Review: TIEM Cycling Shoes

I know that this post will not apply to all of you. But, if you know me you will know that I love a good spin class! I started taking cycling classes over a year ago and in December I decided it was time for me to get my own cycling shoes. Not that there is anything wrong with using the rental shoes…but it does feel really nice to have your own shoes!

I did a lot of research before picking my cycle shoes and I am glad I did! I ended up going with shoes from TIEM and I love them!Read More »

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Crispy Rutabaga Fries

Rutabaga Fries…the Ideal Protein followers friend/enemy! Rutabaga is a vegetable you probably had never heard of before starting a low carb protocol! Then, once you figured out what it was you tried your hardest to make them into the french fries you love!

Well, I have done all the work for you! After many rounds of rutabaga fries – good and bad…really bad 🙂 – I have finally found the recipe that works best!

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Let’s Get Active: Stretching

One of my goals for 2018 is to incorporate stretching into my regular routine. I have this goal because I want to become better at yoga, have less tightness when I spin, and have better posture.

To help me achieve this goal I have a stretching plan that I try to do 3 times per week. I came up with this plan by doing a little research online, deciding which stretches felt good, and what areas of my body needed more flexibility.

So far this year I have really noticed a difference:

  • My yoga practice has improved
  • My hips are less tight
  • I have less back pain

I usually do these stretches in the evenings while I watch TV. The whole sequence of stretches only takes about 15 minutes.

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