You walk into your local grocery or convenience store and inevitably stumble upon a sea of energy bars. Feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the plethora of health claims, you quickly buy an eye-catching bar with an appealing flavor. But did you really ge... Read more
Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a regular fitness routine, but sometimes the day is so jam-packed with other responsibilities that exercising during daylight hours is next to impossible. However, if you like to exercise outdoors, there... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
When you need some protein in a pinch, these grab-and-go snacks will do the trick! All of these filling options are easily transportable for a quick energy boost, anytime and anywhere. Whether you prefer sweet, savory, light or hearty, there's a... Read more
Before I started working out seriously, I could nap like nobody's business. I love naps and could easily sleep midday when I was feeling tired.
Now that I have been working out, though, I have not been able to nap. I hit an energy low around 3-... Read more
Be careful when using the scan bar to track your food. This morning The scan bar told me the food I ate was over 100 more calories than it said on the label. Always check the scanner against your food labels, and manually add when necessary. :)... Read more
YUM! 76 These bars are sure to satisfy your craving for something sweet and chocolatey! It is chocolate ice cream w/chocolate chips dipped in chocolate. The bar is only 130 calories and 6 grams of fat.... Read more
Many religions recommend fasting for both spiritual and/or health benefits. All religious fasts are different: Some restrict certain foods, while others only restrict the times of day in which one can eat. Few religious fasts involve a long-term or c... Read more
Walk into any grocery store, and you'll find aisle after aisle of energy bars. Some claim that they will boost exercise performance, while others boast organic labels and all-natural ingredients. In recent years, energy bars made with a simple co... Read more
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