Power Up With a Grain Bowl

Grain + Protein + Veggies + Sauce + Toppings Grain: This is the base of your bowl and will provide the complex carbs your body needs for energy. Different grains have different textures, so try different ones until you find your favorite. Try: brown rice, quinoa, faro, couscous, polenta Tip: Cook grains in chicken, vegetable, or beef broth to add more flavor. Protein: Don’t over … Continue reading Power Up With a Grain Bowl

How a Health Coach Can Help You Reach Your Goals

Whether you’re just beginning your health journey or already well on your way, health professionals might help you take it to the next level. Is a health coach the right guide for you? The best way to decide is to compare what you need with what they offer, while also considering other professionals such as dieticians, nutritionists, and personal trainers. What does a health coach … Continue reading How a Health Coach Can Help You Reach Your Goals

Male Birth Control Options on the Rise

Contraception has long been the burden of women. From intrauterine devices to the pill, the options available to women are varied, but each carries potential risks and side effects. Men, on the other hand, have limited choices when it comes to limiting their reproductive potential. Currently, male birth control options include condoms or vasectomy. While condoms provide an effective barrier against sexually transmitted diseases, they … Continue reading Male Birth Control Options on the Rise

Running on After Boston Marathon Bombing

Yoga Central Studio owner April Scruggs, 50, has been an active member of the fitness community all her life. Along with owning her own business, she is an avid marathon runner. For Scruggs, running was never on her radar, especially marathons. She has always preferred fast walking, leaving the running to her husband, Ferrell. It wasn’t until he asked her to join him in a … Continue reading Running on After Boston Marathon Bombing

Anatomy of a Running Shoe

The running shoe has evolved over the years, and different modifications have been implemented to enhance the specified purpose of the shoe. Shoes meant for speed are made differently than shoes meant for long distances. It is important to choose the right fit for your exact needs Long-distance runners have certain requirements since those hours-long runs tend to take their toll. Plantar fascitis is a … Continue reading Anatomy of a Running Shoe