Archive for the 'Fitness' Category

How to make iced green tea that’s NOT bitter

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The health benefits of green tea are widely known, and have been for centuries. I’m sure I don’t have to sell you on why it’s good for you. Especially if you’re trying to drop a few LB’s, sipping on green tea is a particularly good idea- it has no calories (if unsweetened!) and gives your […]

Recipe: Bob Harper’s Chicken Salad

Friday, June 29th, 2012

How can that this entire beautiful, bountiful plate of food only have 300 calories? I wasn’t even able to eat the whole thing. That’s weird, because I have no problem putting away a half pint of Ben & Jerry’s if left to my own devices. Fiber, people! Fiber, and lean, low fat protein. Healthy carbs. […]

Running your first 5k

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

I always hated running growing up. Maybe it was because we were forced to in gym class, or that I was never the fastest. A few years ago I discovered running outdoors, and it really changed my perspective on it. Having beautiful scenery, your favorite playlist on your ipod and fresh air in your lungs […]

Health: Easy yoga for any schedule

Friday, April 15th, 2011 welcomes guest poster Karen Whittier of Embrace Activism promotes health and wellness by combining online sales of yoga products with consumer-directed, charitable giving.  Products come in awareness color lines with pink, representing breast cancer, being the first.  10% of all product prices are donated.   Embrace Activism products create purpose-driven yoga. Think about these inventions: the sewing machine, vacuum, washing […]