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By Jennifer Olson on May 14, 2013
In part three of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling offers health tips and encouragement for the everyday cyclist.
By Jennifer Olson on May 12, 2013
In part two of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling lends her training secrets and tips for aspiring pro cyclists.
By Jennifer Olson on May 10, 2013
In part one of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling tells us how she got into the sport and why she’s sticking with cycling.
By WAm on April 22, 2013
Master the art of foraging and you can begin easily and safely adding to your table’s bounty without any extra trips to the market.
By Susan on March 25, 2013
Most Southerners wouldn’t be caught dead putting sugar or honey in their cornbread, but this recipe has a little bit from both North and South just like my home state of Kentucky.
By WAm on March 21, 2013
A diet of in-season and local-as-possible foods is better for you and for the environment.
By WAm on March 16, 2013
Originally published in the California Bed and Breakfast Cookbook, this particular kale recipe packs an eco-friendly (if you buy the ingredients locally) and nutritious helping of deliciousness!
By WAm on March 5, 2013
In 1986, the Golden Gate Hotel’s owners created the kind of hotel they’d always dreamed of—comfortable and charming, serving a great cup of coffee. And a great cup of soup! Here is the hotel’s secret recipe for Chicken Soup with Apples and Leeks.
By Susan on February 25, 2013
Here’s a tarted up version of the microwave brownie in a mug, the darling of Pinterest!
By WAm on February 19, 2013
This gluten-free granola bar recipe is a hit among guests at the Flora Vista Inn near Santa Cruz and Monterey, California.
By Jennifer Olson on February 12, 2013
Valentine’s Day rituals are packed with calories and counter conducive to heart health (red wine and dark chocolate in moderation excluded). This Valentine’s Day show your sweetheart something truly heart warming with these healthy date ideas.
By Jennifer Olson on February 11, 2013
This Blueberry Gingerbread recipe hails straight from a Victorian bed and breakfast overlooking New England’s Southwest Harbor. We’re hoping that this rare recipe cheers up all you snow-bound New Englanders and inspires the rest of you to bake after a day outdoors.
By WAm on January 14, 2013
Autoimmune diseases—especially gluten intolerance, in the form of celiac disease—disproportionately affect us.
By Camrin on October 31, 2012
“A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” — Tim Cahill
By WAm on October 12, 2012
Linsey Corbin wants to transcend the boundaries of triathlon and represent the importance of a sound mind, body, and diet in achieving dreams. Let’s all watch at the crux of her efforts and track her during the Ironman World Championship 2012 in Kona, Hawaii.
By Camrin on October 10, 2012
“Autumn, the year’s last loveliest smile.”—William Cullen Bryant
By WAm on September 27, 2012
As we rolled into the finish, my new-to-cycling 13-year-old daughter said, “It’s already over?” and proclaimed her desire to tackle a longer route next year—somewhat for the challenge, mostly to up the fun.
By Camrin on September 19, 2012
“Not all who wander are lost.” — J.R.R. Tolkien
By WAm on September 18, 2012
GORP was originally the acronym for “good old raisins and peanuts.” This is the new-school, gourmet version, with whole nuts, seeds, and coconut.
By Jennifer Olson on September 11, 2012
You never know what race gear will be most useful until you begin—unless, of course, you have a list like this one.
By WAm on September 6, 2012
Gluten-free pumpkin pecan muffins!
By Camrin on September 5, 2012
“Inside all of us is HOPE. Inside all of us is FEAR. Inside all of us is ADVENTURE. Inside all of us is A WILD THING.” —Maurice Sendak
By Jennifer Olson on July 10, 2012
The new Stinger Waffle Lemon feels like the yummiest 160 calories of organic energy I’ve ever eaten out of a wrapper.
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By Jennifer Olson on June 29, 2012
The little things are the sweetest. Like the moment when you reach the top of the hill before the guys do, sipping sparkling wine on the porch after a run, like crashing a guys weekend with a girl friend, like the smell of rain after a wildfire scare, like Friday afternoon.
By Jill on June 20, 2012
Today, many skin-care products are made with dangerous and unhealthy products for our skin to absorb. Luckily, this list of “The Dirty 30” ingredients can help us identify products that are harmful to our skin.
By WAm on June 20, 2012
Wild adventures with found foods.
By WAm on June 7, 2012
The ladies who brought you “23 Feet” last summer launch their new series “MoveShake” tonight, June 7. It’ll screen for free at moveshake.org at 7 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. Here, Women’s Adventure brings you the trailer.
By Jennifer Olson on May 9, 2012
Ultrarunner Diane Van Deren is attempting a record on North Carolina’s 1,000-mile Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) starting this Thursday.
By Jill on May 1, 2012
Honeydrop Beverages is introducing three new flavors to its natural line of teas and juices that are sweet and refreshing to keep you hydrated this summer.
By Jennifer Olson on March 20, 2012
Follow and support Amie and her partner as they pedal and eat their way around Europe and Asia.
By Laura on February 17, 2012
For a healthy heart, the American Heart Association suggests at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per week of vigorous exercise plus a wide variety of nutritious foods in your diet daily.
By Jennifer Olson on December 1, 2011
Do you feel the effects of the seasons? How do you maintain health and happiness through these chilly months? Winter has just begun, so let’s all band together, striving for wellness and joy this year!
By WAm on November 24, 2011
With Turkey Trots in most cities and nutrition tips galore, you should be able to feel your best and stay active through the holidays! Kona Ironman nutritionist Lindsay Langford offers these tried and true tips to prevent overeating during Thanksgiving dinner (or anytime).
By Becca on November 1, 2011
This time of year is always so challenging for me because of my sometimes out-of-control sweet tooth. I confess: I really like sugar.
By Laura on October 28, 2011
Brussels sprouts would be a great addition to any active woman’s next meal. High in fiber, Brussels sprouts contain phytonutrients called glucosinolates that are thought to fight cancer. Plus, they pack a powerful punch of vitamin A for a strong immune system and healthy skin.
By Laura on October 13, 2011
Which fruits and vegetables I should spend the a little extra money on to buy organic? Is it apples or avocados? Celery or cabbage? The Environmental Working Group compiled lists called the “Dirty Dozen” and the “Clean 15” to help inform and guide us while grocery shopping.
By WAm on October 12, 2011
I believe that life is about living gracefully through the transitions. I have climbed the world over for the last 10 years and developed a keen sense of my body and its strengths. As a healthy expectant mother I continued to listen to the needs of my body. I hope you enjoy this video.
By Susan on October 4, 2011
Ah, Autumn! The apples are finally here and this crisp recipe is just the ticket after a long fall hike or ride. It’s super-simple and gluten-free.
By Laura on September 23, 2011
All the watermelon has been sliced, the sweet corn was picked, the sugar snap peas were eaten while standing in the garden, the plums are now jelly, the tomatoes decorated salads, and the green beans became casserole. What do you cook when summer produce is gone?
By Becca on September 14, 2011
I recently watched a powerful film called “Beauty Mark.” It was written and produced by Diane Israel, a Boulder, Colorado-based psychotherapist and former world-class triathlete who tells her own story of her struggles with body image.