Positively Motivated: A Blog on Mindset

by / April 9, 2017

Social media is an amazing thing. Sure it has its dark side, but as of late I have been seeing a lot of good from outlets such as my Instagram

Am I doing Crossfit?

by / February 23, 2017

Once again, it has been some time since I have last posted here on my site… face palm. I will say it has been a productive 4 months: I have

Sacrifice Like Lambs

by / September 23, 2016

I have been inspired to write this piece with both extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. This is not for my own personal benefit, but rather quite the opposite. Now that the

So Ya Wanna Be A Spartan?

by / September 12, 2016

The summer of 2016 has been an eventful one for Lindsay Lee Orange. 2 triathlons (placing 3rd in each-yay!), Femsport in July, and on Sept. 3rd I completed my first-ever

My Ascent: The Journey Continues

by / August 2, 2016

It has (again) been some time since I have been on my site. I hope I haven’t lost too many of you! I actually have no idea who is on

Be All In: Key Points for Success

by / June 2, 2016

Some time has passed since my last blog entry, and much has happened in the land of ‘Orangezilla’. The loss of my maternal grandmother and coping with that consumed much

My Life, Enriched

by / May 4, 2016

  “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” – Kevin Kruse The week after getting back from my (much needed) personal holiday in Phoenix, AZ I got

Double Chocolate-Chocolate Love ‘Pronuts”

by / April 27, 2016

Growing up in my youth before I was of junior high age, I played community league basketball on Saturdays. At least one if not both of my parents would be

Triathlon Training: My Journey… So Far!

by / April 19, 2016

When I started this blog site, I intended to have a ‘fitness’ category to share with you some of my favorite training exercises/moves. Should the demand present itself, I still

Protein ‘Blondies’

by / April 12, 2016

Baking was one of my very favourite pastimes growing up. Truthfully, to this day I’m not sure if it was the actual act of baking I loved or the tasting

Diets Shouldn’t Have Finish Lines

by / April 4, 2016

This past week I got asked by a coworker if I had heard of a certain nutrition plan (I won’t name names of programs here). I genuinely hadn’t, and then

How I Fell in Love with Bodybuilding

by / March 28, 2016

Friday nights are usually reserved for ‘quality time’ for My Champ and I. 9 out of 10 times this usually involves watching something on Netflix. This past Friday I had

Clean and Decadent Protein Brownies

by / March 23, 2016

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you. – Brian Tracy Since the creation

Healthy Chocolate Mousse

by / March 17, 2016

My only regret with this recipe is the picture doesn’t do it justice! This decadent, guilt-free snack has become a staple in my nightly routine. Currently my only ‘lower carb’

Quitting is Immature

by / March 14, 2016

A couple months ago I was training with My Champ (a VERY rare occasion) and he noticed I was getting frustrated. He was teaching me some new lifts, and also

Easy ‘Pulled’ Salsa Chicken

by / March 9, 2016

After 5 years of competing in fitness, you’d think I’d never want to see another chicken breast. While that is somewhat true, I definitely try my best to incorporate a

Win, Love, or Draw

by / March 7, 2016

This past week and weekend was challenging, yet successful. Those of you that know me personally or follow via social media may have seen My Champ honouring his namesake, as

Best-Ever Quattro Pancakes

by / March 2, 2016

Out of all the clean recipes I make and eat, the protein pancake is by far my most favorite. Breakfast is usually my most calorie-dense meal as I like to

My 5 Favorite Moves for Sculpting Beautiful Legs (and Glutes!)

by / March 1, 2016

When I first started competing in fitness, one of the very first areas my coach and I focused on was legs. Being just shy of 5’9″, I had my work

Why I Never Want to be Like You

by / February 29, 2016

“The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.”- Arnold Schwarzenegger While some might dispute me choosing to quote Arnold, fan or not, the

Quattro Smoothie Bowls

by / February 23, 2016

I thought about sharing this meal idea of mine over the past week; as I curled up on my couch to enjoy my post-run meal the television talk-show The Social was featuring

It’s Time for a ‘Time-Out’

by / February 22, 2016

*Photos courtesy of Taylor Oakes for BodyRock.tv I am human. For every 5 or 6 good days, there has to be a bad one in there somewhere within the week.

Shapely Shoulders Workout

by / February 19, 2016

*Photos courtesy of Taylor Oakes for BodyRock.tv Although I was born with a wide frame, the round, solid and shapely shoulders you see in pictures were earned. When I began

Purposeful Training: A Wake-Up Call on ‘Body Image’

by / February 15, 2016

*Images courtesy of Taylor Oakes for BodyRock.tv As previously mentioned in last week’s blog (‘Know When It’s Time to Walk Away’) I have began training for my first-ever, full triathlon.

Baked Banana Protein Oatmeal

by / February 15, 2016

Half the reason I wanted to start up a blog site was to showcase my take on clean eating. I have put such emphasis over the years on making sure

Know When It’s Time to Walk Away

by / February 8, 2016

“…after a while you learn that even the sunshine burns if you get too much.” – Veronica A. Shoffstall, After a while July 5th, 2014: my last figure competition. My hometown

Protein Pumpkin Pancakes

by / February 8, 2016

Hi, my name is Lindsay, and I’m a ‘basic’ white girl that loves all things pumpkin 😉 Although we are well into February, I love to eat pumpkin everything year-round:

My Top 3 Treadmill Workouts

by / February 8, 2016

When I say I love to run, that love is mostly reserved for outdoor running. However, based on gym workout schedules and the turbulent weather changes of living in Edmonton,

Quattro “Champ Bars”

by / February 3, 2016

I am not the only athlete in my little family… My boyfriend, whom I affectionately refer to as ‘My Champ’ is an elite Muay Thai fighter, one of the best

What Inspires Me

by / January 30, 2016

I don’t aspire to be like anyone else. I am motivated and inspired to be a better version of myself each and every day. In my career I am a

Muscle Confusion Workout: Back and Hamstrings

by / January 28, 2016

Ever since I hung up my figure competition heels, I have put a ton of emphasis on variety in my training. I added circuit/body-weight workouts into my regime about once a

Clean Tuna Salad

by / January 26, 2016

I remember eating a lot of tuna sandwiches as a kid. A lot. I also remember my Mom jokingly referring to them as ‘gray sandwiches’- which did not help their

Chocolate Banana Pancakes

by / January 25, 2016

As previously mentioned in my bio, I used to compete in figure competitions. For those of you that aren’t aware- figure falls under the umbrella of competitive bodybuilding, a category