Category: Healthy

We are constantly on the search for a healthy lifestyle. Follow us as we try to find the best tips and tricks to keep us healthy.

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Fitness Check In – The Half Way Point

Sarah and Apryl are on a fitness journey with the help of their trainer Christina from Energy Balance and today they’re checking in to see their results thus far, after six weeks! The results were very exciting.  Sarah lost 9 pounds and Apryl lost 8, both lost 10 inches! Christina says this is exactly the pace she wants them to lose, which is about 1 pound per week. The program is a 12 minute HIIT workout and Christina has them on a food combining mealContinue reading

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Healthy Beginnings

We have started a health journey! Yeah, we know, you’ve heard that before. We start something that will make us healthier, only to fail miserably weeks…or days later.  That’s why we are so excited to have Christina from Energy Balance work with us for the next 12 weeks. Christina is a busy mom of 2 , and a personal trainer with more than 12 years of experience. When she had her daughter she realized her days were so hectic it was impossible to fit herContinue reading

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Making Homemade Dog Food

We love our dogs, and it’s important to us that they are healthy. The best way to do that is to make sure their food is the healthiest possible. Dogs We Love is here to help. They have stores in Orangeville and Collingwood that specializes in real food for dogs. Lucy helped Sarah make a batch for her dog and shares the recipe with us! Dog Food Recipe: Ingredients: 2 whole eggs 1/4 cup sunflower oil 1 cup yellow vegetable (eg. carrot, squash, sweet potato)Continue reading

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Crockpot Meals with Olivia’s Freezer

Crockpot meals are a staple in busy homes during the fall and winter months. While we start getting ready to send the kids back to school, we have a meal idea that is sure to make your weeknight dinners delicious and simple. Olivia from Olivia’s Freezer in Barrie helps people meal prep and offers tasty recipes too. She helped Sarah make a delicious Lasagna Soup. Here’s the recipe: Ingredients (serves 6-8): 5 Italian Sausages, cut in rounds 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic 2Continue reading

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Feet for Life

Feet take a beating in the summertime as we tend to go barefoot everywhere. Not to mention the flip flops! Erin King of Feet for Life has seen it all. From fungus to calluses to conditions that need regular attention. Check out the video to see why she’s on a mission to get people in Barrie to have healthy feet for life.

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Bliss Beyond the Mat

We have experienced the various yoga classes and fitness classes offered at BLISS Ann Green Yoga, and now it’s time to take you beyond the mat. Ann shows us how to become Shineologists like her. Ann believes we need to retreat to nature as much as possible. To recharge and reenergize using nature in everyday life. It could be by bringing nature inside the home, or heading to the lake or the woods to connect. At Bliss they believe in the balance of healthy bodiesContinue reading

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Experiencing Fitness at Bliss

Ann Green has made a name for herself as an internationally renown yogi, but she’s also an incredible athlete off of the mat. Recently, she was able to dead lift nearly 300 pounds with her own trainer! You know she takes fitness seriously. It’s a passion she’s eager to share with the world, and her members, as she offers fitness classes in addition to yoga. From TRX, to spin class to her fun Surf Set classes, Ann is giving her members a chance to workContinue reading

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Experience of Bliss

For years we drove past Bliss Ann Green Yoga’s studio, the beautiful green building on the waterfront in Barrie, and wondered what it was like inside. We were big fans of yoga and often took classes at gyms or community centres, but not in a local studio. The minute you walk into the studio, it’s like the walls vibrate with soothing, calming vibes. Almost like there are invisible arms reaching for you in an inviting way. We were greeted with a huge smile from aContinue reading

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B’ver Balm Review

We were so excited when we came across an ad on instagram from Walton Wood Farm showcasing all natural products especially for women’s skin care…and the care of their lady areas! Firstly, we have never seen a product just for women’s shaving areas ( not this specific), nor have we ever seen it with such out there, in your face packaging. Hell ya!! We called them up, asked them send some over so we could try it. The box came with B’ver Balm. Yep, aContinue reading

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Indo Board

Earlier this year Ali Stevens, an accredited Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor caught the eye of many on social media after she posted a video of her doing some crazy indoor surfing moves with a glass of wine….and she didn’t spill a drop! The video got thousands of views in a couple of days! The comment section section blew up, asking her all about the board and her amazing balance skills. So, we had to ask too! Ali brought the Indo Board to Sarah’s home toContinue reading