The Defy Functional Fitness blog

Expectations

It isn’t news to those who know me that I love to workout and push my body to see what it is capable of. I…

Enter the Locker – Sometimes!

“Nothing in life comes easy” – a true saying for everything I’ve ever done and even more so when trying to push through fitness boundaries….

Seek Adversity Through Fitness

Seeking adversity is not something most people do. Adversity is seen as a bad thing and therefore should be avoided. In the moment, adverse situations…

How do you see the hills?

We are always going uphill or downhill, very rarely is it flat. How do you see the hills? When I run, I usually use the…

Nothing has really changed

Social media, over the last few days, has been filled with statements about 2020 ending. Many people are glad to see the back of 2020…

Don’t make this annual mistake

Your fitness is like your savings plan. Every day you need to make a deposit into it. This could be through a workout, good nutrition,…

It’s not about the food

I have to admit, coaching nutrition hasn’t always been easy. In fact, coaching nutrition is far from easy. I’ve always had the knowledge and I…

Training with a Mask

Many people have been excited to get back to their gyms after the second shutdown here in Toronto. Along with the social distancing, enhanced cleaning…

Tips for Snacking

Snacking is often where people trip up when trying to make better food choices and control their nutrition intake. Working from home or even spending…

Don’t Go Alone

Three good cyclists will always beat one great cyclist to the top of the hill. Going up that hill alone is harder. The whole way…

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