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4 Simple Ways to Work in a Workout

4 Simple Ways to Work in a Workout

You know how busy life can be. The mornings are a rush, lunch time is a rush, and the night time is a rush to get housework done and dinner made. Layer in kids if you have them and the desire to spend time with them, and it’s easy to convince yourself that you don’t […]

5 Midlife Fitness Mistakes You May Be Making

5 Midlife Fitness Mistakes You May Be Making

I developed a regular fitness habit when my daughter turned one. So, for the past 17 years, I’ve kept a pretty steady schedule at the gym. When I’m there I operate with one primary goal…make the most of my time to get all the benefit I can. At the gym, this girl don’t play! I’m all […]

The 5 Most Frustrating Things About Trying to Lose Weight

The 5 Most Frustrating Things About Trying to Lose Weight

Real talk: At some point, every woman working to lose weight gets seriously annoyed. Between the diet soda cravings and recipe fatigue, it’s enough to make you want to flip a table. But since your reaction to those setbacks is crucial to reaching your goal, you’ve got to check yourself before you wreck yourself. Here’s […]

5 Ways To Drink More Water + Lemon Cucumber Infused Water Recipe

5 Ways To Drink More Water + Lemon Cucumber Infused Water Recipe

Do you indulge a little too much over the weekend? Well if so you’re in luck because today we’re talking all about water and why it’s so important… especially when your desperately craving a full body detox. Let’s get right into it! We’ve all been told that drinking water is good for us, but never […]

Diabetes: Are You At Risk?

Diabetes: Are You At Risk?

Diabetes is plaguing the country. According to a recent study published in JAMA, half of adults across the U.S. have diabetes or blood sugar so high they’re almost diabetic. People with diabetes either have an inability to produce insulin to lower blood sugar (type 1 diabetes) or they have too little insulin or cannot use […]

15 Daily Routines That Heighten Emotional Intelligence

15 Daily Routines That Heighten Emotional Intelligence

How you handle high levels of stress can mean the difference between being assertive and poised or being negative and disgruntled.You’ve heard it before: Emotional Intelligence is the newest predictor of highly successful people. They’re emotionally balanced, in tune with their gut, and have the innate ability to listen, empathize, creatively solve problems, and basically […]

The Power Of Stretching

The Power Of Stretching

Do you know the true power of stretching? Or do you, like many people, simply associate it with a similar (and very popular) practice — yoga? Sure, stretching is one of the key elements of yoga, but it’s also an impactful practice on its own. Stretching is the one activity that can deepen the impact […]

Hidden Sugar Traps

Hidden Sugar Traps

Scaling back on our sugar intake is one of the most important steps in achieving a healthy lifestyle, but with so many sugars hiding in our every day foods, it’s becoming harder than ever to do. Did you know that Greek yogurt can contain up to 20 grams of sugar? Or that some salad dressings […]

Diet, Exercise, and Sleep Are Great, but 1 Thing Matters Even More for Your Health

Diet, Exercise, and Sleep Are Great, but 1 Thing Matters Even More for Your Health

What is the best way to live a happy and successful life? originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Katherine Killoran, physician and cancer survivor, on Quora: Establishing healthy habits is a good start. When you feel well, it’s easier to be happy and […]

Do You Drink Enough Water?

Do You Drink Enough Water?

A common refrain we hear is that the key to staying hydrated is drinking eight glasses of water a day. While this is a good barometer, the easiest way to know how much to drink is to simply obey your thirst. Drink when your body tells you it’s thirsty. Don’t wait—by the time you feel […]