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The one where I got lost (but had fun) on the snowy trails... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m officially on taper now for LA Marathon which is just 10 sleeps away. I still have a bit of running to do before I go and yesterday was supposed to be a track workout. A ... Read on »
3 Peanut Butter recipes that can save you time and help simplify your life... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The other day I wrote this post about how I wanted to start using what I’ve learned through my running to help simplify the rest of my day. Let’s face it: I’ve got my pre-ru ... Read on »
Race Report: Fort 2 Fort Trail Half Marathon by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last weekend I got to meet our new local Mizuno rep and he asked if I was going to be running the next event (a local trail 8km/half marathon) they were sponsoring with loca ... Read on »
From pre-race to everyday: Adams Natural Peanut Butter by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes it feels as if my morning routine is as crazy and stressful as the morning of a big race. Getting the kids out of bed and dressed can be as difficult as pickin ... Read on »
5 things I learned from the dietician... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Over the years I’ve tried so many different diets and 'eating plans’... From the crash Cabbage Soup Diet to the Atkins Diet both worked like a charm in the weight-loss de ... Read on »
Race Report: Vancouver First Half Marathon by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Oh Vancouver First Half, you have always been one of my favourites. 2012 was meaningful because it was my first half marathon after a couple of years full of pregnancies ... Read on »
I’m a #RUNVAN Ambassador! by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Way back in May 2008, I ran the BMO Vancouver Half Marathon. It was my very first half marathon, my first long distance event and something I never ever thought I’d be able ... Read on »
Non-running goals UPDATE by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living At the beginning of the year, I posted some of my non-running goals for 2014 . It’s been just over a month since then so I thought I’d do a little update post to see how it’ ... Read on »
How to heal a nagging hip flexor in 3 days or less... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ha! I wish! So I don’t exactly know how to heal a nagging hip flexor in 3 days or less but I sure know how to make a pesky hip flexor feel better over a longer period of ... Read on »
Gilmore Junio shows us what it means to be Canadian... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I always think of myself as a very unlikely runner. I don’t think anyone expected I’d ever run more than a very slow 10k let alone an ultra marathon, especially after I got ... Read on »
The day I chose the track... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s no secret that my last two weeks have been pretty wonky in terms of training. I gotta say, having my shoes and orthotics stolen really threw me off track. That’s kind o ... Read on »
Getting off the Road: my film debut... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You might recall back in October I had the neat opportunity to be part of the filming for a new video Jeff Pelletier of Pacer Films was shooting for the 5 Peaks Trail Runnin ... Read on »
Happy Anniversary by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 9 years ago, almost to the minute, I was laying in a ditch wondering how badly I was hurt. Today, I am sitting here feeling thankful I wasn’t hurt any worse. 9 years ago ... Read on »
I met a superhero yesterday... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What do you do when a friend texts you really late at night asking if you want to do something really cool? Everything you can (including begging your parents and hus ... Read on »
Race Report: Steveston Ice Breaker 8k by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Nothing like a race to take you out of a funk , right? This morning I ran the Steveston Ice Breaker 8k and even though it was actually a pretty tough run for me, I think ... Read on »
What a week! by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living No matter how meticulously you plan out your weeks, sometimes they just don’t turn out quite how you expected. If you read yesterday’s post you’ll have an idea of what I mea ... Read on »
Don’t mess with my shoes... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You know those runs? The ones where you finish and can’t help smiling for the rest of the day? I love ‘em. And my run last Friday morning was totally one of those runs. I ... Read on »
8 runner’s habits that would make your mom cringe... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As a kid I was many things: creative, artistic, nerdy, quiet, tall. Words like athletic or strong were never used for me. Nope. I was quite the wimp when it came to sports a ... Read on »
I’m not just ‘playing it safe’ anymore... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I first started running, I was actually kind of amazed that I could even do it. I mean, I knew I’d be able to run but I was so pleased to find I could do it without a h ... Read on »
My Gallery of Bad Selfies: the sad, the serious and the ones I’d rather forget... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes you just need a good laugh, right? Well I got mine tonight. My poor phone’s camera roll was soaring into the 1,000’s because I take so many pictures for my b ... Read on »