Nutrition: Chia Seeds, Perfect for Runners

I love this superfood for so many reasons - these little seeds are nutrient dense, loaded with antioxidants and help keep the body hydrated. These small but mighty seeds have become pretty popular over the past few years, but date back to the days of the Aztecs and Mayans. The word chia is the ancient Mayan word for "strength" - the Mayans used chia seeds as a sustainable energy source. These powerful seeds are rich in fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus. They also help reduce blood sugar levels and reduce inflammation. Chia seeds absorb thirty times (yes, 30x!) their weight in water, helping regulate body fluid levels and retain electrolytes - bot

Product Spotlight: Zwift

I personally struggle when in comes to the treadmill (more like the dreadmill) but sometimes it's unavoidable. For me it's a mental block - not sure if it's the constant reminder in front of me of the time/distance, the running in place...both? Zwift is a game changer for treadmill runs. You run structured workouts (crafted by elite coaches) on virtual roads with a global running community. All you need is a treadmill, the Zwift footpod and a device to run the app (phone, iPad, etc). The custom workouts make training easy and the virtual landscapes make for fun running courses. You create your own avatar and watch yourself go! You can also find friends and run with them by connecting to

Product Spotlight : WIN Detergent

With all the running I do, you can believe me when I say that I do laundry often...and a majority of it is just running/workout gear! I invest in quality gear, so when it comes to laundry I don't trust anyone but myself to wash my running clothes. Most of my stuff is made out of delicate synthetic fabrics. I make sure to wash them with quality detergents and air dry a decent amount of it - the dryer can make brilliant colors fade, wear out the fabrics and/or cause items to shrink. When I heard about WIN Detergent I couldn't wait to get my hands on it! They have found a way to get workout clothes to work better and last longer! All it takes is a small capful (a little goes a long way) of th

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