7 things that happened when I traded cardio for weights

7 things that happened when I traded cardio for weights | My Fresh Perspective | #fitness #holistichealth #weightloss #holistic #wellness

Einstein said that ‘”the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” This was once me, wanting to get fitter, running longer and HIIT-ing harder, but only seeing diminishing returns. If this sound familiar, perhaps reading about the 7 things that happened when I traded cardio for […]

Stuck in a fitness rut? Read this.

Stuck in a fitness rut? Read this. | Angela Simpson, My Fresh Perspective | #fitness #motivation #wellness #fitnessmotivation

As wonderful as moving our bodies and being active makes us feel, sometimes our relationships with fitness can be frustrating. One minute you’re getting the results you hoped for, and the next, they stop and leave you wondering what the heck happened. Sound familiar? If so, read this, learn from my mistakes, and be sure […]

lululemon Seawheeze 2017 Half Marathon Race Recap

lululemon Seawheeze Half Marathon Race Recap - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Oh my. Where to begin? I say it every year, but this was one of my favourite lululemon Seawheeze weekends yet. If you were to ask me what specifically made it that way, I don’t think I’d be able to pin down a specific thing, because it was everything. So instead, I’ll just give you […]

Fitness Friday 301: The Hit Your Stride Run Workout

Eat Spin Run Repeat by Angela Simpson, culinary nutrition expert, coach and blogger. Healthy recipes, workouts, goal setting strategies and more!

Happy Friday, friends! How’s your week been? It’s been a little crazy over here in my neck of the woods, but I’m off on a little adventure to Pemberton and Whistler this weekend which I’ve been looking forward to all month long. One of my best work buddies and I will be doing a hike […]

May Reader Q+A: Anemia update

running on the beach at salt spring island

Welcome to another Reader Q&A! For those that are new readers, welcome, and you’ve arrived at a great time. This is the monthly(ish) post where I answer the questions that you guys have been asking recently, and this time around, the theme is iron deficiency. It’s a topic I haven’t gone into detail about for a while and […]

Fitness Friday 288: The Fast Forward Interval Run Workout

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Friday is here, and she’s lookin’ gooooood! How’s your week been? I’m airport bound this morning for a whole lot of fitness adventures this weekend, some sightseeing, eating, and restaurant hopping, and couldn’t be more excited about it. My suitcase is full of luon and luxtreme, deodorant, running shoes and Vega Sport fuel, and I’m sure […]

Fitness Friday 279: The Final Stretch Sprint Workout

Fitness Friday - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Friends! Happy Friday, and how the heck has your week been? Are you excited for the weekend? I most certainly am, and this should be a particularly good one. Tomorrow I’m attending a mindful goal setting workshop (more about that soon), and on Sunday I’ll be checking out the new Equinox that opened up a […]

lululemon Seawheeze 2016 Race Recap

lululemon Seawheeze 2016 Race Recap - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Just like that, Seawheeze #5 is done, and what an outstanding weekend it was. I’m pretty sure I say this every year, but this Seawheeze was my favourite so far. Sitting down to write this post, I can’t help but feel excited because in a way, it means getting to re-live the whole thing again […]

Fit Bit Friday 256: The Hill Crusher Workout

Fit Bit Friday - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hello there! As you’re reading this it’s very likely that I’m sitting on cold concrete in a line with hundreds of other crazy people, waiting for the Seawheeze Runner’s Shop to open because TODAY is Seawheeze Eve! Plans include race package pickup, hanging out downtown, perhaps a little yoga, a gorgeous lunch with Vega buddies, and […]

Fit Bit Friday 254: The Fast Feet Interval Workout

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Oh hhhaaayyyyyyyyy Friday! Wanna know something exciting? Or, as my 5 year old self would say to my parents when I was suuuuuper excited about something, ‘guess what guess what GUESS WHAT?!” There are now only 15 sleeps until Seawheeze, 17 sleeps until my birthday, and only 12 more sleeps until some of my fa-fa-favourite girls fly […]