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Women’s Fitness: Over 40: Seeing Opportunity in Adversity

Uncategorized Mar 08, 2023

It was an exciting time for Dr. Taryn Williams and her family. 

After having to cancel a trip to Universal Studios during Covid,

she was finally all rescheduled and ready to go.

In fact, she and her husband Sy, 

were planning on surprising their daughters,

Olivia and Isla, with the news Christmas morning.

Then they would take off to Florida a few days later.

A great plan that unfortunately hit a major snag,

when Taryn suffered a painful foot injury.


That painful injury happened while Taryn was doing 

a Tabata sprint at boot camp class.

Suddenly, she felt a pop in the ball of her left foot. 

Immediately, she was unable to stand on it. 

An x-ray showed a fracture to the sesamoid bone, 

(which is the small weight-bearing bone on the ball of your foot). 

The prognosis? Six to eight weeks in a walking cast with no weight-bearing!


“This was a devastating blow of bad news,” said Taryn. 

“Boot camp for me is how I keep...

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Intern Sid Signs Off

by Intern Sid


My time here at BUFFnation has been the best start to the year I could have asked for. And as they say at BN, I experienced so many WINS - including releasing 8 kilos (about 17 pounds!). 

My three big wins have to do with mindset, nutrition, and the importance of my thinking! Not only have I learned about online business in the digital space, and attended a number of motivational speaking engagements, but I've also started maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle. My outlook on life has changed, and getting enough sleep has helped me stay motivated and happy.

When I started this internship, I was 89 kilos, and within a month and a half of implementing the BN principals, my weight released. I have released seven kilos while having three meals a day, and I achieved that without dieting, just little lifestyle changes or what BN calls "small steps.". I now understand the significance of routines! I plan to continue doing this...

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Fueling the Goal in 2023

“Health isn’t about being “perfect” with food or exercise or herbs. Health is about balancing those things with your desires. It’s about nourishing your spirit as well as your body.”
- Golda Poretsky

On Thursday, February 16, 2023, BUFFnation was part of a workshop for The Cambridge Roadrunners Hockey U15A team. It was held at Woodland Park Public School in Hespeler.

The presentation delivered The Six Essentials for More Energy On and Off the Ice.

The audience was engaging and actively participated in all the activities during the engagement. 



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Beginner Workout: Online Fitness, 40 and Over


No time?
No worries!

You can get a great upper body
workout in just minutes.

We've created a new video
to show you how.

Grab some dumbbells, and let's go!

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2023 The Year of Me!

Uncategorized Feb 21, 2023

“Wellness, I came to realize, will not happen by accident. It must be a daily practice, especially for those of us who are more susceptible to the oppressiveness of the world.”
- Jenna Wortham.

On Wednesday, 1st January 2023, BUFFnation conducted a workshop in Simcoe for a group of educational assistants, having a day focused on wellness at Holy Trinity Catholic School.

The coaching exercises conducted for the audience carried helpful for overall well-being. The workshop taught educational assistants steps to bring balance into their daily lives. The audience engaged during the workshop and participated in the activities. The audience got moving and made a plan for their personal wellness.



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BN- isms

What an incredible community we have! And it's so awesome to have YOU part of it.

Over the past few years, we've certainly developed our language here at BUFFnation.

We thought it would be fun to highlight some of these BN-isms!

BN Glossary -

Our motto: Let's focus on what we CAN do!

Beautiful, Unique, Fearless, Female.

Members who join via YouTube

Accountability Cam:
The zoom camera you can turn on to keep you 'accountable.'

Replay Land:
Where we store over 700 recordings of BUFFnation workouts, a scheduled LIVE activity is usually uploaded within 30 minutes of the broadcast. At the top of "Replay Land" are links to "no equipment" workouts. To access the latest workout replay that uses equipment, scroll down.

Your "program" or "comfort zone" that has a major impact on your results. Your Paradigm is made up of your thoughts, beliefs, and experiences. Think of it as a thermostat inside your home. To change the temperature, you have to change the...

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Yummy Protein Bites Simple Snack Solution

A yummy on-the-go snack! Made with whole ingredients like rolled oats and nut butter, these little balls pack a nutritious punch while keeping you energized until your next meal. Great for school snacks (nut-free version), after workouts, or on the way home from work!:)

The Essentials:
• 1-cup almond butter (If nut-free, you can use sunflower seed butter)
• 1⁄4-cup real maple syrup or raw honey
• 2 Tsp. vanilla extract
• one 1⁄2-cups of gluten-free rolled oats
• 1⁄2-cup unsweetened shredded coconut (organic if possible)
• 1/3 cup chocolate chips
• 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
• 2 Tbsp. hemp seeds
• 3 Tbsp. protein powder (chocolate or vanilla)
• 2-4 Tsp. of water or additional vanilla extract
• pinch of salt

The How-Tos:

1. Add the nut butter, maple syrup or honey, and vanilla extract to a mixing bowl and stir together.

2. Add oats, coconut, chia seeds, hemp seeds, protein powder, and salt. Stir again until well mixed. Then add the...

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Spring Challenge 2023 Prize Gallery

Uncategorized Jan 20, 2023

Spring Challenge 2023 beings Feb. 27, 2022! Registration closes Feb. 26th. 

Goal-Crusher Prize Pack (We choose two winners!)

You've crushed your workout goals, shed inches, and feel amazing. This prize pack will be awarded to the two recipients who experience an incredible transformation over the six-week period, including body-mind and spirit. To be eligible for this prize, you will need to submit a copy of your completed training tasks, a short video reflection on your journey (or written if you feel more comfortable) and photos. Our BUFFnation team of instructors will select two winners who will be awarded the Goal-Crusher Prize pack of healthy, amazing goodies!

You'll win:

  • LuLu Lemon Gift Card (Value $120)
  • BUFFnation Gift Basket (supplements, swag, and training tools - valued at $130)

Super Motivated Prize Pack – Over $220 Value

You are a workout machine - and you always show up - even when you don't feel like it! This Super Motivated Prize Pack...

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Return To Wellness !


“Wellness is the complete integration of body, mind, and spirit – the realization that everything we do, think, feel, and believe affects our well-being.”
– Greg Anderson

On Thursday, i.e., 17th January 2023, BUFFnation was present for a workshop in Brantford for Special Education teachers from The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board.

It was called “2023, The Year of Me -The Total Wellness Reboot for more Energy, Joy, and Fulfillment”.

The presentation focused on what we resonate with within our day-to-day lives and how we can bring change for ourselves. There were multiple activities planned for the audience to get connected to. 

The coaching exercises conducted for the audience helped them understand that wellness is essential, its importance, and how to implement it. The significance it carries is helpful for overall well-being. In the workshop, steps were taught on how to bring balance into their day-to-day lives....

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Welcome, Sid, the intern! 


Sid is a student at Conestoga College studying Broadcasting Television and Independent Production. He joins BUFFnation as a content creator and editor.  

Sid’s fascination with movies started as a kid. He was introduced to the big screen by his mother, who is a musician, and his father, a writer. He now makes independent short films and has worked on a web series. Sid enjoys the technical side of things and prefers to stay behind the camera so that he can compose the perfect shot. 

Sid is excited to join BUFFnation. He says it will be a new experience for him to learn about the different stages of business.  

When not doing school assignments, Sid works at CTV Kitchener as a part-time technical operator. He also works on his own independent short films and freelance photo shoots. Sid is also a fitness enthusiast who divides his time between Australia and India.  


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