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How to Properly Fuel Your Body for Fitness

By Lauren Fischer | Photo by Tanya Consaul Photography Proper fueling for exercise can be just as important as the exercise itself, but what is the best strategy? Carbs for endurance? Protein for muscle building? Pre-workout snacks? Post-workout snacks? Carbs? Protein? Fat? Maybe we have been overthinking it. “Most people don’t need special workout nutrition [...]

Getting Chili

By Christy Piña Despite making your tongue feel like it is on fire and causing tears to well up in your eyes, chili peppers have a lot of health benefits and come in many varieties — with some being less spicy than others! First cultivated in Central and South America as far back as 7500 [...]

Corn: Healthy or Not?

By Isabella Sorresso Over the years there has been much speculation as to whether or not corn is good for you. Today we are setting the record straight. Corn is a whole grain, meaning that what you are eating is the seed of the corn plant. According to the Whole Grains Council, “sweet corn” is [...]

13.1 Things I Learned Running the Disney Princess Half Marathon … the Wrong Way!

By Nicole Irving When I signed up for the Disney Princess Half Marathon, I had every intention of training. But, before I knew it, race day was here and I had not even started training. I was bound and determined to get that medal, though, and along those 13.1 miles, I learned some valuable and [...]

The Daily Grind

By Elayza Gonzalez Do you ever wake up with a tight and sore jaw or even a headache? These aches and pains could be a sign of bruxism, or more commonly known as teeth grinding. According to the National Sleep Foundation, teeth grinding is when you move your teeth back and forth in your sleep, [...]