Saylan

I'm a new blogger who is into health, wellness, fitness, and running. Oh, and of course, Disney!

Movember - No Mustaches Here!

Mo-vember has become a very popular tradition in the month of November. It’s a very fun way to help raise awareness for an important cause but Mo-vember has never really been a big thing in my household. This is the first year we’re even participating in the event. Well, I am not participating, technically, as I lack the special ability to grow face hair (thankfully)....more

Metabolic Legs

I had a couple of exercise goals this weekend to get back into my workout routine as well as trying to break through my plateau. Plateaus are just depressing and they can really kill any motivation if you let them....more
Wooey - it sounds hard - and lots of leg stuff and knee stuff - but it also sounds fun if I were ...more

Recipe Roundup - Quinoa with Spiced Meat and Cheddar Cheese

In looking for a healthy carb option for my lunches while I'm on a higher intensity training schedule, I came across this recipe. Given what I had in my kitchen at the time (10:00 pm on a Sunday night) I modified it to suit my needs.  It still worked out really well so after encouragement from Vicky, I've decided to post it....more

Bia Sport Watch: More than your Garmin will ever be!

I'm working on a great recipe review that should be out sometime today, but to tide you guys over till then, I wanted to give a shout-out to a great product that needs your help! ...more

Protein Part One: Why and How Much?

I've been talking with a lot of fellow runners and fitness pursuers lately about food and diet changes. It has had me thinking more about the common misconceptions out there about 'healthy' eating. I was speaking with one friend about little changes in what she consumes and when I mentioned increasing protein, I could see her immediately react with nervousness and she said something that has stuck with me for a while: "I'm not going to be training to be a runner."...more

Race Report - 2012 Inaugural Niagara Falls Women's Half Marathon, June 3, 2012

I just got back into town after running the Inaugural Niagara Falls Women's Half Marathon yesterday morning. Before I get to the race report though, I had share the overall punchline from my experiences both here and at the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Half Marathon last month....more
 @victorias_view Thanks! It was a great run. I loved it so much!more