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10 Tips To Fuel Up Right For Your Workout

Keeping It Fresh By May 18, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

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Summer is just around the corner. Kudos to all of you who stuck with your exercise resolutions! A key to keeping your energy levels up before, during, and after exercising is what you eat, your pre-game and post-game strategy if you will. To help you power through your exercise routines and put your healthiest food forward check out these ten quick and simple tips!

Pre-Game

#1. Focus on high carbs and moderate protein about 90-120 minutes before your workout.

Meals should be high in complex carbs (think whole grains), have some protein, and be low in fat. Aim to eat your pre-workout meal about 2 hours before exercising so you’ve got the fuel you need without any pesky side cramps. The meal should contain about 300-500 calories. Think: chicken/ham/tuna sandwich, chicken and pasta, boiled eggs and rice, whole grain cereal, or a bowl of oatmeal. read more

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5 Foods To Eat For Healthier Looking Skin

Keeping It Fresh By April 19, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Food is powerful. Eating a healthy diet and staying well hydrated keeps your energy up and you looking good. What you eat plays a role in what’s going on both inside and outside your body. These five foods canΒ giveΒ you glowing skin, fewer wrinkles, and reduce your skin’s sensitivity to sunlight. Eating healthy looks good on you!

chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Not only is cocoa a sweet treat but it can also help keep your skin firm and smooth. Flavonols, the antioxidants found in cocoa, help your skin fight damage from sunlight and increase blood flow to give you a healthy glow. Look for chocolate that has at least 70% cocoa to make sure your treat does more than simply satisfy the sweet tooth. Indulge on a few squares each day for health looking skin, guilt free! read more

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