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#MPOWERment Workout Playlist 48

As I sit here in a pool of my own seepage of lacrimal gland fluid (a pool of my own tears…I just like to sound smart sometimes :-D), pondering the summers passing, I wonder what type of playlist theme should this be. Well, since I just said passing, let’s make […]


Who would win: me or a squirrel

Squirrel Fact : Melissa Fact The definition of squirrelly is something related to a squirrel or someone who is restless (let’s say too much energy) or eccentric. LOL my friends, lol. This is actually something I am always trying to work on aka contain my excitement or passion in things […]


#MPOWERment Workout Playlist 41

  This past weekend I had the pleasure and honour to demonstrate one version of how I put on a class at Toronto’s CityFest with PopnShopEvents. The #MPOWERment workout playlist was set up to match just perfectly to hit hard on the right spots but unfortunately, the speakers couldn’t overpower the […]


Why cross training is essential to long term success

Thank you to my friends for the use of the infographic to help you understand why cross training is so important to long-term health and fitness success. If you need any help or motivation and are in the Toronto area, although I do online coaching as well, I would love to […]


Everything that once was will soon be virtually obsolete

If you think going to the gym will get you leaner, healthier, stronger or happier, I hate to be the bearer of bad news but you have been misinformed. There is surely no surprise in my telling you that everything that once was, will soon be virtually obsolete. Just about […]


Jump Rope Suggestions and Where to Buy Them

It was a few years back now when I did my jump rope certification when I started working with a local-ish kids program. We learned with and used the Buddy Lee ropes and I was also advised that Jumprope.com was a good resource for checking out others. I used to […]


Struggling to Stay on Track?

I am pretty sure that I have at least one or two other posts giving you tips like these but hey, those reminders can always help right 😉 Everyone can agree that regular exercise is important, so why do so many people struggle to stay on track with their fitness […]


#MPOWERment Workout Playlist 34

It is so unreal that it is February and that it is raining up here in Toronto. While I am most certainly NOT a fan of winter, I did learn to snowboard this year (for the one day we did have snow), and I wouldn’t mind another. Mostly because my […]


Women’s Power Workout

Again I figured I would share some old training stuff I did with past clients. I had to call this something for you ladies (although gents may partake too of course) so Women’s Power Workout it is! Because I have spent a lot of my time freelance, I tended to […]