The daffodils and crocuses are blooming, and forsythia lines the sidewalks. Warmer weather brings memories of baseball, backyard tag, bike rides and swimming pools. Summer is coming, and it’s time to get fit for all the best summer activities. For most of us, warmer weather makes us want to be more active, and if you
Having a quick and easy recipe up your sleeve can sometimes make or break your weight loss efforts. We know what it’s like to get home after a long day and not feel like cooking. A packed schedule can mean resorting to a fast food dinner high in bad nutrients, fats and calories. If you’re
We all know that exercise is good for us. We all know it will help us live longer, decrease stress, cut our risk of preventable diseases, improve our mood and keep us strong and lithe, but relatively few Americans actually engage in any kind of regular exercise. What gives? For most of us, the
With summer on the way, a decadent soup may not seem like the best thing to get you back into your swimsuit body – but it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are a few sneaky tricks that add an irresistible creaminess to soups without all those calories.
For some people, getting in shape can seem as elusive as hunting for Bigfoot. Perhaps it seems possible, but the odds hover somewhere between unlikely and impossible. Every month brings a new fitness craze that promises revolutionary changes to your body and life, and it can feel like exercise will never produce the results you
For many women, being healthy can often feel just out of reach. However, small changes can reap real and measurable rewards. One of the easiest ways a woman can support her physical, mental and emotional health is through the simple daily practice of drinking a cup of tea.
Losing weight doesn’t have to be an exercise in deprivation. By making some simple substitutions, you can make your favorite foods healthier and stay on track with your fitness goals. Many of the switches are so tasty, you might even stick with them after you’ve accomplished your goal!
May is a month of in-between — an intermediary month too bright to be spring but not quite warm enough to be summer. Liminal seasons are full of possibility and often serve as a jumping-off point for new projects or life goals. In May, winter’s grip has finally loosened, but summer’s heat and verdure is