Sweaty Notes: Polar M600 + Fitness Tracker Tips

After having my Polar A360 for more than 2 years, it was time for an upgrade. I am a Polar brand loyalist as I found their app and devices stable , reliable and tough enough to deal with my training and my clumsiness. When deciding to upgrade, I took into account that running has become…

Fuel Notes: Recovering from a Binge

It happens to all of us. We let go a little bit for a special occasion (and rightly so!) and then a week later we’re still munching on all the leftover pastries, marshmallows and cake. Cake for breakfast, yay! Cake everyday for breakfast, my poor belly. We then tend to wait for the next Monday…

Reflection: Endometriosis by Lisé Carstens

My sister @lisedcar has been suffering from Endometriosis for over 20 years. The following piece was written by her this weekend. Please share her story to raise awareness for the many women and girls suffering from this disease that don’t seem to get the recognition it needs. Endometriosis by Lisé Carstens The emotional and physical…

Reflection: Injuries, Obstacles and Baby Steps

Injury: How it happened My worst nightmare happened last year August. I was involved in an incident where I flew off my scooter due to hitting my brakes really hard in order to avoid an even bigger accident. The guy did not see me as he pulled out of the parking, but I saw him….

Recipe: Green Protein Smoothie

Tested out a new smoothie recipe while on recovery from knee op. I wanted a high protein smoothie to assist with muscle maintenance. It includes a lot of ingredients but definitely essentials for good gut health and recovery. 0.50 cup Frozen Bananas 0.50 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk 1 cup Water 1 tbsp Hemp Seeds, ground…