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The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

The 6 Best Carbs for Athletes

Repeat after me: carbs are not the enemy. Despite the weight-loss lure of low-carb diets (and the recent news of Lebron James leaning out on fewer sweets and sourdough), your body needs these nutrients to fuel your grueling workouts. Of course, too m ...
What are Macronutrients?

What are Macronutrients?

Anytime I scroll through my Instagram feed, I see someone mention “macros.” Their food is perfectly portioned on a plate, or they’ve snapped the ubiquitous selfie with a Quest bar and #macros, #onaquest #eatclean. Though this may seem like some weird ...
How to Train Like an Athlete

How to Train Like an Athlete

Sure, Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world and you may never even touch the dust from his heels, but that shouldn’t stop you from trying. There’s an athlete in you (yes, you!), and it’s itching to make a debut. No, you don’t need to take an onl ...
Why a Vegan Diet Appeals to Athletes

Why a Vegan Diet Appeals to Athletes

Don’t athletes need protein? How can they perform on a no-meat, no-dairy diet? Do they just eat beans at every meal? Wouldn’t so much fiber make for a lot of digestive problems? As unusual or over-the-top as a vegan diet seems, there are ...
5 Ways to Cope With the January Gym Crowd

5 Ways to Cope With the January Gym Crowd

Shocking news: you’re not the only one whose New Year’s resolution is to get fit. Maybe you’re not new to the gym, but there are plenty of people who are””and they’ll be crowding your classes, sharing machines and gettin ...
You Can’t Stay Fit Without These

You Can’t Stay Fit Without These

Of course you need a good pair of shoes, a water bottle and comfortable clothes to work out. But you need more than your cool new sneakers to stay in shape. Regardless if you’re on a brand new fitness journey or were born an athlete, there are ...