I recently purchased a bike after a somewhat lengthy period of inactivity on two wheels. Well, through a series of coincidences, I ended up canceling my parking permit where I work downtown, and so ensued a brief adventure of speed, strength and self-realization. Continue reading I Survived My First Urban Bike Commute
“Getting back on the horse” is one of those phrases we hear all the time in regard to getting off-track on fitness, or really any kind of goal we are working toward. But I feel like sticking to the ride once you remount is the hardest thing in the world. How many of us are ever really okay, even years after something bad happens? We … Continue reading The Proverbial Horse
Personally, alcohol has always made me feel like crap. I drank it to fit in, but cannabis was always my go-to for social gatherings. For years, I’ve been stigmatized and made to feel like this was the biggest mistake of my life. But now I’m #ComingOutGreen to prove that I wouldn’t be the athlete I am today without it. Continue reading Coming Out Green
Just a roundup of some awesome things that happened this week, featuring a new brand to rep and a brand new bike! Yay! Continue reading Good News This Week!
A question for the runners out there: Do you like to bring food or sports drinks along with you for your longer runs? This is recommended if you’re going to be running for longer than 30-40 minutes at a time, but personally I have a really hard time bringing stuff with me. Continue reading Nutrition Find: Chia Squeeze
No matter what kind of goal or program you’re working toward, it’s extremely important not only to set measurable goals, but to track your progress so you can see how far you’ve come and learn more about the choices that impact your success the most. You are your own best motivator! You have nothing to prove to anyone but yourself. At the moment I’m stoked … Continue reading High-Fiving Myself
I’ve been using great tasting plant-based protein to make morning shakes that are high in protein and pretty low on carbs and calories. Not to mention freaking delicious. Continue reading The Wonders of Hemp – *Vegan Protein Shake Recipe!*