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Meal Prep July 24th 2016

Back to reality today! A week a the cottage was amazing. We rented a sweet little spot in Quebec and it was perfect. So relaxing except for one incident with Penelope and a visit to the vet at 6am :P. It was a great holiday though! Juan took a couple of family shots that I’ll… Continue reading Meal Prep July 24th 2016

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Meal Prep July 10th 2016

Soooooo, if you were looking for last week’s meal prep you won’t find it. I didn’t do it. I know, so unlike me. I was totally planning on it but I procrastinated and just didn’t feel great and we had plans later that day that came up sooner than I was ready for and I… Continue reading Meal Prep July 10th 2016

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GoodLife’s Virtual Fitness – What & Why

GoodLife Fitness has something new called Virtual Fitness. The idea is that you can use the aerobics and cycle rooms in off times but still follow a class virtually. In several locations there are video screens set up behind the platform where an instructor usually stands. You basically choose your class using a ouch screen… Continue reading GoodLife’s Virtual Fitness – What & Why

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Meal Prep June 26th 2016

Oh summer how I love you! This weather is amazing. The sun feeds my soul. You? I was lucky it was great out today because my oven isn’t working again! Gah! I think there something is wrong with the pilot but not sure yet. Luckily BBQ to the rescue. I did everything on the BBQ… Continue reading Meal Prep June 26th 2016

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Meal Prep June 19th 2016

Happy father’s day to any of you male doggie and baby daddy fitbeauties! I know there are a few ;P We spent this morning with my Dad celebrating. He’s a new grandpa and loving it. He set up the sprinkle for my nephew today for the first time. So friggin’ cute. With the heat and… Continue reading Meal Prep June 19th 2016

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Beauty Tip Tuesday – How To Make Your Next Bath AMAZING!

When my blog was originally called BluntBeauty I launched Beauty Tip Tuesday on my Insta but as I became even more obsessed with my passion for nutrition & fitness and things morphed into what is now fitbeauties.ca, I found myself writing less and less about beauty stuff. I’d love to pick it up again and if you… Continue reading Beauty Tip Tuesday – How To Make Your Next Bath AMAZING!

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Meal Prep June 12th 2016

OMG what a weekend!! I’m still on such a high from the SAF and Physique Canada shows. They were all incredible. As a judge it’s really hard work but it’s amazing in so many ways. I’ll write another post about all the pros and cons and what I love most but one of the big perks is… Continue reading Meal Prep June 12th 2016

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Meal Prep June 5th 2016

A rainy Sunday calls for some time in the kitchen! 😉 Since I couldn’t comfortably use the BBQ today I changed my meal prep plans up a bit. I made a few items that aren’t on my usual list but are great for grab and go meals and easy to freeze. 1) A big pot… Continue reading Meal Prep June 5th 2016

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It’s Competition Season! Athlete or Spectator: 10 things you need to know

Competition season is upon us! Typically fitness competitors compete somewhere between March through November. Serious About Fitness (Saf) currently runs 3 shows a year, April, June and October. During this time my social media feed is peppered with photos of meal prep, gym PRs, bikini poses and motivational quotes. It’s always exciting to watch the competition… Continue reading It’s Competition Season! Athlete or Spectator: 10 things you need to know

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Eat More Food Less Often – Why eating 6-8x a day may NOT be helping you

Over that last while I’ve been working towards eating more food but eating less often. Yup that’s right. Bigger meals but less frequently. We used to think that eating smaller meals throughout the day was beneficial for ‘stoking our metabolic fire’ ‘boosting our metabolism’ and preserving muscle mass among other things along that line but… Continue reading Eat More Food Less Often – Why eating 6-8x a day may NOT be helping you

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Meal Prep May 29th 2016

I had a really rough week. Unfortunately I had a really bad reaction to a meal I ate at my parents house last Sunday and I suffered with symptoms all week. I’m starting to feel better today thank goodness. Since the parasite infection my food sensitivities have really increased. Soy has recently become really bad… Continue reading Meal Prep May 29th 2016

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Meal Prep May 23rd 2016

This might be the quickest and shorted meal prep and post I’ve ever done hahah. First long weekend of the summer and amazing weather meant we went to the lake to hang with buddies. That’s way more important than meal prep and especially great for our health and stress management 😉 I had some elaborate… Continue reading Meal Prep May 23rd 2016

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Meal Prep May 14th 2016

I feel so much better this week than last! Oh that fatigue was killing me. I’m pretty sure it’s related to seasonal allergies but the thing is that allergies are related to gut and immune health so since I’m this kind of person who like to get the the root of the issue I am… Continue reading Meal Prep May 14th 2016

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Meal Prep May 8th 2016

Happy Mother’s Day mammas! I spent some time with my mom this weekend, she had 4 girls! I grew up with a full house and it was great. I always wanted more than one little bub but looking at it from the perspective of someone hoping to be a mamma soon 4 sounds so crazy!… Continue reading Meal Prep May 8th 2016

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Meal Prep May 1st 2016

Today is our saf camp and I will be busy all afternoon so I pulled together a pretty quick and basic meal prep so I at least have protein and some starchy carbs ready. Protein sources are usually the hardest to grab on the go so I find if I at least have those pre cooked… Continue reading Meal Prep May 1st 2016

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Full Body Metabolic Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Hello fitbeauties!! I love all your questions and article topic ideas, keep them coming! This post is in response to the request for my favorite full-body “at-home” workout. There are so many styles of training and in most cases the 3 most important factors are : Enjoyment – Finding a training style that you enjoy… Continue reading Full Body Metabolic Workout You Can Do Anywhere

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Meal Prep April 24th 2016

This past week was emotional and pet centric. If you follow my facebook and IG you’ll know I had to put my sweet 18 year old kitty, Sasha, down. She had been declining for the past 6 months but Monday she took a turn and was in bad shape. The vet encouraged me to choose… Continue reading Meal Prep April 24th 2016

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Meal Prep April 17th 2016

Oh the sunshine! Doesn’t it just make your soul sing? My fur babies sure are happy lounging in all the rays and going on lovely walks. I spend most of today at The National Women’s Show in the SAF booth so I didn’t get as much sun as I might of liked but I got… Continue reading Meal Prep April 17th 2016

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Meal Prep April 10th 2016

Hi!! I was feeling inspired in my kitchen today. I feel like I haven’t had a good meal prep day in a couple weeks with all the traveling and stuff going on. Creating recipes is relaxing for me and I also love the time alone. I wonder sometimes how I’m going to do this when a… Continue reading Meal Prep April 10th 2016

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Meal Prep April 3rd 2016

I was in the GTA this weekend for the SAF Spring Spectacular!  Once again on the judging panel which is not an easy job but so fun. I love seeing so many women committed to a healthy lifestyle.The thing I like best about saf is that we really look for a healthy look on stage.… Continue reading Meal Prep April 3rd 2016