The Checkup: How to Make Your Own Energy Bars in 3 Easy Steps

• Save some cash (and possibly some calories) by making your own energy and granola bars at home. Here’s how to do it. [Well + Good NYC]

• Why you should never, ever, ever leave your running shoes in the car. (I had no idea!) [Real Simple]

• Thinking of running a marathon? There are three reasons why you shouldn’t. [Competitor]

• Gah! Here are nine foods you could have sworn were vegetarian but really aren’t. [HuffPost Healthy Living]

• Bells, meet whistles. Check out the pretty new Forerunner GPS watches from Garmin. [Runner’s World]

Photo: Shutterstock