WTF: HIIT/LISS

Last August, when I finally took responsibility for, and got serious about, my wellness, I did a lot of research around diet and exercise best practices. I found many different meal plans, training guides, and other various articles and resources. Many training guides I found mentioned “HIIT” and “LISS”. As a former cardio junkie, unsuccessfully…

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WTF: Macros

“Macros” is a term that has been used frequently and increasingly in the health and fitness world. Most commonly, people talk about “tracking macros”—or maybe you’ve heard the phrase “IIFYM” (“If It Fits Your Macros”), which I honestly thought was another Drake song at first glance. This past summer, when I became dedicated to bettering…

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WTF: Carb Loading

We’re just four days away from the annual Blue Cross Broad Street 10-Miler here in Philly (yikes), which got us thinking about a popular pre-race ritual: carbohydrate loading. Both Hope and I have participated in various distance runs from 10-milers to half marathons over the last few years, but admittedly, never really thought about carb…

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WTF: Collagen Peptides

There’s no denying that collagen peptides have taken the health + wellness world by storm lately. Bloggers and ‘grammers galore have been posting about this dietary supplement for awhile now, but what exactly is it? Why are people so obsessed with it? How can you incorporate it into your diet? Let’s get down to business.…

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WTF: Ghee

You guys may have noticed this ingredient called ghee (pronounced “gi”) in a few of the recipes we’ve posted—like our Chocolate Spice Macro Bites (yum), and as part of the hollandaise sauce in our Sweet Potato + Avocado Eggs Benedict. Maybe you saw ghee listed in the ingredients sections of those recipes and thought, WTF is…

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WTF: Matcha

Happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend!! We’re celebrating all weekend with one of our favorite green ingredients—MATCHA! By now, you’ve probably seen the green lattes floating around your local coffee shops. Even Starbucks has joined the bandwagon. But other than a pretty, ‘grammable color, what is matcha exactly? We’re so glad you asked… What is matcha?…

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WTF: Intuitive Eating

Have you seen #intuitiveeating on your social feed recently and wondered WTF it means? You’re not alone. But since we’re personally fascinated by it, we thought you might be, too! The term intuitive eating was coined in the mid-90’s, based on a nutrition philosophy that dates back to the nineteenth century (aka, this is not…

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WTF: Kombucha

By now, you’ve probably at least heard of kombucha (aka “booch”). Maybe you’ve seen your favorite blogger post about it, or maybe you’ve been eyeing it up at the grocery store and been hesitant to give it a try. We’re here help. What is kombucha exactly? Kombucha is tea that has been fermented. So… what…

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