Fueling the Engine: What to Eat Before and After Exercising


Knowing what to eat before and after exercising can drastically amplify the results achieved by a consistent workout routine. Although many fitness fans believe fat is burned faster by exercising on an empty stomach, most experts warn against this potentially metabolism-lowering practice.

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Four Great Pre-Workout Snacks


It’s always ill-advised to eat a lot before a workout, though some people are susceptible to low blood sugar or low energy levels if they don’t get enough food before physical activity. If you’re one of those people who don’t perform better on an empty stomach, then you’re probably familiar with trying to strike a balance of having a little bit of food before a workout, but not so much that it slows you down an hour later.

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No-Excuses Exercise for Stay-at-Home Moms


When I was younger (late teens, early twenties), I was good about incorporating exercise into my daily routine. I’ve never been an athlete by any stretch of the imagination, but I led a fairly active life.

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