Swap the Sports Gel for Chia Power

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With the amount of time I spend on my bike and on long runs, I tend to go through a good number of sports gels. And, believe you me, it's not because I love them so much, but I appreciate nutrition that's a cinch to carry and easy to ingest. Now, …
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Protein Matters: How Much Protein You Need a Day

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You've probably read over and over again that protein is essential for a number of things --- muscle growth, workout recovery, weight-loss, feeling full, powering your daily activities --- but do you know how much protein you need a day? We recently …
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Are Women Fueling The Wrong Way?

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In 1980, women made up only 11 percent of the running population. Today, they make up almost half the running population. Women outnumber men in half marathons and are taking to triathlon in growing numbers. Female-centric races such as the Women's …
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Ready to Thrive? Thrive Energy Cookbook Review

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Even if I don't eat perfectly all the time (and I definitely don't), I love learning more about foods and recipes designed to make me feel my best. For a lot of people right now, that's going Paleo, but since the only meat I eat is seafood, aiming …
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Six-Ingredient Pre-Workout Energy Bites Recipe

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It's FBG's sixth birthday, and this calls for cupcakes! After I finish today's run, of course. The summer heat has returned to Phoenix, which means my 4 a.m. wakeup calls have also returned. Even if my training plan only calls for a short run, …
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Eating My Words: The Athlete’s Cookbook

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It's never fun to give a bad review of a product. When I reviewed The Vegan Athlete last year, I perhaps unleashed my most critical review to date. I believe the words "let down" and "rather useless" made an appearance, and I ended the post saying …
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