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Lifestyle, Health, Nutrition & Inspiration from Luvo

Dai Manuel’s Chore Workout

Keeping up with your fitness goals is easy when you open your eyes to all the possibilities around you in your day-to-day life. Take chores, for example. Getting your elbow grease flowing is a great way to burn some calories while enjoying the satisfaction of knocking tasks off your to-do list. I especially love this workout because my partner’s love language just happens to be acts of … Read more »

The Best Pre-Workout Snacks

If your idea of pre-workout noshing is grabbing a few leftover cookies from an empty conference room, it’s time to rethink your afternoon snack choice. If you’re putting in the time to exercise, it’s worth it to properly fuel your body. Not only will you get a better workout, but you’ll recover faster and build more muscle.… Read more »

7 Reasons Every Woman Should Lift Weights

Walking into any gym and I can pretty much guarantee what you’ll see: a room full of women on cardio equipment, and a bunch of men in the weight training area. Can anyone relate? Ladies, whether this is because you’re afraid of “bulking up”, you think that cardio will help make you look “toned”, or you’re just not comfortable in the weight room, you’re not doing your body (or your health) any favors. … Read more »

5 Awesome Workouts to Get You Pumped for a Big Hike

Here in Vancouver, we have a beloved trail known as The Grouse Grind. Locals call it nature’s Stairmaster. It’s a steep, hike up the side of Grouse Mountain that takes the average person between one and two hours to complete, and the payoff is incredible. Not only is it a great workout, but it also ends with a magnificent view of Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean from the top of Grouse Mountain. There’s also a restaurant up there, so you… Read more »

The Best Breakfast Foods for Runners

In order to have enough energy to fuel your run – whether that be an early morning run or interval training after work – you need to eat breakfast. After fasting overnight while you sleep, your body needs fuel to rev your metabolism and give you energy for any subsequent exercise.… Read more »