I came across these great tips and wanted to share it. We all, myself included, need the occasional reminder. Run against traffic, if running on the road. If running on the sidewalk or multi-use trails, travel on the right and pass on the left. Never run more than two abreast if you are running in a […]
The Importance of not skipping a meal
Have you ever been around people who you know don’t eat huge amounts of food (in fact they eat less than everyone else) but are still overweight? This used to be a strange phenomenon to me. Even stranger still, I’d hear about these diets where people reported weight loss while eating way more than they normally […]
5 Ways Hydrating Can Keep You from Hurting
That little 12-ounce bottle is truly a fitness enthusiast’s best friend. After all, adequate fluid intake during a workout is essential for comfort, performance, and safety. And the longer and more intensely you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right kind of fluids.
5 Ways to Break through Dreaded Weight Loss plateau
Read about five important things to know about hydration and exercise: Calorie intake, exercise routine, almonds, sleep and relaxation.
Denver Rock N Roll
Yesterday I completed the Denver Rock N Roll Half Marathon and it was an experience to remember. This race is one of the first I have done in a long time that I didn’t have tummy issues. Yes, as a runner many of us know that dreaded feeling. So I thought I would share with […]
Foam Rolling: Your Tight Muscles’ Best Friend
One of the biggest obstacles for a new fitness enthusiast to overcome is the soreness that comes with using muscles that haven’t been used in decades. During infancy, we’re learning to fire muscles all over the place. As we grow, spend increasingly more hours in flexion, and use less and less of our God-given ranges […]
9 Foods That Can Fool You
While delicious by mid-20th century Midwestern standards, it wasn’t nearly as calorie-restrictive as you’d think compared to the chicken-fried steak and baked potato my dad was eating across the table.
Down and Dirty One-Pot Meals
For a lot of us, an elegant sit-down family dinner means serving the chicken without the bucket. Having to work until 5:00 or 6:00 at night and then having to come home and whip up something your children will eat that won’t get you reported to the Department of Children and Family Services can be […]
Three Healthy Breakfast Recipes
Baked Apple-Cinnamon French Toast. Southwestern Omelet Wrap. Banana-Bran Muffins.
Low-Fat Apricot Banana Muffins
These are great to grab when your on the run, use for a pre-workout snack or have with some scrambled eggs or egg whites if you prefer for breakfast . It’s the end to those rubbery low-fat muffins. The banana will make these moist yet fluffy. 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/3 cup unbleached […]