KNOW THIS: YOU WILL NOT ATONE FOR YOUR CHAM­PAGNE BREAK­FAST WITH A KALE SALAD AT LUNCH . IT’S TIME TO EAT LIKE A GROWN- UP.

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CHRISTINE ROPER Sport Row­ing. Age 25. Birth­place Mon­tego Bay, Ja­maica. Train­ing day “Six hours a day.” Pre-work­out “A bowl of oat­meal with honey and ba­nanas.” Post-work­out “An omelette with pota­toes and toast.” In­dul­gence “Any­thing with cheese.”

NIKKI TODD Sport Squash. Age 24. Birth­place Regina. Train­ing day “Two to six hours a day.” Pre-work­out “Meat or fish with a side of squash, spinach or av­o­cado.” Post-work­out “Meat with veggies.” In­dul­gence “Yo­gourt-cov­ered gluten-free pret­zels—they’re so good!”

SAM SENDEL Sport Tram­po­line. Age 23. Birth­place Mon­treal. Train­ing day “Two to four hours a day.” Pre­work­out “A salad or a wrap or pro­tein with rice and veggies.” Post-work­out “A snack with pro­tein and carbs.” In­dul­gence “Choco­late!” HOW VI­TA­MIX CHANGED MY LIFE 1. The new S30 blen­der is more com­pact = more counter space for my For­nasetti serv­ing trays. 2. The power trip that comes with pul­ver­iz­ing rock-hard frozen items into silky liq­uid form is ad­dic­tive. 3. Car­ry­ing the BPA-free travel con­tainer gives me an air of healthy su­pe­ri­or­ity—even if it’s filled with a vodka-cran blend ($469, vi­ta­mix.ca). VANESSA CRAFT

JUST STOP... Con­sum­ing as­par­tame. Mul­ti­ple stud­ies blame the ar­ti­fi­cial sweet­ener for health is­sues, weight gain and ad­verse re­ac­tions. And, what’s more, it doesn’t curb stress (like that cushy carb you chased with cof­fee this morn­ing did), says a new study pub­lished in the Jour­nal of Clin­i­cal En­docrinol­ogy & Me­tab­o­lism. h

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