Author Archives: Liz Lotts

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Info: Liz Lotts is a personal-trainer-turned-triathlete who is admittedly addicted to long distances and wants to share her real-life lessons as an endurance athlete.
4 Ways to Work Through an Injury

4 Ways to Work Through an Injury

An injury can quickly damper your spirits. Somehow this rather unfortunate reality always seems to hit smack in the middle of a great training cycle or just before an A race (it’s so not funny how that works). But there’s no need to be bummed about a ...
Set-and-Simmer 3-Bean Chili

Set-and-Simmer 3-Bean Chili

Need enough food to feed an army? Break out the crockpot, because this turkey chili is your secret weapon.  All you have to do is dice a couple bell peppers and about half an onion. The rest is embarrassingly easy. Depending on the troops you need to ...
An Ab-solutely Effective Core Workout

An Ab-solutely Effective Core Workout

Plastered all over magazine covers and shown off by those seemingly perfect ladies in the locker room, flat bellies are everywhere! With a growing “muscles are sexy” attitude, women of all shapes and sizes are working hard not only toward a whittled ...
Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

Are You More Stressed Than You Think?

It’s like termites gnawing away at your house’s foundation. From the inside out, stress breaks you down. Whether it surfaces severely as panic attacks or as gradual weight gain, stress is your fit body’s worst enemy. Though exercising helps relieve s ...
Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Order a veggie burger at any restaurant, and you’ll likely get a dry mash-up of grains, soy protein and mushy mushrooms. It could be worse. They might serve a still-frozen black bean burger that you could have easily bought and made yourself (yes, it ...
The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

Repeat after me: carbs are not the enemy. Despite the weight-loss lure of low-carb diets (and the recent news of Lebron James leaning out on fewer sweets and sourdough), your body needs these nutrients to fuel your grueling workouts. Of course, too m ...
Clean Cheating Cherry Cobbler

Clean Cheating Cherry Cobbler

A cucumber with ketchup, a plate of cheesy fries, a peanut butter cookie dipped in dark chocolate. Whether you’re pregnant or in peak training, cravings happen. Then again, they also happen to weigh you down. Before you plop down on the couch with a ...