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Feeling Dizzy or Fatigued? Try these recipes to get hydrated

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Feeling Dizzy or Fatigued? Try these recipes to get hydrated

by RADHA MARCUM Feeling dizzy or fatigued? You may be dehydrated. Feeling parched? Don’t ignore it. Thirst is the first sign that you’re already dehydrated. We've all heard we should aim to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. But when water becomes a bore let these sippers come to the rescue. Sparkling apple cider also works well. If you prefer your drinks less...

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4 Ways to Get More Plant Protein in Your Diet

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4 Ways to Get More Plant Protein in Your Diet

Experts say we should eat more protein to maintain or lose weight, but research shows that eating red meat may increase risk for diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Solution? Skip the steak and embrace these lean, green proteins. Brown Rice » While 1 cup of plain, cooked brown rice contains just 5 grams protein, brown rice protein powders (often made from sprouted brown rice for...

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Why Electrolytes Are A Game Changer for Athletes

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Why Electrolytes Are A Game Changer for Athletes

Electrolytes are electrically charged minerals that regulate your nerve and muscle function and work with water to keep your body hydrated, too.9 Electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, chloride and calcium are depleted when you sweat and need to be replenished to help your muscles contract and maintain athletic performance.9 A literal game changer, electrolytes are vital for maintaining fluid balance and preventing an electrolyte imbalance...

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Rest and Recovery

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Rest and Recovery

Scheduled rest and recovery are just as important as any part of a training program. If you’re like me, it’s hard to actually plan days off and recovery activities to reduce fatigue and prevent Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS). The body needs time to adapt to stresses put on muscles and joints in order to take an athlete to a higher level of fitness. Tracking...

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