L-Glutamine | Is It Worth Your Money? Everything You Need To Know

L-Glutamine is one of the 20 amino acids in dietary protein and is considered a conditionally essential amino acid, meaning that it’s only considered an essential amino acid in some situations (during critical disease or physical trauma) It is the most common amino acid (aka. protein building blocks) found in the body. You’ve probably only seen it in the supplement stores where it’s advertised towards athletes as it’s usually a staple supplement in most bodybuilders diets because of it’s great ability to repair muscle tissue. However, if you look into...

My 10 Week Challenge | Week 1 Status & Priorities

If you’re a frequent reader of my blog, you probably already know about my 10 Week Challenge to become a fitter and heathier version of myself, despite having a cra-aaazy busy work schedule. This first week I wanted to work as hard as possible, but unfortunately, I had caught a cold AND was working 15 hour days so, at the end of the week, I chose to skip my planned glute session and just focus on resting. That meant I only did two 40-45 minute workouts and a 30-minute recovery...

Vegan On A Diet | How I Eat On a Typical Day

Being vegan during the week is opening my eyes to how amazing I feel when I’m only eating nutritious, plant-based meals. Even though I’m not (yet) fully vegan, I eat almost entirely vegan during the week. On the weekends I do enjoy a bit of fish, eggs, and dairy. I mainly choose animal-based options for the convenience of it, as I don’t want to be too restricted when it comes to going for dinner with friends and family.  And I’m not yet ready to give up cheese even though my...

My 10-Week Challenge | This Is What Will Happen

I’m sure so many of you can relate to the fact that there’s never going to be a right time to start I project like this. I wanted to wait until I’m less busy, but the next quiet time in my business is next summer and I don’t want to wait that long. So instead of telling myself I’m too busy and that it’s not the right moment, I’ve decided to begin my 10-week transformation anyways and just see how far I can take it, while dealing with the commitments...

The Best Glute Workout & HIIT Cardio For Bad Knees

On Wednesday I started experiencing really bad pain in my left knee. I usually don’t have knee pain, but I must have made a wrong move because it was really bad and I struggled walking up and down stairs. In the evening I suddenly had a chance to do a 30-minute workout, and since I was going to be traveling the next day, I really wanted to get a good glute workout in. And I wasn’t going to let the knee pain stop me! So I designed this 30-minute circuit...