Believe it or not, the nutritional needs of children have not changed much in the last 20 years. However, the world they live in certainly has. It is quite a different childhood experience for kids and teens, with fast food restaurants on every corne... Read more
Do you always feel pressed for time? If so, you are certainly not alone. Last October, millions of Americans participated in the first annual “Take Back Your Time Day,” a project of the Center for Religion, Ethics and Social Policy at Cor... Read more
You've made the decision to get in shape, lose weight or just live a healthier lifestyle. But you're worried about how you'll manage to find the time to get to the gym, shop and cook healthy foods, or even how you'll keep your goals i... Read more
Help! Im hungry all the time. I could eat all day and not feel full. Is there something wrong with me? I have no snacks in the house so I at whatever, bread, chips, peanut butter balls, etc. What should I do?... Read more
I am making the leap to change my life! I can't say I am completely ready for this but I know it is time. Time for a healthier, skinnier and happier me! I deal with chronic pain everyday and am hoping that my goals will lead to a pain free or reduc... Read more
I couldn't believe it myself. I was standing in my birthday suit in front of a mirror and I wasn't unhappy with the way I looked. I enjoyed the fact that my muscles feel so much tighter and stronger. I was happy that I was slimmer than when I star... Read more
Planning meals is hard for me to do during the holidays but I have noticed the days I make a point to do so really helps me stay on track--Does any body out there plan their meals?? I would welcome any advice on how to make it easier to plan meals,... Read more
Set a goal. I use marathons (half marathons, 5 or 10 k's) to motivate me to exercise. The goal is not to "win," but to DO IT. I just finished the LA Marathon on March 21st. 7 hours, 1 minute and 23 seconds! 7 hours of steady 16-minute miles. An... Read more
Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I c... Read more
As many of you may know I am a runner. I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and though not e... Read more
This is part two in a series of blogs I am writing to help runners have a better understanding the role recovery plays in their healthy living journey. While I am primarily addressing runners, anyone can benefit from the information provided whether... Read more
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