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{Friday Favourites} The best reads in health, wellness and fitness this week

Life In LeggingsHappy Friday, friends! How was your week?

I’m still not quite over the head cold I picked up after Sunfest (I’m calling it Sunfestitis as both Matt and I got sick the day after we got back) so I haven’t done much in terms of workouts these past two weeks. After Sunfest, Matt and I went camping in Sooke for two days and did a few short hikes, but nothing too strenuous as both of us were still so stuffed up. I attempted a trail run on Sunday but ended up bailing hard after sneezing only a few kilometres into the 20 km I had planned to run. I decided to cut the run short as I was clearly not ready to get back to training — I scraped my hip, elbows and hands and have a nice big bruise on my leg.

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{Friday Favourites} Goats on a roof and the best health & fitness articles from around the web this week

Life In LeggingsHappy Friday, Happy Canada Day (two days ago) to my fellow Canadians and Happy Independence Day (tomorrow) to my friends south of the 49th parallel!

I spent Canada Day up in Coombs, checking out the country market and visiting Matt’s family who were camping nearby. If you ever get a chance to visit Vancouver Island during the summer, stopping at Coombs is a must. It’s a total hodgepodge of hippy stores, local artisans, antique shops, used book stores, bistros, farmer’s markets, massive Buddha statues and random theme park remains — although it’s most known for it’s main country market where several goats reside on it’s grassy rooftop. (more…)

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