Embracing Your Strength; Turning Your Pain Into Your Power

It started when I was in elementary school. I was more muscular than the girls my age. I did gymnastics, took swimming lessons, played all kinds of sports and never sat still. Add those together plus some great genetics (thanks to my mom and dad) and my body was all muscle. It started happening around grade 6/7. While my female…
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Myodetox Performance: The One Gym I Drive Across The City For

What makes a good gym or studio? For me, its a few things: a mix of great classes, great energy and positive vibes. If you’ve been following along on the blog or on social, you’ll know that I love to try different classes and studios. First, because I love trying new things & second, because I like getting outside of…
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5 Exercises for Sculpted Shoulders, Arms & Upper Back

Elementary school was not so fun towards my last years. I was often made fun of (by two boys- whom I remember well) because I was muscular. Growing up is hard as it is; throw in being ridiculed and called the most awful names… feels 1000 x harder. I was always more muscular than the other girls; I did gymnastics,…
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Wellness Wednesday: Working on Mobility with Strive Life

How many of us do a proper warm-up before a workout? How many of us work on our mobility? I always warm up before working out but after a tricep injury I incurred a few months back (after not having properly warmed up), I started reevaluating the quality of my warm ups. Taking the time to warm-up and work on…
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Style: Move With MICHI

Growing up I usually went shopping for clothes with my mom. My dad wasn’t a big shopper but when we did go, it was a treat; he has great style and usually bought me what I wanted (within reason) because it didn’t happen often. The one thing I remember vividly though was how he shopped. He picked things up, never looking…
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