Monthly Archives: April 2016

Put the fork down – you’ve had enough.

Put the fork down; you've had enough

You’re sitting at the table, looking at the wonderfully delicious piece of chocolate cake you’re about to devour for dessert. It smells and looks just as wonderful as it’ll probably taste. But as you look down, you see the muffin top coming out of your jeans, and you start having second thoughts.

Put the fork down. You’ve had enough.

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Have You Settled for a Less-Than-Ideal Life?

Have you Settled For a Less-than-Ideal Life

I pulled my hood over my head as I looked down into one of nature’s most magnificent creations, and one of my favorite things: a gorgeous waterfall.

We were ten kilometers into our hike at Yosemite National Park in California, and I wasn’t at all tired. I was energized, drinking in every moment, knowing that for the next month and a half, I had even more amazing experiences coming my way.

This was the trip of a lifetime – the trip I had been dreaming about for years, and now it was a reality. My husband and I were on the road for two months, travelling the perimeter of North America – from Ontario out west to Vancouver, from Vancouver to San Francisco, from San Francisco to Florida, from Florida to Newfoundland, and back to Ontario.

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FREE Beginner bodyweight workout #2

FREE Beginner Exercise Programs

If you want to get more active, but are not interested in joining a gym, or money is tight, or you don’t have access to equipment, bodyweight training may be for you. If you’ve tried the first bodyweight training workout suggested here, let me know in the comments. I welcome feedback to make this site better for you.

You can get FREE beginner’s bodyweight workout routines here at www.marianamcdougall.com. Soon, I will be adding photos to go along with the workouts, so say tuned. Video is also coming, so sign up for the mailing list to find out when it’s been added.

Please keep in mind that the workouts I am posting are meant to be progressive, so it’s best to start with the first workout posted and move on from there.

Bodyweight Workout #2

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