4 Reasons to Drink More Water in the Winter

In the winter the humidity has dropped and the air is so much drier not to mention the use of indoor heaters going that will dry us out. Do you find as hard to drink water when it’s cold outside? If you are suffering from a dry mouth, chapped lips or even a headache, you […]

Knee Pain

Knee Pain—Part 1 The knee bone’s connected to the . . . In this first of a three-part series on knee pain, I’m going to give you a quick overview of how the knee works in relation to the rest of the body when it comes to exercise and optimal functionality. When starting a new […]

Tips to Eat Healthier

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult. Maintaining your healthy and feeling your best is directly linked to eating right. Here are a few tips to help you get started. 1. Make time to cook There is little or no time at all to cook when we are in a rush. So what’s the solution […]

Winter Running Gear

Being a Southern California girl most of my adult life and moving to much colder climate has been an adjustment. I have never ran in the snow nor when the weather is in the 20’s so I am learning what to wear for winter running. Here is my list of what I have learned so […]

Beat the Winter “Blahs” with Exercise

Feeling a post-holiday letdown? Tired of shorter days and early nights? Wondering how you can get through the dark months as you pine for summer sunshine? Fear not. You can walk—or jog, run, or lift—your way to a brighter mood with exercise. When you’re feeling low, moving may be the last thing you feel like […]

3 Ways to Exercise Body and Mind

Odds are, you’ve noticed yoga and martial art studios popping up like Starbucks® in your neighborhood. Or maybe you’ve noticed that Sunday Tai Chi class in the park being populated by increasingly younger, fitter practitioners. Mindful exercise techniques may date back as far as 3rd millennium BC in Asia, but they’re only now really starting […]

3 Steps to Beating your Head Cold

A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses. —Hippocrates Head colds can be a real challenge for me. On one hand, I have no time to deal with a bout of sniffling, sneezing, and aching. On the […]

What Should I Eat After a Hard Work Out?

Have you often wondered what you should eat after a hard. I sure have especially since there are so many different opinions. One thing for sure is that it’s important to have a lean protein source, good source of carbs, fruit and vegetables. So I thought I would highlight what works for me and are […]

Aiming to Be Better

Exactly six months ago today I started this fitness journey. I had no idea what I was gonna get myself into but decided to go for it. It started off rocky because I lost so much weight in the first 3 weeks (15 lbs to be exact) my body went through some issues. After having lot […]

Improve Your Running Form with These 6 Tips

Form is so important when running whether you are a new runner or a seasoned one. So many runners are wasting their energy with poor form or they get injured. Maximizing your run by adjusting the body to proper running form really isn’t as tough as you may think. Who wants plantar or shin splints […]

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