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Five Healthy Post-Run Snacks

Five Healthy Post-Run Snacks

by vffrunner on Jun 08, 2015 0

After a run, it is easy to fall onto the couch with a bag of potato chips instead of taking the time and energy to prepare a well-rounded meal. However, this is the best time to make sure your food is aiding your workout and recovery, not deterring it. Instead of pushing yourself to make […]

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Why Add Wild Alaska Salmon to your Diet?

Why Add Wild Alaska Salmon to your Diet?

by Kat on May 21, 2015 0

This blog post is courtesy of Maddie O’Laire, owner of Smart Source Seafood — Wild Alaska Salmon Direct from the Fisherman to Your Freezer! Salmon can play an important role in maintaining total body wellness and can help with energy levels and post-workout recovery.   We’ve been running quite a bit more than we usually […]

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3 Surprising Ways to Fit in Fitness

3 Surprising Ways to Fit in Fitness

by Brian Contributor on Apr 24, 2015 0

Not everyone has time to get to the gym, but there are a number of ways you can fit fitness into your day-to-day life where you’ll barely realize you’re reaping wellness benefits. Volunteer to Help a Friend Move For most of us, helping a friend move rates somewhere between going to the dentist, and doing […]

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Workplace Wellness Can Start with Barefoot Bosses

Workplace Wellness Can Start with Barefoot Bosses

by Kat on Jan 29, 2015 0

Workplace wellness is a trend that many employers claim to support, but when it comes down to day-to-day implementation, it’s hard to get a program off the ground. That’s why it’s so important for companies to practice what they preach and implement wellness policies from the top down. If HR allows casual work attire because […]

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How to Stay Fit on Vacation

How to Stay Fit on Vacation

by vffrunner on Dec 22, 2014 0

Taking regular vacations is critical to help you relax and unwind, but it’s easy to pack on the pounds over even a short holiday if you aren’t careful. Thankfully, there are lots of different ways to ensure you help remain fit and healthy while on vacation—without feeling like you’re back home at the gym all over again. […]

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5 Best Running Trails on the East Coast

5 Best Running Trails on the East Coast

by Kat on Sep 12, 2014 0

The East Coast is home to some of the nation’s best trails. Runners who are looking for new territory to conquer should consider paths that offer uninterrupted distances, intense climbs, and rewarding views. Below, are five of the region’s top places to run. The Long Trail – Winhall, VT. Vermont’s renowned Long Trail presents runners […]

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Top 3 Cars for People with Active Lifestyles

Top 3 Cars for People with Active Lifestyles

by vffrunner on Sep 05, 2014 0

If you’re the “outdoorsy” type, then the car you drive in the city should be able to get you off-road for the weekend. Whether your pursuits are kayaking, camping, or triathlons, it’s considerably easier to get out and about with a vehicle that can handle varied terrain and various equipment. The team of experts at EveryCarListed.com offered […]

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How to Avoid Bug Bites on Trail Runs

How to Avoid Bug Bites on Trail Runs

by admin on Aug 18, 2014 1

Trail runs can be a peaceful, serene experience, but sometimes bugs get in the way of that enjoyment. What’s worse, people can end up with Lyme disease, Malaria, Denge or the West Nile virus if they don’t take precautionary steps to prevent bug bites. Runners deal with bugs year-round, so understanding how to take the […]

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Running: Treatment for Recovering Addicts

Running: Treatment for Recovering Addicts

by vffrunner on Aug 15, 2014 1

People take up running for a variety of reasons. Maybe you were a high school athlete and running became an efficient way to stay in shape in later years. Maybe you just want to lose 10 pounds. Maybe you crave a winding trail and that endorphin rush after a long day of being cooped up […]

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Running When You’re New In Town

Running When You’re New In Town

by Kat on Aug 12, 2014 0

Most people consider moving to be a stressful experience. Packing up your life and starting over in a new place is never easy. In some cases, the reason behind the move is positive – a promotion, a growing family, etc. – while other times, moving has less upbeat connotations. Regardless of the factors contributing to […]

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