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8 Delicious Ways to Eat More Vegetables


Chances are you eat fewer vegetables than you should. And you’re not alone: Nine out of ten Americans struggle to get in the recommended three plus servings of veggies a day. You know how good they are for you—fresh produce is loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and fabulous phytonutrients (plant chemicals) that you can’t get by simply...

Good Stress vs. Bad Stress: How to Strike a Balance


From the moment you wake up in the morning until the time you go to sleep at night, you encounter stress. And lots of it. Stress getting out the door on time. Stress in the traffic jam on the way to work. Stress at the office, competing for a promotion with your co-worker. Stress when you open your email inbox. Stress when you argue with your...

Ryan Hall’s Molten Lava Cocoa Teff Pancake Recipe


I love waking up and making my signature Molten Lava Cocoa Teff Pancakes for my wife Sara—honestly, it’s one of the highlights of my morning routine. Sara and I are addicted to these pancakes, and we really do eat them every day. We even travel with a hot plate, spatula, and pre-made pancake packets when we are on the road!

What to Do When Your Pain Doesn’t Go Away


Everyone has experienced an instance of acute pain—it’s generally sharp and comes on fast. Maybe you sprained an ankle while running, threw out your back picking up a box, or burned your hand on a hot pan. Most acute pain lasts roughly a few moments to a few months, and it goes away when the source of the pain heals or is treated. Chronic pain...

10 Freestyle Workout Sessions to Keep You Moving


Breaking out the sweaters and digging into comfort foods doesn’t have to mean packing on the pounds. Fight the Fall 15 and Fall into Fitness this month with Freestyle Fridays! If variety is the spice of life, then FitStar’s Freestyle sessions are a dash of paprika—they add fun, flavorful heat to any routine! Whether your goal is to tone up...

How to Wake Up Like a Professional Distance Runner


Sara and I (Hi guys, it’s Ryan!), often get asked about our pre-run mourning routine, so I thought it would be fun to tell you what a typical morning looks like for us. I’m definitely a morning person—I usually jump out of bed well before Sara, and I’ve developed a routine that I quite enjoy. It keeps me feeling good on most of my runs*...

Should You Rethink Your Footwear?


Science has confirmed something most women already know, and plenty of men assume: walking in sky-high stilettos presents a host of challenges. But guys don’t get off easy in the shoe department either.