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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] THE BEST SNACKS BEFORE BEDTIME Many people find themselves craving snacks or feeling slightly hungry before bedtime. It can be hard to resist late-night snack temptations such as sweets and candy, or salty chips and crackers. Before diving into a bag of your favorite M&M’s consider the following: Are you eating out […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] LACTATE THRESHOLD TRAINING By Blake Densley Contrary to what you think, that lactic acid or lactate burn you may have been experiencing on that hard bike ride or run  is not due to lactate. What is lactate you ask? In the exercising body, proteins in the muscle generate lactate as a means […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] By PEAK Health & Fitness SNACK ATTACK The best snacks are those that fill you up quickly, help you feel full until mealtime and add relatively few calories to your daily total. Fruits and vegetables meet these ideal snack requirements for several reasons: ·         Few calories: Most fruits and vegetables are low in […]

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SMOOTHIES Having a smoothie is not only a refreshing and filling way to start the day, but it’s also an easy way to get some of your daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. Plus, you can experiment with different ingredients (flaxseeds, almond butter, carrots, mangoes, etc.) for greater nutrition and variety. Here are a […]

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