November 04, 2013 / Category: Fun Side of Fitness

ZucchiniBr6.jpgIt seems like this past summer and even into fall (at least in the Midwest), everyone’s gardens were overflowing with zucchini. A person can eat only so much zucchini bread so it’s time to get creative with that squash. As I am always looking to “healthify” my favorite sweet treats, zucchini brownies are one of my go-tos. This version is also vegan and you will have no idea zucchini is in there. 

Kate O'Leary

October 31, 2013 / Category: Fitness Advisor

10CheatTreatsThatMayNotBeWorththeRecovery.jpgAfter nearly disappearing into the sugary mists of junk food lore, Twinkies have returned. And while there’s no debate about the cultural legacy of these all-American, cream-filled wonders, what is debatable is whether they’re worth the extra calories. So to help lay out your plan of a-snack (see what we did there?), here’s a quick list of some of the top “cheat foods,” their impact on your waistline and what it’ll end up costing you in the gym*.

Matt Ford