Tips & Tricks Category

Attempting Sauerkraut

    I have decided to try my hand at sauerkraut, as I had an abundance of cabbage. I tried to follow the instructions in Practical Paleo, but who knows if I’m doing this right! It said to test it occasionally, but I’m scared to! It’s looking pretty funky, and I hope this experience doesn’t […]

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21DSD – Week 1

Week 1 of my 21 Day Sugar Detox was a success! Overall I have felt a huge improvement in my energy level, which was my main goal to begin with. I usually hit a wall mid-afternoon in the office, always looking for a 3pm pick me up of coffee, tea or treat. This week I […]

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21DSD – Day 4

Day 4 – Back to work today, but first it was arm day. For most of my exercises I first did a set of 3×10 Time Under Tension (which means 1 second concentric and 3 second eccentric – slowww) of as heavy weight as possible, followed by the same exercise 3×15 with a 15 second timed […]

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21DSD – Day 3

Day 3 – I had the day off today, but still managed to get to the gym by 8 – not on purpose. Killed some legs and booty, here is my workout: 5 min. bike warm up + hip mobility stretches Narrow Squats on the Smith machine (3×10) Reverse Hack Sqaut – all the way […]

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Unfalvoured BCAA

Unfalvoured BCAA all the way! I like it way better than the super sweet artificial shiz I used to drink. I think this stuff tastes slightly like potato chips. Plus I got a couple of new water bottles. I have realized that I drink the most water out of a clear water bottle with a […]

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August Goals

August 1st – HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! Today marks a new month, which means fresh start. Let’s make some goals! These are my goals for the month. Hoping that sharing them on here will help me to stick with it! Buy my produce organic from the farmer’s market Yoga at least once a week Run at […]

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Tips for Setting & Achieving Goals

Goals are a great motivator by giving us something to work towards. They also provide satisfaction and accomplishment through achievement of said goals. They help to keep us focused and on track. Broad goals aren’t as effective as more specific ones. For example, if your goal is to ‘be healthy’ that is very hard to […]

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About Time Whey Protein

This is my protein of choice because it is the only completely clean option I have found, plus it tastes great! I have tried the peanut butter & birthday cake flavors so far. I liked both, but I am a sucker for anything peanut butter so I’d have to go with that one as my […]

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Flag Football Fun

On Tuesday nights I play in a co-ed flag football league. Here are my fancy-feet cleats! Yes, I am aware they are soccer cleats. I am not that intense, and I don’t think it affects my football game. I had never played football before I started on this team a few years ago, and I […]

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Meal Prep Success

Sunday is my meal prep day. I eat the same thing for lunch & dinner Monday through Friday; this just makes my life easier. Having all of the components prepped ahead of time is so convenient. I am usually so hungry by the time I’m done work, if I had to spend a lot of […]

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