25 Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

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  photos: clockwise from top left eatspinrunrepeat.com, noshandnourish.com, theleangreanbean.com, runningwithtongs.com,fitfoodiefinds.com, theleangreenbean.com     We’re excited to share this Cinco de Mayo roundup with you. Just looking at these recipes makes us want to pour some margaritas, grab a few friends, and hang out while enjoying some delicious dishes. We put the call out to our FitFluential Ambassadors for […]

30 High Protein Breakfast Recipes

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  Eating a healthy, protein filled breakfast will not only get your your day off to an energetic start, but help you stay fuller longer. High protein breakfasts are especially beneficial after an intense workout to help replenish the body of much needed nutrients. Vegetarian? Meat loving? Vegan? No worries—we’ve got high protein breakfast recipes […]

20 Creative Recipes Using Greek Yogurt

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  If you like Greek yogurt as much as some of the FitFluential Ambassadors do then this post is just for you! Greek yogurt is extremely versatile in the kitchen and can be used in all sorts of different recipes ranging from sweet to savory and from breakfast to dinner. Greek yogurt is high in […]

20 Sweet Spring Recipes to Get You Ready for Easter

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  Photo credits: Sweetandsavorybysarah.blogspot.com, thefitcookie.com, gabbysgfree.com, runeatrepeat.com, fitfoodiefinds.com   Easter is right around the corner and we’re starting to plan our celebration. How about you? Thinking about some traditional favorites, or maybe trying something new this year? For inspiration, we put a call out to our FitFluential Ambassadors and asked for their favorite recipes for […]

19 Drool Worthy Superfood Recipes

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  Superfoods are considered the most nutrient dense foods on Earth. They are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Adding superfoods into your diet can help reduce the risk of disease and promote brain health, and better your immune system. The best part is— superfoods are easily accessible and there is a large variety to […]

A Balanced Diet May Help PMS Symptoms

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  By Regie Simmons   From the title of this blog you might be wondering why in the world a guy would chose to write a blog about PMS. I could, of course, have written about anything under the sun but yes, I have decided to write a blog about (gasp) premenstrual syndrome. Trust me […]

15 Green Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

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  St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and we are celebrating with green recipes! We’ve rounded up a variety of healthy and indulgent recipes that all have one thing in common- they’re green. Enjoy and happy St. Patty’s Day!   Photo credit, clockwise from top left: PurelyTwins.com | FitFoodieFinds.com | PurelyTwins.com | BreakfastToBed.com | […]

20 Ways to Eat a Sweet Potato

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  Did you know that it’s National Sweet Potato Month? Sweet potatoes are chock full of beta-carotene, antioxidants, and fiber. They are a great source of manganese and vitamins B6, C, and E. One cup of cubed sweet potatoes is 114 calories, 4 grams of fiber, 2 grams of protein, 27g of carbs, and 6g […]

Could Your Blended Smoothie Make You Sick?

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  By Regie Simmons, Men’s Physique Competitor   Stop! Before you make that next healthy smoothie, you might want to ensure that you are not following a recipe for illness. Data recently released from a household germ study, concluded that blenders were one of the most contaminated appliances in your entire home. In fact, blenders […]

Easy and Healthy Game Day Recipes

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    The game of the year is right around the corner and it’s time to start planning your menu! We’ve done the hard part and rounded up some of our favorite crowd-pleasing recipes from around the web. Healthful, easy and delicious, they’re sure to score a touchdown at your game day gathering!     Apps […]

38 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

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  Slow cooker, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways: For the time-crunched: set-it-and-forget-it recipes abound, allowing you to start your dinner in the morning and free up time to hit the gym after work or get in a quick run before the sun sets (not to mention enjoy a leisurely hot […]

Beef Up Your Fitness with High Quality Protein

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  Written by Marie Spano, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD (sponsored by the Beef Checkoff)   Fitness and nutrition are inextricably linked because your diet will determine how your body changes in response to training. And, if a strong, lean body is your goal, high quality protein will help get you there. How do you know […]

Paleo and Primal Treats Perfect for the Holidays: Recipes

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  Looking for something sweet or savory to wow a crowd? These recipes from Shannon of Badass Fitness and Cavegirl Bakes fit the bill and still adhere to a paleo or primal diet. Try them out and let us know what you think. Not so handy in the kitchen? Have some Cavegirl Bakes treats delivered […]

Designer Whey Answers Your Protein Questions

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    We chatted with sponsor Designer Whey about the different kinds of protein, why we need it, and just how much we should be getting. Here’s the lowdown!   What is protein? Protein is one of three macro-nutrients used by the body for energy (carbs & fats are the other two). Unlike carbohydrates and […]

Proper Hydration for Exercise

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    The heat is on! Are you properly hydrated? 12 takeaways from our recent hydration chat with sponsor Designer Whey: Remember, you don’t have to drink just water! Other fluids and foods with high water content (like coconut water, cucumbers, watermelons & spinach!) count. Keep a jug of water with you and mark it to […]

Staying Fit and Healthy On-the-Go: #HealthyBizTravel Roundup

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    Work travelers, family vacationers, road warriors of all kinds: look no further. Sponsored by National Car Rental, our #HealthyBizTravel campaign was designed to help YOU Go Like a Pro. This series of posts and videos highlighted Ambassadors’ best workouts and food strategies in airports, hotel rooms, the outdoors and more. At National Car Rental […]

Recipe and Workout Roundup: #FitFluential on the 4th of July

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    Mid-week Independence Day! Time to break out the red, white and blue for friends, fireworks, food… and fitness too. We’ve rounded up some Ambassador recipes and workouts for a FitFluential Fourth of July. Enjoy!   EATS: Lots of easy 4th of July recipes (and decorating ideas too): Losing It and Loving It Watermelon […]

Dining Out Guilt-Free

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    One of the most frequently asked questions I get from fitness enthusiasts is in regards to healthy eating options when dining out. Based on the feedback I get when posting pictures of my delicious meals on Facebook or Instagram, I thought I’d share my favorite guilt-free dishes at restaurants with you. Let the […]