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Healing Foods for Fitness Recovery

After your workout, repair, rebuild, and replenish your body the smart way

Exercise creates stress on our bodies, which is essential for increasing physical capability and growing muscles. Immediately following exercise, our body looks for materials to repair tissues; therefore, equally important during the recovery phase is replacing glycogen energy stores and repairing micro tears in muscles with proper nutrition. Strenuous exercise also causes inflammation, which can be alleviated by eating inflammation-fighting foods. Make sure to nourish your body with a combination of healthy carbohydrates, proteins, and good fats.

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Eco-friendly Pet Maintenance

You use organic - why not your pet too?

We love our pets, and our bank accounts are proof of that! According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), Americans spent over $55 Billion in 2013 on their pets, most of which went to foods, as well as supplies, medical care, vet visits, and grooming. Put your animal companion dollars to good use by selecting products that are better for the planet and healthier for your furry friends, too!

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March 8th is International Women’s Day

Celebrate the Achievements and Potential of Women and Girls!

Find out more about International Women’s Day, and how you can support a day that highlights gender equality.

 

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