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Athlete Spotlight: Anna Frost

Many are aware of our roster of Flora ambassadors and their accomplishments, but we thought it would be fun to share some interesting facts and tidbits, too! Below is our athlete spotlight for Anna Frost. Full Name: Anna Frost Nickname: Frosty Birthday: November 1st, 1981 Age I am: 34 Age I feel: 24 My occupation: Lover of life, adventurer, passionate mountain and trail runner What I do for a living: Run and make jewelry Resident of: NZ, USA, and t...

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The 5 Ps for Athletes

The 5 Ps for Athletes
Proper preparation prevents poor performance. The 5 Ps – you have likely heard that preparation is the key to success. Preparing yourself for physical activity is one of the best ways to achieve great, consistent athletic performance. Preparation can be mental and emotional; top-level athletes use multi-sensory visualization techniques to ‘be the ball’, to see themselves jumping higher, to feel themselves breaking the ribbon as they cross the finis...

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No-Bake Red Beet Energy Balls

No-Bake Red Beet Energy Balls
Not excited about cooking beets the morning before a big run? No fear! The No-Bake Red Beet Energy Balls below, made with Salus Red Beet Crystals, provide the benefits of red beets and performance-enhancing EFAs, but come together in minutes, and keep in the fridge for up to a week when stored in an airtight container! <21>21>

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Uncover Your Inner Beauty

Uncover Your Inner Beauty
Beauty has many layers. From a kind word to a thoughtful gesture, or the warm glow of a smile, true beauty comes in many shapes and forms. Unfortunately, there are also many layers that can distract and diminish this natural glow. Stress, poor dietary choices, the environment, and many other ‘real life’ factors, can mask inner beauty, burying it beneath dark, baggy under-eye circles, dry, tired skin, and blemishes. Many cosmetic solutions are only...

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Vegetable Tagine Recipe

Vegetable Tagine Recipe
Vegetable Tagine Recipe By: Christina Bauer with Thoughts From Flora Ambassador, Rob Krar I have a love affair with root vegetables that has been around since I was a small child. I remember scarfing up parsnips at my English relative’s homes and they have been a go-to ever since. Such a great winter option, they are abundant and are some of the only things looking fresh and happy in the grocery store this time of year. I have also recently fallen ...

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Chuckanut 50k…a race near & dear to our hearts!

Chuckanut 50k…a race near & dear to our hearts!
Since 2010, Flora has been a proud sponsor of the Chuckanut 50k…a race that has been around for 23 years. In 2000, Flora Ambassador, Krissy Moehl, participated in the Chuckanut 50k…running her first ultra. There is something about that first ultra that holds a special pace in one’s heart…so when race founders, Doug McKeever and Richard West “retired”, Krissy wanted to ensure that this special race continued and has been coordinating it ever since w...

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Tahoe Rim Trail FKT 2015

We're excited to welcome Flora Ambassador, Krissy Moehl, to our blog...travel along with her as she recaps her recent FKT attempt on the Tahoe Rim Trail. The Tahoe Rim Trail is 170 miles of beautiful, single-track trail around Lake Tahoe in California. The trail is relatively new, only recently completed in the last 5 years. The entire west side of the lake utilizes the Pacific Crest Trail. At the southern point where the TRT starts utilizing the ...

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