8 Benefits Of Climbing Stairs + Helpful Tips To Get Started

At one time or another, most people have come across a health, fitness, or weight loss article touting the benefits of climbing stairs rather than taking the elevator or escalator. This simple swap can increase your physical activity, burn a few extra calories, strengthen your legs, and even give you a burst of energy when … Read more

The Surprising Benefits Of A Social Media Break

Runners seek motivation and accountability from different places. Some turn to their partner or family members for encouragement, others join a running club, and some runners even depend on their beloved four-legged companion and run with their dog. Another popular avenue for augmenting motivation to run is by using a running app. Running apps not … Read more

Benefits and How To Do It

Running is my meditation. I’ve said this many times when trying to convince myself that it’s ok I didn’t stick to my resolution to sit for 5 minutes a day. But I knew there was likely something more to it and that’s why I dove headfirst in to the Run Mindful retreat in Malibu a … Read more

6 Potential Benefits, Risks + Efficacy

The world of sports nutrition and performance supplements for runners is increased complex. The more we learn about nutrition and energy metabolism before, during, and after exercise, the more stocked the supplement store shelves become. Most runners are well versed in the importance of protein for recovery, but protein supplements for runners now go beyond … Read more

Should You Take Protein Before Bed? Potential Recovery Benefits Explored

When it comes to diet and nutrition, everyone has their own school of thought about what is best. Should you eat smaller meals and snacks throughout the day, or should you stick to three meals only? Should you try intermittent fasting, and is it wrong to eat before bed? While each of these questions comes … Read more

6 Benefits of Essential Amino Acids vs Protein Powder

The major reasons that we want to explore BCAAs for runners is the muscle building and repair effects…but there’s more you need to understand before just throwing another supplement in your cart. What are the benefits of amino acids? What’s the difference between branch chain and essential amino acids (it definitely matters)? And of course … Read more

Maximize the Anxiety-Busting Benefits of Your Training – Triathlete

Although there are many reasons we get into triathlon, like a desire to get in shape or be a part of the community, many of us stick around for the undeniable psychological boost. Whether we suffer from chronic anxiety, situational anxiety, or are just having a lousy day, training can feel like a balm. It … Read more

Is Chocolate Milk Good For You? The Recovery Benefits Uncovered

Chocolate milk conjures up memories of a childhood sweet treat, perhaps sitting at your kitchen table sipping the creamy drink through a straw. But, although we tend to think of choosing milk as a drink for kids, it’s also a go-to recovery drink for endurance athletes. But, is chocolate milk good for you? Why do … Read more