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Valerie Lo Patient Expert

California
I love the Pacific Ocean and spend as much time as possible freediving.  I also practice Aikido, ride my bike, run, lift weights, body board, and hike.  My eating goals include maintaining a 90% vegan/50% raw diet.
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November, 2011 « Spoonful of Sugar Free by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating November, 2011 « Spoonful of Sugar Free . I’m taking the challenge and going completely sugar-free for 10 days! It will be hard, I’m sure..but I can’t see any downsid ... Read on »
Back in Love Again by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A somewhat unexpected (but necessary) four days away from the gym was just what I needed to get back on track. Today’s workout was invigorating and most of all, FUN! Three ... Read on »
Jump to It – The Art of the Jump Rope — Title Boxing Blog by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It was a horribly awkward process at first…but I actually kind of look forward to it now. Read the article below! Jump to It – The Art of the Jump Rope — Title Boxing ... Read on »
Lisa Ha: 2011 Ringside World Champion! by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Lisa Ha: 2011 Ringside World Champion! . Inspiring. Local. Boxing! Read this! , , Read on »
Break-time/Breakdown/Break-it-down by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I don’t do well with free time. I guess this is a good thing since I usually get very little or it only exists because I am forgoing sleep or work. Today is a free day of ... Read on »
From the Mixed Up Files… by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Food and Exercise (Unsolicited Advice but things that have helped me) 1. Instead of worrying about only the benefits of eating protein or a low carb meal after working o ... Read on »
Outstanding Miso Sesame Dressing by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Outstanding Miso Sesame Dressing . I read about this fantastic dressing on Gena’s blog, Choosing Raw. I adapted it by using a splash of mirin (Japanese sweet rice win ... Read on »
Plant Strong Day! by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Woke up as (almost) always to the sound of Pudge pacing. After walking three pups around the block and getting excited for a very sunny SF day, I went inside and made thre ... Read on »
Common Misconceptions – Featuring tanookie and pudge by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating 1. That I have an iphone and that I am someone who has the latest technology including the new iphone. Sorry to disappoint but I have never even touched the iphone 4. I ha ... Read on »
Cheating…feels good! by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This week I got back on the Engine 2 eating plan, being plant strong again feels great. However, rarely a day goes by when I don’t think about eggs. I didn’t like eggs unt ... Read on »
Find Your Motivation | LIVESTRONG.COM by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Find Your Motivation | LIVESTRONG.COM . I definitely need to try out some of the tips in this article! I fell off the Engine2 wagon and am in the process of getting b ... Read on »
Digest This: Veganism Myths Debunked [Infographic] | Ethical Ocean Blog by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Digest This: Veganism Myths Debunked [Infographic] | Ethical Ocean Blog . What do you think now? Read on »
Friday Five by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Five things in my salad today: kale, sauerkraut, roasted tomato and basil hummus, apple cider vinegar, tahini. Five foods I thought about for a while today: egg and b ... Read on »
Lately, by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Being back in San Francisco means a lot more walking! I love living in such a walkable area and it’s even better when the sun is out. Sometimes Pudge walks at a decent pac ... Read on »
Fighter Girl by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you are female and find yourself in a sport or martial art such as boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai, MMA, or no gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you may want to purchase Fighter Gi ... Read on »
By 2030, Half of Americans Will Be Obese | Care2 Causes by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By 2030, Half of Americans Will Be Obese | Care2 Causes . Are we really okay with this? Read on »
Knocked Around by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Before I started boxing, I wouldn’t have believed that taking a punch (i.e., didn’t/couldn’t block it) is so much easier than having to endure verbal or written criticism. ... Read on »
How To Do Interval Training | Ben Greenfield Fitness by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating How To Do Interval Training | Ben Greenfield Fitness . Harvey and I do the Tabatas drills (2 sets at eight 30 second rounds with a ten second break in between each ro ... Read on »
Bill Clinton eats a vegan diet… by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating From Vegan Heart Doc’s Blog Vegan Heart Doc: Heart-Attack Proof Diet? . Read on »
If you are hurting… by Valerie Lo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating and it feels good…and it’s from working your body hard, from punching the bag until you had nothing left, from doing one or ten or two hundred too many push-ups this week, ... Read on »