10 Helpful Tips for Safe Summer Runs

It's definitely easier to stay active in summer, but it's also important to respect the heat and stay safe. Here are 10 tips that will keep you safely running through hotter temperatures. ...more

6 Easy and Healthy Swaps to Get You Ready for Summer

It's April and that means spring and summer are right around the corner! Time to check in with yourself and really look at how those resolutions are coming along. Be honest: are you on your way to a healthier month, year, and life? I hope so! In an effort to help keep you on track and make this year THE year you develop those healthy habits once and for all, here are some of my favorite ways to swap in healthier choices in your everyday life. ...more

The Cult of Organics: Is It Worth the Extra Money?

At a playdate with a group of mothers, I once horrified an impossibly hip, young mom by telling her I refused to eat organic food because it was too expensive and that I felt I wouldn't be buying a better product. The look of shock on her face made me wonder if I had suddenly experienced a Janet Jackson-esque wardrobe malfunction. After glancing down to make sure I wasn't flashing anyone (and to check that Justin Timberlake wasn't lurking behind a bush), I tried to calmly explain my position on organic versus conventionally grown food. ...more
I think it also stems from a lack of basic scientific literacy. This was true for me. What I ...more

Daphne Oz reveals how she lost her pregnancy weight with these fitness DVDs

Daphne Oz is pregnant again, and she's thrilled about the news. But at the same time, "The Chew" co-host is revealing that it wasn't easy taking off her post-baby weight the first time, reported the Inquisitr.In addition to a low-carb diet, Daphne relied on fitness DVDs....more

Movement: It is Easier Done Than Said

Becoming healthy hasn’t been more “healthier” than today. Maybe it is because I am attracted to the voices that promote health and fitness as a lifestyle approach or maybe it is that we are genuinely shutting down the dogmatism that health and fitness is a a real sacrifice....more

10 Helpful Tips for Safe Summer Runs

It's definitely easier to stay active in summer, but it's also important to respect the heat and stay safe. Here are 10 tips that will keep you safely running through hotter temperatures. ...more

Fitness Friday 4/24: A 9-to-5-er's Office Workout

Happy Friday!  I'm glad the day is here and the workweek is almost over.  How about you?  If you need a boost to get through this last workday, try these exercises on your lunch break, or for an afternoon pick-me-up....more

On the Juice....

Yep that's right, sooner or later we all succumb to the dark side of the weight-loss journey. Indulging in fads, promises, and supplements that pledge to melt away fat and give you thigh gap!Why not try anything that will help you be fitter, firmer and stronger - who cares if it costs you a small fortune and it has to be administered in small doses through a tube?...more

SpiBelt product review

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Top 5 Pre-Workout Supplements

Top 5 Pre-Workout SupplementsIf you want to fully maximize and benefit from your time spent working out, pay close attention to what you take pre-workout. What you eat prior to working out can make or break your performance and affect muscle growth if that is your focus. ...more

6 Easy and Healthy Swaps to Get You Ready for Summer

It's April and that means spring and summer are right around the corner! Time to check in with yourself and really look at how those resolutions are coming along. Be honest: are you on your way to a healthier month, year, and life? I hope so! In an effort to help keep you on track and make this year THE year you develop those healthy habits once and for all, here are some of my favorite ways to swap in healthier choices in your everyday life. ...more

Total Body Warmup Workout

I don't know about you, but lately I've been having trouble getting up out of bed and feeling energized.  I'm usually not a morning workout person either, but sometimes a good stretch and a few exercises can jumpstart a good day.  That's my hope for this workout today!  Keep reading for details of the exercises and what to do.  ...more