The Checkup: Four Super-Nutritious Smoothies for Runners
• Alright, Broad Streeters, this one’s for you. If you’re sticking to your training plan (good for you!) but not fueling up correctly, you might not be performing at your best. Lucky for you, Runner’s World posted recipes for four awesome smoothies designed to help you recover after tough workouts and keep you in tip-top shape for your next run. The key is eating something with the right balance of nutrients and calories within 30 minutes of finishing your run. These recipes—including a coffee smoothie for all you a.m. runners out there—pack exactly what you need. Bonus: you can whip them up in minutes. Check ’em out here.
• If you’re feeling sick, chances are you won’t go online and post about it on social media. That’s the finding of a new study which reports that even though 60 percent of Internet users go online and search for answers to health-related questions, we don’t post about our own health with nearly the same frequency. So what gives? Read more here.
• Good news, mamas-to-be: New research finds that working while pregnant doesn’t increase your risk for pre-term, low-birth-weight babies. More here.