LAST DAY FOR THE
That's it for now....beautiful day out and busy living so I'll catch up with the blog world later!
Here is B and I sorting the fun treats!
GU Chomps deliver the premium ingredients and performance benefits you've come to expect from
GU Energy products:
• Amino acids for added focus, rippin' energy and speedy recovery.
• Vitamin C + E, those mighty antioxidants that combat tissue breakdown.
• Sodium and potassium to restore electrolyte balance.
• Exclusive blend of complex and simple carbohydrates.
A shot of fast-acting natural fructose (fruit sugar) goes straight to work building your energy levels back up while the maltodextrin is quickly absorbed and sent to your muscles. Vital electrolytes keep your blood chemistry in line and hydration levels stable. Calcium keeps your muscles humming and caffeine adds an extra kick to your power.
Complex carbs in the form of maltodextrin (70-80% of the complex/simple carbohydrates blend) help you maintain glucose levels over time. Citrates (potassium citrate, sodium citrate and citric acid) help speed the conversion of these carbs into energy molecules and mitigate performance-sapping acid build-up in muscles. Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) leucine, valine and isoleucine, serve as another fuel source, aid in recovery and can improve mental performance and reduce fatigue by limiting the central nervous system’s production of serotonin. Histidine, an essential amino acid, acts alongside the citrates as a buffer that helps neutralize lactic acid build-up in muscles.
Antioxidant vitamins C & E defend muscles from assault by free radicals. Chamomile works as an anti-inflammatory during and after exercise. Ginger soothes the stomach. Sea salt supplies a host of minerals
* GU's superior mix of complex and simple carbohydrates that provide quick and sustained energy, electrolytes for replenishment and caffeine to tap more power and diminish pain.
*increased the amount of histidine, an essential amino acid, to act as a buffer and slow the energy-sapping acid build-up in muscles.
*mixed in higher levels of citrates (potassium citrate, sodium citrate, and citric acid) to help speed the conversion of carbohydrates into energy molecules and, like histidine, help mitigate acid build-up.
*added more of the branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) leucine, valine and isoleucine to serve as another fuel source, aid in recovery and help maintain mental focus and reduce fatigue by limiting the central nervous system's production of serotonin.
*added a new ingredient, the amino acid complex Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate (OKG) which limits the body's tendency to break down muscle protein tissue during extremely hard training and racing days. OKG keeps you going longer and promotes a speedier recovery.
A habit I learned from the Hub...smell it before you taste it! lol
Notice how I needed TWO arms to hold it up before I took the GU...lol after I could hold it up with just my pinky!
*GU Chomps are lighter/smoother on taste which I think is a good thing especially on a long run. They remind me a lot of Welches Fruit Snaks.
*They seemed easier to chew
*Was able to take 3 and powered through a swim workout( BTW 16 LAPS without stopping..which, if you've been reading is really good for me!)
*I like to chew and these do the trick without getting stuck in your teeth
*My only suggestion would be to have a sort of ziplocky thing ont he packaging if you don't finish it all at once.
First paint the plate whatever color you want your bunny to be. Stick a bippy in the mouth if they might choose to eat the paint instead of paint with the paint.
You can paint the ears if you choose. I like to use the sponge brushes. Its easier for them to paint a large surface.
Put tiny spots of glue on the plate and then stick a cotton ball on top of the glue.
Staple, glue or tape the ears on. You can tape a popsickle stick on the back of the plate so they can hold it like a puppet. The bigger sticks are better.
The final product! Cute, fun and easy!
or...It could look like this! Take a deep breath if you are Type A lol...he worked hard! I love it!!!!
Brooke having a tea party with some of her favorites...too cute.
DRESS UP TIME!
Lucas LOVES, LOVES making smoothies. It's probably his favorite thing to play with...go figure!
Here we are at the St. Patty's day parade in our town
Have you ever felt this way? Did you ever change your approach to training for a marathong? If you've been injured before what approach have you taken?
Oh and good luck to those blog runners that are running Boston! Can't wait to read your posts!!
"Pain is only temporary. It may last an hour, a day, or a year but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever." Lance Armstrong.
QUESTION: Anyone in the blog world know how to change font color on Blogspot posts???
Who can you lean on?
I've gone from this...
to this! (oh and BTW...it takes even more willpower to not throw marshmallows into this fruit salad! Try it...its sooo yummy!)