58kcal Pumpkin Protein Muffins, Week of Workouts

I know it’s not “pumpkin” season, but these turned out SO well!  You only need 4 ingredients to make these low-calorie/carb & high protein muffins. Recipe makes 10 muffins. Macros per muffin : 10p, 3c, .4f (58kcal) Ingredients: pumpkin – 1 cup (122g) egg whites (225g or 15Tbsp or just under 1cup) coconut flour – 3 Tbsp (21g) protein powder – 3 scoops or 90grams … Continue reading 58kcal Pumpkin Protein Muffins, Week of Workouts

Flufftastic Protein Waffles and Week of Workouts: April 22-28

3-part Blog post with: my week of workouts chart, flufftastic waffle recipe, and brief review of the bible study workbook I just completed… fitness, food, faith 🙂 Here is my accountability chart for the week, which you can read more about here  (like what macros I am using, why the 12hr fast, etc) and/or you can download this template I use if you’d like to use … Continue reading Flufftastic Protein Waffles and Week of Workouts: April 22-28

Warrior Diet, Lifting, Yoga, Faith

Over the past 8weeks (since my marathon), I’ve been working on finding a good diet/workout plan that’s less strenuous & time consuming, but still has good results.  Being healthy is important to me, but I no longer wanted it to be my entire life. My goal was for my workouts and food to enhance my life – resulting in better energy during the day, less … Continue reading Warrior Diet, Lifting, Yoga, Faith

Zero Carb Diet: Why I haven’t eaten plants in a week, Science behind ZC (do we need Fiber?) … How I feel – Energy, Digestion, Workouts … Cheat days?

Hi All!  So I’ve been doing this Zero Carb thing a whole week, and wanted to share WHY I decided to try it, some of the science behind it, what I have been eating, how I feel, and how long it will last. *** Disclaimer: This is my personal experience with information I have found… I’m not going to judge other people who don’t agree … Continue reading Zero Carb Diet: Why I haven’t eaten plants in a week, Science behind ZC (do we need Fiber?) … How I feel – Energy, Digestion, Workouts … Cheat days?

Richmond Half marathon race recap, How I PR’ed (improved running speed), and Looking ahead (new training plan)

Yesterday I completed the Richmond half marathon in 1:25:59. This was my fastest half ever. (my previous PR was 1:27:33 back in 2013). And I improved by almost 8minutes over my time from last year in this same race. While I am not anywhere close to an elite runner, I am fairly analytical and think I can pull out some keys for the “recreational runner” … Continue reading Richmond Half marathon race recap, How I PR’ed (improved running speed), and Looking ahead (new training plan)

Week 4 Marathon Training, Lifting, Reflections

Marathon Training – My 4th Official week on plan – This post includes my week of Running, Lifting! 🙂 I’m now 8weeks from the California International Marathon (as of Oct 8).  In addition, I also have a half marathon in 5 weeks ! 🙂 My goals are honestly  just to run my best in each race.  I am going to train to hopefully do a 1:30 half, and … Continue reading Week 4 Marathon Training, Lifting, Reflections

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