Tag Archives: Fitness

August 28

Race to the finish: Ottawa’s first Color Run fun for all ages and fitness levels

Josh Finn was born and raised in Ottawa and currently works as a policy analyst at Transport Canada. While he is passionate about travelling, he also enjoys discovering the hidden treasures of his hometown. In his spare time, you can find Josh running or cycling along the canal, participating in sports leagues, volunteering with local […]

Kettlebell yoga: a new way to work up a sweat

Thea is an avid fitness enthusiast, who spends her free time trying out new ways to sweat around the Ottawa area. You can usually find her on a yoga mat, or running  along the canal. She likes to say her favourite way to sweat is the “pre-sweat” before class – aka the dash to class to make […]

Beaver Boxing: Alex goes toe-to-toe with a knockout experience

Alex Hosselet likes to keep it real, even during a long hiatus. After many projects and a new job, Alex returns to share his new favourite hobby: boxing! After trying many gyms and still left looking for more, a friend of mine suggested that I try boxing training as a great way to stay in […]

Renée Rietveld’s first Ottawa Race Weekend (but certainly not her last!)

Renée Rietveld is a lifetime Ottawan and current Sttitsvillian, who is a senior public servant by day, and a documentary filmmaker (and co-owner of On the Street Cinema) by night. Apart from her sometimes unhealthy obsession with the world of film, she also enjoys long distance running, traveling, photography, reading, and having a pint at Darcy […]

Fitness Fridays: Emily Rack recalls childhood hula hooping

Emily Rack is a 21-year old journalism student, split cross-continentally between Canada (school) and England (family). She loves adventuring around the world, planning unconventional dates, going to music festivals, baking caramel sea salt brownies, and dancing the night away. She is joining forces with LTOttawa to bring you the very best weird and wonderful fitness […]

Losing it in Ottawa: co-founders Karen and Lara reflect on the success of their Ottawa blog

Lara Wellman (blog | Twitter) is a wife, mother, and social media lover/freelancer. As co-founder of Kids in the Capital and Losing it in Ottawa, Lara loves to build online communities that translate into real life communities. Karen (Twitter) is a wife to Matt, mom to Brandon and works full time at an awesome social media job she […]