Vitamin D & Beet Juice

What do Vitamin D and beet juice have in common?  Quite a bit, actually.  Because  both are on the cutting edge of research into ways to maximize athletic performance. Two recent studies suggest that low levels of Vitamin D could increase an athlete’s ...

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Prevent Cancer with 4 Simple Suggestions

A study I reported on a few weeks ago post posed an intriguing question:  Would you rather bet your life on science discovering a cure for cancer or bet on yourself preventing cancer in the first place? Now we love to gamble.  Casinos, lotteries, ...

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Pumpkin Pie Balls

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup oats 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 3 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice ¼ cup pumpkin seeds Directions: In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well Roll into 8 small balls Refrigerate until set (at least ...

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Where Have I Been???

Oh hey guys! Remember me? I’m back and I figured I owe you a bit of an explanation of where I have been and why I was gone. Maybe you care, maybe you don’t. Either way, here’s a bit of a life update ...

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Late Night Snacking Tips

(image via arizonafoothillsmagazine.com) Let’s talk late night snacking.  I’m guilty…and you’re probably guilty too.  12 a.m. rolls around and suddenly all you can think about is what’s in your pantry.  Many diets condemn late-night eating because of its supposed effects on your waist ...

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Fitness Five: Alison Sweeney

Alison Sweeney never lets work get in the way of a good workout. To say Alison is multi-talented is an understatement. She has been the longtime host of NBC’s life-altering reality series “The Biggest Loser,” is an accomplished actress, has co-starred on “Days ...

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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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Mediterranean Quinoa

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups water ½ red onion, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 tomato, diced ½ cucumber, diced ½ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 3 tbs fresh lemon juice ¼ cup olive oil Salt & ...

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Southwestern Egg Muffins

These southwestern egg muffins make a perfect on-the-go meal.  Make them at the beginning of the week, store them in the fridge, and heat them up before you head out the door! Ingredients: 6 eggs 1 red (or green) pepper, chopped 1 tomato, ...

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