Author Archives: Esther Chun

Last week, we got a nice batch of farm-fresh sugar snap peas in our CSA haul. Resident amateur chef, Claire Tomm, got inspired by the hot summer heatwave that’s been hitting us! Here is a vegan AND gluten-free recipe that’s a lot easier than it looks. Soba is typically an East Asian noodle dish that is […]

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have realized that kale has had quite the renaissance lately. From smoothies to salads, this power food has gone from garnish to house staple – and for good reason. Kale is robust to withstand various methods of cooking while still maintaining its structure but mild enough […]

Tough daily training sessions. Weekend races and competitions. Pushing your limits to hit a PR. Athletes live life differently.  You ask more from your body, you skirt the line between injury and performance, and you also know that anything that improves your recovery can improve your training.  While the benefits of massages include everything from […]

We did a Facebook Live with the people over at Fleet Feet on the best foam rolling moves for people that run. Have you ever tried foam rolling? Check out the whole video here! The Benefits of Foam Rolling Eliminates adhesions in your muscles and connective tissues – this helps keep your fascia moving freely, […]

An often over-looked aspect of strength training is proper breathing technique.  While it may come naturally to some, others find it’s something they have to work on. Many beginners will often hold their breath as they perform a strength exercise and before they know it they’re feeling dizzy and faint. A rhythmic, paced breathing technique […]

When you need a new training goal, a half marathon may well be the perfect distance.  The course is long enough to challenge experienced runners but manageable enough to allow training for a goal time or performance.  You can use your half marathon as the first step towards preparing for a full marathon or to […]