Should You Eat Carbs and Fats Before a Workout?

Should You Eat Carbs and Fats Before a Workout?

The New York Times published an article “Should Athletes Eat Fat or Carbs?” last week which was based on a study that shows a diet comprised of 85 percent fat can help improve overall performance for ultra-endurance athletes more than the traditional high-carbohydrate...
The Simple 20-Minute Habit That Could Save Your Life

The Simple 20-Minute Habit That Could Save Your Life

If too much sitting poses serious health threats to even regular gym-goers, then extremely sedentary have extra cause for concern. According to the British Medical Journal, current guidelines suggest adults do 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity a week, yet...
8 Ways to Squeeze Fitness Into Your Day

8 Ways to Squeeze Fitness Into Your Day

While I aim for 20 or 30 minutes of daily exercise, I never miss an opportunity to sneak in extra movement throughout the day. After all, your muscles have no idea if you’re in a fancy gym or in your kitchen — as long as you’re working them, they’ll get toned! By...
11 Struggles Every New Runner Understands

11 Struggles Every New Runner Understands

I’ve never been one of those people. You know the kind, the ones who wake up in the morning or lace up in the evening and “go for a run.” I’ve always been envious of my roommates, who can sneak in a jog with ease and carry on with their day, as...