Negative Side Effects of Chronically High-Protein Diets

Negative Side Effects of Chronically High-Protein Diets

If you're new to the world of fitness, the amount of information out there about nutrition can be really overwhelming. Should you do vegan, should you do chicken/sweet potatoes/broccoli, should you go gluten free, should you track your macros, etc. It's a lot. And the research can sometimes point in multiple directions. Here at Sweat Stretch Eat, I base my guidance off of what I have learned through my NASM CPT training, my NAFC Nutrition Coach training, and from a lot of different books/research that I read. I'm trying to help you navigate the hype and do what's best for your body. 

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The Pros and Cons of Being Goal-Oriented

The Pros and Cons of Being Goal-Oriented

I'm extremely Type A -- if you didn't already know that. I thrive on lists and schedules and calendars and planning ahead. I can't function like a normal human being any other way. Matt jokes that sometimes I get so crazy about that I'll ask him what he's planning to wear on Christmas in June. Obviously he doesn't know what he's going to be wearing in 6 months! Probably nobody needs to plan that far. 

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How to Sync Your Garmin With Strava

How to Sync Your Garmin With Strava

I've been using the Strava app as a social platform since I got my first Garmin watch for Christmas this past year. For whatever reason, nobody seems to use Garmin Connect as a social app, they all sync GC with Strava and interact on Strava. I'm not sure what the logic is behind this, but it doesn't really matter. Moral of the story is that you need to get on Strava and we need to be friends. Let me help you figure that out. 

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Camping - Camp Hale

Camping - Camp Hale

As I was talking about in my Moving to a Place Where You Don't Know Anyone post last week, we've been trying our best to step out of our comfort zone and meet new people. In our first month here, we showed up for the Prayer and Worship night at church and ended up connecting with some really cool people that keep inviting us to outdoorsy stuff #winning. 

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