Must Haves For Home Fitness

Must Haves For Home Fitness
A lot of people think that in order to exercise at home they need to get some big, fancy, home strength training system.  Or, some big, clunky, piece of home cardio equipment.  That is NOT the case, though!  In fact, I would try to talk you out of spending hundreds (or thousands) of dollars on... Read more »

The Skinny On Starbucks' New La Boulange Pastries

The Skinny On Starbucks' New La Boulange Pastries
Admit it, you grab a pastry on the go more than you’d like to admit.  I’m going to raise my hand and admit guilt.  Sometimes you are on the go and it’s the only option between eating something or starving yourself (unless you’ve packed snacks, in which case you win!).  I’ve been seeing signs at... Read more »

New Webcomic Promotes Fitness Awareness And Education

New Webcomic Promotes Fitness Awareness And Education
It’s becoming more and more apparent every day that fitness and wellness are important topics that should be discussed, but it seems like we continually fall short no matter how hard we try (or we are distracted by fads or gimmicks).  Besides being a fitness professional, I’m also a self-confessed nerd (and many people have... Read more »
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Are Minimalist Shoes Safe?

Are Minimalist Shoes Safe?
This week I feature a guest blogger who is much more renown on the subject of footwear than myself, as she is a Podiatrist, after all.  I asked her about shoes and fitness, and she shared with me her thoughts on “minimalist” shoes.  I have personally tried to wear minimalist shoes, myself, in the past. ... Read more »

Healthy Snacks That Travel Well

Healthy Snacks That Travel Well
Let’s face it, we all live busy lives.  I can’t tell you how many times people will tell me that they “forgot to eat” or that they “didn’t have food” or something along those lines.  The problem is that most people are not prepared with healthy options in their busy lives.  There are many great... Read more »

Homemade Remedies, Do They Work?

Homemade Remedies, Do They Work?
I’m all about healing the body in natural ways.  I actually avoid medications as much as possible.  You know what?  It works!  When I focus on taking in the proper nutrients, my body takes care of itself rather nicely… and this is coming from someone diagnosed with Hashimoto’s.  My symptoms are virtually non-existent if my... Read more »
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10 Tips To Make Going Gluten Free Easier

10 Tips To Make Going Gluten Free Easier
Thinking about going gluten free?  Me too!  Today’s blog is a guest blog written by one of my friends, Melissa.  She is a diagnosed Celiac and has been gluten free for years.  I asked her to submit a blog to me because of my new adventures in going gluten free myself.  While I am not... Read more »

A Sad Day For Athletes; My Thoughts On The Boston Marathon Tragedy #ToBostonWithLOVE

A Sad Day For Athletes; My Thoughts On The Boston Marathon Tragedy #ToBostonWithLOVE
It truly is a sad day.  Not too long ago today, my Twitter feed started filling up with posts about a bombing at the Boston Marathon finish line.  I couldn’t believe what I was reading, but sadly, the news isn’t surprising, either.  What has this world come to that people feel the need to do... Read more »

The Superhero Fitness Challenge Returns To C2E2!

The Superhero Fitness Challenge Returns To C2E2!
Last year the Superhero Fitness Challenge made a splash at C2E2 (Chicago’s BEST Entertainment and Pop Culture convention) by being the only health and fitness related booth there!  People engaged in our fitness challenge and earned great prizes!  We brought an excitement for living healthier lives into an area where it’s been pretty non-existent up... Read more »
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Easy Solutions For Working Out While Traveling

A lot of people give up on their workouts when they travel.  For many people it’s because they don’t have access to equipment, or they just don’t think there’s enough room in their hotel to get their workout in.  Don’t let your excuses win the battle, though, because I’m here to tell you of a... Read more »