Holiday Gifts for Fitness Junkies

Seriously, we are less than 2 weeks to Christmas, and well into Hanukkah. It’s funny, our son started telling us all about Hanukkah this week, and what does he remember most? You get a gift everyday for 8 days! Regardless of what you are celebrating, there is some shopping to be done! During our last […]

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Our favorite gifts for foodies

It’s that time of year. 2 weeks to Christmas! Cue – shopping madness. I’ve always been a procrastinator and holiday shopping is no exception. On top of that, I am not the most thoughtful gift giver, but I always have aspirations of watching my loved ones unwrap the perfect gift from me. This year is […]

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Cranberries

Who’s having cranberry sauce on their Thanksgiving table next week?? Well, if you raised your hand, you will be consuming one of the most amazing superfoods. Not only is this tiny berry one of the most vibrant berries around (I simply love them as decor during the holiday season), but they are chock full of […]

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Our Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and with only 2 weeks away, we finally have our plans coordinated with family. Hands-down, it is my favorite holiday, as I have mentioned in the past. Not only is the entire holiday focused on food and eating (you guys know I plan my whole day around my next meal), but […]

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Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss – Is it for You?

Are you a serial dieter? Have you tried the 21-day Fix, the Whole30, Atkins, South Beach, a Ketogenic diet, even Paleo? Are you still struggling with weight loss? Well, the latest craze could be your simplest diet yet – Intermittent Fasting (IF). Countless doctors and health experts are hanging their hat on Intermittent Fasting for […]

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Our Top 5 Tips for a Healthy Morning Routine

Now that school is officially back on in the state of Virginia, I think many of us parents are ready to get back to our own routine. Let’s face it, we all function better on routines. From the time we are infants (yes, we followed the Baby Wise Method for sleep scheduling with both kids), […]

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What is Moving Meditation?

With so much on my plate lately, I often find myself stressed, anxious and just a bit snippier to my loved ones. Why am I able to be kind and happy with all the strangers and acquaintances I interact with all day, yet when I get home, I am often the grumpy version of myself. […]

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Kitchen Tools for Healthy Eating

Our kitchen makeover is almost over!!! We can’t wait to share our journey with you. It has been an amazing experience and one that I wasn’t sure I would enjoy. But surprisingly not as painful as I thought it would be (of course, except the entire contents of the pantry in the living room, yikes). […]

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Top 5 Core Strength Exercises

For the last year, I have been frequenting physical therapy. Yup. Physical Therapy. What happened to me? I turned 40 years old last year, and everything seemed to be falling apart. It all started with intense numbness and pain in my hands when I ran – diagnosed as carpal tunnel syndrome. But I don’t sit […]

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Get off the Treadmill – Build Muscle to Lose Weight

You hear it all the time, but how many of us truly listen?? You must build more muscle to lose weight. But cardio is easier, a quicker sense of accomplishment or if you’re like me, you prefer to clock minutes on the treadmill or bike to get the calorie burn so that you don’t feel […]

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Can you really lose weight with apple cider vinegar?

If you’ve been following us lately, you know we have tried the latest craze – apple cider vinegar in the morning. One ounce of raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar mixed with eight ounces of water in the morning before consuming breakfast – to start the day, reset the body, potentially help with digestion, clear the […]

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Cyclebar – Premium Indoor Cycling

Now that my foot is all better – I think I’m fully healed – I’m ready to get back to some serious exercise. On July 4, I celebrated my Independence Day with a 3 mile run. It wasn’t all running, but I did it. And it felt great. Now I’m hoping to hit the gym […]

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