Beets: nutritious, healthy and good for endurance?


Endurance athletes take note.  Beets, and specifically beetroot juice, are the new endurance booster.  All natural and super nutritious, they pack a punch.  Ask Olympic marathoner Ryan Hall, or ultra-marathoner Chris Carver: beetroot juice improves athletic performance. Beets and beetroot juice are known for their high nitrate content.  Nitrates are converted in our bodies into nitric oxide, which causes blood vessels […]

Best exercise for strength and fitness


Men’s Fitness Magazine had an excellent article recently regarding a particular exercise that shouldn’t be neglected when it comes to fitness. What is this must-do exercise? Squats! Why are squats so beneficial?  They help you build more muscle, help you become a better athlete, and they may well be one of the “best moves in fitness.” Here are some of the […]

Setting yourself up for success


It’s true that anyone can succeed in making changes and having personal success in their lives.  But, when it comes down to the numbers, why is it that not many are successful in achieving their goals? If we are one that wants to make some changes in our habits or activities, what are the things that will […]