It’s happened on more than a few occasions that I’ve been out with friends and instead of ordering a glass of wine or champagne, I’ll have some tea. My vices are bread and sugar and have never included alcohol – even when I was in college. I’m a tea addict however and it’s so fantastic for not only your health, but your skin (though I realize when you’re out it might not be the best beverage of choice, but I’ve never been one to give into peer pressure!).
Until recently I might have rolled my eyes at the thought of wearing a sweatband – how 80’s Olivia Newton-John! Truth be told however my hair gets to be pretty gross after most of my workouts because they’re very long and try as I may, it’s never totally out of my face when I’m running or moving around in power yoga.
Just because fall is almost here and you’ll be able to cover yourself up under layers of sweaters doesn’t mean you should let that banging bikini body go! I like to keep a wide range of fat fighting foods at home – for the health benefits more than anything else, but whatever gets you to eat well is good motivation.
Ideally we would all get the essential nutrients we need from food, but that isn’t always feasible. While the evidence is murky when it comes to the efficacy of supplements, if you’re at risk for falling short on some key nutrients it’s worth considering consulting a physician or registered dietitian about starting a supplement plan. … Continue reading Experts Dish: How to Fuel for an Active Lifestyle
I’m sure you’ve already starting panicking about the impending bikini season, but never fear – Tracy Anderson has come to our rescue with this short and sweet exercise video. She gives us the goods on two easy but effective exercises that you can do at home anytime you have a few extra minutes to spare. … Continue reading Fit for Fashion with Tracy Anderson: Workout Buddy
My spin class is no joke. Serious riders are kicking serious ass. When I feel like dialing back I look at the girls with the tight ass bums and flat tummies, and I bear down and keep pushing (always take one of the bikes in the back of the room). I found out a slim-down … Continue reading Sports Research Sweet Sweat: Feel the Burn
Barefoot running is the natural way to run, but obviously there are dangers like rocks, asphalt, broken glass, etc. that keep us from actually jogging barefoot. Our feet also need some support when it comes to running to make sure we don’t get injured or ruin our arches. To get the best of both worlds, … Continue reading Newton Running Shoes: The Three Laws of Motion
A Vitamix is the best investment you can make for your health. It took me a while to think that a $500 blender was actually necessary in my life, but after two years of it in my life, I honestly don’t know what I’d do without it. This has paid for itself 10-fold. In fact, … Continue reading Vitamix 1363 CIA Professional Series: Mix and Match