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Green Tea Protein Latte

Green Tea Protein Latte

Matcha is a type of green tea that’s ground into a fine, brightly colored powder. You may have been introduced to matcha at your favorite Japanese restaurant, where they serve green tea ice cream as an après-sushi treat. Though delicious as dessert, ...
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 ...
3 DIY Beauty Recipes Using Green Tea

3 DIY Beauty Recipes Using Green Tea

Green tea is said to be the most popular drink in the world, next to water. By now, you’ve surely heard about the many health benefits of this amazing beverage. It’s rich in polyphenols and catechins – powerful antioxidants – that help fight free rad ...
Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

Get your green on first thing in thing in the morning with this vibrant, healthy smoothie whipped up with matcha and rice milk. A type of green tea teeming with antioxidants, matcha comes in a scoopable powder that makes a mean hot latte but also wor ...
7 Surprising Ways Watermelon Boosts Health

7 Surprising Ways Watermelon Boosts Health

Conjure up visions of a hot summer day, and more than likely a watermelon will enter the picture, usually situated in a prime spot on the picnic table. But don’t regulate watermelon to the odd picnic—it’s a food that deserves a regular rotation on yo ...
The ABCs of Antioxidants

The ABCs of Antioxidants

Did you know that antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium can help protect you from “rusting”? In essence, that’s what antioxidants do inside your body. They protect healthy cells from free radicals—substances that can dama ...