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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

Understanding the NEW Nutrition Facts Label: What You Should Know

Did you know that the Nutrition Facts label that you rely on to see the stats of food products will likely be getting a makeover? The proposed new label’s updates are aimed at making the nutrition information you see on the package much more practical and usable. We think that the proposed changes are a big step in the right direction. Here are the proposed changes and what they mean. In terms of WHEN you’ll see the changes, once the FDA finalizes what the changes will be (there’s been a period of public comment since the changes were announced in…

Wonderful Water Exercises for Weight Loss

If you are more of a mermaid than a marathon runner, water aerobics might be the perfect exercise for burning some extra calories. Your local gym or community center is likely to have a public swimming pool that you can utilize.     Tips: Do not go deeper than waist-high for certain exercises, so that your feet are firmly placed on the bottom. Remember to take sips of water during your exercises. Just because you are ‘in’ water doesn’t mean you won’t get dehydrated. Wear water shoes to improve traction. Keep in mind that your heart rate will be lower…

6 Tips for Running with Your Dog

For dogs and dog-lovers alike, breaking a sweat can be a lot of fun, but it takes some preparation and research before you hit the road together. Before you embark on a journey with your dog, it is best to check in with your physician and the vet to make sure you are both good to go. Follow these tips to make the best of running with your dog:   Know Your Pup You may have high expectations of your new running partner, but before you put them under too much strain, or alternatively limit them, do some research about…

Heavy Rope Workouts to Boost Your Fitness

When you think about rope workouts, you probably imagine jumping around in one spot, bringing your heart rate up until you break a sweat. Jumping rope is a great form of cardiovascular exercise, but there are also many other exercises you can perform with a rope. One of the other benefits of using this apparatus besides its versatility is its portability. Many rope exercises can be practiced outdoors. Not only will you be breaking a sweat, but you will be able to breathe in some fresh air while doing it. Heavy Rope Training Heavy rope training requires you to whip,…

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