Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Art of Pacing (Recipe: Monkey Bread Muffins)

Recent research published inĀ Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise highlights that most marathoners aren’t very good at pacing the 26.2-mile distance. The study analyzed 91,929 race performances in 14 U.S. marathons in 2011, comparing runners’ times at the half-marathon … Continue reading

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Team Effort! (Recipe: Kiwi, Chicken, and Feta Salad)

WHAT IF the secret to getting in amazing shape were making exercise a team effort? Research has shown that being part of a team makes workouts easier to stick with and more enjoyable. According to Marcus Kilpatrick, Ph.D., associate professor … Continue reading

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Chipotle’s Tortillas Will Soon Be Preservative-Free and Full of Whole Grains (Recipe: Rice with Almonds and Peas)

I am reproducing the article by Josh Scherer from here below. Yay for healthier fast food options! ***** Shortly after Chipotle announced that it would begin phasing out all genetically modified ingredients, The New York Times pointed out a stunning … Continue reading

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Your T-Spine (Recipe: New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies)

The thoracic spine. AKA the T-spine. The T-spine is fundamental to running. The T-spine is the upper and mid-back region, including everything between the shoulder blades. It consists of 12 vertebrae that sit between the cervical and lumbar spine, which … Continue reading

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Big News from FDA! (Recipe: Classic Pound Cake)

FDA finally is taking steps to remove artificial trans fats from processed foods! This is huge!! Based on a thorough review of the scientific evidence, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized its determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the … Continue reading

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Review: Under Armour Bra Protegee D and DD (Recipe: Spring Vegetable Pizza)

I tried another sports bra. One by Under Armour. The Under Armour Bra Protegee D and DD. I bought both hoping that one of the two would fit. I was unimpressed. By both. I was bouncing all over the place! … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Blood Pressure (Recipe: Chocolate Chip Gooey Butter Cake)

Did you know that 33% of adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure? However, many of those individualsĀ remain unaware or go untreated because there are no real signs or symptoms for high blood pressure. Let’s start at the beginning. … Continue reading

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