A couple of years ago I stumbled upon one of the most helpful, fun, and totally free fitness resources I've ever found, and I've been using it ever since. Just in case you haven't already discovered it (or something similar) for yourself, I thought I'd share a few details about MyFitnessPal.
Saturday night a group of us piled into a couple of cars and headed out to Gateway Grizzlies Stadium in Sauget, Illinois for the Blacklight Run St. Louis. First of all, let me just say that if you are not from The Lou (St. Louis) you should know that Sauget has a high number of strip clubs. Like a lot....more
When I was approached to write an article for the Reebok Spartan Race I first had to ask: "What is that anyway?" All I knew about Spartans came from my Greek literature classes in college. And from those I merely knew that the Spartans were the fighters. After viewing this video I understood perfectly well why this race was named THE SPARTAN RACE....more
The unfortunate part of the traditional picnic menu is that the food, while delicious and filling, is the epitome of the North American diet: high in unhealthy fats (fried chicken, mayo-based salads), refined grains (white bread and pasta), and added sugar (sweetened iced tea). The good news? There are tons of healthy picnic-friendly foods to choose from! Here are some ideas…
I didn't really know what to expect when I heard about the Walkadoo. I admit that I thought the name was catchy. But I couldn't help but wonder if it was just another 'tracking' device. But I was curious to check it out....more
Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsCome visit FFR at: http://www.fitfoodieruns.comkay, so you read them all the time, “Sign up for this virtual 5k!” or “Join this virtual marathon!”Look! People are talking and virtual racing is getting bigger and bigger. “Want to earn a medal, sign up for a virtual race!” but really, what are they?...more
Summer cookouts often have fatty, unhealthy side dishes, but it doesn’t have to be that way!One of my favourite sides to make is not only super easy and delicious, but healthy, too. This time of year, the fresh corn is at its best – so get it while you can!You can throw these on the grill for 15 minutes, as written, if you’d rather, but this particular recipe is for the oven. So you can make your Bourbon Smoked Paprika-Lime Corn on the Cob rain or shine....more