Food is undoubtedly one of the pillars of good health, and ignoring not just the amount of food you eat, but the quality, can affect you both physically and mentally. Indeed, the Society of Neuroscience confirms that food has a direct effect on how the brain functions, as what you have for breakfast can affect your thoughts and performance throughout the day. Eating junk food all the time can take away from your capacity to think clearly and critically, making certain tasks just a little bit harder.
At that point, I was not sure if I would ever compete again at a high level again. In my mind, I associated competitive running with endless time & stress with little external validation. Then towards the end of 2017 and early 2018, I began to catch the running bug again. I decided that I wanted to give the Boston Marathon a try after being in the city for 6 years and seeing how the event brought everyone together (particularly after the events of 2013).
Unfortunately, winter’s not over yet, even though our friend Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring. While we wait for the snow to melt and our hands to warm up, there’s no denying that we’re dreaming of sunnier days, blooming flowers, and getting back outside. We recently posted a blog about the best snacks to eat while hiking, so it’s only fair that we fill you in on the best East Coast hiking trails for spring. Grab your pack and we’ll meet you on the trail!
There are two types of people who hike: those who actually enjoy hiking and those who are doing it for the ‘gram. Whether you’ve got your trailblazing gear on hand or you’re taking it leisurely, snacks are of the utmost importance during, well, let’s face it - any kind of activity. But just any old snack won’t cut it. Hiking snacks should be protein-packed and give you the burst of energy you’ll need to make it back to civilization. Luckily, we’ve put together a list of nourishing treats to keep on hand. Grab your water bottle, slather on some sunscreen, and let’s get snacking.
Registering for a Brooklyn 5K at age 67 seems out of the blue for someone who hasn't laced their running shoes in decades. But this race was only the beginning for a new found joy of running. See Ida Keeling's remarkable story of how she keeps active at 100 years old.
Being a college student isn’t easy. Between classes, extracurriculars, and a jam-packed social schedule, it’s hard to find time for things like cleaning, laundry, nutrition, and personal hygiene. The good news is there are some products on the market designed to make a college kid’s life a little bit easier. Whether you’re a student yourself or a relative or friend of a college student looking for that perfect back-to-school gift, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our list of nine fun, functional, and trendy items for the college-aged crowd.
Even if you can only run for 10 minutes, it looks like are still able to reap the benefits! Research from Mayo Clinic is giving hope to all causal runners that they are still gaining protective factors against many health complications that inactivity causes! Try an Eat Your Coffee bar and see if you think it's one of the best energy bars for runners.
For extreme hikers, some dangerous hikes can have some great pay offs. Taking these extreme hiking trails can result in some stunning views if you are willing to risk the trail. These top 10 world wide most dangerous hikes can be used for inspiration to keep your daredevil alive!
Based on time spent backpacking over thousands of miles and managing a sporting goods footwear department, some insider have secrets on how to buy the best hiking and backpacking boots have been compiled. Advice on how to make the most of your hikes is a click away!
Fall in New England means getting to hike one of the many mountains, forests, or trails offers beautiful scenery, a good workout, and a great time! Eat Your Coffee has come up with our Top 9 Hikes in New England to check out.
Summer is right around the corner, and there's no better time to get outside. While laying on the beach is great, the warm weather and longer days call for action! Here are five easy and fun ways to stay moving this summer.