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You know the feeling when you’ve had a good night’s sleep – you’re alert, you have energy, you just feel better.  You’re ready to conquer the world.  When you sleep poorly, even just for one night, things just aren’t quite right: your thinking is a bit foggy, your energy is down, your patience is diminished and you just […]

March 4, 2018


#EatTogether   We Grow Up Eating Together.  Why Do We Stop?   Here is another amazing commercial from President’s Choice.  They offer some insight about Eating Together as a way to connect and expand our hearts (February is Heart month after all).   There are interesting studies that have been conducted on eating together.  Here […]

February 8, 2018


Oh January…. Oh January… you with your “I shoulds”, “I coulds”, “This time I will”,  “This time it will be different”. This month I want you to start your year off on a successful note.  I would like you to focus on commitment – commitment to ONE thing that you feel you need to work […]

January 4, 2018


Connect   Every month I have my clients work on a habit.  This month the habit does not involve nutrition or exercise.  It’s about the heart and making mindful choices to connect with those around you. I was inspired to suggest this habit this month after watching the commercial below.  It brought tears to my […]

December 6, 2017


Bite Sizes Healthy Snacking That Satisfies   Bite Size Habits When undertaking any kind of change, particularly when it comes to nutrition and/or body composition changes, I always find that small choices made consistently are the key to success. Working on one habit at a time does not overwhelm and allows the body and mind […]

November 2, 2017


Thanksgiving Our thought patterns have equal weight in our well-being, just as much as the food we eat and the physical activity we engage in (some would say it holds an even greater importance than the last two). Since October is the month for our Canadian Thanksgiving celebration, I thought we would focus on gratitude. […]

October 2, 2017


What the heck is Essentrics®? E-what?  No, not “eKcentric” (although I have been known to act in strange and unusual ways :)). “Hey Lynne, you spelled it wrong.  Isn’t it Eccentrics with 2 c’s?”  Nope. And no, it’s not kind of like Yoga.  Nor is it kind of like Pilates.  It’s Essentrics.  Essentrics – the […]

August 24, 2017


I am thrilled to launch my new website, complete with a new look and new name.  Because You Can Fitness was born from years of working with clients and realizing the incredible potential that we all possess.  It was also born from realizing that we often doubt and limit ourselves.  Sometimes we need a push […]

April 15, 2017


Welcome! This is where you’ll find all my latest posts about healthy living, nutrition, exercise, and some of the things I get asked about the most when I’m training. So read on and thanks for stopping by.

February 3, 2017