Those who start a new gym or workout program often say their fitness goals are to “tone up” or “I want to lose weight.” The problem with these fitness goals is that they are too generic. These statements are the recipe for failure because they lack urgency, time restraints so that there is an end,
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There are so many benefits to drinking water. But I bet you didn’t know these things. Nothing tastes and feels better than an ice-cold glass of water after a workout. And while you know that we should be drinking water before, during and after a run or other exercise, many of us fail to drink
I just finished a 2-day BluePrint juice cleanse and I have never felt better—and never been happier now that it is over. Let me start by saying I recommend everyone do a juice cleanse. It was my first time, and although hard at times, it was doable. It was a challenge and taught me so
When it comes to diet, many are flexible when talking about adapting to adding new foods in on our quest to clean up our diets and fuel the body with what is needs. But it’s removing meat that can be hard for some. This is why slowly practicing a flexitarian diet is s great idea.
The best running pace for beginners should be a pace that feels comfortable, at least 12 to 13 minutes per mile.
You have been working out and eating right—finally saying goodbye to the sweets from the holiday season. But then you are invited out to eat. After being committed to making healthy food choices it seems like there are two choices: decline the invitation and stick to your home-cooked, meal prepped dish to stick to your
It’s almost time to ring in the New Year. And this means we all start singing that same old tune of “new year, new me” mentality that includes losing weight and working on ourselves in the quest of self-improvement. It is great to set goals. I am a huge goal setter. But the problem is
Two things were working for me when it came to my pregnancy size: my height and the fact that I was in shape and active before expecting. But just because I carried well doesn’t mean that I didn’t gain pregnancy weight. In fact, I gained 32 pounds during this pregnancy. And like every other mama
The movie Brittany Runs A Marathon is now available on Amazon Prime. And while many already rushed to see it in select theaters, the rest of us can now (ironically) enjoy it from the comfort of our own couch. At the heart of the plot is the story of an unhappy and unhealthy woman on
Stepping on a scale is a scary thing. I don’t care if you are super fit and healthy or looking to lose weight. But FitTrack is a smart scale that makes me actually look forward to using one. Call me crazy, I know. But I focus much more on the other insights FitTrack provides me