About Us

The Lifestyle Of Us

We are Barb and Justin, and we live it up in Kelowna, BC with our rescue long haired dachshunds Mia and Louie. The Lifestyle of Us is a culmination of all our favourite activities and passions that happen to include fitness, food, and lifestyle activities. Our page is a few years in the making, as we want to share our adventures and passions with others, both to inspire and inform. Our adventures take us in many different places, and we cannot wait to share them with you.



Barb loves to swim, bike, and run. She started running in 2010, and picked up triathlon not long after. In her dedication to fitness, you can find her hiking, kayaking, and skiing. Recently, Barb took up golfing– an adventure in progress. When not hitting the trails or the water, you can find Barb relaxing at the beach, or checking out a new Happy Hour with friends.  Recent sweaty highlights include cycling the Ironman 70.3 Hawaii bike course, and the Gran Fondo Whistler with Justin and his father. Also, recent race highlights include the lululemon Seawheeze, Ironman 70.3 Canada, Las Vegas Rock and Roll half marathon, BMO Vancouver half marathon, and the Sun-Rype Okanagan half marathon.  Eventually she will tackle the full Ironman distance, an ÖTILLÖ Swim Run, and a 50k ultra marathon.



Justin is an avid to biker and runner, and skier. He started running in 2011, and got into cycling shortly after. When not on land, Justin enjoys Stand Up Paddle boarding on Lake Okanagan. When not being active, he scours for the best happy hours, or the newest Cab-Merlot release at the local wineries. Justin is also a basketball fanatic. He is usually glued to his NBA League Pass subscription, and has allegiance to the Portland Trailblazers (Rip City baby!)  Recent sweaty highlights include many of the same races as Barb, but also the challenging Rock and Roll Las Vegas Full Marathon. Justin is looking forward to his first 25k trail race.



We love new challenges and getting sweaty. We also love great food, great wine, and traveling with our dachshunds. We love the water and the mountains. The Okanagan is home.

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