Last week I got the opportunity to join the Windy City Bloggers and try out the newly revamped menu at their Wicker Park location (1484 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago). I used to live not too far from this location, so Mike & I went several times from when it opened in 2011 or 2012 until […]
A delicious & easy Crockpot Buffalo Chicken recipe!
I’m not sure how many of you have tried lower carb diets (or if you prefer to call it, eating behaviors), but this has been one of the better and more sustainable methods for me to manage my weight while also maintaining energy to pursue my triathlon and running goals. Last year, I learned about metabolic efficiency […]
No secret that I struggled last week with staying healthy while on my first real work trip in over a year. For me, getting out of the habit of travelling for work made it harder to maintain my at-home healthy habits while on the road. And unlike vacation, with a work trip you either don’t want to indulge […]
I’m still catching up from my crazy training, food misses, and travel, and I wanted to share a few tips and reminders I have on how to eat clean in a crazy busy life! These are also meant to be reminders for me as Ironman training is not going to get less busy! Quick Suggestions: […]
One philosophy on nutrition and weight management that I’ve been exploring recently is Metabolic Efficiency. What is it? The idea in a very catchy way is to train your body to be as metabolically efficient as possible. That means that you are burning mostly fat, and that you can do a lot of your athletic […]