Articles by Beth Skwarecki
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True or False: Running on Hard Surfaces Is Bad for Your Knees

Tell me if these suggestions sound familiar: Find a soft grassy field to do sprints. Stick to trails instead of pavement when you can. Enjoy the sprin... Continue reading
True or False: Some Weight Loss Supplements Actually Work

If every supplement marketed as a fat melting miracle actually worked, the obesity epidemic wouldn't exist, and we would all be thin (or ripped) and h... Continue reading
True or False: Chocolate Milk Is the Best Recovery Drink

Is chocolate milk better than expensive recovery products? There is a fair amount of research saying so.) Some of it funded by dairy companies.) But m... Continue reading
True or False: If You Get Sick, It’s Your Own Fault

We exercise and eat healthy to try to stay healthy, so if you get sick, does that mean you slipped up? I’ve written before about why we get cold... Continue reading
True or False: Bulletproof Coffee Is a Magic Weight-Loss Elixir

Well, I finally tried it. Coffee with Kerrygold butter and coconut oil (I didn't buy the branded coffee beans and MCT oil, so I guess it's just bullet... Continue reading
True or False: Training Hard Makes You More Likely to Catch a Cold

You work hard. You eat well. You try to take care of yourself. So when you do finally come down with a cold or flu, could it be because you worked too... Continue reading
True or False: Cardio Sabotages Your Strength Training

You know what makes me feel like a total badass when I'm sitting around with a hot cocoa on a snowy winter afternoon? Being able to say, "Oh yeah... Continue reading
True of False: You Need To Cool Down After Your Workout

It's either the satisfying relaxation at the end of a hard workout, or one more thing keeping you from that snack and shower waiting at home. What goo... Continue reading
True or False: Glucosamine & Chondroitin Keep Your Joints Healthy

If you're smart, you think about your knees a lot. They're crucial to lifting, to running, to almost every sport, and they're worth taking good care o... Continue reading
True or False: Ice baths are good for recovery

Last month I tackled the question of whether ice helps you recover from injuries. This time, we're back in the freezer: what about the painfully belov... Continue reading
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