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Long Live Dad! 4 Ways You Can Support His Heart Health

4 ways you can support dad's heart health

Great news: According to a study from Stanford University you’ve been helping Dad stay heart-healthy since the day you were born! Researchers tracked 135,000 men over a ten year period and found fathers are less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than childless men. Want to make sure dear old Dad’s heart continues to stay in tip-top...

Vacation Eating Do’s and Don’ts

Vacation eating do's and don'ts

**This month we’re getting #vacationfit. Whether you’re headed to some tropical locale or turning the backyard into your own personal oasis, you’ll find tips and advice to help you reach your health and fitness goals.** Going on vacation offers a welcome break from your regular routine—so long 30-minute car commute to work, hello...

9 Workout Moves You Can Do In a Hotel Room

Vacation eating do's and don'ts

**This month we’re getting #VacationFit. Whether you’re headed to some tropical locale or turning the backyard into your own personal oasis, you’ll find tips and advice to help you reach your health and fitness goals.** The easiest way to get fit (and stay that way!) is to use the one piece of equipment that will be with you no matter where...

Feeling Kale-d Out? 5 New Greens to Try Now

Kale'd out? Try these new greens.

Kale has become a cliché.  In 2012, I wrote an article titled, “Is Kale Becoming a Kardashian.” It’s been three years, and neither kale nor the Kardashians have budged from their pop culture pedestals. But I’m glad, because as kale-d out as I am, I’m not ready to part ways with the vitamin-rich veggie. I usually have a kale salad in my...

3 Baller Moves for Better Agility

3 Baller Moves for Better Agility

Being a basketball fan is infinitely more fun when the home team makes it to the playoffs—and beyond! (Go Warriors! Woot! Woot!) But before these guys were sweating it out in the finals, they were on the court practicing agility drills to improve their speed, balance, and footwork.

The Water Bottle Hacks That Will Keep You #VacationFit

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**This month we’re getting #VacationFit. Whether you’re headed to some tropical locale or turning the backyard into your own personal oasis, you’ll find tips and advice to help you reach your health and fitness goals.** When was the last time you thought about packing dumbbells in your carry on? Probably never. I mean, I’m a fitness...

It’s National Running Day! Here’s How to Celebrate

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Yep, that’s right! Today is another “When did this become a holiday?” holiday. But unlike all those other special days, you won’t have to side-step cupcakes in the break room or feel guilty for forgetting to send mom a card. Today is a day made just for you and your most comfortable footwear! Need a little motivation to get the party...

3 Good-Posture Tips from Celeb Fitness Pro Harley Pasternak

The importance of good posture

Between desk jobs, driving, and relaxing on the couch after a long day, many of us spend a lot of time sitting. But a number of recent studies show sitting for long periods of time can have negative health impacts—increasing your risk for certain diseases, and shortening your lifespan to name two! Using a standing desk or limiting the amount you...

5 Ways To Stretch It Out At Your Desk

5 Ways to Stretch at Your Desk

It’s no secret, sitting at a desk all day is tough on your health. That’s why it’s so important to add in a daily dose of standing and stretching. But if you have an office job, it can be tricky to take those breaks. The solution: Set a calendar alert for yourself as a reminder to stand for one to three minutes every half hour...

Top 10 Teas: A User’s Guide

Your guide to healthy teas

I am not exaggerating when I say tea can solve all your problems. To prove it, I’ve divided my top 10 teas into categories so you know how to best use them. And even if there are a couple of things tea cannot eradicate, few rituals provide more comfort than a cup of tea.