Word cloud in the shape of the bike for the acronym SMART

How to Action Fitness Goals

I once lived my life based on weight loss goals.  It was mentally exhausting as it felt like a part-time job with negative stress.  It wasn’t fun. As part of my transformation, I learned how to set fitness goals that are based on healthy behaviours like following my training schedule, rather than the number on […]

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Plus size woman athlete with coach, getting ready to race a triathlon

How to Find Your Ideal Personal Trainer

I’ve had a few different fitness mentors in my life and I’ve learned something from each one of them.  From how to do the perfect squat, how to get comfortable being uncomfortable and re-framing my goals and objectives regarding health and athletic performance.   I think it’s important to always be learning and growing, so […]

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Plus size women holding tree yoga pose at Addition Elle sponsored class

Addition Elle Moves Into Wellness

On Sunday April 13, 2014, Yoga for Round Bodies and Addition Elle teamed up to host a free in-store yoga class, a national event as part of A&E’s customer appreciation weekend and to promote it’s new athletic clothing line, NOLA. I’m currently expanding my health regime to include yoga so I definitely wanted to participate  […]

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Plus size athlete volunteering at T2 for Ironman Lake Placid

Top 5 Lessons I Learned From Volunteering

Over the years, I’ve attended many races to watch and support my friends achieve an important athletic goal.  A few years ago, I decided to try something a little different that raised my level of consciousness and appreciation for my mind, body and community. I drove up to Lake Placid, New York to volunteer and […]

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