Sandwich Ideas for Lunch That Are Actually Low Carb

Sandwich Ideas for Lunch That Are Actually Low Carb

A sandwich is easy to make for lunch, but if you’re on a low carb or keto diet, that bread can completely derail your daily intake of net carbs or kick you out of ketosis. Yet, you can still enjoy a nice sammie on a low carb diet by choosing bread substitutes that are low in carbs but still high in flavor. And you can get in some solid protein and tons of great fats to boost fullness and help you get your macros! Here are a couple of great sandwich ideas for lunch that don’t require bread to keep the insides together.   Lettuce Wrap Lettuce might not have much flavor on its own but you can easily increase the taste of the sandwich by choosing the right set of fillings for a lettuce wrap. High fat and creamy avocado or a yogurt dip or low carb mayonnaise can... Read More
5 Ways to Recover After a Long Run

5 Ways to Recover After a Long Run

Believe it or not, your workout isn’t done just because you’ve kicked off your running shoes. Sure, the running portion may be over, but now your body begins a new phase: post-run recovery. When done right, the post-run recovery phase is when the real magic happens. Your body adapts to the stresses of the run and becomes stronger each time, which ultimately helps you run faster, longer, and more efficiently. To see this magic firsthand, be sure to follow these five post-run recovery tips. 1. Cool Down and Stretch Right After Your Run Running — especially running intensely and/or for long periods of time — will break down the muscles in your legs, which can lead to stiffness and soreness, says Nicholas Hilton, a running coach in Flagstaff, Ariz. To keep post-run soreness and tightness at bay, cap off your run with some gentle stretches while your muscles are still warm... Read More