OOTWW & Fun, Fit, Fashionable #3

Ah! It’s finally here. The weekend! Monday’s OOTD is missing from the outfit’s of the work week post. It wasn’t anything to write home about. I had just gotten off the air plane that day, and went straight to work. Was definitely not in anything fashionable, haha.

I’m headed off to SCCTO tomorrow which I blogged about last month. I’m so excited! It’s a blogging convention just like BlogHer that I went to last summer.

It’s the third episode, of #TripleFFriday on my blog! I skipped last week, since I was away in Newfoundland for the Canadian Thanksgiving. Let’s get to it!

As always, I love starting out with my friend Meg. I got the idea for Triple F Friday, from her popular posts about High 5 Friday’s! Earlier this week, Meg talks about The Power of Positive Thought and Talk.

A fellow FitFluential ambassador, Danielle posted a WIAW (What I Ate Wednesday) post earlier this week, which looked delicious.

Carrie, another FitFluential ambassador posted 10 great tips about running!

OMG Leanne bought an iPad!!

Happy Belated Birthday to Gina! She’s having a fun giveaway in liu of her birthday, how great is that!

Rachel ran the Nike Women’s half marathon! Way to go :)

Submit yourself to my weekly Fun, Fit, Fashionable posts. You can certainly submit your own, next week. Just shoot me an e-mail to spiffykerms@gmail.com. Just include any of the following:

  • Your name
  • Your URL, if you have a blog
  • Description of you being Fun, Fit or Fashionable
  • A photo, which is optional of course
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A Fitness Survey

I took this survey from Christina and decided to fill it out, even though I wasn’t tagged by anyone.

1. Run/workout in the heat and humidity or freezing cold temps and snow?
I’ve never ran in the cold winter time. I’m a fair weather runner and have ran in 35ºC temperatures. I can’t stand the lung burn when you get while exercising outside in the chilly weather.

2. Washboard abs or flat abs?
On females, I’d rather flat abs, or a semi-defined stomach. I find that washboard abs look a little funky on girls.

3. Dr. Oz or The Doctors?
I don’t have cable. No idea.

4. Cardio or strength?
Both! I don’t say “today is a strength day” or “today is a cardio day” or anything like that. I just go to yoga when I feel like it, go on runs when I’m craving it, and go to CrossFit and not know what the heck is going to be up on the board that day.

5. Cravings: Protein or carbs?
I’m stealing Christina’s answer: I rarely crave protein – hopefully because I get enough. Who doesn’t crave carbs? I could sit around and eat pita chips, crackers, and bread for hours. Pasta bores me though.

6. Jillian Michaels or Bob Harper?
My boyfriend and I don’t have cable TV anymore, so I never really got into their television shows. Can I just say neither?

7. Frozen Yogurt or Ice Cream?
Frozen yogurt to me, tastes the same as ice cream. At least at Menchies, so why don’t we just go with that answer.

8. To train: Upper body or Lower body?
No preference. Though, my CrossFit coaches have been getting me to work my shoulder strength more. Which is sooo difficult.

9. Protein powder or food with protein?
Food with protein, for sure. Gimmie dat chicken breast!

10. Lunges or squats?
Squats are easier on my right knee. When I do lunges I sometimes bow my right knee inwards, which causes a bit of pain on my knee cap. Something “flicks” and it can be painful! I hate wall balls (at CrossFit) and have been known to skip classes if they’re on the website for the WOD (workout of the day)!

11. Sweet or salty?
Sweet. They don’t call me candy’ girl for nothin.

12. Workout attire: cute or comfy?
I don’t think anyone intends to buy ugly or uncomfortable workout clothes. I wear anything from Lululemon, Nike, to Old Navy.

13. Body Pump or Heavy lifting?
I went to a Muscle Pump class at the local YMCA and the instructor was huffing and puffing her way through movements, and allowing us breaks, so I kept on goin’. I really didn’t enjoy it at all. I’d rather stick to something more extreme like CrossFit. TRACTOR FLIPS! Who does that? Oh. Me.

We also like doing Frog jump at CrossFit too, lol.

14. Yoga or Pilates?
Yoga is good, only if I have an amazing instructor. I haven’t tried Pilates yet. I don’t even know what that entails. Is it just a fancier name for Yoga?

15. Nike or Adidas?
NIKE! Look at my hot pink Nike Free’s I got last year.

16. Running on the treadmill or outdoors?
I can run on the treadmill, longer than I can by myself outdoors. I like the outdoors though too, and have been doing a lot of that this summer with my co-worker L!

17. Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s?
I’ve never been to either of them! Anyone want to go with me?

18. Summer or Winter Olympics?
I like the summer olympics, gymnastics is amazing, trampoline is so silly, and diving. Diving is neat. Why wouldn’t there be diving in the winter olympics? It’s indoors….anyway, doesn’t really matter to me lol.

I’m part gymnast, didn’t you know? My strong point: the leg flail jump. That or I’m channeling Molly Shannon, from Saturday Night Live.

19. Exercise classes or Exercise videos?
Classes. I haven’t really given exercise videos a chance. I like classes because if I’m doing something wrong I can be corrected by the instructor.

20. Steamed veggies or roasted veggies?
Steamed asparagus, roasted potatoes. Ha. Got you on that one, didn’t I.

I tag the following people to complete this survey! All my Toronto FitFluential gal pals: Krysten, Robyn, Morgan and Jess! I also want to tag my new friend Meg!

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