Monthly Archives: January 2016

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9 High Protein-Packed Treat Recipes

Needing something sweet but also want a punch of protein?  These delicious and healthy recipes are a  great way to satisfy your sweet tooth and tame your hunger.Chocolate-Black-Bean-Brownie-Cookies-17

Chocolate Black Bean Brownie Cookies // Flatland Fresh Food

These super chocolaty and chewy cookies use black bean flour for added protein plus fiber.

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5 Quick Tips for Beginner Cyclists

Whether you’re training for a triathlon or looking to explore your city’s bike sharing program, cycling is a great option.  Today we’ve got Lorna from Queen of the Mile to provide some tips for getting your cycle on.

Benefits of Cycling

Lorna says that cycling is a great activity because it is so versatile and challenging!  In addition to working your legs and abs, jumping on the bike also allows you to work on your endurance and cardivascular fitness, whether you opt for a long ride or shorter intervals.  Lorna also loves incorporating hills into her workouts for an extra burn.

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5 Things to Consider When Doing Rowing Workouts

Dubbed as “the new spinning”, rowing is one fast-growing workout trend with rowing studios and classes popping up across the country.  In this guide, we’ve got all the details about this workout trend from top-notch instructors.

What Makes Rowing So Awesome?

Molly Setnick from Crowbar Cardio in Dallas calls rowing a “a major calorie-burner, toner, and strengthener” because it uses pretty much every muscle in your body.  Tish Watson from WeRow  in Minneapolis adds that rowing uses about 84% of your muscle mass, incorporating a ” a leg press, a deadlift and an upper body row”, which means you get a great calorie burn while also building strength. Katelyn Woodard from Row & Ride in Hanover, MA also says anyone can row because it’s such a low-impact activity and the class environment creates a team atmosphere that keeps you going.

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