Author Archives: Tracey Ives

Tracey: Walk It Out

I’ve been getting a lot of emails and messages lately about how my new-found love of running has inspired others to get out there and give it a try. I’m SUPER happy about that,  so let me start by saying … Continue reading

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Tracey: Pumping Iron!

I tricked you a little with that blog title, there! While I’m also doing some of that weight pumping, I’m more referring to literal “iron in the blood” and my apparently lack there of that element. I had my blood … Continue reading

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Tracey: Take It All With A Grain Of Salt

There is a lot of advice out there, and sometimes when you’re trying to puzzle out this new healthy journey you’ve embarked upon, it can get a little overwhelming. It can be quite daunting, especially how much of it is … Continue reading

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Tracey: A Little Bit Of This And That

Well, the plateau continues and I seem to have a lost a little mojo along with the sunshine! Seriously, Mother Nature, I’m on “stand by” waiting for nicer weather to not feel like hibernating, smothering myself in chocolate almonds and … Continue reading

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Tracey: Mixing It Up

As I’ve been on a plateau for ever and a day, and as I believe in trying new things and making fitness fun, I’ve spent the last few weeks working out a new plan for moving forward. Diet wise, I’ve … Continue reading

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Tracey: Weather…..Or Not?

Ah, February. The most depressing month of the whole annual calendar, highlighted with the delightful statistic of “most suicides.”  That’s in a shorter time span as well, with only 28 days! Can you tell February is my least favourite? I … Continue reading

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Tracey: Plateau=Reset

When you embark on a journey to get to your optimal “you” (as much as that is ever conceivably possible, anyways) there is almost always a goal set of a weight number or size. I don’t tend to like to … Continue reading

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Tracey: Total Health

On this quest of living a healthy life, I’m constantly tweaking things that I believe, at that moment, to be “true.”  As I learn and grow, my thinking about things fitness and nutrition wise also evolves. I love the constant … Continue reading

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Tracey: Fitness Fun

In the day-to-day struggle to change our lifestyles, to lose weight and get fit, I think we often get caught up in the urgency of a “workout” and we forget the beautiful expression of fitness as fun. When we were … Continue reading

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Tracey: The End of 2012

When I started looking back on the last year, all of the incredible adventures, challenges, faces and places made me smile a huge, beaming toothy grin. It’s been an incredible year. There have been lows, of course, but as in … Continue reading

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