Category Reviews

I’m a PT!

I’ve been very quiet on recently but with good reason – I’ve been studying for my personal trainer exam with ACE. The good news is that I passed with flying colours on Friday! Since I qualified I’ve had a lot of questions about why I choose ACE, what’s involved & what is the exam like, […]

My go-to cheat meal destinations in Galway

First off I’m vegetarian, so my picks are based on the options available for veggies. Luckily in Galway us veggies have a myriad of great places to choose from when eating out. In the last few year the number of great casual eateries has mushroomed, leaving some fantastic options. Here are the ones I frequent: […]

Café Temple – Review

Café Temple, recently opened in the Cornstore, is a new concept in eateries in Galway. Not uniquely, it focuses on local suppliers & seasonal produce, and not uniquely it does a variety of healthy, vegan, gluten-free & ‘clean-eating’ options. What’s different about it is that it is run as a social business, with all profits going to local […]

Get Glutes!

The picture on the left was taken almost exactly a year ago, the one on the right was taken this morning. In the one on the left I had already been squatting & dead-lifting for about a year and a half with no sign of any glute progess. Fast forward a year – what’s changed? Basically […]

Raw Rev Glo Protein Bars – review

I spotted these bars on the bodyfirst.ie site when I was looking for Quest bars. They’re vegan protein bars made with a mix of pea, rice & hemp protein. They contain the same magic ingredient as Quest bars – Isomalto oligosaccharides (IMO), which acts as a fibre source and sweetener without adding a lot of […]