Health and fitness links to love #2

health and fitness linksWelcome to my weekly gathering of health and fitness links to love.  If you missed last weeks links you can find them here

So to get things started the links that prompted me to read on are

1. Runners, do not deny the carbohydrate

Ever had that hit-by-a-truck fatigued feeling? Overdoing the low carb ‘health foods” could be your problem (TheGlobeandMail)

2. 4 skin care ingredients you should avoid at all costs

Chemicals are present in the products we apply to our skin, we absorb them directly into our blood stream and circulate them throughout our bodies without their first being filtered through the liver or other organs that help clean ingested toxins. Here are the four most toxic beautifying ingredients (MindBodyGreen)

3. Real athletes don’t need wearable tech

The popularity of wearable fitness trackers has exploded in the last two years. There are more of them now than you can shake your Fitbits at. But for all their ubiquity in the consumer mainstream, have they managed to earn a place in the hearts (and on the wrists) of real athletes? (OutsideOnLine)

4. 10 foods with hidden sweet spots

Here are 10 foods with added sugar that may surprise you. (Huffington Post)

5. How to pack a week of salads that stay fresh till friday

Eating a big salad at least once a day is a great way to maintain healthy habits. Don’t have time to cut up a salad every single night? Here’s a way to make all the salads you need for your workweek at once. Follow these simple salad-making rules, and your meal will taste just as fresh on Friday as it does on Monday! (PopSugar)

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