Posts byMarissa Beck

Ok to Train When Ill?

Well, it depends.  Just how sick are you?  From a health standpoint, there’s something called “the neck check” that can […]

Carbs for Dinner?

Question: “Per the debate over carbohydrate intake, what is the overall volume/ratio in your diet in relation to weight gain […]

Bone Breakdown: NTx Test

I just had my Annual Check-Up early yesterday morning and want to share a new test with everyone – especially […]

Vegetarian Sources: Vitamin D & B12

Vegetarians are known to have low levels of both vitamins B12 and D (since the best sources of these vitamins […]

Muscle Cramps: How to Overcome

Ever endure the pain of a muscle that involuntarily tightens (and doesn’t go away)?  That’s a muscle cramp (a.k.a., “a […]

JPMCC Challenge Race Tips

TIP #1 – Unexpected Hills: continue with the same level of exertion, even if it means slowing a bit going […]

A Calorie is a Calorie – Or Is It?

The NY Times published a recent article about, “what really makes us fat.”  Aside from the author’s agenda (Gary Taubes […]

3 Ways to Enjoy More Veggies

If you haven’t noticed, I focused this week around eating vegetables, from “5 reasons to eat more veggies” to interpreting […]

“What Does 5-9 Servings of Fruits & Veggies Really Mean?”

Okay, so you’re convinced you need to eat more vegetables after reading yesterday’s post, “ 5 reasons to eat more […]

5 Reasons to Eat More Veggies

Why eat vegetables?  #1: Nutritionally, they offer a range of vitamins and minerals per bite that are tough to find […]