Heat Exhaustion vs Heat Stroke

Heat Exhaustion vs Heat Stroke

By: Dr. Nick Karr from Sinai Urgent Care Would you be able to identify if you or someone else was experiencing heat exhaustion or suffering a heat stroke? Being active outdoors in Texas has its challenges, the most obvious one being how to beat the heat and stay safe...
Preparing For Your Race

Preparing For Your Race

By: Simpleaf Running is an act of balance, invigorating yet exerting, liberating yet competitive. Whether you are a seasoned runner completing another half marathon, a casual jogger looking to take it to the next level, or a professional, there are always key...
The Best Pre-Race Meal Tips

The Best Pre-Race Meal Tips

BY: Kelsey Hampton MS, CSSD, RDN, LD from Sports Dietitian at Nutriworks, Inc. What you eat the morning of, and day before your race can have a major impact on your digestion, and, ultimately, your race performance. While some may have tried and true meals they stick...
How to Prevent Chafing

How to Prevent Chafing

It’s August in Texas and it is HOT, HUMID, and borderline miserable once the sun comes up.  I’ve noticed people on the trail wearing leggings in this oppressive heat and can only conclude that they are attempting to avoid chafing.   So, I have a...
Benefits of Smoothies vs Juices

Benefits of Smoothies vs Juices

By: Sohail Basirat Hi everyone, this is Sohail, owner of I Love Juice Bar. One of the most common questions we get asked at our Lakewood store is, “Can you explain the difference between your juice and smoothies?”. So let’s dive right in and solve this long standing...
Best Tips for Destination Races

Best Tips for Destination Races

By: Teresa Linder I’ve been traveling to races for decades and I’m pretty sure I’ve made every mistake mentioned below. Hopefully you will benefit from my mistakes by heeding my advice… Packing: Do not rely on the weather forecast and pack...