It’s been 10 weeks since I tore my ACL/MCL and meniscus and things are feeling decent since my last update. My knee is still sore and still keeps me from sleeping at night but I’ve started to introduce some light leg exercises to try and build back some strength. My legs have slowly started to … More Physique Update #5 – Feeling Lean and Mean
If you’re following me on instagram you might have seen some of these already but if you haven’t, here’s a few easy meal ideas for summer! Summer BBQ Salmon It is really hard to get any fresh seafood here in Calgary so this was an absolute treat. I really like Calgary but home is always … More Healthy Summer Meal Ideas
Road to Men’s Physique Part II So 6 days ago (April 13/16) I ended up in emergency with what the doctors think is a torn MCL. There’s nothing they can do until the swelling goes down and I get an MRI done to assess if surgery is required. So for now I’m stuck on crutches … More Physique Update #2 – Can’t Seem to Catch a Break
Low carb day today, so I increase my fat intake to make up for the lower carbs. I am currently carb cycling but calories and protein intake stay the same each day but carbs and fats vary. I love tuna sandwiches but cannot afford the unnecessary calories from the mayo when dieting. I used avocado … More Tuna Avocado Sandwich
The root of bodybuilding comes from the ancient Greeks. Greek gods were given this mythical body where proportions, size and symmetry created an “X-frame” physique. Large chest, strong developed back, round shoulders, toned, muscular legs and large arms that match the calves in size. This is what Men’s Physique is all about for me. It’s … More Priority Principle Training
One year ago I decided to start this thing called FlaredupFitness to share my story while promoting health, wellness, nutrition, and fitness. I wanted to show people with my disease what can be possible while pushing the limits of their body and mind even with a debilitating chronic disease. When I was first diagnosed over … More Celebrating One Year of FlaredupFitness!
I’ve never been the best at baking but I thought I would blow up the kitchen and see what I could make with some basic ingredients. These muffins are macro and calorie friendly that make a great healthy snack when you’re on the go so give them a try! 3 Small Bananas 1/2 cup Coconut … More Coconut Banana Protein Muffins