Standing up for myself (so I don't die)

I am standing at the kitchen sink eating my cereal. All by myself. And I'm OK with that. Most of us have seen last year's study about prolonged sitting being detrimental to our health. If you haven't read the study, and you don't want to click on that link, I'll summarize it here (and - ironically - you may want to sit down for this):...more

Laura Lives Healthy

Today’s transformation is from Laura. She can be found on Facebook motivating others with great motivational quips, cartoons, and graphics. Here she shares her jump-start with a 120 day weight loss challenge and proves that getting started and being consistent will help you reach your goals....more

Yoga is HARD


5 Tips for Making Gluten Free Guests Feel at Home for the Holidays

Connecting with other gluten-free foodies and health conscious folks is a top priority for me. That means interacting here on BlogHer has been on my (lengthy) “to-do” list for some time. Instead of waiting for the New Year to jump in, I decided the holidays are the perfect time to start sharing here....more

Fight the Holiday Madness: How to Make it to the New Year without Stress or Weight Gain

It seems to happen every holiday season: Somewhere between the punch bowls, crowded malls, and head-spinning schedules, your blood pressure becomes higher and your pants, tighter....more
EllenDolgen truth2beingfit Likewise, Ellen! :)more

Popcorn Smackdown: Which Popcorn-Making Method Wins?

As long as you don't go smothering your popcorn with artificial butter or a sugary glaze, popcorn is the perfect, healthy snack. First and foremost, it's a whole grain. It has fiber and antioxidants. And it's low in calories when compared to other crunchy, salty snacks. The only thing we've been fighting about at BlogHer is the best way to make it. ...more
Whirly pop! Love it with coconut oil. :)more

2014 Running Events Calendar {& Lock Laces #Giveaway}

It’s Saturday night and I’m waiting patiently for my running coach to send me my first months plan. (And if you believe I am being patient about this then I have a bridge to sell you. It’s golden.). I recognize that I’m rushing him as it’s only been a few days. Patience is not really one of my strong suits. What I am doing is getting ready for this next phase of my running life....more

Take Care of Yourself - My Weekly Plan to Stop Feeling Like Crap

Problem:You feel like crap all the time. Whether you're tired, lethargic, sore, have pains in your stomach/head/neck, or just feel icky, it's definitely a thing.For me, it's all of those things....more

Good Luck, Honolulu Marathoners!

On the eve of the 2013 Honolulu Marathon, I'd like to send all entrants well wishes and good juju for a successful race. Exactly one year ago, I was in your (running) shoes, digesting carbs and getting psyched up to finish 26.2 grueling miles....more

Informational About Foot Health

Long standing:If you are long standing, scroll whenever possible, even if only a little at the same location. Try to change position and support the feet alternately on the step. Less tired your feet if over a soft surface like a carpet or rug.Tip - stiff feet:...more