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  • Challenging Routine

    Although I don’t like to admit it, I’m a big ‘rules’ person. I like structure. We’re all like this to some degree. It’s hard to deny that routine is comfortable!   This…

  • Picking Your Truths

    Maybe you have a goal that you’re totally psyched about — you’re inspired, super focused, and it’s on your mind all the time. That’s fantastic! It’s a satisfying and productive headspace to…

  • Have You Ever Been Hangry?

    I certainly have. If I don’t get food when I need it, it can be a rough time for the people around me! Food and nutrition are so interesting to me —…

  • When Was The Last Time You Did Something For The First Time?

    University life is pretty wonderful. As a student, I have access to so many free and low-cost resources that aren’t necessarily easy to come by outside of the university bubble. Health services,…

  • My Fave Muffins.

    Who doesn’t enjoy a good muffin? These ones are my favorite!    Not only do they make a great little post-workout snack, but they’re easy to make and they taste pretty darn…

  • The Highway to Health

    So I’m taking a course this semester called ‘Highway to Health.’ I know. It’s a jazzy title. It’s essentially a survey course on topics in health: nutrition, exercise, sleep, relationships, spirituality, drugs,…

  • Turns Out I was a Drug Addict…. What I did about it and the unexpected results

    Clawing my way out! My first step on my journey to “getting my groove back” was supposed to be conquering insomnia and getting a good night’s sleep.  But…  I stumbled upon a…

  • Making Peace With Winter

    My name is Kalli Frissell, I was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and I hate the cold.   I HATE IT.   Or, at least I thought I did.   Though I think…

  • My Terrifying and Exciting Dive Into… Pool Running!

    Let’s talk about bravery.  Being ‘brave’ doesn’t mean you will or should be fearless. To me, being brave is a) acknowledging that a fear exists, b) breaking it down into its component…

  • Why I Fight – Some Thoughts on How to Get Your Groove Back ….

    Fighting to get my Groove Back My biggest challenge as a new athlete is truly understanding what that encompasses.  I get what it is to train hard and know what it is to…