My Experience Trying Protein Shakes for the First Time

My Experience Trying Protein Shakes for the First Time

Protein shakes have always been something that I have heard about but never actually considered taking myself. I have always been an active person, but my focus has been on exercising to stay generally healthy and in shape, rather than on building muscle, which is what I always associated protein shakes with. Despite …

Blogtober Day 14 - Dancing to a Halloween Playlist

Blogtober Day 14 – Dancing to a Halloween Playlist

To get into the mood for Halloween, I decided to make a Halloween playlist. Music is very evocative, and what better way to create a spooky atmosphere than to have Halloween music playing? I created a new playlist on Spotify, and searched for Halloween music. Any familiar Halloween songs I found, I added them to …

July Challenge Evaluation

July Challenge Evaluation – Using Things Up and Exercising

In July, I set myself two challenges. Firstly, to continue the challenge I set myself in June, which was to use 3 items each day from my pile of things that need using up. This didn’t mean I necessarily had to use the items right up in one day, as some would take multiple uses …

Spark! How exercise will improve the performance of your brain

Book Review – ‘Spark: How exercise will improve the performance of your brain’ by John J. Ratey and Eric Hagerman

Published by Quercus. First published 2009. Kindle edition. Other editions have the title: ‘Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain’ – this is the same book. I chose to read this book because it was recommended on another blog, and it looked interesting and relevant to me, especially as I have been …

Monthly Challenge

Evaluation – September 2018 Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

To review, these were the three parts of my healthy lifestyle challenge I tackled this month: Getting up at 6.30 am every dayChoosing vegan and healthiest options10,000 steps per day How did I get on? I did well at all three parts of this healthy lifestyle challenge. You can see my record here, showing how …