I am a white female- not single. Privileged, for sure. A middle- aged kiwi white woman of the mongrel variety. I am a mix of Irish, English and Croatian heritage but do not identify strongly with any. This is probably due to a lack of knowledge and following of traditions growing up lending to an … Continue reading Modern Day Racism is Real
Author: Nats Levi
Before you press send on that message of consolation telling me I'm not FAT (but, thank you anyway) ... read to the end of the title. F.A.T.= Female Athlete Triad. "Aye? What's that?" Now that I have done a somewhat engaging title (I know, clutching!) to the FIRST BLOG OF 2018 (what the?), let me … Continue reading I got F.A.T. Female Athlete Triad. It sucks.
Emotional eating. What is it? Emotional eating is using food to make yourself feel better—eating to satisfy emotional needs, rather than to satisfy physical hunger. It is also known as Stress Eating. Ever found yourself at the end of a block of chocolate, king size, and known in your head that this is not right but rationalized that you have had … Continue reading Tis the Season….when emotional eating is ok?
Hmmmmmmm.... interesting train of thought lately and I certainly hope I do it justice. So, a recent sheet I had to fill out for essentially what is an Athletic Performance and Coaching Team I am lucky enough to be involved in, it got me thinking. We were asked for details such as where we lived, … Continue reading When Achievement is reduced to Aesthetics
Warning ...I have just trained. Weights. In the gym. The lone "she-wolf" in the pack pushing some big tin. Strength training. I feel on top of the world. I literally feel like I am walking taller and lighter and if someone tried to "jump" me right now, I would be the victor. Ain't nobody stealing … Continue reading Why Women Should Strength Train- IMO
Wow! Thanks for ALL YOUR responses to the last blog "Bringing it Back to Basics", missed it? You can read it here. It was a popular wee blog, hopefully for the content and not just the pretty picture of me in a blue bikini- hey, I'll take it. So, the most common question from the … Continue reading I’m so confused. So what should I take?
I don't know what it is, the air, the rain, but I think people have lost it. They have forgotten that good health comes down to 3 key things; what you eat (and at times, when... punny anyone), how you move and how you rest. I don't think anything stated in the sentence above is … Continue reading Bringing it Back to Basics