Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Tried it Tuesday: Genuine Health Probiotics #Giveaway

January 16, 2018 at 6:15 am

You may remember that I had the opportunity to try Genuine Health‘s fermented proteins and bars (review). Probiotics are all the rage these days. Fermented supplements have several benefits including improved digestion of nutrients with no bloating, better bioavailability and higher absorption of nutrients. Genuine Health has been making all natural, non-GMO health supplements for over 20 years. All of their products are backed by research…

Friday Five: Nutrition “Hacks” for a Healthier 2018 #Giveaway

January 12, 2018 at 7:23 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0. I have a special treat for you today! If you’ve been around here, you know my long time friend, and fave nutritionist, Lauren Antonucci. Lauren is the owner of Nutrition Energy in NYC and is a consultant for the New York Road Runners.  She is a…

Friday Five: 5 Easy Resolutions for a Healthier 2018

January 5, 2018 at 7:24 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is goals and New Year’s Resolutions. I shared mine last week, so I’m sharing some tips from a cool flyer that we created for my job. These easy resolutions are nutrition related and are based on this article by Bobby Maknoon, RD.…

100 Ways To Let Go of Stress (Repost)

November 1, 2017 at 8:04 am

November 1 is International Stress Awareness Day. The International Stress Management Association sent me some tips to post. I found a post from 2014 that worked better for me. So today, “speak up and speak out about stress” and mental health issues. This event started in the UK but has grown into a world wide day of awareness and observance. Stress is inevitable. Here are…

All The Things from Expo East – Part 2

September 20, 2017 at 7:19 am

I had the opportunity to attend Expo East again this year. As usual, there was too much to cover in just one post, so here’s Part 2. [Here’s my Part 1 recap if you missed it.] Lauren and I started early on Saturday and met Lauren S. at Charm City Run for a 5.5 mile run / photo shoot around the Inner Harbor. Lauren S.…

Friday Five: Summer ’17 Lessons Learned

September 1, 2017 at 7:11 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “What I’ve Learned This Summer” (or training cycle). I’m going to go with “5 Things I Learned This Summer in Running (and Life). Believe it or not, it’s Labor Day weekend. Meteorological summer ends this weekend, so it’s time to reflect on…

Tried It Tuesday: Chapul Bars + Cricket Protein Powders

August 29, 2017 at 2:02 pm

I’ve been known to try anything once – and some things twice. I’ve eaten grasshoppers in South America and ants somewhere in Asia. When I read about cricket protein bars, I decided to give them a try. I reviewed Exo bars and found the only one that I liked (enough to eat again) was Peanut Butter and Jelly. The others tasted vaguely fishy (crickets are…