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May 24. The Struggle Bus Season

In Endurance Chat by Meghan Burrows

I have two favourite times of year for fitness. First, is the late spring because of the longer daylight hours and I begin the transition of snow sports/indoor sports to exploring mountains on fast feet. Second favourite is the fall, when I start to pile on the plates and watch my strength triple in a matter of weeks, creating density …

20 Things I Appreciate about the Impact of COVID-19

In Weekly Finds by Meghan Burrows

May 15, 2020 Let’s be clear that I do not appreciate the virus itself, nor the havoc and loss that it has caused for the world. However, working in primary health care admin has given me a unique perspective on this pandemic, so I thought I would write them down I don’t forget. The first 10 things relate to the …

Endurance Hacks-The Body Pep Talk

In Endurance Chat by Meghan Burrows

  May 11, 2020              First off, I would like to acknowledge my intentions for writing this every day this month and follow it up with the fact that I clearly-have not written on here in six days. Life happens and I had set no routine or plan in place to make this happen, so that can explain the quick de-prioritization of …

Cinco De Mayo Workout

In Workouts by Meghan Burrows

May 5, 2020 Cinco de Mayo! Kicked it off by teaching a 7am class on a Livestream for the MVMT Challenge.  The workout (not put together by me) was interesting, 20 mins on the clock and get as many reps as possible.  External Shoulder Rotations with DBs x 100 Air Squats x 125 Oblique Crunches x 75/side Skips x 200 …

Rest Week

In Weekly Finds by Meghan Burrows

May 4, 2020 Mondays, if you were to have a literal french translation of this, it would mean “MY DAY” which has always made me like it just a little more.  Today was a heavy one, lots of work about COVID cases, deaths and stressful experiences that providers won’t have a chance to recover from. So I cut the heaviness …

The April Challenge

In Weekly Finds by Meghan Burrows

Well, here we are! I am heading into my 8th week working from home during COVID-19 and feeling extremely grateful for that privilege. I spent the last month using up most of my newfound spare time cooking and running/biking each day in the corresponding kilometers. You can read more about the Calendar Club here.My April Challenge Stats337kms of run/walk231kms of …

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Your Traveling Home

In News and Updates by Meghan Burrows

What a weird title for a comeback blog, yet I didn’t even have to think about it. I just made the drive from Toronto, ON to Surrey, BC over the last 6 days and it gave me a lot of time to think. I realized that although I may not have had a true home for the last five years …