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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 ...
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 ...
5 Ingredients to Avoid in Protein Bars

5 Ingredients to Avoid in Protein Bars

If I said that I checked every ingredient list to make sure what I was eating was “clean” all of the time, I’d be lying. When I’m hungry or in a hurry, sometimes I’ll grab a protein bar and tear into it without even glancing at the label. But I may p ...
5 Apple & Cinnamon Smoothies for Fall

5 Apple & Cinnamon Smoothies for Fall

Small fall confession: I’m not a big fan of pumpkin. But bring on the apples! Cobbler, crumbles, pie, donuts—that fresh apple flavor, spiked with cinnamon, wrapped into a warm, baked treat? I’d eat an apple dessert every day if I could. That’s why I ...
Is It Time to Switch Up Your Workout?

Is It Time to Switch Up Your Workout?

Does it seem like you’ve been looking for any excuse not to work out lately? Have you been hitting the snooze button, snuggling in for extra sleep instead of heading out for that morning run? Are those numbers on the scale or your reflection in the m ...
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 ...