GREECE

What an incredible 2 weeks here in Greece. This was a huge step forward for Team Canada and I am so excited to see what's next! Of course, there are things we can improve, after all, it is the first competition of our season, but we are looking forward to see what we can do …

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11 STEPS TO GREAT GEL

We are on to our second day here at the FINA World Series #2, so here is a step-by-step guide to what I do to get ready for a day of competing! Wet Hair I never wash my hair before gelling. I just wet it in the tub or the sink, but for me the …

AND AWAYYYYY WE GO!!

After 2 months of hard work, many new routines, lots of changes and great improvements, we are on our way to Greece!! As I am writing this, we are on the plane heading to Zurich, making our way to Athens and then to Alexandroupolis to compete at our first competition of the season!! This past …

Typical Tuesday

6:30 I wake up with sleep in my eyes as both of my annoyingly cheerful alarms sound to tell me its time to get my butt out of bed. (Can you tell I'm not a morning person?) 6:40 I make my breakfast in a jiffy, a Breakfast Burrito - my favourite thing to have before a big …

HOMEMADE GRANOLA BARS

Hi again! I provided my favourite breakfast options a while back and so I thought I would also share my favourite "Bars" for practice. They are high in Iron and Fibre and as we are also getting closer our Team Selection Camp, these are a great little addition to your lunch box during long days! …

THE POWER OF THE FOAM ROLLER

I've done a lot of stuff this past week...... and let me tell ya, I AM SORE! Following my last post - this seemed pretty necessary! So how do you deal with muscle pain and muscle recovery?? Using my own experiences over the years, I can attribute a lot of my muscle health to foam …