What Happened When I Swapped My Usual Pre-Workout For Beets

As a personal trainer, I’ve experimented with all sorts of sports nutrition supplements—from pre-workouts, to amino acids, to protein powders, to creatine—in order to my support my progress in the weight room. But it wasn’t until I started training for endurance running and obstacle course racing that a new and surprising performance-booster came onto myContinue reading What Happened When I Swapped My Usual Pre-Workout For Beets

6 Skin-Rejuvenating Face Masks You Could Also Eat For Breakfast

No doubt we all love a night at home with a good book, candle-lit bath, and luxurious face mask—but the cost of department store beauty can leave us high and dry. The good news: With a little creativity—and a well-stocked kitchen—you can whip up your own similarly effective masks at barely any cost. Here, beautyContinue reading 6 Skin-Rejuvenating Face Masks You Could Also Eat For Breakfast

Pair Your Collagen With These Nutrients For Extra Oomph

If you’re reading this, you’re probably already pretty familiar with collagen. This protein—the most abundant in the body—is responsible for the health of your skin, nails, bones, joints, and other connective tissues. Thing is, our diet today doesn’t provide much (if any) collagen, and our ability to produce it declines as we age. That’s whyContinue reading Pair Your Collagen With These Nutrients For Extra Oomph

Take A Peek Inside Dr. Axe’s Fully-Stocked Fridge And Pantry

If your kitchen is brimming with pre-packaged snacks and processed junk, your odds of going for something healthy when your stomach starts grumbling aren’t too high. But fill your fridge and pantry with fruits, vegetables, and superfoods, instead, and it becomes infinitely easier to make healthy choices when hunger strikes. I truly believe that foodContinue reading Take A Peek Inside Dr. Axe’s Fully-Stocked Fridge And Pantry

9 Foods That Have More Potassium Than A Banana

Most people’s knowledge of potassium doesn’t extend further than the fact that it’s found in bananas. And that’s kind of a problem, considering being deficient in potassium puts you at risk for a number of health issues, including heart disease. Potassium regulates our blood pressure, heart beat, muscle contractions, and neurological function, in addition toContinue reading 9 Foods That Have More Potassium Than A Banana

The Different Teas I Drink For Allergies, Anxiety, Tummy Issues, And More

Often, we’re reactive and not proactive about our health, and we overlook holistic remedies because we’ve been told they won’t be effective. Over the past few years, I’ve struggled with a few different health issues—anxiety, insomnia, indigestion, allergies, and acne. I wasn’t getting answers from my doctor, so I started seeking out holistic practitioners, who are moreContinue reading The Different Teas I Drink For Allergies, Anxiety, Tummy Issues, And More

10 Tasty Ways To Get Your Collagen Fix (Other Than Mixing It Into A Smoothie)

Collagen protein, which is an important building block for our hair, skin, nails, joints, tendons, and muscles—and which we produce less of as we age—is one of the hottest supplements out there right now. The trendy protein is not only known for its contribution to strong, youthful hair and skin, but also for healthy jointsContinue reading 10 Tasty Ways To Get Your Collagen Fix (Other Than Mixing It Into A Smoothie)

Summer Skin Woes? This Soothing DIY Gel Can Help

Ah, summer. We’ve waited all year for your sunny days, jacket-free temperatures, beach weekends, and watermelon-filled barbecues. The skin issues, like sunburn, thousands of bug bites, and shorts chafing, though? Not so much. If you’ve got a fair complexion, ‘sweet’ mosquito-magnet blood, or just all-around sensitive skin, your summer skin-care routine needs to be jam-packed with soothingContinue reading Summer Skin Woes? This Soothing DIY Gel Can Help

I Took Collagen ‘Beauty Shots’ For A Month—Here’s What Happened

With my 30th birthday approaching sooner than I’d like, I’ve spent a lot of time recently looking into how to switch up my beauty routine in order to stave off the inevitable wrinkles. I tried Botox about eight months ago, and while I liked how smooth it made my forehead, it’s not exactly the mostContinue reading I Took Collagen ‘Beauty Shots’ For A Month—Here’s What Happened

Jumpstart Your Mornings (And Metabolism!) With This Tummy Tonic

Sluggish steps and belly bloat keeping you from starting your day off right? This tummy tonic from The Vitamin Shoppe Wellness Council member Sophia Roe is just what you need to jumpstart your metabolism and digestion for an energized morning. Made with health-promoting ingredients like fennel tea (which can ease bloating and gas), apple cider vinegarContinue reading Jumpstart Your Mornings (And Metabolism!) With This Tummy Tonic

Why I Never Miss A Day Of Taking These 4 Supplements

When you’re balancing work, school, family, friends, and whatever else is on your plate, maintaining a healthy diet often takes a backseat. And even if you do follow a nutritious diet most of the time, there will inevitably be long, stressful days when you just can’t squeeze in all of your veggies, or end upContinue reading Why I Never Miss A Day Of Taking These 4 Supplements

I Tried 5:2 Intermittent Fasting For A Month—Here’s How It Went

My natural hunger cues have always left me itching for something to nosh on every three or four hours, so when my Mom swapped her three-meals-a-day eating style for smaller, more frequent meals back in the early 2000s, I became a certified grazer, too. On a typical day, I’d enjoy six mini-meals: I’d start theContinue reading I Tried 5:2 Intermittent Fasting For A Month—Here’s How It Went