Monthly Archives: February 2014

Encouraging Children to Have a Positive Body Image

It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and I wanted to take a moment to talk about the importance of encouraging children to have a positive body image.  This can be a difficult challenge when trying to make healthy lifestyle changes … Continue reading

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Clean Eating Crock Pot Recipes & ZigUltra Sale!

Today I’m watching my niece, and having a one year old around has reminded me how hard it was to cook dinner when my kids were that age.  That’s when I fell in love with my Crock Pot (slow cooker) … Continue reading

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#MoveMoreBurnMore – Parts 2 and 3 of the 90 Day Workout Plan

I’ve been sharing the LA Fitness #MoveMoreBurnMore 90 Day Plan blog posts for workouts and nutrition.  In case you missed any, start here for the Part One Workout post and here for the Part One Nutrition post.  Today I am … Continue reading

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It’s the Little Things – Small Improvements Make for Big Changes

Now that New Years Resolutions are feeling old, I think it’s a good time to revisit the idea that we don’t have to make giant, drastic changes to see results in our health and fitness. Let’s look at something simple … Continue reading

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What I’m Loving in Fitness Gear: Red

With another round of sickness making its way through my house this week I’ve had a lot of down time spent on a laptop or iPad putting together a wish list of fitness gear.  I narrowed my list to reds … Continue reading

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Ideas for Valentine’s Day: A Dozen No Sugar Options

If you’re trying to cut back on processed foods and sugar, you are probably looking for some alternate ideas for Valentine’s Day that don’t involve a bag of candy sitting in your pantry.  Making healthy choices is hard enough without … Continue reading

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Where People Run – Visualizing Popular Routes

FlowingData did a post recently with some cool maps of where people run in 22 different cities (and instructions on how to get your own map.) Here you can see New York City and ParisClick on the maps above or … Continue reading

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Reebok ZQuick: ZRated Running Shoes

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission if you click a link and make a purchase Have you been looking for a cool new running shoe for your next workout? Reebok has been inspired by hi-performance, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Sleep

Eating well and exercising are two easy to identify facets of a healthy lifestyle, but often the importance of sleep is overlooked.  Bottom line?  You probably aren’t getting enough and should try to get more.  Most adults need 8 hours, though … Continue reading

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NFL Football Workouts: Train Like a Pro

With the end of the football season rapidly approaching many players are already deep into their offseason football workouts to get back into shape for next fall.  We can benefit from their training regimens by identifying what skills they possess, how … Continue reading

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