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Best Carbs to Eat Pre- and Post-Workout

If you’re hitting a workout, it’s important to fuel up prior to exercise and to repair muscle damage afterward. Without the right nutrition, you might find yourself feeling weak and fatigued, where you won’t...

5 Ways to Be More in Tune with Your Body

When it comes to optimizing your personal health and balancing your hormones, appetite, energy levels, and stamina, it’s all about paying attention so you can give your body exactly what it needs to thrive. ...

FitJoy's 7 Healthy Habits for Your Wedding Countdown

If you’re planning a wedding, you know that amidst all of the checklists, luncheons, flights, hotels, and table arrangements to organize, staying on top of your physical and emotional health ahead of the big...

Top Foods to Eat to Ease Muscle Cramps

It’s one thing to wake up a day after a new HIIT class with tight quads, and it’s quite another to feel chronically tense, as though those muscle pains and cramps just never seem to go away. If you’re experi...

What to Pack in Your Gym Bag So You Never Have a Bad Workout

Ok, so in reality, every workout is a good workout. If you’re making the effort to show up, you’re putting yourself in a good place. But there are a few things that can get in between you and your endorphins...

Why This Fitness Instructor Wants You to Take a Rest Day

For some of us, carving time to rest and recover after an intense workout can feel counterproductive. Somewhere along the way we have adopted this idea that doing more yields better results. While I commend ...

How to Exercise Like an Austinite

It's a known fact that Austin has a pretty relaxed culture, but relaxed in this case does not mean sedentary. It's one of those places where you see people being active everywhere. And somehow they just happ...

14 Benefits to a High-Protein Diet (That Don't Include Muscle Building)

As far as daily recommended values go (the percentages that you find on the backs of nutrition labels), you should be getting about 40-50 grams of protein per day. Depending on your body size and weight, a h...

How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays, According to Influencers

If you're reading this post, you’re probably well aware of all the impediments there are to staying fit during the holidays—we don’t even need to list them! So how do you avoid these traps if you want to kee...