Smile When Running

A smile looks good on you! Did you know it could even improve your performance when exercising? Eliud Kipchoge, the Kenyan marathon runner, periodically smiled through his fastest-ever marathon. A study at Ulster University in Northern Ireland and Swansea University in Wales tested a group of recreational runners and had them alternately grin and grimmace …

Homemade Peppermint Mocha

We know you love your coffee! (Who doesn’t love a warm drink on a cold winter day?) So we have a recipe for a peppermint mocha that is healthier than store-bought alternatives: Heat milk with an ounce of chocolate Mix with espresso Add in a simple mint syrup Add crushed candy canes on top to …

Best Pre-Workout Foods

Feeling hungry before your big workout and unsure of what to eat? Don’t worry, we have you covered! According to @menshealthmag, these are the best pre-workout snacks: Bananas are loaded with digestible carbs and packed with potassium Oats are full of fiber and gradually releases carbs into your bloodstream Wholegrain bread is full of carbs …