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Carets (aka the Primal Professional) Barefoot Dress Shoes

Carets (aka the Primal Professional) Barefoot Dress Shoes

by Brian Patterson on Apr 16, 2018 0

Do you guys remember the Primal Professional, the barefoot dress shoe startup we posted about when they were first launching on Indiegogo in 2011? They’ve since rebranded to Carets (what does “Carets” mean?), and upgraded their shoes over 4 iterations. They also have a beautiful rich oxblood color now. They’ve provided us with a pair, […]

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It’s Healthy to Eat Bugs — Seriously

It’s Healthy to Eat Bugs — Seriously

by Grace on Mar 20, 2018 0

When looking to eat healthy, there’s a food group that many people overlook: bugs. Yes indeed, I’m talking about insects. They might be gross but they’re packed with nutritional value. A new study by a pest control company (yes, let’s all take a minute to laugh at that) shows how much better eating bugs is […]

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5 Ways to Get Out of Your March Health Rut

5 Ways to Get Out of Your March Health Rut

by Christine Skelly on Mar 02, 2018 0

We all start off the New Year with bold resolutions and visions of how healthy our lives will be in the upcoming year. The month of January is full of trips to the gym, healthy meals, and optimism. By February, those trips to the gym aren’t quite as frequent and meal preparation falls to wayside, […]

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Sometimes It’s Okay to Have a Cheat Day

Sometimes It’s Okay to Have a Cheat Day

by Jamie on Feb 12, 2018 0

The holidays really screwed up my fitness plan. It’s now the middle February and I still haven’t fully recovered. My New Year’s Resolution of running three or more times a week sounded so good in theory, but it’s so hard to do in reality. Spring is (slowly) on its way and I still feel weighed […]

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Tips For Eating Healthy At Sporting Events

Tips For Eating Healthy At Sporting Events

by Grace on Jan 24, 2018 0

For lots of people there’s nothing quite like going to an arena or stadium and rooting on your favorite team in person. The sights, smells, and especially the sounds of live sporting events really elevate the experience above and beyond simply watching it on TV. But what to do about the tastes? When most people […]

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Running Injuries Are No Joke

Running Injuries Are No Joke

by Grace on Dec 10, 2017 0

Whether you’re young or — let’s just say more wise — running injuries shouldn’t be taken lightly. By no means do you need to be overly cautious in every step you take, but it is important to keep potential injuries in mind. The last thing you want is to be kept on the sidelines while […]

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To Run, But Where to Run

To Run, But Where to Run

by Grace on Sep 19, 2017 0

  Most days, I just stick to my typical route — I know it well and can run it without thinking. It’s perfect for a routine. Some days, however, it’s nice to get a change of scenery. For me, this typically means a weekend run when I have extra time to really appreciate my surroundings. […]

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Gym laundry, the worst laundry

Gym laundry, the worst laundry

by Grace on Sep 07, 2017 0

There’s nothing quite like a good workout and working up a good sweat. Getting home after working hard and taking a nice, hot shower is one of the best feelings in the world. Unfortunately, even after you are clean, your clothes are not. And no one likes to have dirty, smelly gym clothes lying around. […]

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Best Post-Workout Furniture

Best Post-Workout Furniture

by Dan Hinckley on Jul 18, 2017 1

You’ve hit the gym, you’re feelin’ good, and now it’s time to go home and take a load off. I don’t know about you, but when I workout I sweat, a lot. When I come home after the gym, I need furniture that I’m not going to stick to or stink up with the natural […]

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Turning an Addiction into a Healthy Obsession

Turning an Addiction into a Healthy Obsession

by Emily Gindle on Jul 13, 2017 0

Drug addiction is a topic that has unfortunately been glamorized in the media. Celebrities flaunt their drug and alcohol charges like it’s a new fad, never revealing the inevitable negative side effects. In reality, there are numerous consequences and health effects that can impact you for the rest of your life. Drugs have an array […]

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