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.
6 Skin Snafus to Avoid While Exercising Outside

6 Skin Snafus to Avoid While Exercising Outside

Whether you’re playing beach volleyball in the heat of the day or set your alarm for a pre-dawn summer run, your skin is at risk for a major suffer-fest. And when your body’s largest organ is in anguish, your brain isn’t far behind. To stay motivated ...
Spinach Pesto Black Bean Spaghetti

Spinach Pesto Black Bean Spaghetti

You’ve probably seen vegetable-based noodles making the rounds – zucchini ribbons, spaghetti squash spaghetti and so on. These are certainly diet-friendly alternatives to what your mom used to make. But when it comes to sports fuel, nothing beats bla ...
Could Carb Cycling Work for You?

Could Carb Cycling Work for You?

You’d be fooling yourself (or just a fool) to say you haven’t tried to burn calories so you could then consume them in the form of pizza, pasta or pinot. Unfortunately, the beloved carb-heavy, comfort foods are typically taboo for anyone trying to lo ...
You are an Ironmom

You are an Ironmom

You wake up before the crack of dawn. Something always seems to ache. Your hair is usually pulled in a sporty-looking pony tail. And, interestingly enough, you don’t get bored doing the same thing over and over. Initially, I think you’re an endurance ...
Do-Anywhere Hard-Core Workout

Do-Anywhere Hard-Core Workout

Whether you’re away on vacation, just not in the mood to fight the after-work gym crowd or refuse to miss the “House of Cards” season finale, you can still squeeze in a work out. This six-step, do-anywhere routine requires zero exer ...
Poppy Seed Broccoli Slaw

Poppy Seed Broccoli Slaw

White cabbage coleslaw is so 1962! It’s time to try a broccoli-based version, which offers greater nutritional bang for the bunch (more potassium, magnesium and vitamins A and C). With this mayonnaise-free, gluten-free recipe, the new-age hambu ...
7 Ways to Make Stretching More Fun

7 Ways to Make Stretching More Fun

Admit you’re guilty. With your jam-packed schedule, skipping the warm-up, cool-down and stretch portions of a workout is pretty much the norm. Understandably, stretching is not top of the list when you have so many miles and so little time. However, ...