Before Pregnancy: 11 Important Ways to Prepare

What can you do to be ready for your little one? Take care of you! Before you even begin trying to conceive, you can take important steps to prepare your body and your life for a new baby. Planning for Pregnancy 1. Eat Right: Months before you begin eating for two,...

Strength Training for Women

Most women are aware they need regular exercise to strengthen their heart and lungs and tone their bodies. Yet some women resist training for strength because of some common myths. Let’s debunk some of these common falsehoods about strength training. Myth: I don’t...

America’s Obesity Levels at Highest Rate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a report that an unprecedented nearly 40% of adults and 20% of teenagers in the U.S. are obese. Over 70% of Americans are either overweight or obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. In...

Ten Tips for Busy Moms to Stay Fit

Many moms struggle fitting in exercise into their schedules…unless you count juggling multiple schedules and sweating the small stuff as exercise. How can you  fit in working out when you barely have time to go to the bathroom by yourself? With caring for kids, work,...

Five Tips for a Healthy Fall

Why wait for another New Year’s party to sip champagne and vow to be healthier in the next year? Fall is a fabulous time to jump-start health resolutions. Many people consider autumn the best time to rethink and restart. You’ll create good habits for the winter (where...