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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!

BUFF:
Beautiful, Unique, Fearless, Female.

YouTubers:
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.

Paradigm:
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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Spring Challenge 2024 Prize Gallery

Uncategorized Jan 20, 2023

Submissions are due for in-person and online, Tues. Apr. 9, 2024 at 11:59 PM to [email protected], subject line: Spring Challenge 2024.

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 the following completed training tasks: (All tools can be found inside your portal under Spring Challenge 2024)

workout tracker showing completed workouts

 BN foundation's checklist

 first page of your BN journal that shows your measurements, goal, limiting belief, and mantra

one page of your Spring Challenge 2024 nutrition tracker.

 a short video reflection on your journey (or written if you feel more comfortable) and photos.

Our BUFFnation team of instructors will select two...

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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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Homemade Pumpkin-Spicey Latte

nutrition recipes Oct 19, 2022
Nothing says fall like PUMPKIN! So we've created a creamy, rich, and delicious latte, perfect for a chilly fall day.
 
 Packed with healthy fats, and no added sugar, this is a quick and easy way to enjoy a restaurant-style coffee drink at home.
 
It's also a great way to cut back on coffee (cortisol spiker), because you can use decaf, and it tastes the same!
 
Below is the video for the latte base, and then you'll add the pumpkin fixings listed below the video.
 
Here's what you'll need for part one (outlined in video):
 
  • 1 cup of coffee (decaf or regular)
  • 1 Tbsp of coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk (or other non-dairy milk)

 

 
Here's what you need for part two.
 
Once you've created the base latte above, 
add the following to your blender jar,
and pulse 3 to 4 times. If it needs warming, use a saucepan on the stove to heat it up.
 
  • 2-3 Tbsp pumpkin purée 
  • 1 Tsp (or more to taste) ground...
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Stay Motivated with THIS

Uncategorized Oct 14, 2022

Revisit Your Emotional Why

Instead of asking yourself how you feel,

ask yourself what do you really want.

How will your life change when you get there.

And how you can make it happen!?

I think of this quote often:

“If you really want to do something,

you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.”

Jim Rohn

 

Start Small

If you know you have a 40-minute cardio workout ahead of you, and you just don’t feel like it, start with just five minutes.

Say to yourself “I’ll do this for five minutes and if I’m just not into it, I can stop.”

Chances are you’ll continue for your entire workout.

 

 

Change Your Routine

Take your cardio outside. Go to the park to do your workout.

Head out for a hike! Changing things up will keep you motivated. Also set a goal...

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Stay Motivated with THIS

Uncategorized Oct 14, 2022

Revisit Your Emotional Why

Instead of asking yourself how you feel,

ask yourself what do you really want.

How will your life change when you get there.

And how you can make it happen!?

I think of this quote often:

“If you really want to do something,

you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.”

Jim Rohn

 

Start Small

If you know you have a 40-minute cardio workout ahead of you, and you just don’t feel like it, start with just five minutes.

Say to yourself “I’ll do this for five minutes and if I’m just not into it, I can stop.”

Chances are you’ll continue for your entire workout.

 

Change Your Routine

Take your cardio outside. Go to the park to do your workout.

Head out for a hike! Changing things up will keep you motivated. Also set a goal...

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Down Two Sizes and Super Motivated

Uncategorized Aug 04, 2022

“Just turned 45, but feel like 30! 😊”, exclaims Sara!

And what an awesome way of looking at life.

This senior nursing manager from Burlington, ON has
been crushing it within our BUFFnation program, and
feels amazing. 💪
Not only is Sara down two sizes,
but she’s stronger, more disciplined,
and has also shifted her mindset. 💡
She even took our BN platform on
her Florida vacation.
Now that’s super impressive!
“I’ve learned that if I persist,
I can achieve,” she says.

Sara, we’re so proud of you.

Thanks for being an integral part of our community,

and we’re super excited to be there with you,

as you continue to crush your goals.

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True Inner and Outer Strength: Living Her Best Life

Uncategorized Aug 04, 2022

This is 37!
Gina feels incredible.
She’s fit, strong, and positive.

The mother of two from Drumbo, Ontario,
has been crushing her BUFFnation Platform workouts
three times a week, consistently for the past few years,
building true strength from the inside out.

“I think my mindset has changed the most since joining this program,” says Gina.

“I now work out because I actually enjoy it, not to punish myself for not looking a certain way. I have two young daughters, and it is important to me to set a good example of a healthy lifestyle for them. BN has really pushed me out of my comfort zone and makes me want to be the best version of ME.
I love feeling part of a community of like-minded women
within our VIP accountability group.
I value the weekly emails and LIVE sessions and
have really taken the personal development recommendations to heart.”

Gina, way to go! You are doing an incredible job. Thank you so much for being an integral member of our community.


Gina with...

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