As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
A good workout in the morning could prevent snacking later in the day, according to data from Loughborough University in England. Exercisers who ran for 60 minutes at about 70 percent of their top effort (70% Max Heart Rate or 7 on the RPE scale of 1... Read more
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it 937 times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Why? You just spent eight hours with no food or water. You’re dehydrated, your blood sugar is low and you have little energy. A... Read more
Believe it or not, the nutritional needs of children have not changed in the last 20 years. However, the world they live in certainly has. It is quite a different childhood experience for kids and teens, with fast food restaurants on every corner, bi... Read more
It’s 10 a.m., and your stomach starts that familiar growl, so you’re tempted to grab a snack. Trouble is, those hunger pangs tend to come at a time when you’re busy, so you’re likely to absentmindedly reach for something quick... Read more
A friend recommended the Scientific 7-Minute Workout (http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/ the-scientific-7-minute-workout/) to me yesterday, and I tried it tonight before my run.
I understand that this doesn't truly take the place of a... Read more
Hey :) First off I would like to introduce myself. My name is Beth but all my friends call me Bethy. I'm 5'3'' and 225 lbs. I'm new to this whole weightloss thing so I would like someone to help me out and in turn I can try my best to do the same. :)... Read more
I just want to take a moment to say that Fitness Blender, (created and totally run by a couple) is an amazing resource for free, at home workouts. I really, really love them and recommend it! Just a tip for anyone who is looking for solid, at home w... Read more
One of my breakfast staples is ground turkey, eggs. queso sauce, and salsa all mixed up. I used to put quinoa in as well, but I've noticed that I'm usually pushing the limit for carbs and I thought I should cut the quinoa out of my morning routine. N... Read more
Since I work fulltime and the weekdays are uber busy I make sure to get to the grocery and farmer's market on Sunday to be sure the family will have all the fruits and veggies we'll need for the week (including the fruit I'll need to take with me to... Read more
I've finally figured out that if I workout in the morning, I'm sure to get my workout in without excuses. So along with my wake up alarm clock, I set the alarm on my phone, eat breakfast, grab some water and get in my workout. No excuses or guess w... Read more
Last week we learned eating a less than ideal breakfast is better than skipping breakfast all together. Planning ahead helps make breakfast selections healthful and limits the need to face that choice. Working out first thing in the morning can make... Read more
Editor's note: Is breakfast the most important meal of the day for you? It should be! We had the opportunity to chat with Ellie Krieger about how to fit this crucial meal into your daily routine. dailySpark: Everyone always says that breakfa... Read more
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