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An Athlete’s Take on Re-balance and De-stressing

September 17, 2020

By Jen Segger For over twenty years, I have been pushing myself to the limit in the endurance world. I’ve demanded a lot from my body – I’ve repeatedly asked it to carry me up mountains and through rain forests for days upon end, to bike across vast landscapes all over the world and to paddle remote waterways – so that I could explore outer islands and passages where very few get to go. I’ve raced at the elite level…

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Low Iron can be Stubborn!

July 7, 2020

 It’s happening all over again. You’re feeling bone-dragging tired, you feel out of breath after running up a few stairs, and there’s so much more hair in the drain. You’ve seen the signs before, and your doctor confirms it – your iron is low. Iron is the most common mineral deficiency in the world, and it will affect 1 in 3 menstruating women. This common deficiency is literally sucking the energy out of a huge percentage of people every day….

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How to Stick to Your Exercise Routine

January 9, 2020
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3 Things You Can Do to Prevent Cop Out 1 . Make a date with a friend If you knew your exercise buddy was waiting for you, you wouldn’t stand her up, would you? Of course not. Making a standing date with a friend holds you both accountable. Plus, it’s more fun to exercise with your bestie, especially when you’re cheering each other on. 2. Get enough sleep It’s hard to get in a good workout if you’re running on…

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7 Signs of Iron Deficiency

October 6, 2017
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The first sign of iron deficiency that most people notice is exhaustion. It's not the normal kind of exhausted—it's the deep-down, can barely function, whole body exhaustion. Still, while being tired can be a sign of iron deficiency, it's also a sign of many other health problems, making it difficult to narrow down. Iron deficiency is most common in women. In men, iron deficiency is generally caused by giving blood or long-distance running. But for women, our day-to-day life can...

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