How to use Yoga for Athletic Performance with Abi Carver (Yoga15)

Photo of Abi Carver stretching

My guest, Abi Carver, is the founder of and head instructor at Yoga 15, a two-time 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher, and a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer. So yeah, she knows a thing or two about how the body moves. Which makes her the perfect person to explain how we can use yoga to support our fitness endeavours.

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Movement Digest – Dec 26, 2021

Happy Boxing Day to all my fellow Canadians out there! No matter how you celebrate it – the traditional way by giving presents to your servants (yikes) or the more modern way of buying cheap stereo equipment at Radio Shack (double yikes) – I hope you have a good one, eh. But before you do that… a quick reminder!

If you want improve your nutrition and create lifelong sustainable eating habits, don’t forget to  join me at Monica Reinagle’s 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade on Jan 2.

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Getting Durable with Tim Waggoner (Endurance Planet)

What does being “durable” mean to you?

My guest on this episode, Tim “Lucho” Waggoner, has a goal of being durable. Physically and mentally. And I love that notion. It takes so many of the loaded ideas we have about our bodies out of the equation.

And being durable feels so much more meaningful than simply being thin or muscular but it can include it.

Tim raced as a professional triathlete before switching his focus to ultra races. He switched once again to sprint distance races before really changing his focus to work on becoming as durable as possible. We get into what that means and how you can achieve it, in this episode.  

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Video: Walk + Backpack + Groceries = Workout!

I had one of those days. I got behind on work, had to skip my official dedicated workout time, and suddenly realized that I didn’t have food for dinner! So – I turned a grocery trip into my workout. Check out the video to find out how.