Shop Like Your Personal Trainer is Your Cashier

by Julia Zammito 5

Prepare for health success with the proper grocery shopping techniques. In order to eat clean, you need to shop clean. If you don’t stock up on the proper nutritious foods, then it will be impossible to maintain a healthy lean diet. Before you head to the ...

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Super Fit Mom

by Sandy Sanders 16

Excusing the well-meaning motivation. Super Fit mom, Maria Kang, seemed to stir up quite a hornet’s nest when she posted a pic of herself in a sports bra and micro shorts, posing with her three young sons, ages (3, 2, and 8 months) and the line ...

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The Pregnant Athlete

by Jessica Bellofatto 24

About seven months ago, three months prior to my 40th birthday, I started asking around to my slightly older female friends, “What doctors do you use for female issues? Where do I go to get my hormones checked? When you turn 40, do you feel more ...

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I’m Normal

by Karen Mirlenbrink 4

I’ve been told that what makes me unique is that I’m normal. That’s kind of an oxymoron. How can I be unique in that case? Normal is a relative term, and I’ve learned to embrace my normalcy. I’ve learned in my chosen profession, normal is overrated. ...

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Go Gluten-Free: 5 How-To Tips

by Life Time Fitness 14

I know you’ve thought about it. Maybe you’ve highly considered it or even attempted it. Most Americans have read and learned about the negative impacts gluten can have on our health. A few quick reminders of gluten’s bad reputation include its link to more than 55 ...

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Set Your Goals Backward

by Sadie Chanlett-Avery 4

Years ago when I worked at a women’s fitness center, I conducted intakes with new members. When asked about fitness goals virtually every women would grab, poke, and list their “flawed” parts. I’d hear, “I want to tone these flabby arms, lose 20 pounds, and get ...

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