No matter what time of year it is for you or whatever weird food regime you happen to be following right now, here’s a list of my favourite go-to potluck recipes that’ll be sure to satisfy you and any discerning guests.
During the last couple weeks of prep I found myself thinking more about what I would do afterwards, than about the actual competition itself. I was getting burned out...
There’s a lot going on in our lives right now. I’ll soon be on the job hunt, Brett and I are currently searching for a new apartment, I’m doing a competition this weekend, and Brett’s competing soon. Our flat is basically a hub of giant water bottles, preworkout and gym gear. Opening attempts In prep … Continue reading Final training week: My first powerlifting competition
The Dilemma I’ve been on the hunt for a new protein powder for a while – since I stopped macro counting a couple of months ago, I’ve been eating noticeably less protein and know that it can help with recovery during the heavy training I’m doing leading into my competition. I’ve tried a lot of … Continue reading Review: Clean Paleo egg white protein
I’m not sure where I got the idea that Wellington would be a tropical oasis, but it’s absolutely freezing here. And since June 1st marks the “official” beginning of winter, my colleagues keep making remarks like, “Oh you’re from Canada, shouldn’t you be used to the cold?” I used to laugh it off, but now … Continue reading “Winter is coming” Caramelized Quince Oatmeal
I spent five days in Sydney while Brett competed at the Fitness Expo in Powerlifting (where he reclaimed his world record total in the 83kg class). I won’t bore you with the details, but expo’s have a cheese factor of 99/100 - and powerlifting is the only thing keeping it from maxing out (pun intended). … Continue reading A few of my favourite things: Sydney, Australia
Here’s your wake up call: It’s MAY. How many of you set “New Year’s Resolutions” and have completely forgotten about them? Do you even remember what they were? I set several goals in January, each related to a different aspect of my life: Personal, Career, Financial and Health/Fitness. No, I don’t keep them on a … Continue reading A no-nonsense approach to setting goals