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What can a simple cup of coffee teach us about staying motivated to move? Dr. Lisa Belanger has the answers. Lisa is the CEO of Conscious Works and author of A Cup of Mindfulness: ...

Times are tough, but being agile in the face of adversity can be a valuable skill. This week, let's think optimistically about an opportunity the shutdowns have provided, one that ...

It's Valentine's Day. Yeesh... time to audit your relationship with fitness 6 weeks into 2020. Are you hanging in there? Has your motivation disappeared like that waxy heart-shaped...

As the saying goes, “Nothing changes if you change nothing.” If you want to finally quit the grueling grind, jump off the struggle bus, and enjoy all the juicy mental and physical ...

What do chips and chocolate have to do with motivation? Let's take a look at two of the most attractive substances known to mankind to see where your fitness diet might be letting ...

Last week, I interviewed November Project co-founder Brogan Graham about the evolution of this fascinating free fitness movement. In the second half of my two part feature on Novem...

I couldn't let November pass without featuring one of the most successful free fitness movements of our time. It all began as a dare between 2 rowing pals. From Iceland to Indonesi...

Time to call B.S. on another toxic artifact of today's fitness culture. In this episode, Kelly jumps on a recent exercise physiology study in a scientific journal called Sport to d...

The adage is true, "Every Journey Starts with a Single Step", even if you're a professional explorer. Ray Zahab's transformation has included many, dodging rattle snakes and polar ...

It's true, the birth of a passionate, devoted fitness journey often happens by accident. But why wait for serendipity to tap you on the shoulder? This week, Kelly drills down into ...

One secret to having more motivation lies in the moment. In this episode, learn how to tap into it with my favorite focusing exercise called the Yes Drill. Whether you're into lift...

The saying is TRUE... how do you know unless you try? That's what #TryTober is all about; getting out there and finally doing the thing you've pondered for too long. Well, this wee...

Music and movement have been married for millennia... but are you taking advantage of its... advantages??? Or may be IT'S taking advantage of YOU. In this episode, Kelly reviews 5 ...

Warning: Do NOT touch this woman's bike. Listed as one of the Top 100 Most Fascinating Manitobans, Karly Tardiff's resume includes organizing a fitness Guinness World Record and ra...

"One day" is here. In this short episode, Kelly unveils a simple tool to help you inject some new life into your fitness routine. Using the power of implementation intention, TryPa...

Meditation is going mainstream for a reason; it's effects are so powerful. But can it fit in your fitness routine? This week's guest, Jewelia Orlick of Jewelia Orlick Meditation, d...

Every week, our fitness journey faces critical moments, those times when we MUST decide to get moving or not. But are we making this decision more difficult than we should be? This...

Is your self-talk lacking self-compassion? This week, guests Dr. Shaelyn Strachan of the University of Manitoba and PhD Candidate Laura Meade of Kings College (London) break down t...

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Franklin Roosevelt said, "Comparison is the thief of joy"... but does that go far enough? This week Kelly breaks down the massive temptation to compare our fitness journeys to othe...

Even the most active lifestyle starts with a single step. For elite adventure racer James Galipeau, that step was a brave one. That bravery has since dragged him all over the globe...

Have you ever felt shamed by a sales person? It's bad enough when we wallow in our insecurities, we don't need the fitness industry to exploit them too. Based on reader reactions t...

There's a phenomenon few people use when exercising; it's called the Peak-End Rule. In this episode, I'll help you apply it so you can take more control of your motivation to move....

Does the thought about going for a run make you cringe? May be we can change that. In this episode, Kelly spills the details on his running journey, including the exact moment he s...

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