• Lift your way to better posture

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    Standing tall and straight makes you look and feel more confident. But that isn’t the only reason not to slouch. Over time, slouching can cause problems with your back and your joints and other areas of the body. These problems lead to less flexibility and reduced muscle strength. You need both to keep up with […]

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  • Use Your Birthday Instead of New Years to Set a Weight Loss Resolution

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    Whether you want to lose twenty pounds or altogether reinvent yourself, New Years has traditionally been the one time of the year to get underway with it. But why wait until the end of December to think about how to better your mind and body? Your birthday (instead of New Year’s) is the perfect time […]

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  • How to beat holiday weight gain

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    Temptations abound during the holiday season. Add extra treats to busy schedules that leave little time for the gym and your belly may just rival Santa’s in the New Year. There really is a better way. The holidays don’t have to mean weight gain. With a little planning and intention the scale can still be […]

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  • How to come up with a realistic New Year’s resolution

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    Do you make the same resolutions each year only to break them before Valentine’s Day? Don’t be discouraged. It isn’t you; you may just need to tweak your goal. Ask yourself these questions to come up with a realistic resolution that you actually keep and conquer. Why? The top two resolutions are lose weight and […]

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  • How to set a running resolution that sticks

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    Whether you love running or hate it, you have to admit that the idea of it is pretty cool. If this is the year you’d like to enjoy some of the cachet running brings – you have to get started first. Here’s how. Make a right sized goal Your goal should be unique to you. […]

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  • 5 ways to use ground turkey instead of ground beef

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    Choose ground turkey over ground beef to save fat and/or avoid red meat. You’ll likely cut a few dollars off your grocery bill, too. To enjoy the most benefits go lean. Ground turkey breast is a better option than turkey ground from dark meat, which has nearly as much fat as ground beef. These recipe […]

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  • Tips For Training For a 5K

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    Whether you haven’t run in years, or you are brand new to the running world, preparing for a 5K is a perfect way to get primed and ready for a runner’s lifestyle. And truth be told, once you cross that finish line, the sky is the limit. A 10k or half marathon could be next—it’s […]

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  • Healthy homemade gifts

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    Homemade gifts are a great way to save money and share the spirit of the season in a way that is thoughtful and unique. Help those on your list get a head start on their New Year’s resolution with these two healthy homemade gifts. There is no sweeter way to show you care. Dorie Greenspan’s […]

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  • How to improve your breathing when working out

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    Does it feel like your lungs are on fire during a hard workout? Trouble controlling your breath can make exercise feel uncomfortable. Don’t be discouraged by unmanageable huffing and puffing. Try these tips and breathe easier, even when you break a sweat. Take a deep breath Deep breathing helps you get the oxygen you need […]

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  • Workouts to help beat holiday stress

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    The most wonderful time of the year is also one of the most stressful times of the year. Exercise is one surefire way to keep stress at bay. Try these workouts to help you keep your cool so you make it through the season without melting down or blowing your top. Yoga Yoga is for […]

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