#MPOWERment Workout Playlist 47

Related eBooks August got me feeling like mischief, but totally in a good way 😉 I hope you enjoy this good energy, sexy-fun playlist as much as I do! Robin Thicke feat Jay Z- Meiple 2. J Balvin and Willy William- Mi Gente 3. CamelPhat & Elderbrook – Cola 4. Joey […]


Rice is nice but the shell will help give ’em hell

Battle of the Endosperm Maybe you are not into the weird idiosyncrasies of all things food and training as the #fitfam are (ya I DID just use that hashtag :P) , but there has been a back and forth on rice for quite a while. If you think arguing about rice […]


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 […]


The Best Fitness Trackers

In this day and age, there is most certainly not a lack of information (ease of) accessibility. Quality wisdom and knowledge with appropriate actionable behaviours is although a much harder resource to come by.  Along with that last statement, nothing works if you don’t, so that is an incremental piece to owning […]


#MPOWERment Workout Playlist 46

Summer is finally here in Canada and guess what else? It is also Canada’s 150th birthday! With that being said, it is also the perfect time to enjoy the wondrous nature of Canada by being active outdoors with some great Canadian music: Cadence Weapon – My Crew Woo 2. Sickick […]


A special spice that helps your muscles recover!

I am here to tell you about a special spice that is an anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory which means reduced swelling of muscles and joints, as well as reduced sore muscles! This wonder spice is TURMERIC! My friends at ABS Protein Pancakes have found turmeric to be a perfect addition to the […]


Getting F.I.T.T Wastes Your Time

Life’s Funny Little Lessons Life forces us to live by some kind of rules, guidelines, principles, or be punished. In fitness, which leads to living a better life, so get on it, there too are these antecedent models. Think about when you were starting your first day at a new school or […]


Drown out the noise

With today’s modern biotechnology we replace vital organs, cure deadly diseases and perform medical miracles almost daily. It is pretty awesome. Surely, the same approach toward maladies such as being overweight and obesity should be easy … right? WRONG! For more than 300 years researchers have worked tirelessly to discover […]


How to Lose Your SUPERpowers

Cheetahs (no not Cheetos) kick ass. Ok so do panthers and pretty much any other creature that can be fast, powerful and agile as ____. Humans also have some incredible capabilities if nurtured. What can quickly make a once, or a hopeful, panther-esque creature quickly lose one’s superpowers, is falling victim […]