How much protein should you eat? As you probably already know, protein and how much of it you should be eating is hot topic in health and fitness world right now. (I mean it always has been and always will be, but right now, it really seems to be a very buzzworthy point of interest.)
Everyone loves to tout the weight loss benefits of protein and everyone loves to tell us that we need to be eating more of it—to stay full and satiated so that we won’t overeat and to build muscle so that our metabolism will stay boosted! … Read More
I have a confession to make.
So you know how I talk a lot about body image and how weight loss shouldn’t be the sole focus of our fitness mission?
Constantly having that message floating around in my brain and constantly writing about it started to make me feel like it would never be OK for weight loss to be a part of my own goals again.
If I’m telling you not to worry about losing weight, then what business do I have trying to lose weight?
But if I’m being honest, and I always will be here, weight loss—or actually, I should say fat loss—is absolutely a part of my goal right now. … Read More
About a week ago I did an in-depth breakdown of the foods that I like to eat before running, depending on the type of workout and distance I’ll be doing.
As a follow-up to that post, today I’ll share a look at what I like to eat after running.
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One of the questions about running that I get most frequently from readers on Instagram and Tumblr is, “What do you eat before running?”
This is a great question, because eating the right foods at the right times before your workouts can greatly improve your performance. So today, I’ll answer this question in detail for you all!
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No, seriously…. Would you? Because it exists.
OK, it’s actually less like ice cream and more like a sorbet. The point is, it’s a frozen treat, it’s called Ortaggi and I tried it last night after my first ever spin class at Flywheel. (Yesterday was a day of trying so many new things!)
Now I know, unless you just really love veggies, veggie flavored snacks don’t really sound so appealing. Luckily, last night I was surprised to find this extra healthy post-workout treat was refreshingly tasty.
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