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!
Hey there! Quick plug – are you following my social media channels yet? Find me at @rawnstet on Twitter and Instagram! Continue reading Follow me on Social Media!
Have you ever gotten a headrush from standing up too fast after sitting or sleeping? Started getting cold sweats or patchy temporary blindness from hunger? Or maybe you’ve even fainted for real (hopefully not in public, but it happens to the best of us). All of these could be symptoms of either dehydration or hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level), sometimes even a combination of the … Continue reading Gettin’ Dizzy: Low Glycemic Diet PSA
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
What’s Really in Your Frozen Meal? Do you know? Let me first say that this post draft started out as a totally different thing. I was originally going to talk about some of my favorite frozen food finds for the office and those busy days when I just can’t deal with cooking. But over a very short time I realized something: frozen food is yucky. Like, really … Continue reading Don’t F%cking Eat It: Frozen Lunches
A quirky little company called Lenny & Larry’s had the novel idea to take a delicious cookie and turn it into a protein-packed food bomb. Maybe someday I’ll be able to shake their hands, but for now I’ll just support them by purchasing their awesome products. Continue reading Awesome Cheat Day Find: Protein Cookies
It’s been 3 weeks since I began tracking my calorie and macronutrient intake with MyFitnessPal, so I thought I would share my progress and insights so far (part of keeping myself accountable!). Continue reading Reality Check: Nutrition Tracking Update
Whether it’s pets or kids, we trust brands to have their best interests at heart, but it seems some of the more “profitable” brands have become so by using substandard ingredients and corner-cutting methods. Where companies like Purina get off deciding that dogs suddenly eat crispy-crunchy cereal, rather than whole meats and plants, is beyond me. Continue reading Dog Nutrition: Not Just for Hipsters *Recipe*
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!*
If you’re trying to lean up or lose weight, and have a sedentary job like me, you’re going to be surprised at how much you overeat when you’re not consciously thinking about it, and how much easier it is to control bad eating habits when you can visualize what it’s doing to your body. Continue reading How to Count Macros and Make Sense of Nutrition Data
With obesity on the rise in the United States, more and more people are trying to get a word in edgewise when it comes to the discussion of our national nutrition. While scanning the news today, I found two contrasting stories which illustrate exactly what I am talking about. Apparently nutrition is becoming more and more integrated with education as well as the entertainment and … Continue reading Nutrition Not Just a Health Concern Anymore…