Train to Pace, Win the Race?

Train to Pace, Win the Race?

Go hard or go home. PR or ER. Ever heard one of these irrational war chants as you toe the start line of a race? Of course, you should push yourself; it’s a race. But if you haven’t prepped your muscles to “go hard,” you’ll end up going home with you ...
5 Reasons to Exercise First Thing in the Morning

5 Reasons to Exercise First Thing in the Morning

No one will argue with the fact that as long as you exercise at some point in the day, you’re in pretty good shape. But if you could tailor the time you work out to reap bigger benefits, wouldn’t you? Waking up at the crack of dawn and hopping on a t ...
Why Your Honey-Nut Oats Aren’t Enough Anymore

Why Your Honey-Nut Oats Aren’t Enough Anymore

One can only eat so many bowls of honey-nut cereal. Eventually, you have to find another way to start your day without spiking your blood sugar or worrying about cholesterol content. Yes, bacon-egg-and-cheese sandwiches are off limits. Accept this as ...
How to Choose the Right Protein Powder for You

How to Choose the Right Protein Powder for You

Having a protein shake is supposed to be a quick, mindless way to get the nutrients your body needs. Yet, somehow, finding the right protein powder to shake is a testament to not only your nutrition knowledge but your patience, as well. Sorting throu ...
Top 10 Post-Workout Tips From a Trainer

Top 10 Post-Workout Tips From a Trainer

You survived a tough workout. Now what? As much as you might feel like collapsing on the couch and not moving for hours, or splurging on a slice of chocolate cake to reward yourself, there are more important things that need to be done. The post-work ...