Weekly Wellness News

1.Our smartphones are making us more stressed Smartphones undeniably have made our lives easier when it comes to staying connected to people and being on top of our to-dos. But staying connected all the time comes with a heavy price. You guessed it: Stress! Americans in general agree that their smartphones are ...Read More

Should Cardio Come Before Or After Lifting?

Within the health and fitness world, the cardio and lifting camps have long been at odds. Occasionally, you’ll encounter the hardliners who strictly shun one of these methods out of fear that it will impede their progress in the other. Most of the time, though, people are much more moderate, trying their ...Read More

Macros, You Say?

Back in 2012, acting on a suggestion from my husband, I tried a Crossfit class. It took me less than a week to get hooked. The combination of endurance, gymnastics, and lifting–along with the camaraderie between the athletes and coaches–was everything a regular gym wasn’t. In four years, I made a lot ...Read More

Eat Your Water: Hydrating Foods

You know that water is important. That’s not really any great secret. The truth, though, is that you don’t need to chug tons of the stuff every day to be healthy. In fact, experts aren’t entirely sure how much water the average human actually needs to survive. But, what about the standard ...Read More

Superfoods You Don’t Want to Miss

I believe that all fresh foods found in nature should earn the title of “super.” If you think about it, each one has its combination of wonderful nutrients that nourish and do wonders for your body. But it’s also hard to deny that it’s fun to explore new foods and their benefits. ...Read More

Avocado Hummus

When you love hummus and guacamole, there’s no other choice but to combine the two. Although this recipe is more of a hummus one, it still has the guac vibe many people enjoy. This is definitely that one party dip you’ll wish you had gotten your hands on sooner. Enjoy this avocado ...Read More

Weekly Wellness News

1.Can yoga be added to the list of aerobic workouts? You can’t go into any form of social media and not come across beautiful yoga pictures. Although these can look quite effortless, it’s undeniable that a lot of work goes into reaching this level. But can yoga count as an actual aerobic ...Read More

The Benefits Of A Post-Meal Walk

Exercise is important. Let’s just make that clear now in case it wasn’t already. But science is forever finding new reasons to repeat this old adage. Not only that: we’re also learning more details about the best way to use this valuable health tool. For example, many people – including diabetics – ...Read More

Snacks for Clean Eating

Honestly, eating clean has been a life-changing experience for me. In the past, after lunch, I would be exhausted, dreading how I was going to find the energy to make it through the rest of the day. I was tired when I woke up, and yet, I’d lie in bed at night ...Read More

Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice

My philosophy is there’s always a delicious–and perhaps healthier–alternative to your favorite recipe. This rice dish is simply that. Let’s be real: I love rice. I’m not going to lie because it really is one of my favorite things to eat with basically anything. I grew up eating rice daily, sometimes twice ...Read More