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Worst Things to Eat or Drink Before a Workout

1/13 Granola or Protein Bars These might seem like a good idea before you hit the gym, but there’s no clear definition of what they really are. Check the labels — both kinds can have lots of sugar. If they do, your body will burn through that fast, and you may not get much else. …

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16 Foods that Boost your Immune System

1/17 Elderberry It’s an old folk remedy. This fruit is loaded with nutrients called antioxidants, and it may help fight inflammation. In some lab studies, an extract from the berries appears to block flu viruses. But scientists caution that more study is needed. You definitely still need to get a yearly flu vaccination! 2/17 Button …

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The Top 5 Post-Workout Snacks for Runners 

Beyond hitting all your scheduled workouts, there are other components of your running plan that are every bit as crucial, including stretching, strength training and nutrition. To improve both your race times and fitness level, it’s important to realize that what you eat (and when!) matters. Read More: Your Complete Guide to Spring Running Season Your …

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