Finding Motivation and Your Momentum (Giveaway and Discount Code!)

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What moves you? What keeps you motivated to keep going? It’s easy to lose your mojo or get sidetracked by all the distractions of daily life: a busy schedule, a sidelining illness or injury, a vacation causing a change in routine. And the longer you go without the starting back up again, the harder it [...]

Time to #GetYourVeggieOn! 10/20 10:30am ET

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How’s your diet? For many of us, the exercise is the easy part of a healthy lifestyle; it’s keeping nutrition on point that’s tough. Add in long commutes, busy schedules and the temptations of the upcoming holiday season— consistently sticking to healthy choices can seem daunting. How do you eat healthily, especially when you’re on [...]

#FFWellness Challenge Week Three: Meditation

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  This week we’re focusing on meditation. Do you feel like your day, every day, is go-go-go? Always feel distracted or like you’re forgetting something? Stressed out for no particular reason, or too many reasons to count? Some may be inclined to discount it as a New Age fad, but meditation has been practiced for thousands [...]

Quick Tips to Hydrate Right

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sponsored by Nth Degree Hydration is important, especially when performance and endurance counts. After all, our bodies are about 60% water and 75% of that is in our muscles. When you’re not properly hydrated, you can’t perform optimally: studies indicate a runner’s pace will slow by 2% for each percentage of body weight lost from [...]

DOs and DON’Ts for a Fit Pregnancy and How to Lose the Pregnancy Weight: #TeamDeltaLabs Chat 10/15 9pm ET

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When you’re nurturing a new life, all you want to do is keep you and your baby safe and healthy. But there’s a ton of “rules” and advice— some of it conflicting— and taking it all in can be overwhelming and somewhat scary. During this community-minded chat, we’ll be discussing the DOs and DON’Ts of [...]

VIDEO: What Are Thermogenics (AKA Fat-Burners)?

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sponsored by Thermo Heat If you want to lose weight and lean out, incorporating more exercise into your day is an excellent place to start. But how much change you see— and how quickly— also depends on your metabolism. After all, your workout is only a small percentage of your day! How your body burns calories [...]

The Benefits of Pure Maple Syrup: #FitMaple Twitter Chat 10/14 9pm ET

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You love it on pancakes and waffles, but pure maple syrup is capable of so much more! Maple syrup adds depth and complexity to cooking as an ingredient in glazes, rubs or BBQ sauces for poultry, meat, seafood or vegetables. Maple syrup is also a natural energy source that can provide simple carbs easily broken down for fuel during [...]

Rock Your Crock with Chili Beans for National Chili Month

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sponsored by S&W® Beans Did you know that October is National Chili Month? Why not celebrate with a bowl of your favorite chili or use this month to try out a new recipe. Not only does chili taste great, it is also good for you–especially the beans. Why eat beans? Because nutritionally they rock! Beans [...]

Style, Shopping and Savings! Let’s Talk Fall Fashion: #ConnectedLife 2pm ET

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For many of us fall means changing leaves, cooler temperatures, all the pumpkin things… and finally breaking out the scarves, leggings and tall boots! We love the cozy colors, warmth and textures of fall fashion, whether we’re on a long run, running errands or just lounging around. Whether you consider yourself style savvy or a walking what-not-to-do, you’ll [...]

Win Sweet Swag with Chocolate Milk

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    Last week, we partnered with sponsor Got Chocolate Milk for a Twitter chat about recovery and gave away some sweet prize packs. This week, Got Chocolate Milk is awarding some more sweet swag: gear from TREK, TYR, 2XU, FuelBelt and more! They’re counting down the final days before 8-time world-champion short-track speedskater Apolo Ohno [...]

Are You a Phone-tographer? Step Up Your Camera Phone Game: #ConnectedLife 10/6 9pm ET

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    Often the best camera is the one you happen to have on you! And unless you’re a pro, you probably don’t have a DSLR at your fingertips every time the perfect shot presents itself. Most of us don’t leave home without our smartphone though. Happily smartphone cameras have advanced to the point that [...]

4 Weeks of Wellness Challenge with Grokker: Week One #FFWellness

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  They say it takes a month to forge a new habit! For this month’s challenge, we’ve partnered with Grokker to bring you #FFWellness. Grokker’s 4 Weeks of Wellness is intended to inspire you to create your personal wellness habit: to find a little time to do something good for yourself every day. They’ve selected one Grokker video [...]

FitFluential Transformation: Debi Gomez

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    I am Debi— a 40 year old wife, mom, professional baby photographer, fitness enthusiast— and as of this year, nursing student! I was relatively thin growing up and even into college and after. By the time I was ready for children I was only about 15lbs overweight. The pregnancies (and a pregnancy-induced thyroid [...]