Well, how about another day that didn’t go as planned – Wednesday, I’m looking at you! As I was a bit all over the place yesterday and had planned, and failed, to take pics of all my eats for my first WIAW – What I Ate Wednesday – post, I thought I’d take a detour and do a little This or That? – survey instead, but health and fitness style! 🙂 So, how about it…to the questions, which have been floating around the blog world for a while.
- Run/workout in the heat and humidity or snow and freezing temps?
As much as I’d like to say heat/humidity and therefore, usually, running during the summer, this is Ireland and we only really have two seasons – winter and something else, with some humidity thrown in. So, should I run outdoors, I’d prefer the cold!
- Have washboard abs or flat abs?
I’ll take a bit of both 😀 please! Start with flat abs and work up to a ‘something’-pack.
Dr Oz! There’s just something about him, he makes a lot of sense.
Cardio is my energizer, though I love strength, especially coupled with cardio in a circuit.
- Cravings: Protein or Carbs?
Ooohh, protein wins every time.
- Jillian Michaels or Bob Harper?
This is a difficult one, I like them both.. ok, Jillian cos I find her more intimidating. 🙂
- Frozen Yogurt or Ice Cream?
FroYo! Which for some strange reason isn’t that popular here yet. I love some natural frozen yogurt with fresh raspberries and slivers of almonds or nut butter. 😛
- To train: Upper body or Lower body?
Both, I love weights for the upper body and bodyweight exercises for the lower half.
- Protein powder or foods with protein?
For the sake of trying to eat unprocessed foods, it’s gotta be the latter. I do like to bake and cook with protein powder though!
How about a side lunge with squat and side leg lift, on of my favs!
Sweet and salty together, yummy! Sandwich the two slices below together and it’s perfect 🙂
- Workout attire: cute or comfy?
It’s gotta be a combination of both, cos I can’t choose, heheee.
- Body Pump or Heavy lifting?
I’ve never attended a Body Pump class, heard lots about it and would love to try it.
Pilates, I’d love to get into yoga too.
Errrhm, Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Lululemon, UnderArmour, and whatever fits, looks and feels great.
- Running on the treadmill or outdoors?
Our treadmill lives in the spare room and is one of the best investments ever! The pavement is fine, if you live somewhere with good roads/streets and neighbourhoods in general.
- Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s?
The day either store comes to Ireland will be amazing, it’s probably never gonna happen, but a girl can dream. If I lived in the US, the novelty factor alone of being able to shop in either, I wouldn’t care if it was Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s.
- Summer or Winter Olympics?
London 2012 was amazeballs, but I also have fond memories of watching figure skating, hot cup of cocoa in hand, cuddled up to my mum on the sofa.
- Exercise classes or exercise videos?
Exercise Videos and DVDs, from these ladies in particular
- Steamed veggies or roasted veggies?
Roasted veggies are my love, the flavours are amazing!
Until soon, ♥