6 Awesome Leftover Turkey Recipes

Got leftovers? via fitnesscheerleader.com

Ahhhhh Thanksgiving dinner!  How I love you!  But if you're like my family we always have WAY too much turkey leftover.  So what should you do with it?  There's only so many hot turkey sandwiches you can make, right? Though I do admit that they make a nice yummy lunch.  Because I've got a fridge full of leftover turkey courtesy of my AWESOME mother-in-law, I looked Continue Reading...

Benefits of Winter Walking and How I Stay Warm With @BenchCanada

When the winter air is crisp and the ground is covered with snow, there’s nothing like taking a walk to enjoy the beauty of the season — and walking is one of the best ways to keep fit. Just because the trees are bare and there’s a chill in the air doesn’t mean you have to forgo your daily walks outside for the dreaded treadmill (otherwise known as the “dreadmill”). Anything but! In fact, outdoor walking during winter may have surprising benefits Here are four reasons why you should walk in the winter

Happy Wednesday everyone!  When the winter air is crisp and the ground is covered with snow, there’s nothing like taking a walk to enjoy the beauty of the season — and walking is one of the best ways to keep fit.  Just because the trees are bare and there’s a chill in the air doesn’t mean you have to forgo your daily walks outside for the dreaded treadmill (otherwise known as the Continue Reading...

Hockey, Training and #MotivateMe Monday

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Happy Monday everyone!! Have you put together your training/workout plans for the week? I feel like I’m in a hockey tournament hangover, so I apologize for posting this a bit late. I’m still brainstorming my plan but will share it at the bottom of this week’s post. My two oldest daughters played in a hockey tournament on two separate teams while my husband coached a third team in the same Continue Reading...

Simply Amazing Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Simply amazing sugar-free cranberry sauce recipe for #christmas and #thanksgiving from http://www.fitnesscheerleader.com

I had originally intended to share a post about the iphone apps that I'm using to make me a faster runner, but then I realized that next week is Thanksgiving in the US and if my stats are correct 89% of you reside in the US.    Cranberry sauce is one of my favourite things about Thanksgiving - you simply cannot have turkey without it in my humble opinion.  Unfortunately Continue Reading...

5 Reasons to Hug a Runner #GOHARD

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* This is not a sponsored post. I came across this event on my own and felt that this was important and that I had to share it. Today is Globally Organized Hug A Runner Day aka GOHARD.  It's a real thing, I didn't just make this up just to get hugs (though if you want to hug me then go right ahead :) ).  GOHARD is a virtual run/event that raises money for Girls on the Continue Reading...

3 Tips for Recovery After a Long Run + A PRO Compression Giveaway

Replenish, move and compress - the secret to long run recovery via http://www.fitnesscheerleader.com #running

Disclosure: I was sent a pair of PRO Compression Pink Argyle Marathon socks to review. This is an honest review and all thoughts and opinions are my own. Ahhhhhh the long run. My least favorite part of training, but unfortunately it's also one of the most important parts of training. Every sport benefits from endurance. Did you know that speed is a factor of endurance and strength? As well, Continue Reading...

Pocket Sous Chef and Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

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It's the most wonderful time of the year, a time where we can all go shopping without guilt all in the name of "holiday spirit" lol. The number one thing about the holidays in my mind is my family, yep EVEN those family members that drive me crazy.  I seem to you enjoy them that much more during the holidays. If you’re anything like me you tend to wait until there are Continue Reading...

Take One Small Action Towards Your Goals #MotivateMe

A weekly linkup on Mondays for you to share your weekly fitness plans and meal plans #MotivateMe http://www.fitnesscheerleader.com

Before you read any further, I want you to think about the most important thing you want to accomplish - today, tomorrow, this month, this year, or even next year.  Now think about the first little bit towards accomplishing that goal.  Just the first minute, the first 30 seconds. Now pretend that getting started is the only thing that matters in the whole world. What does getting Continue Reading...