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August 2012

How many times have you said something along these lines “It’s OK to splurge on this giant cupcake because I’ll burn it off at the gym later”. Or, “I had a hard workout today so I deserve to have my favorite takeout tonight.” While it’s true that one benefit of… Read More»


Amanda Loudin has been running races and competing in triathlons for 15 years now. She’s literally done hundreds of races, from 5ks to marathons, an Ironman, and multiple Boston Marathons. She’s a running coach, freelance writer, blogger, and mom of two. You can follow her at www.misszippy1.com. What is your favorite… Read More»


Fight fat and get healthy skin with this watermelon and arugula salad This refreshing sweet and tangy salad combo is perfect for a summer barbecue, picnic in the park, or potluck gathering.  Watermelon is packed with the skin-protecting antioxidant vitamin C, while our healthy vinaigrette dressing with a hint of… Read More»


We’ve all had it happen to us: an injury that stops us in our tracks. When you’re a runner, there’s nothing worse than not being able to run. Unfortunately injuries are a common part of the game, but they don’t have to be. Here’s how to stop injuries instead of… Read More»


Long distance running has become increasingly popular over the last few years, with more and more runners entering marathons and other long distance runs. However, beyond just the training for the run, you need to make sure that you are treating your body correctly with food and fluids. By eating… Read More»


Serves: 4 • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups 4 ounces uncooked whole grain pasta 8 ounces fresh or frozen shelled edamame 1/2 cups sweet grape tomatoes, quartered 16 pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves, or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves,… Read More»


Adding lentils to your diet is a great way to eat healthier. Lentils, like other legumes, are a great source of fiber and protein. Because of the protein content, lentils are a great substitute for meat and their hearty flavor and texture add depth to any dish. For my Lentil… Read More»


Q: I’ve heard different theories about what to eat following a workout.  What is the best thing to eat to maximize my workout efforts? A: Think of your post-exercise meal or snack as an extension of your workout program. In order to optimize the work that you put in during… Read More»


In case you missed it, July was full of guest blog posts on BeeWell for Life. We invited some of our favorite health and wellness bloggers to contribute Bee Active and Bee Nutritious to give our community more fitness and nutrition tips. Check out the links below to catch up!… Read More»


This fall, thousands of people nationwide will join the movement to Stop Diabetes as they walk in the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes. Rain or shine, walkers will join together to change the future of this growing epidemic that is taking a devastating physical, emotional and… Read More»


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