Category: Health

Travel Workout Roundup

June 19, 2015 Fitness, Health, Training 0 Comments

It can be difficult to keep up with your exercise routine when you’re traveling, especially if you will be away for two or more days. Beach destinations in particular make it hard to put down the piña colada and pick up some weights. Still, it’s important to not let location totally throw off your exercise […]

Seasonal Spotlight: Get Figgy With It

June 12, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Can you imagine current Olympic athletes getting a fig instead of a medal? That’s exactly what early Olympians received for their efforts, despite the fact that they also used them as training food. Figs have been a documented food source for over 11,000 years, slowly making their way across the world as the Spanish conquered […]

Healthy Donut Roundup

June 5, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Is it doughnuts or donuts? Either way, these delicious treats are a go-to breakfast treat for many. But traditional sugary offering are high in calories and low in nutritional value. But we don’t have to say goodbye to our favorite O-shaped sweets! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite healthy donut recipes below:   […]

Dive Right In: The Benefits of Swimming

June 2, 2015 Fashion, Fitness, Health 0 Comments

Many of us have great memories of swimming and playing in the water as kids. Nothing beats a refreshing dip in the pool on a hot summer day. Now that it’s warming up and summer is its way, have you thought about picking up swimming or water aerobics as a form of exercise? Water exercises […]

Best Bagged Lunches

May 22, 2015 Health, Motivation, Recipe 0 Comments

With costs of living rising and work hours extending, it’s smart to pack your own lunch for work these days. While images of brown bag lunches aren’t quite as appealing as restaurant offerings, homemade lunches are often much healthier than what is served at restaurants. If you want to upgrade your bland bagged lunch, here’s […]

Safety First: Running at Night

May 15, 2015 Health, Running, Training 0 Comments

In a perfect world, runners would only venture out during daylight and never have run-ins with vehicles. Unfortunately, daytime running isn’t always an option, so runners need to take extra precautions when they’re out at night. Though we’re quick to think of vehicles as nighttime hazards, it’s also important to account for other dangers when […]

Protein Bite Roundup

May 8, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Need a pop of protein without settling in for a full meal? Protein balls to the rescue! These powerful, bite-sized protein blasts are perfect as pre-gym fuel, a post-run snack, or just something to help you power through afternoon fatigue. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite protein ball recipes for you to try! […]

Seasonal Eats: Apricots

May 1, 2015 Health 0 Comments

Each month, Augusta Active highlights a healthy food with facts and a fun recipe. This week, we’re putting the spotlight on apricots. The delicious summer fruit has been filling tummies in the United States since the late 1700s. Yet it has a long history across the world, dating back 4,000 years to ancient China. Because of […]

Seasonal Eats: Spotlight on Rhubarb

April 17, 2015 Health, Recipe 1 Comment

Is it a fruit or is it vegetable? Yes. Has it been around for centuries, or is it a relatively new food? Sure. We’re not being intentionally vague, we promise! Rhubarb has a long and confusing history that dates back centuries. While it’s always been classified as a vegetable, it’s thought of as a fruit in […]

Seasonal Eats: Spotlight on Asparagus

April 10, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Eating your greens as kid may have been an ongoing battle for you and your parents, but now that you’re older – and hopefully wiser – you know that vegetables are chock-full of beneficial nutrients. Asparagus, in particular, has an array of health benefits that date back for centuries. Augusta Sportswear is ready to give […]