Can you smile and train at the same time?

The temperature was a bit on the warm side yesterday, but otherwise it was an ideal day for the Canada Running Series Beaches Jazz Tune Up Run and Walk. Starting at Kew Gardens the race organizers of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon made it easy for...

Walking shoes

I own too many shoes.Several posts earlier, I hinted that I tend toward messiness – specifically identifying the stack of books beside my bed. I forgot to mention my unseemly collection of shoes. I knew the situation was pathological last year when a quick...

Walking with hand weights

Occasionally I see people out walking while carrying hand weights. Yikes. Really bad idea. In fact, so bad, I have to stop myself from accosting these avid exercisers to insist they go home directly to put the weights down!Hand weights are a great tool for targeting...

Thinking green

Today’s colour is green. Thursdays mark the arrival of our weekly farm share box. It is filled with greens both familiar and exotic – shell peas, collards, and lime basil. Lime basil is new for me so I’ll be searching my cookbooks. At the same time,...