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3 Herbs for Fitness Fanatics

3 Herbs for Fitness Fanatics

Which supplements are tucked in your gym bag? Maybe protein powder, BCAAs, glutamine and a multivitamin? Chances are, herbs aren’t part of your daily regimen—though there are plenty of reasons why they should be. Support from Mother Nature herself, h ...
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 ...
Rich Red Velvet Smoothie

Rich Red Velvet Smoothie

You may not know (because it’s chemically colored) that the richness you taste in red velvet cake is actually cocoa powder. To create that same depth and delight in a drinkable form, you’ll need the antioxidant powers of cacao and the whole-food wond ...
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 ...
6 Reasons Why You Should Take an Exercise Class

6 Reasons Why You Should Take an Exercise Class

There’s no denying the appeal of a gym’s class calendar. All day, every day, they offer exotic-sounding dance classes, spin sessions, boot camps, yoga clinics, you name it. While your solo-exercise endeavors have always suited you well, you can’t hel ...
5 Ways to Promote Fitness Without Being Pushy

5 Ways to Promote Fitness Without Being Pushy

Everyone has someone in their lives – a significant other, parent, sibling, child, best friend – who could use a little encouragement in the fitness department. You love them, and you want what’s best for them; yet, getting them up off the couch and ...