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.
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, ...
Why a Vegan Diet Appeals to Athletes

Why a Vegan Diet Appeals to Athletes

Don’t athletes need protein? How can they perform on a no-meat, no-dairy diet? Do they just eat beans at every meal? Wouldn’t so much fiber make for a lot of digestive problems? As unusual or over-the-top as a vegan diet seems, there are ...
Creamy Asparagus Soup

Creamy Asparagus Soup

It may not be the envy of every lunchroom, but this asparagus soup recipe is certainly green and surprisingly delicious. If you’re struggling to eat more veggies, maybe the 5 grams of protein will wow you (thanks to the “cream” de la crème) or ...
How to Train Through a Stuffy Head & Sniffles

How to Train Through a Stuffy Head & Sniffles

Nothing kills a runner’s high more than when your love for running literally runs you down. Whether you manned up and dragged yourself through workouts in the polar vortex or your germy coworkers just wouldn’t go home to rest, catching what’s g ...
Not All Sports Injuries Are Created Equal

Not All Sports Injuries Are Created Equal

When it comes to twisting an ankle shooting hoops or bruising a shoulder in a cycling accident, most people are familiar with the R.I.C.E. method of treatment. Even if you don’t know that R.I.C.E. stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation, you ...
The Best Food Pairings for Athletic Performance

The Best Food Pairings for Athletic Performance

Sports and nutrition go together like peanut butter and jelly. When it comes to athletic performance, nutrition is just as important as putting in the hours of hard training. Don’t let it all go to waste by ignoring feelings of fatigue, constan ...