The Worst Fitness Advice Around (Redux)

The Worst Fitness Advice Around - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

It’s no secret that we live in a 24/7 information economy. Not only do we have access to the latest news on our phones, tablets and our computers, but the barrage of never-ending headlines scroll through our televisions every hour of every day. There is always a new study, a new survey, a new truth. […]

FAQ’s, part 2

FAQs part two - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

For an in-depth article I wrote for The Kingston Whig Standard detailing my objections to and argument against the gluten-free-for-weight-loss trend, please click here.   

Sweaty Work is Good Work

Molly Daley

Happy June!    Today is the second day of June (can you believe it?!), and for most of us that means sunny days and rising thermostats. Which means sweaty workouts. Lots of sweaty workouts. An entire glorious season of long, hard, sweaty workouts!  But the summer months shouldn’t be the only time you’re getting sweaty […]

Running For The Non-Runners (April 5 ’14)

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For my April 5 article about walk-to-run programs and how even the least talented jogger can become a runner, Walk-to-Run: Running For the Non-Runners, either click here or keep on readin’!   I used to hate to run. In fact, for most of my life, I abhorred it. Couldn’t understand why people did it. Couldn’t understand […]

Molly’s FitBits: Winter Work

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I feel like I’m beating a dead horse here, but it’s really darn cold. It keeps being really darn cold. Here in Ontario, it seems that whenever the temperature gets above about -15, we get enough blowing snow that you still wouldn’t dare go outside. Where it’s not slippery it’s slushy, and it’s not showing […]

Molly’s FitBit: Cold Weather Hydration

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If you live basically anywhere in this hemisphere, it was cold today. Really cold. Scary cold. Scary cold is tough for fitness in a variety of ways– it makes it hard, unpleasant, and potentially dangerous to work out outside. Moreover, when the temperature drops below a certain point, it’s exceedingly difficult to not huddle under […]

Molly’s FitBit: Stretch Daily

Molly Daley

This inaugural FitBit deals with one of the less glamourous aspects of fitness: Stretching.  Often forgotten or skipped over because of a time crunch, a good thorough stretch has a way of slipping out of our fitness routines. “Oh, well, 30 seconds is long enough”, “Stretching doesn’t make a difference anyway”, or “It doesn’t burn […]

A Fresh Approach to Yoga (Nov. 30, 2013)

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For my November 30th article about studio 330 yoga in Kingston, ON, A Fresh Approach to Yoga, either click here or keep on reading!*   *A note, which I feel terribly about– I conducted this interview via email, so Dallas and I never got a chance to meet in person. I’ve only ever known one Dallas […]

6 Reasons HIIT is a Miss (Oct. 5, 2013)

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For my October 5 article about the HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout craze, Six Reasons HIIT is a Miss, either click here or keep on readin’! ‘HIIT’ (or high intensity interval training) has most certainly hit the exercise scene hard. Whether you’re watching an infomercial for CrossFit or are reading your brother-in-law brag on […]

Humidex? More Like Ice-Creamidex! (July 4, 2013)

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For my July 4 article about summertime fitness, Humidex? More Like Ice-Creamidex! either click here or keep reading.   Ah, summer. Cocktails on the patio, barbecues at the cottage, and finally perfecting that golden tan. What’s not to love? Well, if you’re like me, summer can present its own unique set of diet and exercise dilemmas. Your […]

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