7 Ways to Fit in at the Gym

7 Ways to Fit in at the Gym

You’ve got new shoes, new workout pants and a shiny new water bottle. You signed on the dotted line and are officially a gym member. Now, it’s time to get in there and get to it, despite that surge of anxiety welling up in your chest when you think a ...
Protein Thin Mint Cookies

Protein Thin Mint Cookies

Peppermint extracts have a way of overwhelming and under-performing, because they’re made with alcohol. Even if it’s formulated with only a dabble, that pungent add-in can mask the flavors you really want. In this case, it’s bitter-sweet dark chocola ...
Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Easy Energy: Maple-Nut Bites

Running late for your long run with friends? You need good fuel, and you need it now! That’s when simple carbohydrates become your new best friends. By simple, I mean the kind of sugar that breaks down quickly to provide energy ASAP. A candy-bar suga ...
4 Ways to Use Your Couch for a Workout

4 Ways to Use Your Couch for a Workout

If you’re eyeing the couch as a cozy place to curl up while the cold wind whips outside, you’re doing it wrong. The weather may be too fierce to even fathom bundling up and battling slick roads to get the gym. But that doesn’t mean you have to give u ...
Is it Time to Replace Your Workout Gear?

Is it Time to Replace Your Workout Gear?

A few Fridays ago, I was getting dressed for my weekly date with the stairmaster when I caught a glimpse of something abominable: my sports bra. In the words of Coldplay, “it was all yellow.” Even though I was alone, in the privacy of my own home, I ...
5 Habits of Highly Successful Dieters

5 Habits of Highly Successful Dieters

How does she do it? That woman in the gym – she must have dropped two dress sizes since you first saw her in spin class. That mom who’s always in front of you in the pickup line at your daughter’s school – she’s barely recognizable from the open hous ...