Vitamins and Supplements – Which Are Right for You?

You need only walk down the aisle of any supermarket, drugstore, or health food store anywhere in the country to understand the appeal of vitamins and supplements in our culture. Like health foods, life-changing exercise plans, and all things “natural”, the idea of vitamins and supplements as an easy way to achieve better health has […]

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Road Trippin’ for the Health Nut

Travel, by any means and for any reason, is always stressful. From sleeping in a strange bed to spending long hours out and about, it is easy to get lax about simple healthy habits when traveling. However, whether you travel once a year on vacation or once a month on business, especially by car, making […]

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10 Inspiring Quotes to Start Your Summer Off Right

After a long, cold winter and a transitional spring season, the promise of summer sun, time off of work and school, and “lazy days” makes June an ideal time to inspire yourself to be something more. Whether it is embracing a healthier eating plan, finally committing yourself to fitness, or focusing inward and meditating or […]

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Easy Edibles You Can Grow At Home (No Garden Necessary!)

The resurgence of home gardening over the past few years has many roots from rapidly-rising food prices to the unknown (and untrusted) practices of corporate food producers. However, it is not necessary to buy a homestead to get started with home gardening. In fact, you don’t need a “garden” at all to grow your own […]

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Your Guide to Fitness Classes: Which Is Best?

As the winter winds down, everyone is anxious to get outdoors to exercise. However, with unpredictable spring weather, it’s hard to commit to any outdoor activity just yet. Instead, consider changing up your routine with a group fitness class. This helps you to maintain motivation and keep things interesting until the real warm weather starts. […]

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On Gratitude

To many of us, gratitude is instilled, in one way or another, at a very young age. We are asked to say “please” and “thank you”, reminded of the advantages of our lives, and often notice the simple pleasures of life and the world around us. As we grow, however, the practise of gratitude is […]

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Cold Weather Workout Tips

Cold Weather Workout Tips As the cold winds of February keep many people bundled up and indoors, it is important to remember that adequate exercise is not seasonal. It is possible to get in a good, safe workout during the cold months, you just need to keep a few safety tips in mind. Warm Up […]

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Getting Started With Juicing: A Step-by-Step Guide

The health benefits of juicing are well known. In addition to helping people “eat more greens” and increase their intake of vitamins, and minerals, it is a convenient way to supplement nutrition and help restore and maintain health. As anyone who watched the award-winning documentary, Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead witnessed, the concentrated nutritional benefits […]

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Go Get ‘Em: Goal-Setting for a New Year

It’s never too early to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. However, the old stand-by to ‘lose weight’ or ‘get healthy’, only scratches the surface of true goal setting. If you want to actually meet your New Year’s goals this year, you need to get SMART about them. What are SMART goals, you ask. They […]

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Mo-vember: Spotlight on Men’s Health

Have you noticed something different about the men you know? Do their faces seem a bit different than usual? The annual Movember movement (which is a portmanteau for the words ‘mustache’ and ‘November’) began in 2004 as a way to raise public awareness over men’s health issues ranging from cancer and heart disease to mental […]

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