You’ve gotta fight, for your right, to heeeaaaalllttthhhh care! (cont’d)

PhysioTractionMore Physio Last week I talked about my car accident that left me with disabling back pain, the struggle to get a specialist appointment... all while completing my masters & working fulltime. So the doctors ordered surgery. Finally, I was getting somewhere! The next hurdle.  I was put on the list for surgery, but was … Continue reading You’ve gotta fight, for your right, to heeeaaaalllttthhhh care! (cont’d)

Packs a punch!

Nals tried 30 Minute High Intensity Interval Training (HIT)  on Sunday. It's a power packed kickboxing and boxing routine for ladies only4. The circuit is designed to hone self-defense skills, improve core and increase strength.                      Activity                   … Continue reading Packs a punch!

Wake Up Before You Go Go

October is Women’s Health month here on N&K. Today, nals will be discussing self esteem. When I was heavier, I felt bombarded with images of thin, smooth-skinned, tall ladies as ‘beautiful’. If it was North American media, then tanned vixens. And if Bollywood media, then fair-skinned maidens. No one looked like me: pear-shaped, bespectacled, with … Continue reading Wake Up Before You Go Go

Kickin’ Cancer

So if you follow us on IG you probably saw that we have been saying we are going to focus on Women’s Health for the month of October.  Part of this will be me documenting my journey on Kicking the Beep out of Cancer with 30 Min Hit. Please follow this link to my page:https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?registrationID=4292199&langPref=en-CA … Continue reading Kickin’ Cancer

Catch Me If You Can

N&K's Roundup of Runs in Vancouver, BC   Believe it or not, at 12 years old, I signed up for Track & Field.  And I chickened out... then at 40, did I really start running.   Kells was a track-lete in her teens and took a break when during schooling and subsequent back issues.  And she re-started … Continue reading Catch Me If You Can

In da Club

I’m all for trying something new… A sweet co-worker of mine has been raving about her newest workout and asking me to try it out. First of all let me say I have been to the gym with her in the past and she is a machine. A maniac really. Let me just say…when we … Continue reading In da Club

Muscle Development Quarterly

from glamour gals to funny gals In March, our lil friend and personal trainer Koach got both N & K into a muscle development regime.  This is a good way to transform your workout from mundane back to great. In honour of Koach's birthday today, we are writing this post to update y'all on our … Continue reading Muscle Development Quarterly

Review of umami at Osamu Sushi Restaurant

Years ago, Osamu Sushi's owners stopped in to the very shop that our baby Kells was working in. Their suggestion: that her team have their Christmas dinner in the restaurant. They did... and it was fabulous! Fast forward 15 years… after a hardcore workout¹ with Koach, Kells suggested that the 3 of us have a … Continue reading Review of umami at Osamu Sushi Restaurant

Mind Games

On Wednesday I posted a pic on our IG account with my photo journey of going to the gym (96 and Counting) but I thought maybe I should expand on it. Share a wee bit more on how its been going... Soooo, after failing many many times with a workout routine I wanted to try … Continue reading Mind Games

Let’s get the lowdown on #BoPo

BoPo (aka: body positivity) has been quite the buzzterm lately. As has the term working out. Are they mutually exclusive? Can the 2 terms complement each other and keep their separate identities? Defining Body Positivity Doing a quick search, you can find various descriptions: As per health marketing (for weight loss & gyms) BoPo is: … Continue reading Let’s get the lowdown on #BoPo