Just because there is a category five blizzard outside doesn’t mean you should give up on yourself. I don’t think I need to say that this is probably going to be an unusually harsh winter. In general, winter is regarded as bulking season, where everyone goes a little lax on their fitness guidelines and goals.… Read More How to Stay Fit in Inhospitable Weather Conditions
There is scientific evidence that vacations are good for you. If you have ever needed an excuse to take some sick days or some personal time, please rejoice in the news I am about to impart to you: Vacations can actually benefit your health. It’s a new year, so many of us probably feel like… Read More Can Taking Vacations Improve Your Health?
Sometimes you just need a good reason to hit the gym. Every person who has ever worked out has had to fight the internal battle of whether to exercise, or stay home in bed. In fact, most of the times I think staying home in bed probably wins out, because taking the easy way out… Read More Five Ways to Convince Yourself to Work Out
We all know that Vitamin C is very important, but just how much do you need? I’m sure we were all told from a very young age, that if we didn’t get enough Vitamin C, we would get scurvy. Well, we aren’t pirates, but that advice seems to have worked because pretty much everyone knows… Read More How Much Vitamin C Do You Really Need?
Women should really be getting more magnesium. Most of the women I know take a multi-vitamin daily. I think this is a good thing, since we aren’t always likely to get all the nutrients we need from the food we eat, especially when you factor kids into the equation. One vitamin that is super important… Read More Three Reasons to Get More Magnesium
If you are having trouble maintaining your weight, sodium may be to blame. I don’t know about you, but I feel like the typical American has no idea just how much sodium they are really consuming. Sodium is something we are used to seeing in almost everything we eat, so it’s often something we gloss… Read More Are You Eating Too Much Sodium?
Stress is unavoidable, but there are plenty of ways to fight it. If you are a working mom like me, you know that stress is an inevitable part of your life. If you add on top of that all the terrifying things that are happening in this country, and the irrational fears that come with… Read More Unusual Ways to Relieve Stress