athlete from Toronto, ON. Nothing breaks the ice (pun intended) with strangers than letting them know you are a badass hockey player. The questions and comments that follow are usually along the lines of: “You mean on ice?”, “Do girls hit?”, “What position?”, “I can’t even skate.” […]

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Baby Got Back – Body Positivity in Roller Derby

Guest post by Terri Frew, a Keweenaw Roller Girls ‘blocker’, wife and mom. In the summer of 2015, my husband, our five month-old son Alistair, and myself moved from central Ontario to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  We had been living apart prior to Alistair’s birth in order to further our careers.  The move was one that […]

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The Freyathlon

The Rio Olympics is just around the corner and in anticipation of 2 glorious weeks of watching all the amazing athletes from around the world, we wanted to introduce you to another amazing athlete who is using these Olympics as a source of inspiration to re-build her fitness and health, after suffering and recovering from a major illness. […]

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Book Review: Riding Through Thick & Thin

A while ago, I was offered the opportunity to do a book review for “Riding Through Thick & Thin – Make Peace with Your Body and Banish Self-Doubt – In and Out of the Saddle” by Melinda Folse.    As a former recreational horseback rider, back in my early teens and with more readers looking for information on […]

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2nd Annual Unleash Your Inner Warrior Contest

Last year we launched the Unleash Your Inner Warrior contest and we are doing it again this year. If you’ve ever dreamed of doing an obstacle course, have had it on your ‘bucket list’ then this  is your opportunity to win a race entry for any Reebok Spartan race in the Continental U.S. Doing a Reebok Spartan race is quite the […]

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3 Reasons To Try HIIT

You’ve seen the little acronym everywhere  – HIIT. Everyone is talking about it, doing it, or posting about doing it, and you may be thinking about having a go at it too. The problem is, if you prefer reading about these workouts without the usual noise about fat burning, chiseling and toning, then it can […]

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