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Nutrient Dense Foods to Fuel Your Long Distance Runs

Thanks to advances in medicine and food science we now know the specific nutrient density of food as well has how our bodies react to those foods. It is an amazing time to be an athlete with this wealth of information at our fingertips. What…

How Much Energy Does It Take to Burn Off Junk Food?

How Much Energy Does It Take to Burn Off Junk Food?

December can be a tough time in all aspects of life. The stress of the festive season can have a massive impact on our mind and body, so it’s important to stay focused on looking after yourself. We all deserve a treat every now and…

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Healthy Takes on Fast Food: All the Flavor, Half the Calories

People who love cooking, first and foremost love eating, which is why they enjoy trying out all new recipes, improving old ones, adapting them to their own taste, adding a little something-something on the side and creating a whole plethora of extraordinary things. Eating meals you…

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The Right Way to Do Rest Days

Whether you’re training for a marathon, or just trying to get back into shape, rest days are a necessity to your workout routine. Rest days not only allow your muscles the proper time they need to recover, but put your mind at ease after putting…

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Healthy Mac and Cheese Makeovers

Mac and cheese, with its rich flavor and creamy texture, is perhaps the ultimate comfort food, especially for those cold winter nights. But there’s no denying that it’s a heavy and calorific choice, as well as lacking in nutritional value. Mac and cheese is a…

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Stop Overanalyzing Life and Start Living It

It’s one in the morning and you’re tossing around in bed, unable to sleep because your mind won’t shut off. It’s reminding you of an awkward moment with your boss a week ago, even though your boss hasn’t thought about it since. Now you start…

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Choosing the Best Clothing for the Gym

You might not put much thought into your workout outfit — any old t-shirt and pair of sweats will do. It turns out that the fabrics in your gym gear can make quite the difference in how you feel during your workout. It’s wise to…

5 Apps for Getting Your Yoga Fix on the Go

5 Apps for Getting Your Yoga Fix on the Go

Anyone with a full-time job knows how difficult it can be to work staying fit into your hectic daily schedule, between the office and chores at home making time for the gym seems impossible. Luckily with technology these days there’s an app for almost anything,…

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Why Carbs Really Aren’t the Enemy

When you hear the term carb, what comes to mind? Bread? Pasta? Potatoes? Those are not the only form of dietary carbohydrates. Carbs can be found in fruits and vegetables as well, in the form of natural sugars and starches. Cutting carbs — eliminating foods…

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10 Healthy and Delicious Game Day Recipes

There is a chill in the air, leaves are starting to change and pumpkin-flavored everything is all the rage. That means it’s time for football! With football season comes viewing parties with lots of great food. Greasy wings, fatty cheese dips and decadent desserts are…