Wine and Workouts

Throughout this blog I have not made it a secret that I am a wine lover, but can wine and working out co-exist in a harmonious world? After watching this vlog and reading this post, I began to really self reflect about my own personal relationship with alcohol.  As a teen, I was not a … More Wine and Workouts

How to Eat, Drink and be Merry…Without Being a Smug Drip.

Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, drink and be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. Ecclesiastes 8:15. King James Bible. So I have come to the realization that … More How to Eat, Drink and be Merry…Without Being a Smug Drip.

Pass the Salt

I found myself channel hopping to wind down for sleep after a busy Monday evening.  I happened upon a show called Marketplace. Marketplace is an investigative consumer documentary that affects the lives of average Canadians from coast to coast. This episode was all about the good and bad of sodium. A doctor who was interviewed … More Pass the Salt

The 5 x 5 Diet.

Yesterday we took a look at my nephew Joshua’s weight training program in this post, The 5 x 5 Program. Today, I thought we take a look at what he eats to gain size. Daily Food Consumption to Sustain Mass: This is the diet that I am following. 6:30AM 4 Eggs Protein Scoop of Oatmeal … More The 5 x 5 Diet.

Don’t Over-train!

I was fortunate enough to earn a free personal training session at my gym last week. This was a treat for me, because it’s not in el budget to fit in personal training right now. My session was with the lovely Jana who showed me effective exercises to strengthen my back, arms and shoulders. What … More Don’t Over-train!

In Mint Condition

At the risk of getting too detailed, at times I have tummy troubles. I hope this post isn’t TMI ( too much information) but there are the odd days were I have horrible gas pains. These pains are often gripping and crippling. What usually brings on such bouts of gas is from skipping meals (which … More In Mint Condition