Christmas Gift Guide for Fitness Fans

Stuck for ideas on what to buy the fitness fans in your life this Christmas? Look no further 🙂 For the yogi… Stunning yoga mats and towels from Yoga Design Lab These are fairly pricey but soooo pretty and unusual! … Continue reading

Why “Shoulds” Suck and Celebrating “Small” Victories

Hello everyone 🙂 Today I thought I’d talk about celebrating those small victories in life. They say you’re your own worst critic and I’m definitely mine. I can beat myself up alllll day long about what I didn’t do, didn’t … Continue reading

Body Shame, How to Deal: Applying Perspective

Hello everyone.  I hope you enjoyed my Small-Steps-Series #1.  Here’s small step #2 🙂 It’s all about trying to apply a little perspective. I spend a LOT of time worrying about my thighs.  I really do.  Aside from the scarring, … Continue reading

Body Shame, How to Deal (Part One): Stretch marks, Scars and Saggy Skin.

Hello everyone 🙂 How are you all? Today I’m beginning new mini series on dealing with “body shame”.  Hopefully, in these posts, I’ll be able to offer some advice on how to cope with being the (not so) proud owner … Continue reading

Grab-and-Go High Protein Snacks: Chocolate, Chia Breakfast Balls & Chocolate, Peanut Butter Protein TRUFFLES

I’m always looking for easy-to-make, high protein snacks that I can eat on the go.  I get haaaangry so I always like to have something to hand for when hunger strikes which, when I’m working out, it does…often.  Getting enough … Continue reading

Brownies for Breakfast! (Healthy, High-Protein, Dairy-Free, Wheat-Free, Vegan Brownies You Can Eat Alllll Day Long!)

Lately my stomach has been giving me real trouble.  I keep getting awful stomach cramps, particularly during and after cardio.  The Doc reckons it may be IBS and suggested I cut out wheat and dairy to see if that helps. … Continue reading

March 2015 Health and Fitness Wishlist

Is it just me who compiles these endless imaginary wishlists? You know the ones you make to keep yourself from actually purchasing those “I need this in my life!! 😮 ” items, that sensible, bills-to-pay, children/cat/goldfish-to feed, you, knows you … Continue reading

Weekly Eats & BCAAs (What they are and a mini-review)

This week I’m trying something a bit different: a weekly roundup.  And this first one is all about food.  It’s a little photo diary of meals, snacks and supps that I’ve been munchin’ and slurpin’ on over the past week. … Continue reading