Clever Ways to Get 10,000 Steps a Day

Clever Ways to Get 10,000 Steps a Day

We’ve all heard that staying active will help us feel better, fight off illness, and stay healthy. We’ve also heard that being active can mean a number of things – anything from a walk around the block to a trip to the gym. When Fitbits first started taking off a few years ago, a new … Read More

What to Know When Achieving Your Goals Feels Out of Reach

What to Know When Achieving Your Goals Feels Out of Reach

If you’ve ever set a really big goal for yourself, you know that there’s nothing quite as motivating as finalizing that goal. Writing it down on paper, pinning it up on your refrigerator, or telling your best friend about it really brings on the excitement. But what happens when that initial excitement wears off? Suddenly … Read More

10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

It seems that Spring has finally decided to make an appearance this year – and I think it’s safe to say that we’ve been waiting for it for a while. After winter storms, freezing temperatures, and strong winds, Spring brings a very welcome change in pace. The extra sunshine, fresh colors and warmer temperatures often … Read More

What Happened When I Quit Sugar for 40 Days

What Happened When I Quit Sugar for 40 Days

45 days ago, I was determined to make the most out of the upcoming season of Lent by sacrificing something which would be challenging to me. I sat down, made a list of everything that would be hard for me to give up, and was not surprised by the answer that topped my list: sugar. … Read More

Healthy Snack Ideas to Avoid Sugar Cravings

Healthy Snack Ideas to Avoid Sugar Cravings

21 days ago, I decided to put my excuses aside and face my biggest addiction by giving up sweets for 40 days. This decision coincided with the beginning of Lent, which is a season of sacrifice. I could think of no better way to prove my dedication than by sacrificing something that has been my … Read More

The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

As the mileage increases each week during my 25k training plan, the rest day at the end of the week becomes more and more exciting. When training began, I had to rearrange a lot of runs due to a big snow storm and found myself completing much less intense cross training workouts. My legs didn’t … Read More