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Why 2 Percent?

Why 2 Percent?

FollowFollow To be completely honest, I don’t know the exact research behind why the U.S. government says 30-60 minutes of activity of 5 days of the week is the sufficient amount to be healthy. I’m sure there’s plenty of research to back it up, but despite my best...
Move For Your Brain

Move For Your Brain

FollowFollow Being the nerd I am, I gobble up as many health-related articles, books, and pieces of literature I can get my hands on. The most recent of which is the book Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and The Brain by Dr. John J. Ratey. For too many...
High-Waisted Haven

High-Waisted Haven

FollowFollow Thank the fashion trend gods who brought high-waisted swimsuits back into the mainstream, right? Because it’s getting to be that time – spring break season – and that means the dreaded swimsuit season is upon us. If you don’t want to dread it...
The Power of Yet

The Power of Yet

FollowFollow If you read my post on the D-word, you already know how I feel about the word diet. But another issue I have with the word is it implies it’s a temporary thing. When you say, “I’m going on a diet,” it comes out sounding similar to, “I’m going on...
Finite Willpower

Finite Willpower

FollowFollow Getting up thirty minutes early to go to the gym. Passing the bread basket for the fourth time without taking a roll. Smiling at your boss’s request instead of telling him/her what you REALLY think. Keeping a level head when your kids are reaching...