I want to focus on different types of exercise/work outs on my blog. All have their benefits and all can be fun to do for different reasons. All have pluses and minuses. But I figured it’s best to start at the stem before focusing on the branches, as I do with all the topics I wrote about up to now (I have to start somewhere, right?). Continue reading “The stem and mother of exercise: weightlifting (or better: lifting and yoga)”
Instead of starting my recipe thread with my favorite, delicious, one of a kind recipe, I’m starting off with disaster baking. A lot of you might have seen (or tried) recipes including Whey or Casein powder (protein supplements)* instead of using common flour, refined sugar and butter. It’s to keep the ‘bad carbs’ and fats out of the diet, while still enjoying an occasional chocolate muffin. Seems like a good plan!
It’s not. It tastes awful (the right even tasted like something poisonous) and it’s a waste of protein powder. Well, that’s my opinion. Continue reading “Sunday baking: awful protein muffins”
Body Image.. While blogging I realized how body image is a very important topic between the themes of Diet and Fitness. With ‘body image’ I mean a lot of things: how we see ourselves, how we get influenced by the judgment of others upon ourselves, how commercial industries influence us, movies, celebs, barbies (but do they? ; ) ) –the list can go on and on. The influence the outside world has on our own views of how we see ourselves in the mirror is a popular topic for discussion.. and moral high grounds. It has been for a very long time. Continue reading “Body Image –a very interesting topic.. and a new chapter”
There are so many reasons to avoid refined sugars, saturated fats and ‘fast carbs’ (for health and weight loss). Trying to avoid them will make you realise you find them in nearly every (packaged) product.
And if you don’t eat bread and prefer to keep the egg-breakfasts to the weekends like me, you’ll wonder what IS a good breakfast. We can’t live on only fruit.
We Europeans are starting to catch up with the U.S.’ anti-gluten hype; I’m noticing more and more people are interested. Over here, the gluten-free diet has been associated with health freaks (and of course people with gluten allergy), but word is spreading the gluten-free diet is the way to energetic health and weight loss (making it more popular). But is it, really?
I have mixed feelings about it. I’m not sure what to think of it yet. -Barbie IS out of proportion.. ehm.. but so are Lego-men…
I’m celebrating with a glass of Chardonnay (120 cals, lol). I had my workout this afternoon, so I’m ok haha. Cheers to balance!
Some of us will remember our grandparents having the custom of eating fish on fridays. Some families still do. It’s a religious thing. I guess religion can be very healthy *wink* Continue reading “Friday; fishday! (or; Omega 3 day!)”
After months of pondering and talking about this blog, I finally decided to just do it.
Well not really the way I wanted to, because I’m a perfectionist; I wanted it to be online when perfect..
I realized it will never be perfect. There things I want to sort out (I want this site to be bi-lingual, Dutch-English.. and I want to categorize my new posts* and do some more on the graphic/artwork),
but with my busy lifestyle, like most of you have, sorting that stuff out costs time -and I have other priorities.
So decided to just start now.. before this project is going to be like my house project (“it will be finished within the year… ok 2 years.. ok 3.. ..well fuck this shit”).
Im just going to do this thing, sharing it with the closest to start with. Lets see how this goes. Lets have some fun with it !!!).
BALANCE BABY on pilot mode!!!
*ah, ‘Categories’! -worked that one out already..