Athletes Choose Chia, Too

Athletes Choose Chia, Too

Q: I have heard a lot of great things about chia seeds, but how can I incorporate them into my diet? Brandon Marsh answers A: I like to think of myself as a bit of a “foodie,” because I enjoy spending time in the kitchen, experimenting wi ...
Travel Healthy: Step Up Your Hotel Workouts

Travel Healthy: Step Up Your Hotel Workouts

Being away from home is no excuse to not work hard. In fact, to see results in fitness, you HAVE to step out of your comfort zone! And there’s no better test of your strength and willpower than finding ways to exercise while traveling. Get read ...
Hold on to Your Exercise “High”

Hold on to Your Exercise “High”

Everyone’s busy. Still, we make time for the gym before work in the morning, squeeze in a spin class on lunch break or go for a quick run before a dinner date””and it feels great. But having to get back to the grind quickly can rob us of ...
How Much Protein Do Active Women Need?

How Much Protein Do Active Women Need?

We all want to gain fat-burning, lean muscle, but in order to do so we have to feed our muscles protein. If you don’t get enough protein from the foods you eat, your body’s ability to make new protein slows down, and it may even break dow ...
Make the Most of Your Workouts with BCAAs

Make the Most of Your Workouts with BCAAs

Sports nutrition supplements can be intimidating. With their tough, often masculine-sounding names, many women wonder if they’re OK to take and if they offer any real benefits beyond hardcore, muscle-building goals. One example might be amino a ...
Keep Training Through Cold Season

Keep Training Through Cold Season

Q: Winter is generally considered cold and flu season. What can I do to help boost my immune system so that I stay healthy and can keep exercising? Brandon Marsh answers: A: Your co-workers coughing, germs your kids bring home from school and colder ...