Running Resources & Vega Giveaway

Vega Giveaway

Are you ready for race season yet? I had ran my first race of the year on Saturday. I’m probably behind a lot of you super ambitious types that ran their first race of 2015 on New Years Day. I took some time off to let some tendinitis heal and boy did I feel it! […]

Low FODMAP Fuel for Athletes

Low fodmap fuel for athletes

If you have IBS or have chronic stomach problems, than you are no doubt familiar with the Low FODMAP diet. FODMAP is short for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols, types of carbohydrates, starches, and sugars that are difficult to digest by people with IBS. The Low FODMAP diet was created by the Monash University […]

The Fit Life: News and New Things #6

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  Hi friends! Time for another roundup of new things I’m doing and trying these days. Here is my 6th installment of The Fit Life: News and New Things. It’s always fun to do these posts! First off, I have some super exciting news: tomorrow I am heading to the NOW Foods headquarters in Illinois […]

Cherry Vanilla Recovery Shake

CHERRY VANILLA Shake

  Spring is here and Summer isn’t far behind! If you’re into Spring and Summer sports then this is the time you increase your training intensity and duration. I know for me this is the time of year I add more into my workouts to get ready for road races and events depending on what […]

Health Food Haul: New Things to Try!

HealthFoodHaul

Sooo, it’s been a little while since I posted about some of the new products I have found, so I wanted to share some of the new health foods I have been trying lately! I post a lot of these things on Instagram so if you follow me there some of this might look familiar. […]

Smart Snacking with Nuts & Seeds

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  Nuts (and seeds for those of you who have nut allergies) are nature’s powerhouses: they have fiber, protein, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Nuts and seeds are an excellent addition to any healthy diet, but since they are concentrated sources of fats, it’s still a great idea to watch your intake and not […]

4 “Healthy” Hidden Sources of Sugar

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  We all know that sugary foods and drinks aren’t good for us to eat all the time. Most people agree that things like soda pop and are best eaten on occasion, but most people don’t stop to look at the sugar content in health foods we eat on a daily basis. Some foods have […]

Grain Free On-the-Go

Grain Free on the go

  If you’re eating paleo or mostly grain free, then you know how challenging it can be to find good snacks, especially when you’re traveling. I have been eating {mostly} grain free for a couple years now to help with IBS and other health issues. It’s going good so far, but now I’m also experimenting […]

National Eat a Cranberry Day! Cranberry Hemp Bites

Cranberry Hemp Bites

  It’s National Eat A Cranberry Day today! Not to be confused of course with National Cranberry Day (Nov. 21st) or National Cranberry Relish Day (Nov. 22nd). Not confusing at all ;)You can celebrate Eat A Cranberry Day by eating a handful of cranberries (pucker up!) or by making these Cranberry Hemp Bites. I am […]

HempPro 70 Giveaway!

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This HempPro 70 giveaway post contains affiliate links It’s time for a giveaway! I haven’t done a giveaway in a while, so I decided it was time  for another one. I recently reviewed the HempPro 70 flavored hemp protein from Manitoba Harvest, and since I already love the regular HempPro 70, I teamed up with […]