Indoor Cycling Quad Busters Strength Workout #3

Spring is slowly making itself know up here in the Great White North, our first major temperature bump not only above 0C ,but up into the double digits, and my bike has had it’s annual visit to my Local Bike Shop for a major tune up. From my view from my condo I’m longingly looking…

Indoor Cycling Crazy 88’s Interval Workout #2

I love Quentin Tarantino, his style of directing and story telling, and if you’ve never seen any of his films then be aware that he is well know for his gratuitous use of blood. The first time I did this ride I had my iPhone set to shuffle my music and several tracks from Kill…

Indoor Cycling Interval/Speed Workout #1

The new year always is the start of getting back on the bike, so to speak, for me. Time to say goodbye to the indulgence of the Christmas treats of the past year, hello to a few extra pounds carried over into the new year, and now to get back on track and ready for…

DIY Gluten Free Cranberry Oat Larabar Bites

I wrote a while back about my discovery of Gluten Free Larabar Bites now at Costo  and how much I loved them for a healthy snack. Now I’m not changing my mind, but have found a great receipt on how to make these at home, and you can choose to make the bites or a…

Cyclist Time To Hit The Gym

Well it’s winter time and the snow is piling up and the temperatures are cold enough to make a penguin happy, but for this cyclist winter time is my least favorite time when you add in the short days that are anything but bright. But it is the perfect time of year to start training…

So this is Christmas

So here it is, another Christmas Eve has arrived. Tomorrow brings the day the gifts are exchanged, and hopefully appreciated, followed by Boxing Day when people flock to the malls in search of deals on things they didn’t get and things they feel they need because the deals are so good. But is this Christmas?…

Gluten Free Christmas Party Mix

Christmastime is that time of the year when everyone makes those special treats that only for the holidays. Now this recipe isn’t a ‘Christmas’ specific one, but it is one that has become our annual tradition in our household and one that my sister, and fellow Celiac  sufferer, looks forward to receiving when she come…

Thank your local bike shop

Another week closer to the holidays, and maybe if you are like me cycling season has come to an end with the arrival of temps now below 0C and the snow is starting to accumulate and the bikes that used to fill the local bike shop storefront have now been replaced by skis. So at…

Indoor Cycling Strength Workout #2

Following up on an earlier post with my first Indoor Cycling Strength Workout, a good instructor knows they can take one ride and turn into 2, 3 or even 4 variations by making tweaks here and there. If your are an instructor or a rider you tend to see the same faces in your class…

Christmas Gift Ideas Under $50

It’s just 4 weeks to Christmas Eve, still plenty of time before you have to panic about gift buying, and to help you out for those hard to buy, or new to cycling here are some unique ideas that won’t break the budget. $0.00  Road Id app Yes there are many cycling apps out there…

Indoor Cycling Strength Workout #1

For those of us where summer has given way to fall and then the  slow descent into winter, it’s getting time to take the ride inside onto a trainer or an Indoor Cycling class. As a certified Spinning Instructor I was always partial to a strength ride. I have to admit there is something about…

Gluten Free Vegan Heirloom Carrot Cake

Fall marks a big change in our house when it comes to cooking, namely the return of baking now that cooler weather means being able to use the oven. One of my favorites is our receipt for Gluten Free Carrot Cake which we change up by not just using regular carrots, but fresh locally grown…