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When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

You’re automatically exempt from exercise if you’re seriously injured or contagiously ill. That’s a no-brainer. But then there are days when you aren’t at your best or motivation has gone MIA. You have to ask yourself: is it okay to skip the gym just ...
Vegan Salted Caramel Candy Dip

Vegan Salted Caramel Candy Dip

That shiny, golden-brown cascade of sugar we call caramel turns even the most virtuous fruit into candy. Unfortunately, caramel has a way of sticking to more than apples – like your thighs, your hips and your apple-shaped abs. Long overdue, we put ca ...
Chewy Pumpkin Tea Cookies

Chewy Pumpkin Tea Cookies

Sitting down for a cozy serving of tea and cookies would maybe only happen on a cold, rainy day or if you were attending a tea-themed bridal shower.  Though not at all customary in the States, this quick reprieve would be warmly welcomed by many hard ...
10 Reasons to Add Hemp Seeds to Your Nutrition Plan

10 Reasons to Add Hemp Seeds to Your Nutrition Plan

If every morning feels like an ode to the same old oatmeal, it’s time to get hip on hemp. No, it can’t completely replace your bowl of whole grains. But stir hemp seeds into your oats, and you’ve instantly upped your nutritional game. These tiny, che ...
Chocolate-Pumpkin Recovery Truffles

Chocolate-Pumpkin Recovery Truffles

Will run for pie! It seems so serendipitous that the fall months correspond with the warm and fuzziness of pumpkin-spiced desserts. After a crisp morning run, you want nothing more than to come home to a house beaming with fresh-baked goodies. Unfort ...
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 ...
Set-and-Simmer 3-Bean Chili

Set-and-Simmer 3-Bean Chili

Need enough food to feed an army? Break out the crockpot, because this turkey chili is your secret weapon.  All you have to do is dice a couple bell peppers and about half an onion. The rest is embarrassingly easy. Depending on the troops you need to ...