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When You Slip Do You Slide?

23.04.2017 by Alyssa Fleck

Last year my cousin asked me a question “When you slip do you slide?” We were taking about my self control or lack thereof. This question comes back to me all the time when I’m indulging and I get the feeling of guilt and defeat. Do I give up and continue to indulge or do I recognize that life happens and do my best to fix it from that po...

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From Consistent Knee Pain to a Badass Squatter

19.04.2017 by Stephanie Karlovits

Some kids have dreams about flying. Ever since I can remember, I have had dreams about running. Running like the wind. Light. Free. Effortless. The ease of movement I felt in those dreams - I have never felt during my waking-time. I am a nutritionist. I’m all about the food. As co-founder of Feed Me Ottawa, I’ve got that DOWN. That moveme...

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One Month Check-up

16.04.2017 by Alyssa Fleck

If you’ve been following along in my fitness journey you will know that this week was my ONE MONTH anniversary of making a conscious effort to live a healthy life and crush my goals. YAY! I’ll eat KALE in honour of my anniversary. So this is how I’m doing so far: I have managed to get in 4 workouts every week since making the commitment! ...

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Fad diets: Are they fads or just wrong for YOU?

12.04.2017 by Alyssa Fleck

I feel like I’ve tried it all. Every time a friend loses weight, tightens up their core or just felt better over all I asked the question: “How did you do it?!” Shakeology, “Clean Eating”, Vegetarian, Paleo, Gluten-free, Dairy-free I’ve tried most! Some gave small results and others not so much. But these “fad diets” do work. People have ...

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EPIC Meal Delivery - Fresh and Organic Meals with Feed Me Ottawa

10.04.2017 by Stephanie Karlovits

In December, I toured Feed Me Ottawa to size up their new recipes and chat all things organic and edible with owner Brendan Gorman. I had been looking to partner with a local meal delivery service for a while, but the companies I sat with always seemed to be missing something.  They were too expensive, their minimum order amount was too h...

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