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Solutions for shin splints

When it comes to running injuries, shin splints are as common as they are painful. The sharp pain along the front of the lower leg has several causes, including flat feet, tight calf muscles and high-impact workout routines. The good…

Fitness

Four ways to break through your workout plateaus

If you have been working out consistently but have not seen any results, or have you seen results previously, but now your body composition has stayed the same. There is no need to fear, you have simply hit a workout…

Fitness

Think before you dip

Celery, carrot sticks, and strawberries are some of the most popular healthy snack items, and it is common for people to enjoy them with some kind of dip. Celery and carrots are typically enjoyed with ranch while strawberries are enjoyed with…

Food

 

More unpredictable weather is coming, are you prepared?

We’ve all experienced waking up in the middle of the night to a crack of thunder, watching bolts of lightning shoot from the sky. You hear the wind howling and creaking through the seals of the windows, while the rain…

Healthy Community

4 healthy alternatives to flavored coffee creamers

There are a lot of articles out there telling you to put down the coffee and pick up less caffeine-packed beverages like herbal teas. While we agree that cutting down on caffeine is important, we also realize you’re human and…

Food

Track stars: The best fitness trackers to keep you moving

With headlines like “My fitness band is making me fat,” wearable trackers recently came under fire in the press. It seems that some users followed the possibly-too-high recommended daily calorie allowances, which resulted in the needle on the scale going…

Fitness

 

Don’t worry, eat happy! Foods that actually calm you down

While there are many ways to manage stress in your life, like exercise and meditation, the foods you eat can also play an important role in helping you stay calm. For example, foods high in minerals like magnesium and zinc…

Mental Health

Tired of drinking? Eat your water instead

It’s summertime and the weather is beginning to heat up. People carrying around water bottles to stay hydrated in the heat, becomes the norm around this time of the year. But what if you could ditch the water bottle, and…

Food

Five yoga poses perfect for cooling down after a run

Yoga is amazing on its own as well as a great way to wind down before bedtime, relieve pain and cross train. But you may not realize that it’s also an ideal way to cool down after a run. Striking…

Fitness