You have been working out and eating right—finally saying goodbye to the sweets from the holiday season. But then you are invited out to eat. After being committed to making healthy food choices it seems like there are two choices: decline the invitation and stick to your home-cooked, meal prepped dish to stick to your
Category: Nutrition & Recipes
There’s nothing more refreshing than gulping down water—and then splashing it all over our red faces—during a hot and humid run in the summer. Having water on hand is a must to prevent dehydration. But what about during those winter workouts? Is it still possible to be at risk for dehydration? Winter dehydration is real.
Hitting the trails for a mid- to long-distance run means having hydration on hand as well as other gear that might be needed. For this runner, this means going hands-free which is why I am a huge fan of hydration belts. And lately, I cannot even go for a short walk or run without taking
Runners, I have finally found a new energy gel flavor to get excited about. It’s called Campfire S’mores, and it tastes exactly how it sounds. Expect that initial creamy chocolately-ness followed by clouds of caramel with that hint of graham cracker without the crunch. It’s basically made to be enjoyed while exploring through the great
When running long distance, it is extremely important to fuel the body so that it doesn’t run out of gas. Some runners opt for sports drinks, a banana, pretzels or even candy, others are fans of gels. And while there are a few popular gel makers on the market, GU Energy Gels are fan favorites.
Welcome to the veg life. There are many different reasons why people decide to follow a vegetarian diet, but it can be hard for first timers to find nutritious and delicious meals to cook. This is my second time following the veggie lifestyle and I still struggle with finding what I can make—especially since I’m
We all know that there is no magic pill to make us healthy and fit. But that doesn’t mean we should sleep on the fact that there are supplements out there that can increase our energy, help to improve our immune system, jump start metabolism to aid in weight loss and easy anxiety and stress.
During the summertime, we all try to spend as much time outdoors as possible. And since many want to also keep up their health and fitness game and not slack on keeping their beach bodies, this often means getting physical with activities like hiking, biking, swimming or workouts with friends. And since we are always
It was all sparkles and Instagram fun when it came to picking up Starbucks’ limited-time Unicorn Frappuccino during the end of last month, but just because it looked magically delicious (despite many criticizing it for how bad it really tasted) didn’t mean that it magically healthy. While I am a firm believer in all things
Craving something home cooked that is quick as getting fast food? Then you have to try this recipe. Between all the craziness during the week, there’s always that night when you don’t have the time or maybe just not the energy to make dinner. This shrimp dish is so easy and fast to make that