When planning your vacation, don’t forget to plan your meals and your workouts too! I’ve found that when I pack and plan for healthy snacking and eating, then a couple of indulgences along the way won’t make me feel guilty or make me feel like I’ve blown it! Here are some healthy eats and workouts I did while we were on vacation!
Today’s run was….well somewhat challenging you might say. Was it because the temperature is warming up? Yes, possibly. I am after all having to acclimate back to running in the heat when I was just getting used to running in the cold. Was it because my belly was full because I had eaten too much […]
Today was definitely unlike my lazy Saturday I had this past weekend. Today was chock full of pro.duc.tive.ness. With to-do list in hand and after my morning power breakfast, I became a scratch-off-the-list maniac.
It’s the beginning of a new week and what are your plans? I know many of you dislike Mondays, but I really don’t mind them at all. On Sunday night I like getting things in order for the start of a new week….things like making sure I have groceries in the house for the week, […]
I know I’ve been AWOL for a few days this week, but I’ve been preoccupied with other thoughts and decisions so I honestly had to step away from the blog to regroup and get my thoughts together. But all is well again and here’s what’s been going in my house so far this week. It […]
Today’s run was much better. It was a quick two mile tempo run. Tempo runs are an excellent way for runners to build speed and strength. They’re runs that are done at a steady effort level. Tempo runs help you develop your anaerobic or lactate threshold, which is critical for running faster. (source) I definitely […]
Muscle Milk Protein Powder + Nestle Quik Chocolate Milk + Vanilla Silk Soy Milk + Cold Coffee = A rich, thick and creamy, frosty, non-ice cream, but tastes like ice cream, super post-run recovery, or anytime you want it to drink it protein milkshake.
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