Health

A Role Model of Healthy Living for Your Kids

They sure do tell you many things before you have kids but one thing I can’t seem to remember hearing was that that somebody would ALWAYS be watching me from here on out. I’m sure it was told to me and I’m also sure I shrugged...

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Overwhelmed, Underperforming & Stressed. Back to the Basics

A few of the people in the health and fitness world I follow have been pushing a return to the basics. Seems counterintuitive at first but the more I have thought about it, the more I am working to move towards de-complexing things.  The argument is...

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Can Eating Together Make You Healthier?

Farm to Table. Sounds fantastic.  Makes you feel good about eating at the restaurants that claim this way of bringing you closer to the farm from which the food came.  I can personally say I would get a tad smug knowing that I ate from a...

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The Most Underrated Tool to Living Fit

Sleep is the most underrated tool you have in your wellness arsenal. When you neglect your capacity to get quality, restful sleep, you disrupt your ability to live a truly healthy life. Not getting enough sleep? You are probably dealing with: Weight Gain Problems Losing Weight ...

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Secret to a Better Nights Sleep: Foam Rolling

What is one thing we always need more of but never seem to get enough?  Sleep! With a 2 month old, I can say I did not realize how much I appreciated a full nights rest until now.  So, what little precious snooze time we do get...

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Sitting is Making Your Butt Disappear

Sitting for extended periods of time, day after day, week after week, at work, in the car, on the couch and even in the gym is making your butt shrink. And not in a good way. Next time you are in the gym, take a look...

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Why I Hate Talking Macronutrients

Bold statement.  I hate macros.  I guess I should clarify, I hate the idolization of macros.  I guess I should also clarify what macros just in case.  So macros, short for macronutrients, are the big boys when it comes to nutrition. Fat, Protein, Carbohydrates.  The nutritional...

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Do nutrition labels have scurvy?

What do you truly get out of reading the nutrition label on a food package? Percentages, grams, serving sizes, and all that other quantitative goodness. You know, the stuff you can enter on your MyFitnessPal. But other than that, what do you personally get? Satisfaction perhaps? A vote of...

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