Whether you're overworked or just plain overstressed, time is valuable to all of us. When making a lifestyle change, it can easily seem overwhelming to include new habits like exercise and healthy eating into your jam-packed days. Between everyth... Read more
Without a shopping list, a casual trip to the grocery store can be a recipe for disaster. Sometimes, even with a list in hand, we still find ourselves in a state of confusion as we meander through the store.
Organizing your shopping list can smo... Read more
A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to... Read more
Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
Ever notice how the grocery shopping experience seems specifically designed to entice us to buy more? With all of the family-size packaging, buy-one-get-one sales and better deals for bigger quantities, food shopping can be particularly challenging f... Read more
Didn't feel like getting up at 6 to run so I told myself I would run with the kis later in the morning. I ran/walked a mile+ with each of my three kids. Burned almost 400 calories. Happy I got a workout in and for beginning healthy traditions.... Read more
Monday morning, so off to the track for running/walking in a bit. Adding weighted rucks on Tuesdays and Thursdays to the weekly routine. We'll see how it goes, now I just have to figure out how to eat enough calories!... Read more
Ready that running on a treadmill is its own motivation for running faster. Boring! I realized about halfway through my mile that if I ran faster, it would be over sooner! How do you keep from getting bored on the treadmill?... Read more
Some guidelines for grocery shopping - You've heard the line, "Stay on the perimeters of the grocery store", no? This helps you stay away from the snack, sugary drinks and processed foods! I take this one further and only go into an aisle if I need... Read more
The late-February morning sun was warming the crisp trail air, I had a clear view of the calm Little Miami River through the still-bare trees and I had just hit mile 4.5. Suddenly, my muscle starting tugging at me, a faint whisper that I could ignore... Read more
What's that saying? We'll run a half marathon when pigs fly? Well guess what? In Cincinnati, they do! Every year, more than 36,000 participants spend the weekend in downtown Cincinnati running a variety of Flying Pig races—from a k... Read more
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