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Redefining the Perfect Bod

What comes to mind when we’re asked to think of the “perfect body?” Perhaps flat stomachs, long, lean legs and pencil-thin arms? The image of the rail-thin, size zero model is perpetuated and glorified in our magazines, commercials and movies…

Man Up and Lift Like a Lady

Alright, ladies, this one’s for you. Let me start off by saying I completely understand the apprehension you might feel about even the idea of starting a rigorous training program like Crossfit. Whether you’re intimidated by the heavy looking weights,…

The Good, Bad and the Ugly of Cardio

I want to preface this post by saying: yes, I believe it’s important to get your cardio in. Cardiovascular exercise increases your endurance, burns calories, etc. But cardio isn’t everything when it comes to burning fat, losing weight and building…

Food for Thought

If your fitness goals include weight loss, the very first thing to look at is your eating habits. Yes, forget the treadmill for a minute because the majority of your weight loss is not going to come from burning calories…

Intro to Health Habits

When we think about fitness, perhaps images of rail-thin models or men flexing giant biceps around a gym come to mind. Unrealistic end goals and preconceived notions about the fitness community may intimidate some of us and cause us to…

How To: Get Summer-Bod-Ready in HR

Image: Faqs.org With the sun consistently shining for the last few days now, the clock is ticking.  Pretty soon it will be time for bikinis, tanks, summer dresses, and shorts.  Hibernation is done, and little Miss. Squirrel, you’ve had one…

How To: Transition Your Wardrobe into Fall

This season is always an exciting time of year for me—the comfort of sweaters, knee-high and over-the-knee-high boots, hats, rich colors, layering—I love it. On Sunday while it was pouring rain, I just couldn’t wait to get on my messenger hat,…

How To: Vintage Shop for Clothes

One of my favorite things to do is scour through over-crowded, musty scented aisles of vintage clothing stores. There are just so many elicit elements about it that I find so fascinating; it’s a history lesson in disguise, it’s a story…