What Happened to Your New Year’s Resolutions?

We’re 7 weeks into the new year and by this point most people have long given up on their resolutions. It turns out January 12th is the fateful day that most of us throw in the towel and go back to eating chocolate donuts from the break room for lunch because old habits die hard…

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The Ideal Workout for Better Skin

We all know about the obvious benefits of exercise–lose weight, boost your metabolism, get those endorphins, blah blah blah. We get it. I, and countless others, have talked that to death so today I want to share a benefit of resistance training that you may not be aware of. Weight bearing exercises can actually make…

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Bath Time: Just for Kids or the Secret to Achieving Your Fitness Goals?

I am a HUGE proponent of baths. Bubbles, candles, an episode of Grey’s Anatomy, maybe a glass of wine if the mood so strikes–I go all in on a relaxing night in the tub. And while the relaxation alone is a great reason to slide in, there are some big health benefits to bath time.…

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How to Lose Weight While Sitting at Your Desk

Most of us aren’t able to spend all day in the gym working on our fitness. We have jobs, kids, and other responsibilities that eat away at most of our time and it can feel impossible to fit in a workout at the end of a busy day. Now, while it is crucial to take…

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How To Stay On Track This Thanksgiving

The holidays are supposed to be the “most wonderful time of the year”, but I think most of us can agree that a lot of stress and overeating is sprinkled in with all the obligations and parties that come up. With that in mind, what are you supposed to do if you are trying to…

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How To Fit Fitness Into Your Life

When I first started to commit to fitness I was in college. Not only did I have a full time class load, but I also worked 3 jobs totaling over 40 hours a week. Working the equivalent of a full time job as a full time student doesn’t leave a person with much time for…

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5 Things to Ask Before Hiring a Trainer

So you’re thinking about hiring a personal trainer. Great! That is an awesome step toward reaching your goals and the right person will be able to bring out the best in you and teach you the best way to stay safe and get fit. That being said, training is expensive and not a very well…

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Is Eating Less Stalling Your Weight Loss Goals?

You’re frustrated. You’ve been great about tracking what you eat, making sure you exercise, and there is no possible way that you are taking in more calories than you are burning so why aren’t you losing weight? The reality is, eating less is not always the solution. In fact, I would say that at least…

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The Problem With Cheat Days That Could Be Ruining Your Progress

I get it. I really do. I used to love having one day a week where all nutritious thought went out the window and I could eat pints of ice cream and boxes of pizza until my pants got uncomfortably tight while still thinking I could reach my goals. That can be a fun bubble…

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Do You Have Chronic Health Concerns? Stay Safe Working Out With These 3 Tips

Living with a chronic illness such as Fibromyalgia, Lyme, Hashimoto’s, Graves, Crohns, or Rheumatoid Arthritis is hard enough. Some days getting out of bed is the most that a person can muster and heading to work or school for the day is the mental and physical equivalent of finishing a marathon on a pogo stick.…

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