You Might Be Wasting Your Time With Diet and Exercise

There are many things you could try if you want to be healthier. You could decide to eat a salad every day, drink more water, get to bed earlier or take a fitness class. Given 5 minutes, you could list dozens of possibilities. But too many options cause a kind of paralysis.  There is always … Continue reading You Might Be Wasting Your Time With Diet and Exercise

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Hard(ly) Work(ing) – Why a Lazy Streak is the Key to Success in Sport and Life

 I don’t believe success is achieved in a Rocky Balboa montage of blood, sweat, and tears. The path to success is far more sober, humane, calculated and consistent over time. Patience. Long term focus. Consistency. Little by little. Progressive. Stress management. Rest and recovery. Most people will read these words and agree that they are … Continue reading Hard(ly) Work(ing) – Why a Lazy Streak is the Key to Success in Sport and Life

Save Time and Get Fit! The Beginner’s Guide to Run Commuting

  Running long distances as fast as you can requires commitment. In the build-up to my sub-three-hour marathon in 2014, I learned that a fast marathon meant putting in miles. Lots and lots of them!   That year, I put in many 130 kilometer weeks. Over the course of the year, I ran over 5,000 … Continue reading Save Time and Get Fit! The Beginner’s Guide to Run Commuting

Ottawa’s Hidden Vegan Gem: Govinda’s Restaurant

Ottawa is becoming a great place to eat out for vegans. As our “Vegan In Ottawa”guide shows, there really is no shortage of decent options in the city. But there is one vegan restaurant that has been serving Ottawa for decades that many people overlook. Granted, Govinda’s buffet is not what you would call fine … Continue reading Ottawa’s Hidden Vegan Gem: Govinda’s Restaurant