Archive for January, 2010

Fad diets vs the Sustainable lifestyle change

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on January 31 2010 Add Comments

I kinda really don’t like the word diet.  When I hear most people talking about diets they’re normally doing some weird “drink only juice” or eat only blueberries covered with chicken.  If i had to define diet in my own words it would be something like  “balanced combination of food to provide the appropriate nutrients [...]

Fartleks – a whole new kind of fun

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on January 22 2010 Add Comments

<Please insert fart joke here> Ok, now that that is out of our systems…I asked Brandon @ Phat Training for a new set of circuits and they arrived earlier this week.   It’s always nice to change things up.  The Tuesday/Thursday component introduced me to the concept of Fartleks. I tried my first fartlek today and [...]

Chef’s Knife–an investment in your dietary future

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on January 8 2010 Add Comments

One of the first things I bought for the kitchen after I started this journey was a chef’s knife.   The chef’s knife is the workhorse of the kitchen – a jack of all trades. My mother-in law has a set of Cutco knives, and after a bit of looking around I decided to also go [...]