Nutrient Timing: Pre and Post Workout Snacks

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Sponsored by Adaptogen Science #AdaptogenScience Protein. Fat. Carbs. HELP. Knowing what to eat is imperative. When to eat it? That matters too. Nutrient timing can play a critical role in muscle recovery and growth, but is often neglected or viewed as something only for bodybuilders. It’s more than just “bro-science” – knowing what to eat […]

Non-Food Rewards as You #MakeYourMove to a Healthier Lifestyle

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In 2015, we’ve partnered with Kohl’s for the #MakeYourMove campaign. We want to know what your 2015 goals are and how you plan to #MakeYourMove toward a healthier you. They say fitness is its own reward, and we don’t disagree. In the short term exercise releases feel-good endorphins for a natural high, and sleeping better […]

Snack on These Superfoods

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Sponsored by NOW Foods #GetFitNOW Have you had your superfoods today? If you’re trying to eat healthier, your best bet is to start with superfoods, nutrient-rich foods considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.  Typically plant-based (but some dairy and fish), these foods can give you more bang for your buck with every […]

Top Yoga Poses for Runners

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Sponsored by Mizuno #IfEverybodyRan Greetings friends, grab your yoga mat and join us for a 5 minute Yoga Snack™ about the benefits of yoga for runners. 5 Yoga Poses for Runners When it comes to the science of exercise, it’s a vastly researched topic and the story will always be incomplete. However, it has been […]

National Nutrition Month: You Are What You Eat

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Sponsored by Eggland’s Best #EBeggsFit We’re all familiar with the phrase “you are what you eat.” Simply put, it means quality in, quality out; the body is a finely tuned machine, and when you supply it with quality fuel you’re rewarded with quality performance. The better you eat, more nutrients you extract and the better […]

Simplify Your Run + Running Interval Workout with Playlist

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Sponsored by Timex #OneGPS+ Running can make you feel so free. No gym needed; just you and the open road. Lace up those shoes, head out the door and just go. Only, as you grow more invested in your running it doesn’t quite work that way. First, you need to strap on your GPS watch […]

10 Uses for Coconut Butter

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Sponsored by Essentially Coconut #EssentiallyCoconut You may be familiar with coconut oil— a healthy staple of paleo diets that takes the place of olive oil or vegetable oil in recipes, as it is high in medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), good-for-you fats readily used for energy. While coconut oil is simply the oil pressed from coconut, coconut […]

Attention Runners: Pump Up the ZPump Fusion for a Custom Fit

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  Sponsored by Reebok #GetPumped Back in 1989, Reebok revolutionized the shoe world, particularly when it came to basketball shoes. Their Pump technology fueled the iconic Pump Shot and Pro Pump series: shoes that used an innovative air bladder for custom support. Today Reebok has done it again, this time breathing new life into running […]

The Female Mushers of the 2015 Iditarod

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Sponsored by TogoRun This Sunday, March 8th is International Women’s Day- a day to recognize the inspirational women throughout history who have broken through barriers and punched through glass ceilings, and to celebrate the feats they’ve accomplished and their contributions to society. This year we’re celebrating the women of the Iditarod, past and present. The […]

Are You Getting Enough Protein?

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Sponsored by Adaptogen Science Our bodies need protein: it provides the building blocks that makes up our cells, tissues and organs. Protein is continually breaking down in our body and the protein we eat helps to build them back up. ‘Complete’ or ‘high quality’ proteins like Adaptogen Science‘s TastyWHEY contain our essential amino acids; these […]

International Women’s Day: Women as First Responders

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Sponsored by TogoRun The month of March is Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day falls on March 8th. On this day and throughout the month, we celebrate women’s strength, progress and inspiration and recognize women’s contributions throughout history. First responders—such as, firefighters, law enforcement, search and rescue, and paramedics—used to be a vocation primarily […]

How to Beat Sugar Cravings

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Sponsored by Adaptogen It’s no surprise we love dessert: we’re hardwired to delight in sweet things. Sweet is the first taste we enjoy after we’re born, and our long-ago ancestors evolved to gravitate towards binging on sweeter, riper fruit— its higher sugar content meant it supplied more energy and helped the body to store fat, […]

Spring Into Fitness: #MakeYourMove and Try Something New

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In 2015, we’ve partnered with Kohl’s for the #MakeYourMove campaign. We want to know what your 2015 goals are and how you plan to #MakeYourMove toward a healthier you. It may be hard to believe, but spring is just around the corner! Old Man Winter gets ushered out on Friday, March 20th. What does springtime […]