Recently I have been really trying to increase the amount of protein in my diet, reading up on protein powders (I’ll admit I find it all rather confusing) and protein bars as I really want to gain muscle and definition with my workouts, so when Oomi offered me the chance to try their protein-packed noodles I jumped at the chance, especially as they are also gluten free! I’d much rather obtain my protein through my meals than using protein powder – but this is just a personal preference and doesn’t mean I won’t use protein powder in the future – but I digress.
I have to say I was a little apprehensive though when I realised the source of the protein is from white fish. I don’t know why, as I really like white fish – I suppose it just seemed unusual to me, the idea of noodles made with fish protein, I don’t know if I expected them to feel squishy like fish or to smell like fish!?
So today I managed to go for a good run, but not exactly the most exciting thing to blog about, so I am going to use it to review my lovely new Buff. I think I may have mentioned it once or twice… possibly more…
I’ll start with a bit about my actual Janathon exercise, as I said yesterday, I like having a specific goal, so today I needed to go to Morrisons to ask about hiring a RugDoctor – we’re desperate to give our carpet a thorough clean. Morrisons is about 3km away, so made it a good middle point. So I set off, with minimal procrastination, as I did do some Open University study this morning as well.
The run there was a little tough as there is a bit of an incline – but this did mean coming home I would have some downhill which was a nice thought! I made it to Morrisons and went in and ask my questions.
The run home was very pleasant, running downhill is much nicer, and the sun was shining brightly, did my usual of wearing one too many layers, but all in all I was pretty comfortable!
A good 6.48km covered!
***I bought the Buff myself, and all opinions are my own – not a sponsored post***
I may have previously mentioned (in my last two posts) that I am now the proud owner of a Buff!
So what is a Buff? According to their own site a Buff is;
Apparently, it can be worn in 13 different ways! If you want to learn more about the history of the Buff you can find the information here!
I purchased mine from the Buff store in Bluewater and it cost me £15, but they are available from other distributors such as Amazon. Going to the store was quite nice when buying my first one as I could see what they were actually like and feel the material etc.
It’s quite amazing what looks like a simple tube of material can be so useful, comfortable, versatile and make someone feel quite so happy!!! I think I’m a bit obsessed!
I get quite warm when I am running, so generally run in a baseball cap rather than a beanie hat (the peak is useful for keeping the sun and rain out of my eyes without me overheating), but in the winter months I absolutely hate my ears getting cold, when they get too cold it actually makes me feel sick, this is why I bought a Buff (as recommended by my running buddy Helen).
Absolutely hits the spot, I wore it today for my run as it was a little chilly, as a headband going over my ears, and I was still able to wear my beloved baseball cap (bit of a lucky charm) over the top of it. The Buff was super comfy, didn’t make me feel too hot, but kept my ears nice and cosy and my headphones in!
I will definitely be purchasing more of them and am also considering them for the kids as they like mine and I think will be easier to wear than a normal scarf, we will see! I personally have my eye on a Star Wars one, but I also like the super colourful ones!
As a laugh I thought I’d attempt the ‘How To Wear’ that’s on the packaging!
There is also a hairband option – but my hair is too short to demonstrate that!
Scientific bit – the material provides thermal insulation and takes moisture away from the skin. This Buff has Polygiene Stay Fresh – Permanent Odour Control too!
I would highly recommend them – great just to wear walking as well as running! 🙂 xxx