My Top 10 for 2016

Proper diet and exercise not only help in recovering from illness or injury, but can also help prevent cancer, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and many other common conditions. Please enjoy my Top 10 list for 2016 and enjoy a healthier 2016 as a result.

Race Reports: Gravenhurst Olympic, Dublin Ironman 70.3

With my new coach  Lesley Paterson and her racing team Braveheart, I continue to reach new limits in my triathlon adventures. At the Gravenhurst Olympic Triathlon, I had another super smooth swim leg, followed by a speedy bike leg and a hang tough run, altogether placing me third out of twenty-seven in my age categoryContinue reading “Race Reports: Gravenhurst Olympic, Dublin Ironman 70.3”

Race Reports and other Tidbits – Milton Sprint, Toronto Triathlon Festival, Bike Fit, Drills and more…

With all of my training for the Dublin 70.3 Ironman event in August, I have had very little time to settle down and write.  My apologies. On June 7, I completed my first triathlon of the season, the Milton Sprint. This event is sprint triathlon featuring a 750 metre swim, 30 km bike, followed byContinue reading “Race Reports and other Tidbits – Milton Sprint, Toronto Triathlon Festival, Bike Fit, Drills and more…”

Registered Kinesiology and Regulated Healthcare in Ontario – Part One

If you have had a chance to read my most recent post, you would know that I am a graduate of kinesiology and health science studies and, that I am a registered health professional practicing kinesiology in Toronto, Ontario, Canada – the first governing province in the entire world to regulate the profession of kinesiology.Continue reading “Registered Kinesiology and Regulated Healthcare in Ontario – Part One”

My Top 10 for 2015

As a Registered Kinesiologist, I am classified as a Regulated Health Professional in the Province of Ontario, Canada. The scope of practice of kinesiology, as defined by the Kinesiology Act, 2007, is as follows: “The assessment of human movement and performance and its rehabilitation and management to maintain, rehabilitate or enhance movement and performance.” This definition reflectsContinue reading “My Top 10 for 2015”

Race Report – Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2014

Well, there has been a delay in my writing this report – mainly because the Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2014 was not my best performance. I must however, keep things in perspective. It was only two seasons ago that I got back into the sport of triathlon after taking quite a bit of time off.  After only everContinue reading “Race Report – Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2014”

Sharp: The “A” Race Taper

“The details can be extremely complex, but when it works you get into a wonderful state, one that can linger for a couple of weeks. You feel quick, alert, full of energy. You find yourself snapping awake and hitting the floor running, on a roll with regard to much more that just your sport. Sharp.”Continue reading “Sharp: The “A” Race Taper”

Toronto Triathlon Festival Race Report

  “It was a rainy day.”  This sentence sums up The Toronto Triathlon Festival 2014 perfectly! Never have I had to complete a triathlon swim in such conditions as we had on Sunday, July 13, 2014. Every wave started about 10 minutes later than the planned times as the organizers made sure we were not racingContinue reading “Toronto Triathlon Festival Race Report”