On my walk back to the apt – a 5.6 Km trek – I walked right by Chris Rock, and we both said hello to each other, asked each other how we were doing, and continued on! HOW COOL IS THAT?! I love Chris Rock, he has such an awesome smile, and such a distinct voice. I wish I stopped and chatted with him, and perhaps got a photograph, but I get really weird with celebrities, and I don’t like to make a big deal of them. I was so excited about it !!!!! I still am !!!!!
Before I left NYC, I took a walk to South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan. My favourite kiosk was this amazing jewellery stand that sells real flowers that have been coated in resin to preserve their beauty and life; the resin hardens them enough that you can throw them on the floor without them breaking. I wanted a pair of earrings SO BAD, but they cost $35-42, and at the moment I have to be frugal with my money. It was tempting though.
For one third of 2012, I have challenged myself to complete 4000 minutes of explosive plyometric exercises from the Nike Training Club app on my iPhone. And let me tell you, I am seeing results already!
If you are looking to improve your speed so you can stop the ball, or your vertical jump so that you can make those catches, then get yourself started with some PLYOMETRICS !
CHALLENGE YOURSELF! Ain’t nothing going to happen if you do not push yourself !
Okay, so I went to this incredible burger joint, and oh-my-gosh, I was reborn. I wish I could bring Papa here since he loves a burgers.
First off, all Bareburger’s ingredients are 100% organic, their meats are all natural, free-range, and grass-fed, and all cheeses are also organic and all-natural.They have an awesome list of exotic meats to choose from: lamb, wild boar, elk, bison, and ostrich; as well as, turkey, chicken, veggie, and portobello mushroom patties.
You have bread options as well: brioche bun, multigrain roll, wheat flour wrap, gluten-free tapioca rice bun, and lettuceleaves. And then to further make your mouth water, you can choose an assortment of toppings like bass avocado, onion rings, fried onions, apple smoked onions, cucumber mint yogurt, blackened maple bacon, canadian bacon, chipotle mayo, swiss, sharp cheddar, tomatillo sauce, pesto mayo, and the list goes on and on……….
Check out the menu – for real…if you don’t live in NYC you will want to fly here JUST for this freaking burger.
I didn’t end up getting a bun with minecious, , instead I got a huge, delihearty salad, with the ostrich patty on top.
Ostrich meat is one of the leanest red meats out there; it is low in cholesterol, and high in protein. When compared to chicken, in a 100 gram serving, Ostrich meat has roughly 9% less cholesterol, close to 50 calories less than chicken, and 7% more protein!!! AND it tastes darn good!! Kind of like beef, but not as beefy (haha if that makes any sense).
The Brooklyn Bridge from the South Street Seaport.
Views expressed are the writer Alyna’s, & are NOT neccessarily those of AmericanCollegeCricket.com. Alyna is not a certified trainer or nutritionist but a college student continuing her studies in Kiniesiology at the University of Britsh Columbia.