Travel Healthy for the Holidays

Visiting family and friends this holiday season can mean lots of extra time spent traveling, not to mention celebrating. While this time of year is meant for eating an extra cookie or two and enjoying time with your loved ones, you don’t have to sacrifice your health just because you might not be calling your home your home base.

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Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

The holidays or as they are also known, the months where we eat, drink and are generally a bit too merry, are finally here. Party after party and celebration after celebration fill our calendars and our bellies to the brim. An appetizer here, a few drinks there and before we know it our favorite jeans are a little too tight for comfort.

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Choose to be Thankful for Health This Year

There’s always something to be thankful for and this time of year especially, it’s nice to remember all the reasons we’ve been so blessed. Whether it’s being grateful for friends/family, a job or a roof over your head, nothing is too big or too small to appreciate – especially when it comes to our health.

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Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving officially kicks off the start of the holiday season, bringing with it plateful after plateful of food. It’s hard to say no to dishes we may only get to enjoy at the holidays, so it’s all about finding balance.

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Healthy Foods to Keep you Warm This Winter

As the first snow flurries of the season danced in the air on my drive to work this week, I knew one thing was for certain. Winter was no longer coming. Winter was here and keeping warm was quickly becoming a number one priority. Not only does this mean piling on the layers and big down coats, but it also means looking toward your kitchen for hot delicious meals.

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Use Daylight Savings to Exercise in the Morning

It’s probably safe to say most people don’t look forward to daylight savings… except for that whole gaining an hour part the day it actually happens. Driving home as the sun is setting makes it increasingly harder to go anywhere but home to lounge on the couch. However, there is one way to benefit from the afternoon’s darkness. Exercise in the morning.

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3 Reasons to Create Healthy Habits this Fall

Who doesn’t love fall? Crunchy leaves, crisp air and pumpkin-flavored everything for days. It also happens to be one of the best times of the year to create new habits and set new goals. Here’s why:

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Have a Healthy Halloween

Halloween certainly doesn’t have a reputation for being the healthiest of holidays, but there are still ways to celebrate without putting your healthy efforts on hold. First and foremost, don’t look at the holiday as a reason to skip your workout. Prioritize your schedule and make sure to squeeze in some exercise before the celebrations begin.

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3 Tips to Start Training for a 5K Run

Sunny fall days accompanied by crisp air and crunchy leaves make for the perfect time to start training for that 5K you’ve always said you’d run. Signing up for a race can be a big commitment, but it’s worth its weight in satisfaction and feelings of accomplishment.

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Quick Tips for Beginning Runners

Beginning a running routine seems fairly simple and for the most part, it is. Running is one of the most efficient and convenient ways to stay fit. All you really need are your two feet and a pair of running shoes. However, increasingly pounding the pavement (or treadmill) can lead to injury. Use the tips below to make sure you get started on the right foot:

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