Thanks to my background in Competitive Athletics, I have a honed the drive and discipline to get sh*t done, live my best life and make a positive impact by teaching others!
My current sport of choice is Bodybuilding and has received the most hits on this blog! I am grateful to have had this transformative experience, both physically and mentally, and to now share my journey.
I also blog about other activities ranging from accessible, like running and spinning classes, to extreme, like Hang-gliding, Rock Climbing and Via Ferrata!
Read on for more of each!
I can’t wait to share some Mountain Treks and Ninja Warrior once I cross those off my Bucket List.
I wasn’t sure if I would do another competition after my first one in 2016. It was hands down the hardest thing I had ever done in my life, since I had to dedicate an insane amount of time into ...Read More
I first met Amanda, Founder of Siyaflo, professional photographer and yoga instructor, at a local Business Event (Vancouver Business Babes – my event summaries here) . I was delighted when she a...Read More
I’m officially 8 weeks out from my next Bikini Bodybuilding Competition, The Leigh Brandt Muscle Class on March 24th! Show Details here: Sat. March 24th, New Westminster Massey Theatre! Last tim...Read More
At $30 a ride, it’s easy to balk and write that off as being crazy expensive for a workout. Trust me, I had that same incredulous reaction at first too! But now, I’ve learned that it is so muc...Read More
It was only in the final moments of an intense 14 week competition prep that I let on about my latest crazy goal and personal challenge – I would be participating in a bodybuilding competition &...Read More
And that’s a wrap! My 2nd Young Professionals Mingler event bringing together young professionals in Vancouver for an evening of inspirational talks, tangible lessons on healthy habits and new c...Read More
It started as a fleeting thought: why don’t I organize an event (start to finish) entirely on my own? What if I could create a venue to bring together different circles of friends and contacts w...Read More
Lucky me, I head to Vegas a minimum of twice every year now that my sister lives there full time working on her start up! I’m still amazed at how much natural beauty exists beyond the infamous str...Read More
One of the best parts of my bodybuilding journey was making some wonderful new friends along the way! Meeting other competitors is like meeting your soulmate. This person gets your exact struggle, and...Read More
Well it took 3 months for me to sort out my photos, but here’s what the actual competition show day looked like, and what 14+ weeks of training and dedication all came down to. Did you know that bik...Read More
It’s so hard to believe there is only one more week left until I’ll be stepping on stage for my very first bodybuilding competition. This past week has been one of the hardest weeks of my life, so...Read More
On this particular Saturday, exactly 2 weeks out from the Popeye’s show and 12 weeks into my bodybuilding journey, a lot of crazy stuff went down! Another FIRST for me I wrote about how much det...Read More