As Scar from the Lion king once sang “My teeth and ambitions are bared, be prepared!” and who doesn’t want to take advice from an evil cartoon lion? Simba certainly did and it didn’t do him any harm…
Anyway, I digress, today’s blog post is all about preparing for your first half marathon!
I LOVE CARBS!
There, that’s all I need to say. I love carbs and they love me.
Blog post done…
Ok so apart from being delicious, carbs (or carbohydrates for the formal readers) play an essential role in our diets by providing us with energy. We use this energy to move, breathe, think, exercise – basically to function.
For the next five* days I am going to adopt the diet of Instagram angel Alice Liveing, also known as Clean Eating Alice. She is a personal trainer and part of the LDN Muscle gang, but she’s arguably just as famous for her amazing abs and remarkable culinary skills.
I have admired this lady for a long time now, pawing at her beautiful recipes on Instagram, but I have never actively followed them. Her virtual life points to a pint size trainer who is brimming with energy and enthusiasm; she is very positive and motivated and I wonder whether that is due to her diet. Also you’d be a fool not to notice that she looks smoking hot – I assume I will metaphorise into a tiny, glowing goddess once my first 24 hours of being Clean Eating Alice is complete!
So I am taking on this challenge to see whether I will have more energy and generally be in better health from eating this kind of diet. Alice is also renowned for her beautiful Instagram arrangements, I can’t promise mine will be half as good but I will try as I copy Clean Eating Alice’s recipes for the next seven days. Continue Reading