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Yoga By Candlelight, Marathon Carbo-Loading, and More
Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness inspiration from around the web. Today, the New York City Marathon is in full force, and we have a cool article on how to carbo-load right. We also have an interesting video on how to navigate the grocery store the healthy way. We want to show some love and share kick-ass content in the wellness world, so here are our picks:
How to Carbo-Load For a Marathon — The New York Times
Pasta on pasta on... more pasta? Maybe not. With the New York City marathoners hitting the streets, find out how they (hopefully) fueled up the day before.
Supermarket Secrets with Michael Pollan — Nourish Life
There's a reason milk is in the back corner of a grocery store, and the Doritos are at eye-level in aisle five. Watch this video to learn how items are set up in supermarkets, and how it could affect your health.
Without Electricity in New York, Businesses Thrive By Candlelight — Well and Good NYC
Despite a lack of electricity in Lower Manhattan due to Hurricane Sandy, wellness and yoga studios are staying open, candles in hand.
10 Ways to Eat More Kale — No Meat Athlete
It's no secret that kale is super healthy. Sneak it in soup, on top of a burger, or try these eight other delicious (and creative) ways to get more green.
News: Exercise May Improve Sperm Quality — The Atlantic
Gentlemen: take note! Working out may lead to happier and healthier sperm. (Just maybe skip the spin class.)