To avoid holiday weight gain, people often make the mistake of under-eating during the day to make up for the feasting of the evening. This is bad because a) you will likely be extremely hungry and mow down on rich holiday fare b) the food you will be eating more of is probably less healthy … More Combating holiday feast weight gain
It is almost Wednesday and that means I get to go home to Texas for a week! I’ve been looking forward to seeing family, high school friends, and eating Tex-Mex and BBQ for months now. Today, though, was wonderful as well. I started the day off with the usual coffee and greek yogurt bowl and … More ‘duck liver mousse?’ ‘omg so much vitamin A!’
CrossFit has been the mystery of physical activities for me these last couple years. I have tried almost every team sport, which I suck at, except soccer. This is particularly a shame because soccer is the only sport that I can think of that you can play in essentially any country around the world and … More CrossFit. Demystified.
Gooood morning. Rather than pick one thing to talk about in this post, I feel like talking about some current events in bullet points… This morning I read a really interesting article from Al Jazeera about how American biotechnology corporations (basically Monsanto) are literally taking over the crop production around the world by enforcing farmers to … More Spicy chipotle pumpkin soup!
Hi again! Since being in Chicago, my mom, Steve, and I have been staying in the Doubletree hotel. This means warm ooey gooey, chocolate chip pecan cookies on the daily, as well as a breakfast buffet that demands heightened creativity, and your typical hotel “health center.” The workout room is actually better than most hotels; … More 3 Hotel Workouts
Chelsea’s boyfriend (and my temporary room mate) Tommy has been on a juice kick lately. He has been juicing everything, from normal things like carrots and apples, to failed attempts at banana and persimmon juice. He buys carrots in 5 lb bags from Costco and so I’ve had mountains of carrot pulp tempting me with … More What to do with your leftover juicer pulp!
Monday was a strange day. It started off normally, with obscene amounts of coffee, blog & Al Jazeera reading, and a track workout. Sprint & Bleachers Track Workout 10 minute warm up jog (to track) 100 meter sprint ~150 meter slow jog (to bleachers) 1 set of bleachers, sprinting up the stairs ~150 meter slow … More People, parmesan & pole dancing