Sexy Star Arm Workout

Hey, Pilates people in the house! Today’s workout focuses on your arms and shoulders so you can be the sexy shiny star that you are. Just like the star on a tree. Or a magazine. Or the star of your own house. Because we’re all the stars of our own show....more

Even our motivating messages contradict themselves (warning: Rant Post!!)

Cheesy or not, I love me some motivating fitspo messages.  I join FB groups and Twitter feeds because they provide me with some daily uplifting messages that can sometimes give me that extra push I need.  Then I saw this one today: At first, I was all "WOO-HOO" because I am so struggling wit...more

The Beck Diet Solution: My Experience (Week Five)

Though my schedule has been steadily ramping up in preparation for the holidays, I did manage to work through all of the readings and tasks this week for The Beck Diet Solution. It's hard to believe that there's only one more chapter remaining - I must say, I am very proud of myself for making it this far! In addition, this week I give myself credit for: ...more

Low vitamin D levels can harm the brain

A new study out of the University of Kentucky found that rats who ate a diet low in vitamin D (for several months) developed damage to their brains. They performed worse on memory and learning tests and it's believed that the vitamin D deficiency may also be harming other organs.In addition to the immediate effects, the longterm effects could cause cognitive decline.The lead author of the study said that vitamin D deficiency is particularly common among the elderly and has been linked to Alzheimer's, certain cancers and heart disease.The solution?...more
Thank you for bring up an important topic!  I think Vit D3 levels should be checked on all ...more

Badass Shannon Is Badass Fit!

I’m so excited to bring you today’s interview. It’s totally bad ass! I mean, what else do you call abs like that? You are so incredibly fit…tell me some of your favorite ways to get in a workout. ...more

Celiac Disease and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Hi, Graver. Thanks for reading and I'm glad you enjoyed the article. The primary connection is ...more

You are not exercising for anyone else except you!

 The Scorpion! ...more

Let the Running Begin

Marathoner? Who Me?