Making a good meal after your run or workout can be tough - especially if you're tired after a grueling 45 minutes of spin, running or CrossFit. When you're crunched for time (or just don't feel like deciding between cooking and taking a shower), these healthy fast casual restaurants are here to save the day. With locations in Washington, D.C., New York City, Philadelphia, and beyond, these seven restaurants are perfect for refueling after your workout.Read More
Hello there. My name is Kiera and I am a wannabe Chef. I blame Instagram. Anywho, there are times when I'm inspired to make an over the top meal and then there are times when I just order out. There is no real middle ground yet. So, in order to get me (and you) motivated to make more creative meals, we're sharing some of our favorite food blogs. From breakfast to dinner and everything in between, cheers to upgrading what's on our plates.Read More
Ever wonder what it would be like to have a Registered Dietitian (RD) help you make better choices at the grocery store? Lucky for you, we caught up with Becca Scoffield, an in-store dietician at ShopRite, to discuss how to save money on groceries.Read More
By Veronica Shah
A key part of staying fit is ensuring that your diet is in check. Fruits and vegetable should make up a large part of what you eat, and nutritionists recommend that you get at least 5 servings per day. However despite your best efforts, it might not always be possible to consume enough.
This is where smoothies come in! Not only do they taste great, they are also very easy to prepare, are digested easily and help to increase your overall intake of natural foods.Read More
Everyone knows that healthy living starts in the kitchen. Unfortunately, we all struggle with figuring out what food is considered healthy, how meals should be portioned, and how to find time to grocery shop, meal plan and cook.
It can get pretty overwhelming. What if we told you that you never have to visit the grocery store again? What if we told you that you even have the option to skip meal planning altogether?
In this post, we cover three grocery delivery services that allow you to pick out your groceries from the comfort of your couch and six meal prep services that help you cook healthy meals for you and your family without the stress of measuring ingredients.Read More
By Kiera Smalls
Emotional eating is looking to food for comfort, stress relief, or as a reward. It's believing that you need this or that in order to feel better. You feel powerless over food cravings and when the desire to eat hits, it’s all you can think about. Nothing else matters. Not your goals. Not your instincts that tell you that you're making a bad decision. Nothing.Read More
It seems like everyday is National Ice Cream Day. To avoid indulging in daily Chocolate Fudge Sundaes throughout the entire month of July, we caught up with Juliet Burgh, the Nutrition Director of Unite Fitness and co-host of the Insantiable Podcast, to discuss all things healthy eating during the summer.Read More
With fall race season right around the corner (I know, right?), running through summer heat is almost impossible to avoid. When humidity and high temperatures strike, runners and fitness enthusiasts have to take precaution to make sure we're practicing safety throughout our summer training programs.
We compiled a list of summer essentials that we can't live without during summer training months. From hydration to socks, we have you covered. Each product has a description and a link leading you back to its original website.Read More
While a juice-cleanse may not be in your future, adding cold-pressed juice and smoothies to your diet is a win-win. Grab a juice for post-workout fuel or chug a protein shake after your long run with our city-guide to cold-pressed juice.
Keep reading to find cold-pressed juice in Boston, Chicago, Miami, Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, D.C.Read More
For the first time in 20 years, the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) is making a few changes to the Nutrition Panels that are usually found on the side or back of your favorite packaged foods. The updates include changes to serving sizes, updated daily values, and more information about added sugar.Read More
Lactose-free and vegans unite! Ben & Jerry just announced that they are adding a new dairy-free line and we are pretty excited. The new options are meant to appeal to customers that are either vegan or chooses not to consume dairy products. "We've definitely had a large demand from our consumers to have a non-dairy offering," said the company's spokeswoman.Read More
Finding a good salad joint is not always easy. In fact, sometimes it's really hard. Where do the vegetables & proteins come from? Is the food made fresh to order? Can it accomodate my friend who's allergic to nuts and gluten? These are the questions we'd want answered when considering grabbing a quick salad post run/workout. Luckily for us, there's sweetgreen.Read More
Ever wonder what you should eat after a run or workout? Well you're not alone. With so much information floating around the web, it's hard to figure out what you should be snacking on after logging a long run or intense workout session.
Not only is it confusing to figure out what to eat, it's confusing to figure out when to eat too. We compiled this post to help you figure out where your next post-workout nutrients should come from.Read More
“I want to eat healthy, but I don’t have enough time to cook healthy!” This is one of the most common reasons people give for why they aren’t able to stick to their nutrition goals. Busy people rejoice! I’m here to tell you that eating right doesn’t have to mean more time. Here are some time-saving tips:Read More
Have you avoided getting a cold this winter? If so, you might have probiotics to thank! Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that live in our bodies and are good for our health.
Hopefully you didn’t cringe when you heard the word bacteria… often when we hear this word we think of disease, but your body is full of bacteria, both good and bad, and probiotics are the "good bacteria”!Read More
Now that temperatures have finally dipped, I start to crave warm comfort food and cozy dinners in. My favorite types of recipes to make this time of year are soups, stews and chilies. I mean… How much cozier does it get than a big bowl of warm soup? In addition to the comfort-factor, I love soups and chilies for many reasons:Read More
For a quick breakfast, smoothies hit the spot. They are fast to make, satisfying and you can easily take them with you when you walk out the door. They can also be a great way to add nutrient rich greens into your morning routine—just blend in some spinach or kale to supercharge your smoothie!Read More