Month: November 2019

  • Drinking Pickle Juice: 10 Reasons It’s All the Rage

    Drinking Pickle Juice: 10 Reasons It’s All the Rage

    Medically reviewed by Natalie Butler, RD, LD on May 3, 2016 — Written by Alli Rainey At first, drinking pickle juice might sound kind of gross. But there are several reasons to consider it. Athletes have been sipping this briny beverage for years. Experts didn’t know all the reasons why pickle juice was good to […]

  • Recipe for THE “PIKL-TINI”

    Recipe for THE “PIKL-TINI”

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Try this twist on a classic for a sip that will satisfy your salt-tooth.Get crazy with the garnish and add in a pickle slice (or two) on a skewer. Ingredients 3 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka 1 oz pickle juice 1/2 oz dry vermouth Directions Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice Shake […]

  • The unusual ‘sports drink’ and other tricks football players use to beat the heat during early-season games

    The unusual ‘sports drink’ and other tricks football players use to beat the heat during early-season games

    John Roach | AccuWeather | Sep 24, 2019, 10:50 AM The NFL is a notorious copycat league with each team “borrowing” whatever works from other teams. So it was no surprise to see the Philadelphia Eagles throw shade, of sorts, on its own players seated on the bench during Sunday’s game in Philly. As the […]

  • Pickle-Brined Turkey

    Pickle-Brined Turkey

    From: TODAY | Nov. 14, 2017 at 4:15 PM Cook time:4 hours | Prep time:60 minutes Change up your usual Thanksgiving turkey routine. Using pickle juice in brine adds loads of flavor and guarantees a tender and juicy turkey. Swap options: The weight of kosher salt varies by brand. If you prefer to use iodized […]

  • Folks getting pickled for pickle juice

    Folks getting pickled for pickle juice

    By BOB HANSEN / for The Hawk Eye | Posted Feb 12, 2017 at 12:01 AM | Updated Feb 12, 2017 at 2:30 AM Pass up that sugary Slurpee and don’t spend money on over-priced energy drinks because there’s a new taste concoction in Burlington. It’s semi-frozen pickle juice — the slushy taste adventure created from the briny liquid left in the bottom of the […]

  • A Fine Time for Brine as Pickle Juice Shines at Kosherfest 2019

    A Fine Time for Brine as Pickle Juice Shines at Kosherfest 2019

    November 18, 2019 Secaucus NJ…By Sandy Eller…Inspiration can sometimes come from the strangest of places, according to Jay Churba of Get Pikl’ed, one of the surprise hits of Kosherfest 2019. Churba and his partner Mark Field were out drinking picklebacks, shots of whiskey with pickle juice chasers, when the bartender ran out of brine, sparking […]

  • Pickle juice: Why athletes are turning to an unusual drink to boost performance

    Pickle juice: Why athletes are turning to an unusual drink to boost performance

    BBC Sport | January 22, 2019 When American tennis player Frances Tiafoe said pickle juice had helped him reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open, plenty of people were a little taken aback/grossed out. After all, who swigs the remnants of a jar of pickles to boost their sporting performance? More people than you might […]

  • Muscle Cramps: Causes and Remedies Based on Latest Science

    Muscle Cramps: Causes and Remedies Based on Latest Science

    CTS Coach Corrine Malcolm lays down the latest science When it comes to cramping, especially exercise-associated muscle cramping (EAMC) almost everyone has a story. A story about that one time, in that one race, where that one muscle seized. Exercise-associated muscle cramps are defined as painful spasms, and involuntary contractions of skeletal muscles that occur […]

  • Mind the Woods Trolls—A Reasonable Runner’s Guide to Finishing Your First Ultra

    Mind the Woods Trolls—A Reasonable Runner’s Guide to Finishing Your First Ultra

    Five surprisingly useful tips you’ll only hear from a non-pro. By Moriel Rothman-Zecher Oct 9, 2019 100 miles is a lot of miles to run. Fortunately, if you google “how to run 100 miles,” you will find a lot of useful, sophisticated tips and guidelines by professional runners and coaches. I am not a professional […]