competing · fitbeauties · Women's Health

Competition Stage Bikinis and Costumes For Sale!

As I’m watching my body change daily and getting ready for this baby to arrive I’m cleaning out my closet. I put away all the clothes that no longer fit or wont while I have this belly I feel a mix of feelings. Mostly happy except when it comes to these beautiful bikinis! I’m sad… Continue reading Competition Stage Bikinis and Costumes For Sale!

competing · fitbeauties · Mindset · Women's Health

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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Bikini & Fitness Model Competitions – My Thoughts as a SAF Judge

In just about a week I will be heading to Toronto for the Serious About Fitness September show. Not as a competitor but as a judge – a task I find almost as challenging as the stage itself. This will be my 4th time on the judging panel and it’s not a job I take… Continue reading Bikini & Fitness Model Competitions – My Thoughts as a SAF Judge

fitbeauties · Women's Health · workouts

3 Ways to Keep Your Training Effective & Interesting!

My current training program consists of 5 lifting days + 3 HIIT days.  Sometimes the lifting and HIIT are done on the same day, sometimes separate. For example I might do an upper body day consisting of back, shoulders, chest and arms in the morning followed by a set of intervals in the evening. The… Continue reading 3 Ways to Keep Your Training Effective & Interesting!

meal prep · nutrition · What I made on Sunday

Meal Prep Aug 16th 2015

OMG this weather! Summertime LOVE! I’ve been really trying to do any of my workouts I can outside. Hill sprints, bike rides, stairs, metabolic circuit in my back yard, whatever!   Last week’s meal did not fill me up enough! I was friggin’ hungry! More hungry than necessary. I talked about volume eating before but… Continue reading Meal Prep Aug 16th 2015

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Dear Diary. I Hate Dieting

Dear Diary, {That’s a bit what this feel like. I feel like I’m writing in my diary. I need an outlet for these thoughts and figured no better place than here on fitbeauties.ca ’cause a girl’s gotta know 😉 } I’ve been eating in a caloric deficit for 4 weeks now. Dieting. I hate dieting. I rarely use… Continue reading Dear Diary. I Hate Dieting

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Birthday Giveaway!

Hi fitbeauties!! It’s my birthday and I have a gift for you 🙂 My friends at SO Delicious were SO generous and gave me some of my favourite products and I want to share. My absolute favourite ice cream (even on competition prep) is this: Sugarfree, Dairy free, macro friendly and soo good. SO Delicious… Continue reading Birthday Giveaway!

nutrition · What I made on Sunday

Meal Prep July 26th 2015

So I have some super exciting news! I’ve just started working with Layne Norton. He’s the guy I’m always sharing vlogs and links about on my FB page and with my clients. He’s such a trail blazer in the bodybuilding industry and I love what he stands for. He’s a scientist whose work is changing… Continue reading Meal Prep July 26th 2015

fitbeauties · Women's Health · workouts

All About The New Landsdowne GoodLife

As a Brand Ambassador for GoodLife Fitness I was invited to the unveiling of the new GoodLife location yesterday – it’s so pretty! It’s in the new TD complex with the entrance being close to Bank street and across from Whole Foods. It’s really large and the layout is basically a long rectangle. Cardio machines… Continue reading All About The New Landsdowne GoodLife

What I made on Sunday

What I made Sunday Nov 2nd 2014 {Meal Prep}

HI! I’m back from a week away in Dominican Republic. So nice to lie in the sun and swim in the ocean. It feeds my soul! Speaking of feeding I wrote a mini post about my nutrition while away here on my instagram page. It was a bit tricky to navigate with my current digestive… Continue reading What I made Sunday Nov 2nd 2014 {Meal Prep}

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What I Made Sunday Oct 5th 2014 {Meal Prep}

Holy mamma that was a busy week! I spent most of today with a whole bunch of lovely beauties at the Serious About Fitness stage prep camp. It’s always such a good time. We talk about posing, hair, make up tanning, suit selection and judging criteria. If you are thinking of competing I always  highly… Continue reading What I Made Sunday Oct 5th 2014 {Meal Prep}

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Why I Will Never Follow a Meal Plan Again

When I first started competing I was prescribed a very strict meal plan even during my off season. It wasn’t that I didn’t like the plan itself it was just that I didn’t like to be so restricted. It made it really hard to eat out with friends or enjoy something other than exactly what… Continue reading Why I Will Never Follow a Meal Plan Again

fitbeauties · nutrition · workouts

The Truth About Being Fit

Being fit doesn’t just happen. It’s a result of daily choices. Choosing to do a workout, choosing not to eat an extra spoonful of almond butter, choosing water over wine, choosing to get a good night’s rest, choosing to listen to your body when it needs a break. All of these choices add up and… Continue reading The Truth About Being Fit

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How To Have Soft, Smooth & Tanned Skin Post Show and Avoid The Alligator Scales!

I got a spray tan for my photo shoot last week. which was awesome. It’s a must for shoots because the lights just wash you out so much. It was great and it usually fades nicely but then I decided to compete at the last minute and had to apply a competition tanning product called… Continue reading How To Have Soft, Smooth & Tanned Skin Post Show and Avoid The Alligator Scales!