Wellness

5 Ways To Improve Mental Clarity And Reduce Stress
Wellness

5 Ways To Improve Mental Clarity And Reduce Stress

If you think “trying to relax” just doesn’t work, then you need to read this. Here are 5 super practical ways to improve mental clarity and reduce stress.

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How To Strengthen Your Heart: 5 Simple Tips

Increase your energy, lower your blood pressure and reduce your stress. Learn how to get a stronger heart with these 5 types of activities.

The cold and flu season is here. We will address the question of whether or not it's okay to be working out while sick.
Wellness

Working Out While Sick – The Cold and Flu Season Is Here

I’ve only recently realized that there’s more than cold weather and busy schedules working against my exercise regime during this time of year. It’s also the cold and flu season. Although many hardcore exercise enthusiasts will simply work through their illness, is it always the best decision to be working out while sick? When is it […]

How-to Dress for Winter Runs
Wellness

How to Dress for Winter Running with the Best Gear

Running outside in the winter may seem daunting, but with the right gear, it can break the hibernation like a breath of fresh air. Follow these guidelines for dressing for winter runs. Less is more It’s tempting to dress to be warm when you head out the door, but when you do, you’ll be overdressed […]

How to Stretch Every Muscle - Learn with these amazing illustrations
Wellness

How to Stretch Every Muscle of the Body

Stretching is an important practice after every workout. It clears the muscles of metabolic waste, reduces chance for injury, and over time, will give you a long, lean look. Many of us tend to breeze through a stretching regime, but it’s important to take the time to do it correctly.

Gratitude Can Change Your Life - Celebrate and Be Thankful
Wellness

Gratitude Can Change Your Life

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. As we celebrate, many of us will pause to share with others something for which we are thankful. While this simple tradition is a wonderful reminder of the reason for our celebration, it may also have lasting benefits for our mental health. Drawing on her research with thousands of […]

How-to Build Flexibility and Mobility
Wellness

Flexibility and Mobility

Flexibility and mobility are fairly common terms in today’s fitness world–and I’m sure a good majority of you have heard these words in relation to your own workouts. While both have a very important place in fitness (especially when you are first starting out on a fitness program) people often mistake flexibility and mobility as […]

Vegetable Gardens and Clean Eating
Wellness

Why Vegetable Gardens Are The Best Way To Practice Clean Eating

Whether you’re eating clean for performance or to lose weight, growing your own vegetable garden is a powerful way to increase your health.

The Best Moves for Wedding Day Yoga
Wellness

Top 4 Yoga Routines To Look Amazing On Your Wedding Day

Do you want to get in the best shape of your life for your wedding day? Do these 4 yoga, bodyweight and pilates-inspired workouts and get the tone and definition you want to look amazing for your wedding day.

Mindful Eating for Weight Loss
Nutrition & Diet

Why Mindful Eating Works for Weight Loss (And How to Start Now)

Can changing your relationship with food result in weight loss without dieting? Ongoing research demonstrates that mindfulness practices can result in significant weight loss without choosing to diet or restrict calories. You can bring mindfulness into your daily life during your work day, morning preparations, time with your loved ones … really at any time. […]

Safe Pregnancy Exercises
Wellness

What Are The Best Types Of Exercise For A Healthy Pregnancy?

One of the best things you can while pregnant is to keep moving! Here is your comprehensive exercise plan for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

Design Your Home to Maximize Health Benefits
Wellness

The Surprising Way Home Design Affects Your Health

From your front door to your kitchen, here are some practical ways to organize and arrange your home to directly support you in building healthy habits.

Tips for Exercising With Joint Pain
Health & Wellness

6 Tips for Exercising with Joint Pain

6 tips for exercising when you suffer from joint pain — how to increase mobility and strength while decreasing pain so you can get a great workout.

Clean Running Shoes
Wellness

Finally, The Right Way To Clean Running Shoes

Use these 9 simple steps to clean running shoes properly — avoid unwanted foot odor and extend the life of your running shoes.

Massage Chair for Home Benefits
Health & Wellness

Massage Chair Benefits Include Recovery and Relaxation

If you’ve ever experienced a post-workout massage, you probably don’t need much convincing to understand its benefits.  Receiving a massage after a tough workout may reduce muscle stiffness, improve range of motion, and increase blood flow, all of which improve recovery for your next workout.  The benefits of post-workout massage are even backed by research.  […]

Outdoor Family Fitness Games
Wellness

Outdoor BBQ Games for Family Fitness

Need an excuse to head outside?  Whether you’re hanging with kids, the whole family, or just adults, outdoor games will do the trick.  With options for every budget, fitness level, and age, outdoor games are a great way to socialize and stay active at your next gathering.  Here are some outdoor family fitness games to […]

biking in winter weather
Wellness

7 Tips for running and biking in winter weather

When it’s cold out, running and biking are less pleasant and more dangerous. One solution is to get your cardio on stationary machines all winter long. Another is to quit cardio altogether until the weather warms up. But nothing beats the burn of some good, old-fashioned roadwork. Here are seven tips to help you get […]

Healthy Thanksgiving Activities
Wellness

Healthy Thanksgiving Activities for the Whole Family

Ready for some healthy Thanksgiving downtime?  While Thanksgiving is centered around the big feast, there’s plenty of time before and after the meal for healthy family activities.  Healthy Thanksgiving activities will burn off some of the calories of the feast while you celebrate joy and gratitude with your family and friends.  Here are some healthy […]

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Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving Meals

When you’re committed to a healthy diet for you and your family, facing a holiday that’s centered around food can produce a lot of anxiety.  Don’t let the Thanksgiving holiday derail your healthy efforts.  The traditional Thanksgiving meal is a celebration of the bounty of fall’s harvest.  Embrace the best cooking methods to celebrate the […]

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Healthy Halloween Fun Besides Trick-or-Treating

Ready for spooky fun this Halloween?  The last few weeks of October are the height of fall and Halloween activities. With scary celebrations and fall festivals in every small town, there are plenty of opportunities to get your heart pumping. These are some of the best ways to have some Halloween fun with your family […]