International Women’s Day: Women as First Responders

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Sponsored by TogoRun The month of March is Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day falls on March 8th. On this day and throughout the month, we celebrate women’s strength, progress and inspiration and recognize women’s contributions throughout history. First responders—such as, firefighters, law enforcement, search and rescue, and paramedics—used to be a vocation primarily […]

How to Beat Sugar Cravings

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Sponsored by Adaptogen It’s no surprise we love dessert: we’re hardwired to delight in sweet things. Sweet is the first taste we enjoy after we’re born, and our long-ago ancestors evolved to gravitate towards binging on sweeter, riper fruit— its higher sugar content meant it supplied more energy and helped the body to store fat, […]

Spring Into Fitness: #MakeYourMove and Try Something New

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In 2015, we’ve partnered with Kohl’s for the #MakeYourMove campaign. We want to know what your 2015 goals are and how you plan to #MakeYourMove toward a healthier you. It may be hard to believe, but spring is just around the corner! Old Man Winter gets ushered out on Friday, March 20th. What does springtime […]

Time for a Fit Girls’ Weekend: ZOOMA Texas

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Sponsored by ZOOMA Is there anything better than spending time with the girls? Girl time is an opportunity to let you be you, not just the spouse/mom/employee that you need to be throughout the week. It’s a time to catch up, have fun, and take advantage of the health benefits of laughter. But it can […]

Maximizing Fitness All Day Long

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During a working life we spend about 80,000 hours sitting and 80% of chronic back pains are due to neglected back muscles. #lifeinmotion — Swopper (@SocialSwopper) February 25, 2015 Sponsored by Swopper The average American spends 7.7 hours sitting down every day: that’s more than half of the time that we’re awake! (You can calculate […]

5 Reasons to Start Yoga Today

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Sponsored by Reebok If you haven’t already incorporated a yoga practice into your day, no doubt someone has informed you that you should. The most commonly given reasons for yoga are to destress from a trying day, to reconnect your spirit to your body, and to increase strength and flexibility. These are all great reasons […]

Hit Reset and Detox Naturally

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Feeling sluggish, stressed or run down? Stuck in a weight loss plateau? Looking to have a healthier lifestyle and body but not sure where to start? Sponsored by Naked Me Tea A detox may be just what you need: a system reboot to help you fully recharge. Detox is a new beginning, a cleansing of the old so you […]

Droolworthy Desserts for When You Crave a Little Decadence

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Sponsored by Blendtec Sometimes only dessert will do. We’re almost two months into 2015 and many of us resolved to overhaul our diets and eat healthy this year. But as the weeks turn into months our resolve may be weakening; we’re ready to indulge. No worries: treating yourself now and again doesn’t mean “falling off the […]

#MakeYourMove to Better Sleep

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In 2015, we’ve partnered with Kohl’s for the #MakeYourMove campaign. We want to know how you plan to #MakeYourMove toward a healthier you. How did you sleep last night? The National Sleep Foundation Scientific Advisory Council’s sleep guidelines for adults remain unchanged: you should be getting 7-9 hours of shuteye each night. Not getting enough […]

How Does Fitness Help You to Be More Human?

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Sponsored by Reebok #BeMoreHuman #BreakYourSelfie When it comes to fitness— what is your why? For the most part, we’re not out there running just for the sake of excelling at running. We don’t learn to climb ropes to become master rope climbers, or do burpees to secure a “best in burpees” award. We do these […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Fitness at Work

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Sponsored by Swopper Pack your lunch (snacks too) Get a head start on a healthy work day by brown bagging protein and a rainbow of fruits and veggies. We make better food choices before we’re actually hungry! When the urge to eat strikes, you’ll be set with good-for-you options, not tempted to raid the vending […]

How to #Raid Like a Viking

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Sponsored by Vikings on HISTORY. The Vikings were legendary seafaring explorers and raiding warriors— the epitome of strength and bravery. HISTORY’s Vikings chronicles the epic adventures of Norse hero Ragnar Lothbrok and his fellow valiant warriors as they raid dangerous distant shores. It’s also a tale of family & brotherhood, ambition & innovation, loyalty & conflict, violence […]

Cutting Back on Carbs? Try These Recipes.

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Sponsored by Eggland’s Best Have you committed to or are considering a low-carb diet? Going low-carb means limiting carbohydrates (which are easily turned into sugar by the body) and emphasizing foods high in protein and fat. Limiting carb intake normalizes blood sugar levels and encourages the body to burn fat for fuel. Many animal protein […]

A Better Way to Sit

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Sponsored by Back App Posture while you are sitting matters to your health— good posture prevents back, neck and shoulder pain; keeps joints and bones in alignment to prevent strain; and allows for efficient breathing and oxygen distribution through the body. Most of us tend to not only sit too much (13.7 hours a day […]

A New Way to Have a Protein Packed Breakfast

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Sponsored by About Time You know that breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, but have you considered the importance of protein in your breakfast? Our bodies are built by protein: this nutrient helps build and repair tissues and is a building block for our bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, blood, hair and […]

6 Sneaky Ways to Eat Cauliflower

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Sponsored by Blendtec Broccoli and kale get all the attention, but cauliflower is a nutritional powerhouse too! Like all vegetables, you can enjoy cauliflower with abandon as it’s full of vitamins but super low in calories. One cup of raw cauliflower is an excellent source of the antioxidant vitamin C and works to fight inflammation, […]

5 Keys to Date Night Success

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Sponsored by Bumble Bee SuperFresh As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, we look for ways to show that special someone how much we care. To keep that relationship healthy (and the sparks flying!) it’s important to prioritize time together, all year long. Try establishing a regular date night! Date night doesn’t have to mean an expensive […]