Things I’m Loving Friday #3

Here’s another edition of my latest obsessions.  A very happy Friday to everyone! If you have any suggestions, I’m looking for my next book to read!! Dark Places After reading Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, I knew I had to check out her other ...

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Racing Fuel 201

As promised, here are my absolute favorite products when in comes to racing fuel!  I’ve tried tons of different types of fuel and these 5 are what works best for me. Check them out and let me know what you think! Honey Stinger Energy ...

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Race Fueling 101

I’ve been competing in endurance races for over 3 years.  I’m an amateur compared to many endurance athletes.  But I am an expert when it comes to fueling.  My stomach problems have made it difficult to find race nutrition that works for me.  ...

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5 Super Salad Ingredients

I’ll be honest… salads are one of my absolute favorite meals.  But they can get boring.  It’s easy to get into a routine of making the same salad over and over and over again.  But there really are so many great ways to ...

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Nutty Granola Bars

Hey all! It’s Olivia here and I am training for my first marathon.  I’m also experiencing constant hunger.  In order to satisfy my ravenous appetite, my friend Allie (our latest guest editor), gave me this fantastic granola bar recipe!  It makes a wonderful ...

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Things I’m Loving Friday #2

It’s almost the weekend! Here is my second installment of “Things I’m Loving Friday.” I hope you all enjoy and have a wonderful weekend! Nike’s “Better For It” Campaign (image via DailyMail)If you haven’t seen this new commercial, stop reading and watch it ...

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Olivia’s Life: Marathon Training

I am training for my first marathon.  Interestingly, I am, by no stretch of the imagination, an athlete. I’m not competitive. I have very little free time between school and work.  And in the free time that I do have, I would much ...

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Things I’m Loving Friday #1

Happy Friday! I’d like to introduce a new series titled “Things I’m Loving Friday.”  Every Friday I’ll be sharing 5 of my current obsessions with you all! This is, naturally, the first installment. By week 4 or 5, you will definitely start to become ...

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5 Tips for Staying Healthy When Eating Out

I have a confession.  I eat out.  A lot.  And when I say a lot, I mean that I probably eat two-thirds of my meals per week from restaurants.  It’s not the healthiest choice, but it’s what best accommodates my life.  My schedule ...

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Eat The Rainbow

Have you ever wondered why doctors and dietitians tell you to “Eat The Rainbow”?  Well, it’s not just to make your plate look festive. Rather, the answer lies in the chemical compound known as “phytochemicals.”  Phytochemicals are responsible for the pigment of food.  ...

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