Allbirds Shoes Are Winners

Given these shoes as a gift, we didn't know what to make of our bright yellow Allbirds upon first glance.  Are they sneakers?  A water shoe for rafting?  After slipping them on and taking our first steps, we knew one thing immediately...they're incredibly comfortable. No need to "wear this shoe in."

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019 from Athletic-Minded Traveler

Still looking? Still weighing the pros & cons of various gifts? Still trying to find SOMETHING for that special or not so special someone wink? That's where we come in.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018 from Athletic-Minded Traveler

Finding the right gift can be the key to one's heart...at least for the moment!

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Holiday Gift Guide 2016 from Athletic-Minded Traveler

Here we are again! Another year gone by. So that means another Athletic-Minded Traveler Gift Guide. These are products that caught our eye this year, and we especially love recommending stocking stuffers! Note, we don't get any SWAG or payment for recommending the products :) We just like to share what we like.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide from Athletic-Minded Traveler

We've been creating the annual gift guide since 2009! We don't accept compensation nor any other form of payment for inclusion. Our list represents items that our Athletic-Minded Traveler Team really likes. We strive to recommend something for everybody on YOUR list. So let us help you with your holiday shopping! Click here to see our previous years' lists

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Getting Smarter @ our TOP Energy/Protein Bar Picks

Just when we think we have the energy/protein bar question answered, we learn that one of the most common energy bar protein sources, soy protein isolate (SPI), is inferior to casein, whey & rice. If you have followed our data driven analyses, you know that we select our athletic-minded favorites based on taste, nutrition, ingredients AND the DATA!! See our last article here.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014 from Athletic-Minded Traveler

For the healthy cook: Chef Keith Schroeder's Mad Delicious offers recipes that inspire AND impress. We love that the nutrition data is included. It's always an education to see how ingredients can come together to create a nutritious and tasty meal.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2013 from Athletic-Minded Traveler

It's that time of year again, and we've rounded up gifts for everyone on the list. Athletic-Minded Travelers can go big, small or somewhere in between!

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All Oatmeal is NOT created equal. Which is best? And what about Starbucks’, Panera & Jamba’s versions?

Your Oatmeal Questions Answered

Steel Cut, Old Fashioned Flakes, Instant? What is the best oatmeal choice when I am making oatmeal at home? And what about instant flavored "packets" of oatmeal? Are they nutritionally bankrupt? And last, how about the oatmeal offered at fast food joints? Thumbs up or down?

We look at the variety of oatmeal available at stores, share our oatmeal recipe, and delve into what is offered "on the road." 

Oats at the Grocery Store (Home Base)

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Holiday Gift Guide 2012 from Athletic-Minded Traveler

Another holiday season is upon us and we are super excited to share our gift ideas with you. Athletic-Minded Travelers can feast on our varied list for varied budgets! Please let us know if you see anything you really like. It makes us feel good...

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