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Here you can find out about all of the BeeWell for Life® content contributors, and filter through blog posts from the American Diabetes Association®, and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, as well as Guest Bloggers. If you find an article that is particularly helpful, please post a comment to let us know, and share it with friends and family on Facebook or Twitter.

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Meet Willow and Stephanie

Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh are registered dietitians and the dynamic duo behind…

Meet Jennifer Grayeb

Jennifer Grayeb, also known as “She’s a Fit Chick,” is a certified personal trainer and healthy…

Latest articles

Spring Superfoods

BeeWell for Life® registered dieticians Willow & Stephanie discuss delicious spring superfoods. Watch it here . . . http://youtu.be/gZ_Wow0gC54        

Fitness Craze: BODYPUMP™

BODYPUMP™ is described as a weight-based group fitness program created in 1991 by Phillip Mills. The fitness program is distributed by Les Mills International and has a devout following. These 60-minute high intensity, low resistance classes focus on strength training with the use of a bar bell. The reason why these exercises are so popular and effective is because it focuses on all the major muscle groups, challenged by repetitive presses, lifts, curls, and squats. During these classes you will perform at least 70 repetitions of each stance that will amount to about 800 repetitions during a single workout. These…

Dealing with Allergies as a Runner

Finding the motivation to exercise daily and stick to a workout regime can be rather tricky. What makes it worse is when there are external factors deterring your progress and determination. Allergies are one of these factors that can be seen as a hurdle in every runner’s life. Let’s take a look at some of the ways to deal with allergies as a runner: Find the Culprit As someone suffering from allergies, the first step you should take is to find the source of what is causing the allergic reaction. Think of everything that you are exposed to when allergic…

How-to: Encourage Kids to Have a Healthy Relationship with Food

Raising healthy eaters is about more than just telling kids to “eat their veggies”, though that’s a start. Building a child’s relationship with food into one that is confident, positive, and healthy involves ongoing dialogue and teaching. Here are six places to start.   Let Kids Take Part in the Planning: Studies show that when kids get to make their school lunch decision beforehand, from an assortment of healthful options, they’re more likely to eat more of the good stuff (aka veggies). You can make this work at home too! Offer up some meal ideas for the week and let…

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