Being active is an essential part of living a healthy life and being a member of The Get Lean Club. No matter how active you are recovery could be as important as the activities that you do! It is something I take pretty seriously with my body and I want to touch on some old and new ways that can help you become your best self.

Inflammation Is the Root of Most Diseases!!

Off-Season Workout Benefits

Most of us look forward to relaxing in the off season, adding a couple extra pounds and sleeping in past sunrise. However, if you have a goal for next year, this off season can be the most productive time to make progress toward that goal. Here’s some tips on how to master your off season to set you up for success next year with a little wiggle room for cupcakes.

Nutrients to Recover Injury

When you’re sidelined with an injury, diet can play an important role in getting you back on your feet faster. For each common injury, there is a nutrient (or two) that can help you recover.

Cold Weather Fuel

The inconvenient combination of snow and cold weather can sabotage some of the most determined long runs, but there are a few things to help you get out of the door. By understanding how your body changes in cold weather and including more carbs and healthy fats into your diet, you can conquer any winter workout!

How To Reduce Soreness Post-Workout

Just because you’re sore that doesn’t mean you should skip your workout. There are actually things that you can do that will make you feel better.

5 Essential Stretches for Runners

How To Use a Foam Roller

Foam rolling improves circulation which prepares the body for a workout and helps with recovery afterwards. Incorporate these routines before and after your run to boost flexibility and recovery!

Drinking Water Isn't Enough

Remember that time that you finished a long run, proud that you'd finally remembered to stop for water and gels, only to feel just as exhausted as when you'd suffered through without any nutrition at all? Even if you're certain to drink your 64+ ounces of fluids per day, downing 8 glasses doesn't necessarily mean that you're truly hydrated. Nuun helps fill in these hydration gaps.

How Acupuncture Works for Running Injuries

Acupuncture can be used to treat a number of sports injuries and has a very successful healing record for athletes.