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Juicing vs. blending: which should you choose?

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While we have plenty of juice and smoothie recipes here on WalkJogRun, today let’s discuss the difference between juicing and blending. Both of these methods have merits, can be great for your health, and give you energy. What’s the difference? Juicing is the process of extracting the juice from fruits and vegetables and separating it from […]

Stroller exercises and stretches

Stroller lunges

Over the past year, I’ve become a master at running with my BOB stroller and my dog – pushing the stroller over bumpy sidewalks and snow-packed trails. Along with the usual running and walking that I do, I’ve also started doing the following exercises and stretches with my trusty stroller to work my entire body after a run. […]

Keep your child happy on the run: the best jogging stroller accessories

Jogging stroller accessories

Figuring out which jogging stroller to buy is hard enough, but after you’ve been running with your kid for a few months, you’ll probably realize there are a few stroller accessories that can also make your run easier. Here are a few of our favorite stroller accessories: Baby shade cover. There are plenty of fancy shade […]

Probiotics 101: how they can help your gut

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Probiotics seem to be popping up all over the place these days. But what exactly are they and do you need them? What are probiotics? Probiotics are live microorganisms (bacteria and yeast) that promote health, bolter your immune system and support a healthier gut. Probiotics have also been known to help prevent and treat some illnesses […]

Stay hydrated this winter with these healthy alternatives to water

Healthy alternatives to water to keep you hydrated

Did you resolve to drink more water in the New Year but the thought of filling up your water bottle for the fifth time today has you down? If you’re tired of plain water but want to keep hydrated here are a few alternatives to whet your whistle. Sparkling water: I’m a huge fan of […]

Protect your lips this winter with these SPF lip balms

The best SPF lip balms

I am a lip balm fiend. Like most young girls, my obsession started well before high school with a slew of colorful Bonnie Bell flavors. As I got older, it became more about function than fashion. The more running I did, the more important it became to protect my lips from the sun – especially […]

Holiday recipe round-up 2015: desserts

Recipe round-up 2015: desserts

After the drinks, the apps, and the main course, finish your feast on a sweet note. Try one of these dessert ideas at your next holiday gathering or share a favorite of your own in the comments below. Easy Vegan and Gluten Free Apple Pie from Pickles & Honey 4 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream from The […]

Holiday recipe round-up 2015: entrees

Entrees and main dishes: recipe round-up 2015

After the drinks and apps it’s on to the main course. Try one of these entrees at your next holiday gathering or share a favorite of your own in the comments below. White Lentil Risotto with Mushrooms from My New Roots Comfort Spinach Egg Casserole from Noshing with the Nolands Roasted Squash + Chestnut Sauté and […]

Holiday recipe round-up 2015: appetizers

Holiday recipe round-up: Appetizers & Small Bites

After some holiday cocktails (or mocktails) – it’s time for the food. First up, appetizers. Try one of these app ideas at your next holiday gathering or share a favorite of your own in the comments below. Skillet Roasted Cauliflower with Bread Crumbs from Shutterbean Butternut Squash Hummus from Minimalist Baker Roasted Delicata Squash and Cranberry […]

Holiday recipe round-up 2015: drinks

Holiday recipe round-up 2015: cocktails and mocktails and drinks

There’s nothing like a delicious cocktail (or mocktail) during the holiday season. Below are a few of our favorite recipes to toast with – and to! Give one of these a try and share a favorite of your own in the comments below. Cheers! Sparkling Pomegranate Margaritas from Minimalist Baker Hot Vanilla Cider from Shutterbean Cranberry […]