Walking. It seems an oddly simple way to exercise, maybe even too simple depending on what your fitness goals are. However, there are far more benefits to walking than first appear to the eye. It’s an easy and free way to get some of your daily movement in, and there’s no excuse not to do it. (Rainboots, umbrellas, parkas, and snowboots all exist to counter all weather imaginable…) If you are the hunt for something to get you off of your couch and out of the house, start with walking- as they say, you have to walk before you can run! I’m sharing all of the benefits I’m seeing from walking today with you….
I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Banff; it was peaceful, relaxing, and a chance to get out into nature again! Banff is bigger than some of the other mountain towns but you are never terribly far from nature when you want it. Because Loki and I mostly relaxed in the hotel room while my dad and brother were skiing, we knew we wanted to take him on a longer hike in the afternoon. It wasn’t raining at all, and was a perfect 14°C!
Although it rained for most of our Banff trip, it was beautiful on the first morning while the boys were away skiing. I mean, sun shining, birds singing, grass green as can be beautiful. Loki was getting a little restless, and we needed to be away from the room for at least half an hour for the cleaning women. Enter: walkies! Continue reading
One of my absolute favourite parts of my trip was taking Daisy to the beach again. It was slightly windy by the end, but it was otherwise wonderful! Clear and bright, she had a fantastic time!! This post is 98% pictures 😀 Continue reading