I was feeling tight in my head. I had thought of getting honey initially but I stumbled upon this offer: 75% off with a free smaller bar. As it was late and I would be turning in soon, I decided to grab a XXXXX brand 95% cacao bar since I would not be active physically to expand the energy I would have consumed from any honey products.
When the U.S.A. was first settled in the 1700’s, beer-making became a top priority because the water wasn’t fit to drink on the new continent. In other nations around the globe, beer has played an equally important role when water supplies were undrinkable, but until recently, beer’s medicinal reputation didn’t measure up to wine—until scientists began to discover just how many health benefits a glass or can of beer offers. So, next time you run a marathon, you owe it to your body to grab a few beers, and don’t be hesitant to tell everyone why. When your fellow runners find out how many health benefits are found in beer, they may just beat you to the tap!
Are you thirsty? Really thirsty? You probably are if a healthy run, a training circuit, marathon or leisurely jog are on today’s calendar page. Staying hydrated competes with having the right shoes in terms of necessities for runners. Allow your thirst to go unattended and you could expose your body to debilitating dehydration that can impact your general health now and in the future. To make sure you stay hydrated, we’ve compiled a list of healthy drinks to benefit your general health and keep you hydrated when you run. Pick one as your go-to beverage. If you already have a favourite, try a new one. Try them all. Cheers!
You’ve been at it for months. You try to eat healthy. You hit the gym whenever you have a free moment to spare, and it’s been great. For the past few months you’ve seen significant progress in your workouts, but for the last couple of runs, you’ve just felt drained. If this sounds familiar, stick around to see how incorporating a food diary into your workout routine can help increase your performance.
People who have recently over-indulged, over-worked, or are just feeling sluggish or bloated often turn to detox and cleanses to help them feel better. A juice cleanse made from raw fruits and vegetables can clean out, rejuvenate and restore the body. It’s also an excellent way to jump-start a new healthier diet, assist in quick weight loss, or just improve your health.
If you’re a person who thrives on exercise, your pre- and post-workout snacks are the most important meals of your day. Proper nutrition helps fuel your body before you exercise and helps it recover when you are finished. You want snacks that won’t lay heavy on your stomach, but you also don’t want to feel hunger pangs while you’re trying to concentrate on your fitness goals. Here are 40 great ideas for pre- and post-workout snacks to try.
For any sports person undergoing an exercise regime, a higher energy requirement is needed than a sedentary person—so meeting the right energy requirement is paramount to success! Sports also creates an excellent starting point to resolve any deficiencies that may lead to a lack of energy.
Having the munchies? We pick out a few local tasty and healthy snacks to pack into your gym bag. They are all very affordable, so snack to your heart’s content without burning a hole in your pocket!
Figuring out how to properly fuel your run isn’t rocket science. Focus on the denser foods first and then work your way down through lean proteins, and into liquids.
While most people immediately reach for milk or water to mix with their favorite protein powder, coconut milk may be the alternative that could change how you look at post-workout drinks.
Everybody knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that’s especially for runners! Because time is precious, no cooking or baking is required for these yummy parfaits! Spend it hitting the road rather than on cooking, baking, chopping and slicing in the morning!
For many runners, bulking up on carbs before a long run is part of a traditional routine. However, new research suggests that runners need to bulk up on more than bread in order to absorb the right nutrients.