12.27.13 - friday five

12.27.13 – friday five

Hey all! It’s time for Friday Five, some of the interesting links I found this week. Hope your holidays are going well!

Eating Nuts While Pregnant Makes You Less Likely to Have a Baby With a Nut Allergy by Blisstree: This is an interesting study that reveals that pregnant women do not need to avoid nuts in order to safeguard against a nut allergy in their child. In fact, eating nuts may even help keep allergies at bay.

The Heart-Pumping Bodyweight Workout You Can Do in a Commercial Break by Greatist: Need I say more? A creative workout that you can just squeeze into a commercial break.

photo: NYTimes

photo: NYTimes

Is It Good to Sweat? by NYTimes: A good explanation of breaking a sweat.

Tips for Running Back-to-Back Runs by Running Toward the Prize: There are a lot of races out there that involve running back-to-back legs–those in South Florida right now are training for the Ragnar, a relay race that is offered in many locations around the country. Here are tips for how to plan for and deal with multiple legs of a race!

photo: Huffington Post

photo: Huffington Post

Exercise Myths Overheard at the Gym by Huffington Post: In the spirit of the new year and the amped-up seasonal gym membership enrollment, this article talks about those little gems you often hear at the gym.

Have a restorative weekend!