Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 2 Weeks Out

Happy Friday friends! The excitement is real right now! I'm 2 weeks out and strength just keeps on going up. I'll have to admit that I am feeling tired and my energy levels are not as high as they have been in the past. Focusing on dialing in, sleep, recovery and nutrition are my priority as … Continue reading Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 2 Weeks Out

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 3 Weeks Out

Happy Tuesday friends! I hope you are speaking your dreams into existence. Again I'm behind on these posts especially as meet day is fast approaching (this Saturday). I will be posting the next two blog posts in this series this week and next week, I'll post my peak week thoughts and my recap of meet … Continue reading Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 3 Weeks Out

Recipe: Spicy Brussel Sprouts & Shrimp Stir-fry

Happy Sunday friends! I know what some of you might be thinking when you read the title. I feel like I was deceived as a child growing up in the UK. People always told me that brussels sprouts were disgusting and horrible. As a child, I made the assumption that I didn't like them either...without … Continue reading Recipe: Spicy Brussel Sprouts & Shrimp Stir-fry

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 4 Weeks Out

Happy Saturday friends! Accidents can happen anywhere to anyone and I'm not exempt from that. I've been fortunate enough to have not experienced any serious injuries in my nearly six years of lifting. Two weeks ago on Wednesday, the bar missed the rack and fell on one side of my face whilst benching. Although I … Continue reading Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 4 Weeks Out

Recipe: Burrito Butternut Squash Boats

Happy Thursday friends! Butternut squash is a winter squash that is a good source of vitamin A, C and E.  It is high in antioxidants, it can boost up your immune system and reduce inflammation, and it has more potassium than bananas. One of the recipes that I tried was: Burrito Butternut Squash Boats inspired … Continue reading Recipe: Burrito Butternut Squash Boats

Recipe: Butternut Squash Thai Red Curry

Happy Thursday and 1st November friends! 🍁 When I was in college, I used to try a new vegetable of the week in order to add a variety to my diet. I tend to eat the same vegetables and never expand from that. Last weekend, I decided that I would hop back onto that train and … Continue reading Recipe: Butternut Squash Thai Red Curry