Happy Monday! This week is sleep awareness week, if you are like me and love your sleep, you will want to know some facts and tips on having a great night sleep! An article written by the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, gave some great information on … Read More
Is a Low Carb Diet for You?
High carb, low carb, no carb, which diet is the best for you? Carbohydrate consumption is a constant debate in the health world. In the eyes of the public, carbs can lead to weight gain, bloating, and a muffin top that no one wants. However, in the health world, carbohydrates … Read More
Overcoming Running Fears
With the Lubbock Mayor’s Marathon less than 2 months away, anxiety, fears and stresses may be starting to pop up. This is common for both beginner and experienced runners. The possibility that you didn’t train enough and will not make it through the race is daunting and sometimes overcomes your … Read More
The Impossible Burger!
Have you heard of the new veggie burgers that look, feel, taste and even bleed like a beef burger? I know what you are thinking, NO WAY! That is impossible. Well, Impossible Foods in Silicon Valley, California made it possible with what they call The Impossible Burger. This new health … Read More
How to Run Farther and Faster!
Some people run for the health benefits and others run competitively, but for all runners, it is human nature to want to push ourselves to run farther or faster, which can be a daunting task. As you prepare yourself for the upcoming Mayor’s Marathon in Lubbock, it is important to … Read More
Avoid the Flu!
As the weather keeps changing and the Lubbock winds keep blowing the flu season is hitting hard. The headaches, body aches, coughs, sore throats, sniffles and fatigue are just a few of the terrible symptoms that come with the flu. But with the help of CDC I have given you … Read More
Exercising Changed My Outlook!
It’s Monday! So appropriately, my blog today will be a “motivational Monday” story. I am going to tell you how exercising regularly and eating right changed my outlook. I grew up a very active girl, my parents put me in many sports at a young age. Gymnastics, though, was my … Read More
Fueling Your Run!
With the Lubbock Mayors Marathon a short 3 months away it is very important to, first off REGESTER, and then make sure you are fueling your body properly in order to run your best! Nutrition for runners is very individualized, just as everyday nutrition, therefore there is no “golden rule” … Read More
New Year, New Resolution!
Are you like many other people and set the same New Year resolution every year to “lose weight”, “exercise more” or “eat healthier”, but then let it slip a few months in… And repeat the cycle the following New Year? Well, I have a new resolution you can try that … Read More
What to Serve the Health Conscious Elves
It is the Monday before Christmas and you do not know what you are going to cook for all your brothers, sister, in-laws, children, and grandparents coming over for dinner. Not to mention, your extremely health conscious sister in-law who never eats Christmas dinner because it has “too much fat”, … Read More