Cortisol is Wreaking Havoc on Your Health–Here’s How to Fix It.

Are you feeling stressed today? Take a second here and pause--check your shoulders for tension, see if your jaw is clenched, take a nice deep breath....in......and.......out. Phew. Stress is something that most of us deal with on a daily basis. Sometimes it's good; having a healthy amount of stress pushes us to do our best [...]

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Bath Time: Just for Kids or the Secret to Achieving Your Fitness Goals?

I am a HUGE proponent of baths. Bubbles, candles, an episode of Grey's Anatomy, maybe a glass of wine if the mood so strikes--I go all in on a relaxing night in the tub. And while the relaxation alone is a great reason to slide in, there are some big health benefits to bath time. [...]

This Workout Might Be The Key To Keeping You Motivated

Motivation. I've written about it beforeĀ and, in case you can't tell from the title of that article, I have some pretty strong feelings on the subject. Nobody can be motivated all of the time, but there is no denying that feeling motivated helps get us to the gym when we have it. It's also one [...]

Is Eating Less Stalling Your Weight Loss Goals?

You're frustrated. You've been great about tracking what you eat, making sure you exercise, and there is no possible way that you are taking in more calories than you are burning so why aren't you losing weight? The reality is, eating less is not always the solution. In fact, I would say that at least [...]

Do You Have Chronic Health Concerns? Stay Safe Working Out With These 3 Tips

Living with a chronic illness such as Fibromyalgia, Lyme, Hashimoto's, Graves, Crohns, or Rheumatoid Arthritis is hard enough. Some days getting out of bed is the most that a person can muster and heading to work or school for the day is the mental and physical equivalent of finishing a marathon on a pogo stick. [...]