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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 3

January 3, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 3

Follow along with our 31 Day Do Good Challenge, by Rob Greenfield and start off 2014 in a way that will change your life and those around you. We all know that taking a bike ride or commute does good things for yourself and the World around you….but now we have 31 additional things...
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Loving the BITE: How to Achieve Healthy Eating Success this Year

January 2, 2014
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Loving the BITE: How to Achieve Healthy Eating Success this Year

I’ve often said that the cheapest way to lighten your ride is to lose a pound (for those cyclists who need and/or want to).  In fact, you can spend hundreds of dollars shedding a few hundred grams with a new component, or you can shed 450 grams for free by losing a pound.  With...
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 2

January 2, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 2

Follow along with our 31 Day Do Good Challenge, by Rob Greenfield and start off 2014 in a way that will change your life and those around you. Rob’s got a great one for us today, and it’s one that you’ve probably heard about before.  It’s a powerful gesture, and I can’t wait to...
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 1

January 1, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 1

Follow along with our 31 Day Do Good Challenge, by Rob Greenfield and start off 2014 in a way that will change your life and those around you. We all know that taking a bike ride or commute does good things for yourself and the World around you….but now we have 31 additional things...
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Sugar Alternatives for Energy and Hydration

Question: I am using the homebrew sugar formulations (sometimes added to green tea).  I am also trying to wean myself off 1/2 dose adrenalean “lip tonic delivery system” (biorhythm brand- caffeine, hoodia g, synephrine, yohimbe) capsule for energy.

My question is other than juice, can you suggest modifications in lieu of table sugar for energy and hydration.

Answer:

Both raw/organic honey or agave can work great in the homebrew (substitute in the same quantities for the sugar, or to taste), but you do have to shake well in order to make sure they don’t settle out.  Have you tried either of these?  Also, make sure to use at least the minimum amount of salt recommended in the homebrew as the temps rise, you need the sodium replacement if you’re sweating.

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