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Snacking can be your best ally when it comes to working out. Consuming the most optimal pre-workout and post-workout snacks gives your body enough energy to power through a workout class before breakfast, then put in a long day at the office or watching the kids. When you eat the right foods, you replenish energy stores and burn fat more efficiently. Here are some fitness-friendly snacks that can fuel you through your exercise session and...
The new year is getting nearer, which for many people means festive parties and time with loved ones. For some, it also means committing to New Year’s resolutions. In 2018, the two most popular resolutions were to eat healthier and to exercise more. In January, people pulled on their sneakers and bought a new gym membership, determined that this year will be the one where they reached their goals. But changing your lifestyle isn’t easy, and most...
There’s more to the shoes you wear to the gym than just how they make you feel. Training shoes and running shoes are two very different sneakers that carry various benefits. When you’re lifting or taking a class at Roark Gyms, you need a pair of cross-training shoes. If you’re preparing for a half-marathon, you need a great pair of running shoes. Here are some of the major differences between training shoes vs. running shoes....
You guzzle green smoothies and always get your flu shot, but it seems like you can’t avoid the cold that goes around the office every few months. What gives? Actually, staying healthy at an office job involves more than just eating right and getting the proper vaccines. You have to choose every day to ward off the things that could make you ill, like germs, junk food and sitting for too long. Incorporate our tips...