5 Things Food Manufacturers Do Not Want You To Know

5 Things Food Manufacturers Do Not Want You To Know Food corporations and manufacturers all have one common goal: To get as much money from you as possible. I am here to make sure you get the best out of...

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Trail Fuel: What to pack for backpacking

Trail Fuel: What to pack for backpacking Did you know that a full day of backpacking can translate to your body burning upwards of 3,000-4,000 calories a day? Most backpackers out on the trails tend to under fuel in attempt...

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Are All Calories Created Equal

The answer is unfortunately, no.  I frequently get asked the question: “Is weight loss just simply calories in vs. calories out?” or “What is more important, what you eat or how much you eat?” To answer the first question,...

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Warm Beet Salad

Yields 4 servings (2 cups each) INGREDIENTS: 8 Cups lettuce 2 cups steamed beet wedges, or slices 1/2 -1” thick (see tip) 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup thinly sliced red onion 1⁄4 tsp salt
2 plum tomatoes, chopped 
1⁄4 tsp freshly...

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Paleolithic diet: a modern attempt at ancient dieting

The Paleolithic diet, which is more commonly referred to as ‘Paleo’, is a recent diet that is gaining some popularity within the exercise and fitness community. Most people who participate in the CrossFit program are encouraged by their peers...

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Early Season Fueling

Keeping up with a healthy diet not only during the peak of training but all year is essential for successful early season training and optimal performance throughout the season.  A simple way to make sure your body is in...

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