Protein! Building Blocks of Muscle

eatprotein200x200_0Protein has long been a buzzword and focus for fitness enthusiasts, trainers and researchers. I really like how Runners World presents this topic in this article…the info can be relevant to all endurance athletes and this excerpt below especially jumped out at me.

“Protein may not be a magic bullet–increased supplementation has not been found to automatically improve performance–but if your intake is low, you may start to feel fatigued, lose muscle mass, become rundown, and increase your risk of injury.”

http://www.runnersworld.com/nutrition-for-runners/protein-for-runners-101?cm_mmc=NL-Nutrition-_-1593142-_-02132014-_-Protein-for-Runners-101

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Sleep is KING…and key to a better YOU!

I really liked Amy Layne’s eighth tip in her series of 31 Tips to a Healthier You, “How to get better sleep – Sleep better to improve your health.”  I like her suggstions, particularly how she talks about our “inner clock.” More on that topic later!

Amy’s website has some great recipes and other info on it that you might find interesting, delicious and helpful (not necessarily in that order.) Check it out!

Don’t be this guy…

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