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9 Comical and Peculiar Running Mistakes, Plus How to Avoid Them

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4 mentions3 days ago
We hear friends stories of hitting the wall, massive blisters, lost toenails and ohhh the chafing, but something deep inside tells us “that won’t happen to me”. In retrospect many of our blunders are highly comical and a great tool for helping others to avoid pain, injury and ...

Trans fat hidden in many U.S. foods, tests reveal

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2 mentions3 days ago
Consumers who see 0 g trans fat on the Nutrition Facts label are probably unaware that they are consuming trans fats, U.S. researchers say. (Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press) Nearly 10 per cent of top-selling packaged foods in the U.S. contain trans fats — and many of them are labelled ...

5 Tips for Running Faster at Any Race Distance

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4 mentions5 days ago
Whether you’re training for a 5k, running a half marathon, trying to qualify for Boston, or just aiming to improve your running, if you are like many runners you’d like to be able to run faster. There are some hard and fast truths about running. Certain things that,

Vege Loaded Chick Pea Salad

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4 mentions4 days ago
This Chick Pea Salad is loaded with carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, onion and spinach. The longer you let the vegetables and garbanzo beans soak in the dressing, the better it tastes which makes it the perfect make-ahead recipe. Keep a can of chick peas in your pantry and you ...

Vegan Red Lentil Apple Soup {Gluten-Free}

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3 mentions4 days ago
Simply the most incredible lentil soup ever. Made with red lentils and the addition of apple to take things to the next level. Gluten-Free and Vegan. Coming across a winning soup recipe is like winning a mini lottery to me. My eyes light up and I could skip ...

How To Avoid Late-Race Fatigue

2 mentions5 days ago
We’ve all been there. In the latter portion of a race, fatigue sets in, your form falls apart and your pace slows. While that efficient lope may have been effortless at the beginning of the running leg, a few miles in, it can start to feel difficult to ...

Strawberry Ginger Kale Daiquiri

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4 mentions5 days ago
Welcome to Day 2 of Booze Week. I’m off pulling a fun prank on my kids today. My son flew in for vacation, so I’m off work for 10 days. Today I’m forcing the entire family to go see Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles against their will. My son ...

Blackened Trout with Lime: Omega-3 Packed Recipe!

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6 mentions7 days ago
You see, the Kiwi and I have chosen a lifestyle that throws us a lot of curveballs, meaning, one day everything is golden and the next all hell has broken loose. Hey, we get that. We’re almost used it. Take last weekend for instance. James is ready to ...

80 Reasons to Exercise

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3 mentions6 days ago
Happy Fit Friday! I made this little graphic to motivate my 28 Day Transformation group this week and decided it was worth sharing here on the blog as well. If ever you need a little motivation to get your workout in, look over this list and get inspired.

Peanut Butter Banana Greek Yogurt Pancakes Recipe

favicon The Lemon Bowl
2 mentions7 days ago
Naturally gluten free, these whole grain peanut butter banana pancakes are filled with protein-rich Greek yogurt to give you lasting energy. I’m not sure if you noticed but I’m mildly obsessed with peanut butter and banana. I can’t resist the salty, nutty, sweet and satisfying combination of these ...

Stuffed Zucchini, Taco Style

favicon Thyme for Cooking, Blog
3 mentions5 days ago
Naturally, I have no idea who, what, when or where. I’m sure I pinned it somewhere, but I didn’t take the time to look. I know myself well enough to know that I would have changed the recipe, anyway. It’s really the idea that caught my interest. As ...

Consumer Reports to pregnant women: Avoid tuna

1 mentions5 days ago
Pregnant women should stop eating all forms of tuna, even the canned light variety, due to risks of mercury exposure, says Consumer Reports. Pregnant women should stop eating all forms of tuna, even the canned light variety, due to risks of mercury exposure, says Consumer Reports. The Yonkers,

HIIT It Hard Interval Workout (VIDEO) No Equipment Needed

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3 mentions5 days ago
Today is a great day to sweat, isn’t it? Of course I say that most days but this workout left me dripping and breathless, which is the way I like them. It’s also relatively quick (just about 20 minutes), you don’t need anything but your body, and it’s ...

Chefs unite in fast-food idea to nourish low-income communities

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2 mentions5 days ago
We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design. We welcome your feedback. We've removed you from the beta test of the new design.Please note: if you ...

Grilled Pork Chops Diablo

favicon Thyme for Cooking, Blog
3 mentions5 days ago
Both pork and lamb chops tend to have a long ‘tail’ on them that is primarily fat with a little meat. Most people love it but I have never been a fan of fat (other than bacon). Add hot sauce to make this more ‘devilish’. We all know ...

The Two Minute Morning Ritual to Start Your Day on a Positive Note

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2 mentions4 days ago
YOU DECIDE EVERY MOMENT OF EVERY DAY, WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN. YOU GET A SECOND CHANCE, EVERY SECOND How many times have you got up on the wrong side of the bed? You know, with a grumpy mood early in the morning… Of course,

Breakfast Downgraded From 'Most Important Meal of the Day' to 'Meal'

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4 mentions1 week ago
In the bitterly divided world of breakfast habits, otherwise reasonable people become evangelists. Why is it acceptable to make people feel guilty about not eating breakfast, but it is not acceptable to slap those people? This week health columnist Gretchen Reynolds at The New York Times did the ...

When Obstacles Arise Don't Give Up - Use Your Intuition to Rise Above Them

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2 mentions5 days ago
When we are stumped by problems we need to use a different type of thought process that’s outside the box.We cannot keep looking at the problem over and over and thinking we’re going to get the answer. Say for example, you’re looking for a way out of yourjob.

Hatch Green Chile Chicken Soup

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4 mentions7 days ago
It is that time again – the chile crop from Hatch, NM is available!I just love it when I can get fresh roasted chiles and concoct some tasty dish.On Saturday morning I decided to go to Las Cruces to visit the boys (Andy, Alex and Andrés).While I was ...

Trail Running Tips

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3 mentions6 days ago
On a recent trip to Sun Valley, ID (courtesy of Smith Optics and the Sun Valley tourism board), I was greeted with dappled skies, perfect weather, and mountainous terrain. Nestled among famous rock-climbing routes and high-altitude lakes, the ski town was the perfect setting for a trail run ...

Kale Salad with Peaches and Blue Cheese

favicon The Spiced Life
2 mentions3 days ago
I have a new obsession. And yes, I realized I am waaaaay late to the party on this one. It is not because I think kale is gross or that I would not like kale salads. I ate them cheerfully when they were served to me. But massaging ...

Area of brain responsible for exercise motivation discovered

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2 mentions6 days ago
Scientists at Seattle Children's Research Institute have discovered an area of the brain that could control a person's motivation to exercise and participate in other rewarding activities -- potentially leading to improved treatments for depression. Dr. Eric Turner, a principal investigator in Seattle Children's Research Institute's Center for ...

Whipped Feta & Grilled Peach Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

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5 mentions7 days ago
As the days start to get just a wee bit shorter, #SundaySupper and Gallo Family Vineyards are getting together for one last summer party for Labor Day. And I am celebrating some of my favorite late-summer flavors with a light, fresh salad that complements one of my favorite ...

Chicken and Kale Quinoa Bowls #WeekdaySupper #ChooseDreams

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4 mentions7 days ago
These Chicken and Kale Quinoa Bowls are simple, healthy, and make an awesome one dish meal packed with flavor. A splash of citrus pulls together the freshness of the veggies, the grainy goodness of the quinoa, and the heartiness of the chicken. This dish would make a perfect ...

3 Strength-Training Upgrades for Goddesses {guest post}

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5 mentions7 days ago
A guest post from my friend, fellow fitness professional, sister in strength and muscle-builder extraordinaire. Honestly, if you’re a woman looking to build a killer physique,Suzanne Digre’s (aka Workout Nirvana) your girl. Suzanne and I met a few years back at a fitness blogger’s conference. We bonded over ...

An Unstoppable Killer: New Research Suggests Cancer Can't Be Eradicated

2 mentions6 days ago
Since Richard Nixon declared war on cancer in 1971, the National Cancer Institute has poured some $90 billion into research and treatments. Yet a cure remains elusive. Experts have plenty of targets for blame, including a flawed emphasis on treatment over prevention, and Big Pharma betting on blockbuster ...

Grilled Shrimp and Potato Kebabs

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2 mentions3 days ago
Did you know that you can cook potatoes in the microwave? Not just baked potatoes. I’m pretty sure you knew about that. But any kind of potato. I pop potatoes into the microwave any time I need to give them a head start before pan-frying or roasting. In ...

As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese

3 mentions5 days ago
Researchers have identified a new culprit in the epidemic of childhood obesity: parents who can’t even tell that their pudgy kids are overweight. A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that American parents are significantly less likely to make an accurate assessment of their children’s weight compared ...

How much healthy fat can I include in my diet without gaining weight?

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3 mentions6 days ago
There are so many healthy fat alternatives we’re supposed to be eating – such as avocado, flax, chia and coconut oil. Are they all equally good for me? How much can I include in my diet without gaining weight? For years we were told to eat less fat ...

5 Ways to Prepare for a Healthier Back-to-School

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2 mentions1 week ago
It’s time for your kiddos to get back into the classroom and hit the books. As parents, you can help ensure a successful year by developing a regular schedule and teaching your kids healthy habits. But transitioning them from the laissez-faire attitude of summer to a disciplined routine ...

What's the Deal With Coconut Oil?

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3 mentions5 days ago
Registered dietitian; Food and nutrition editor at MyFitnessPal, the world's leading nutrition and fitness app. I admit I was late to join the coconut oil craze but it's quickly become a staple in my pantry, and not just because it's delicious. But coconut oil is very high in ...

Feeling Stressed? 6 Exercises That Make it Go Away

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2 mentions1 week ago
The summer sun brings longer days, but sadly, no more hours to help complete life’s routine responsibilities. Between work, family, and general daily duties, your schedule can get a little hectic. That said, a busy life is just one more reason to make sure you get some exercise–not ...

9 Food Storage Tips: What Not to Refrigerate

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2 mentions1 week ago
When the home refrigerator was invented in 1913, it was a big step forward for humanity’s food storage system. People were finally able to keep dairy products, meats and produce fresh for much longer than before. But did you know that there are many foods that shouldn’t go ...

Robert Lustig: the man who believes sugar is poison

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1 mentions7 days ago
If you have any interest at all in diet, obesity, public health, diabetes, epidemiology, your own health or that of other people, you will probably be aware that sugar, not fat, is now considered the devil's food. Dr Robert Lustig's book, Fat Chance: The Hidden Truth About Sugar,

Grocers Introduce Kid-Friendly Snack Section In The Produce Aisle

2 mentions7 days ago
A kids healthy snacks display at Giant Eagle.Courtesy of Giant Eaglehide caption Despite all the cheerleading for healthy eating, Americans still eat only about 1 serving of fruit per day, on average. And our veggie consumption, according to an analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

How to be optimistic, according to science

favicon The Week
2 mentions1 week ago
Should you see a glass as half empty or half full? If you want to live a better life, and you care what research has to say, there's a clear answer to this question: half full. Scientific research has come up with a long list of benefits to ...

Should My Muscles Be Sore After a Workout?

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
The mantra “no pain, no gain” has long been present in the world of fitness. This misconception is quite commonly translated to mean if you’re not super sore the day after a workout, then you won’t see any long-term results. But just as the quality of your workout ...

New Fitness Moves to Try Out Today

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8 mentions2 weeks ago
You know I love to spice things up with … my Fitness CLASS! Haha. But jokes aside, I make my class try out Crazy Cotter combinations at least onceweek. It keeps us all on our toes and challenging our bodies. Some are hit and some are miss, but ...

6 Yoga Poses to Help You Train Like an Athlete

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Yoga is certainly about the spiritual side of things, but it is absolutely possible to build plenty of strength and tone the body with the right poses. I recently chatted with Eoin Finn of Blissology Yoga at Wanderlust Whistler about poses that will help an existing yoga practice ...

Chai Spice Protein Bites {Recipe Redux}

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2 mentions1 week ago
School is just around the corner! for some of you, school has already started, but for us, school begins next week. In the middle of the week no less (Wednesday). I still haven’t figured out why they do that… starting school on a Monday seems convenient and practical ...

How sleep affects cravings, weight and running performance

5 mentions2 weeks ago
I’m excited to kick off the reset in a few weeks with many of you! The group support and accountability is one of the best aspects of this group- it always amazes me. Making good choices for our health is more complicated than just food.A few months ago,

Recipe Redux: Favorite Things Granola Bars

favicon Jill Conyers
2 mentions1 week ago
Whether you pack your lunch in a bento box, a brown bag or a retro cartoon character lunch box, don’t forget the bars and bites. Small squares or round bites can pack nutrition into a sweet or savory taste. Show us your favorite way to jazz up any ...

Legs 4 Days Workout: Bodyweight Workout For Your Lower Body

3 mentions2 weeks ago
After all it’s Wednesday and we could all use a little extra direction to make it to the weekend, right? After last week’s chaos, I am happy to report that I’ve got a good show for you today. While the title says a lot, it doesn’t say it ...

Parmesan Zucchini Stacks Appetizer

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2 mentions1 week ago
We are so excited that football season is here! We are big football fans and I love attending football games and tailgate parties.Our weather is pretty mild here, even during the winter so the Rose Bowl, (where UCLA plays their regular season) is always filled with crowds ready ...

Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences

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2 mentions1 week ago
You wouldn't eat one food all the time, so why do you spend all of your workday in front of a screen? When Ernest Hemingway would stand at his desk, he had a funny habit as he wrote: when he was working on the tough bits he'd write ...

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

favicon Curious Cuisiniere
3 mentions1 week ago
Roasting gives a crusty, deep brown exterior and juicy interior and is used for chicken, pork, and vegetables (with some adjustments). The same technique is called baking when referring to ham or fish, probably because the goal is a more subtle crust on the exterior. Toasting comes ...

How to pace yourself while running outside

favicon Run to the Finish
4 mentions2 weeks ago
Do you start races like a rocket ship to the moon and then find yourself falling out of the sky before you’ve made landing? Or you need to check your watch with every mile to have any idea if you’re going too fast, too slow, wildly off pace,

Organic vs. “Organic”: How Much Does Certification Matter?

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Whenever we go to the farmers’ market together, my husband and I disagree about whether we should buy the pricey certified organic berries (my husband’s vote) or the less expensive ones grown without certification, but described by the farm as “sustainably produced.” If I look deep into a ...

Quinoa Black Bean Pumpkin Soup {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

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4 mentions1 week ago
Quinoa Black Bean Pumpkin Soup makes for a hearty and filling meal full of healthy and nutritious ingredients. Gluten-Free and Vegan too. I had the greatest week last week. It all started with a family reunion in NJ with D, my parents and a whole range of cousins,

Back-to-school: School lunches are packing a healthier punch

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4 mentions1 week ago
It’s a tired old cliche: From lunch ladies with blue tresses and hairnets to references to “mystery meat” or a squirt of ketchup counting as a vegetable serving, we’ve all heard the jokes a thousand times. You know, the ones with a punch line about bad food in ...

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