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June 2016

Cosplay Photoshoot: Misty!

The last week was busy as I attempted to finish my latest cosplay before Supanova 2016 here in Perth. Long story short: the cosplay got finished but unlike Cinderella, I didn’t quite make it to the con. Instead, with the help of my amazing partner, we did a photo shoot down by the river! Because everyone knows Misty loves everything water right?  Continue reading “Cosplay Photoshoot: Misty!”

One Lovely Blog Award

This is super exciting! I am a bit late posting this but I have been nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award! (Insert happy dance here!) Continue reading “One Lovely Blog Award”

10 Things to Have in Your Gym Bag

They say diamonds are a girls best friend, but I am pretty sure my gym bag is doing a much better job at keeping my life together! I am not sure if I would be able to go a day without my trusted messenger holding everything that I could need during the day. While it may fluctuate what exactly is in my bag at any given moment, there are a few key staples that I can guarantee are in my bag 90-100% of the time when going to the gym aka my second home. Continue reading “10 Things to Have in Your Gym Bag”

On Sundays, We Snatch!

I’ve talked quite a bit about training with kettlebells lately. Whether it’s talking about the stress of training or posting a KB workout, it’s become quite a large part of my life. I am now training 3 days a week with my coach, plus doing my own training and mobility work at home. So what is all this training actually look like all together? Continue reading “On Sundays, We Snatch!”

Try it: My First Spin Class!

As I mentioned in previous posts, I am to get more cardio days in between Kettlebell training sessions to work on my endurance and overall fitness. But I am not the biggest fan of running, so I’ve been on the lookout for other options to avoid having to go for a jog. Thankfully after running into a friend at the mall yesterday, she invited me to join her at spin class today! I have never done spin before (which now seems crazy as I love hopping on the stationary bike while I am at a gym), so this seemed to be the perfect time to try! What is better then trying something new with a friend?  Continue reading “Try it: My First Spin Class!”

Dealing With Stress

There is two types of stress. Distress (or bad stress) and eustress (or good stress). Yes, there is a specific name for good stress! Brock University website sums up eustress quite nicely. Continue reading “Dealing With Stress”

Beginner Kettlebell Workout Video!

After a few weeks off from creating workouts, I got a good one for you all! And it’s in video format! Continue reading “Beginner Kettlebell Workout Video!”

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