You Should Get a Massage Today! The Benefits of Massage Therapy

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Sponsored by Relax the Back. Enter our giveaway below! “Oh, I could use a massage,” we say, when our muscles get stiff or when life gets to be a bit much. What we usually mean is that we really need to relax, and massage is an excellent way to do that. Did you realize the benefits […]

East Coast vs. West Coast Blogger Challenge: Who’s Ahead?

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Photo credit Sponsored by Shape/Men’s Fitness. Enter our Amazon giveaway below! Week One of the East Coast vs West Coast Blogger Challenge: COMPLETED! The Men’s Fitness and Shape Magazine East Coast vs. West Coast Blogger Challenge is a head-to-head competition for the title of most active coast. 10 of our East Coast Ambassadors and […]

Giving Thanks for Positive Nutrition: #EatPositive 11/24 9pm ET


‘Tis the season for thinking about what we’re thankful for… and one of those things is the food that nourishes and sustains us. As we get ready to prepare and share the foods of the season this Thanksgiving, we’re “Giving Thanks for Positive Nutrition” during our #EatPositive chat sponsored by Kashi. We’ll be discussing the food […]

Thankfulness and Togetherness at Thanksgiving: #ConnectedLife 11/24 2pm ET


It’s almost Turkey Day, but before we dig in let’s take some time to reflect on the things and the people that we’re thankful for. Join us and sponsor Verizon for our lunchtime chat about thankfulness, togetherness and opportunities for giving at this time of year. Verizon is thankful for you (and so are we!). […]

The Benefits of Competition: East Coast vs. West Coast Challenge (plus Giveaway)


Sponsored by Shape/Men’s Fitness. Enter our Amazon giveaway below! A little healthy competition is good for you! Even if you don’t think of yourself as “competitive” it’s worth seeking out a team and a bit of friendly rivalry. Why? photo credit You push harder It’s easy to give yourself permission to slack off, slow down […]

The Importance of Quality Sleep (and how to get it)


Sponsored by Relax the Back. Enter our giveaway below! Sleep is essential! It should regarded as highly as exercise and nutrition for our physical and mental health. Without enough sleep, you can experience decreased physical performance and mental alertness, memory impairment, a higher risk of injury and reduced immunity. Studies tie sleep deprivation to car accidents […]

VIP #ConnectedLife Chat 11/19 7pm CST

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  Verizon is more than a mobile carrier: it’s a destination. The new Verizon Destination Store in Houston is over 12,000 square feet of tech innovation: an immersive experience that allows customers to test drive products so they can best find the products for their connected life. Plus it’s just cool— a hands-on tech playground! FitFluential […]

Outdoor Fitness Fashion with Ahnu Footwear + Tips for the Trail


We love getting outside when there’s a nip to the air and a crunch to the leaves! Fall fitness may require a little more planning (and layering) than the summer months, but the rewards are many. And if you’ve been meaning to start a new fitness routine, now is the perfect time to establish healthy […]

Get Fit with HIIT: 6 Workouts plus a HIIT It Hard Playlist


Sponsored by Jabra. Enter to win Jabra Sport Wireless+ headphones below! Photo credit Brad Gouthro Fitness Looking to burn as much fat as possible or improve endurance while preserving muscle? Time to incorporate some High Intensity Interval Training into your routine. HIIT refers to a workout where you perform an exercise interval at maximum effort, […]

What’s Your Primary Element? How to Achieve Balance (Gaiam TV Giveaway!)


This post is sponsored by GaiamTV. Enter our giveaway below! We’re each gifted with a unique constitution that’s derived from the elements of our natural world: fire, water, air and earth. Your primary element is expressed through your personality traits, and colors the lens through which you view life. What’s your element? Do you burn […]

Dealing with Back Pain During the Holidays: #RelaxTheBack 11/12 9pm EST


We’re halfway through November— the holidays are coming up fast! When you’re faced with a whirlwind of planned activities, weekends spent on the go and an ever-growing to-do list, the last thing you want is nagging back pain slowing you down and dampening your holiday cheer. Join us as we chat with sponsor Relax The […]