Hydration for Runners

Hydration for Runners

Staying properly hydrated during a training run or a race can make the difference between finishing and not, or the difference between Boston-qualifying, and “better luck next year”. Like most things for endurance athletes, cramming won’t cut it. Just like you can’t jump from 5 miles to 25 miles, you shouldn’t start a run dehydrated and just drink a gallon of water on your run.

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Trending in the Kitchen: Summer Grilling {Guest Post}

Trending in the Kitchen: Summer Grilling {Guest Post}

{Guest Post!} Summer is the perfect time to fire up the barbie and invite your family and friends over for a cookout. What better way to enjoy the beautiful weather than with good company and good food? This summer, I’ve seen more friends using their grill regularly - not just on special occasions. Grilling is a tasty way to cook just about anything, and throwing your favorite foods on the grill is much healthier than many fried alternatives that are offered at parties. But it is important to be mindful of a few health implications that go along with that delicious smoky flavor and smell.

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Are Collards the New Kale?

Are Collards the New Kale?

I'm back! It seems that 2014 food trends are indicating a new king in the world of greens. Apparently, kale is out and collards are in. I'm a native New Yorker, only southern by choice and experience. And honestly, collard greens intimidate me. This trend makes me long for the days when it was ok to just add spinach to everything. But the foodie in me was reminded that a) I love all things green, and b) I love trying new recipes.

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