Marathon training Week 1, Preventing Injuries, Giving up on Being Vegan

Marathon Training – My 1st Official week on plan (last week was technically still recovery from the half marathon I ran on labor day weekend) I’m now 11weeks from the California International Marathon (as of Sept. 16).  In addition, I also have a half marathon in 8 weeks and a 10k in 3weeks! 🙂 My goals are honestly  just to run my best in each … Continue reading Marathon training Week 1, Preventing Injuries, Giving up on Being Vegan

Lazy Girl Meal Prep, Converting to Vegan, HOKA shoe review 

LAZY GIRL Meal Prepping Ok, so last week I was a bit ambitious with making waffles/donuts for the whole week, and it worked but I looked for an easier route this week. So here was my “lazy girl meal prep” — aka bringing a basket to work filled with foods that I can use to hit macros 🙂 I have tea/creamer/splenda I have an electric … Continue reading Lazy Girl Meal Prep, Converting to Vegan, HOKA shoe review 

Soft-baked 32kcal Reese’s Pumpkin Protein Cookies (glutenfree, flourless)

These are delicious!  Another winner from my “instagram-pinterest” page of recipes to try from Kim Hoeltje!  I love my own recipes, but am having fun with this so this might be my new ‘thing’ for now – trying out different recipes and sharing them as I go. RECIPE (makes 10 cookies): For these cookies, just preheat the oven to 350, and blend together the following … Continue reading Soft-baked 32kcal Reese’s Pumpkin Protein Cookies (glutenfree, flourless)

New Strength Training Plan, YogaRunSweat 2 Challenge this September

For a while, I’ve been using CARVE Lifting and Insanity workouts to find a good mix of cross training for running — lifting weights and plyometric work. This past week, I discovered Tony Horton’s 22min Hard Corps program which I plan to use — these workouts are  22minutes and are all 3 rounds of 5-7 exercises which makes for a good/tough workout in a short time. … Continue reading New Strength Training Plan, YogaRunSweat 2 Challenge this September

HUGE Vegan Breakfast Cookie and adopting “The Endurance Diet”, Training (weight vest) update

Morning! Going to start here with the cookie! 🙂 I posted this Super Fluffy, 229kcal and BIG Breakfast cookie on instagram this morning (11 grams fiber!) and wanted to post the recipe here and also how-to modify all my ‘favorite protein powder‘ (minus the ice cream) recipes if interested! 🙂 Cookie Macros: 229kcals, 7.7grams protein, 37g carb, and 5.6g fat I topped mine with dark … Continue reading HUGE Vegan Breakfast Cookie and adopting “The Endurance Diet”, Training (weight vest) update

242kcal, 3-ingredient Gluten free Waffle (no protein powder) & High Carb Nutrition Experiment start

This waffle was 👍🏼👍🏼! Perfect texture – firm/crunchy exterior and soft interior!  It’s a plain taste, so adding fruit on top is perfect! I added some applesauce (all I have at the moment. Ran out of blueberries)  Recipe: Mix: 1/2cup plus 1/8th cup water 30g Oat flour 20g coconut flour 1 egg Cook 3-5min in greased waffle maker! Enjoy! I had these after my long … Continue reading 242kcal, 3-ingredient Gluten free Waffle (no protein powder) & High Carb Nutrition Experiment start

Long run, Calorie-free ‘salted caramel’ Cream/Sugar, giving up Protein ice cream, and Great Book

I met up with my friend Cathy this morning to run! I had 12 and she did the first 5 with me (about 8min/mile pace), which was awesome of her! She got me off to a great start that I kept up through the run.  And my last 3 miles were my fastest, which was the goal my coach had for me! 🙂 Cathy shared … Continue reading Long run, Calorie-free ‘salted caramel’ Cream/Sugar, giving up Protein ice cream, and Great Book

1000 Jumprope circuit challenge & how Joyce Meyer lost 17lbs

1000 Jumprope Challenge Today is a cross training “easier” day in my training plan. One of my Slap Nutrition teammates @dubz_fitness threw out this challenge yesterday on Instagram so I decided to tackle it today!  I made the mistake of not looking up the exercises before I started so I’ll definitely be trying this again when I won’t be wasting time looking up how to … Continue reading 1000 Jumprope circuit challenge & how Joyce Meyer lost 17lbs