Food & Fitness

How to Eat Healthy When You’re Super Busy

How to Eat Healthy When You’re Super Busy

Is it just me, or is EVERYONE super busy these days? I swear, everyone I talk to is getting burned out and just has way too much on their *plate,* so to speak. And when we're burned out mentally, often our physical health begins deteriorating. It just seems so much…
How to Hot Wax Skis

How to Hot Wax Skis

It's skiing season---hurray! Skiing is so much fun (plus an awesome workout)---but it is NOT fun if your skis aren't properly waxed. I've been cross-country skiing from about the time that I could walk. We go skiing every year, and this year the mother dear kindly agreed to being photographed while…
Get Fit With These 12 Fitness Ideas

Get Fit With These 12 Fitness Ideas

Here we are, towards the end of January... we might now be at that point of the new year in which we have to stop saying "I'll get started on those fitness resolutions soon" and actually start doing it :) With that in mind, I've collected a bunch of awesome workout ideas into…
How to Jazz Up Your Green Smoothies

How to Jazz Up Your Green Smoothies

Getting bored with drinking the same green smoothie day after day? It might be time to add something extra to your green smoothies!  Here are a few fun and interesting ways to jazz up your everyday green smoothie to make it a little special: Use coconut water instead of regular…
6 Reasons Why You Should Drink More Water

6 Reasons Why You Should Drink More Water

We all know we should drink more water. We can’t survive more than a few days without water; we need water to stay alive.  But that’s not all! We need water to function well on a daily basis---there are so many amazing health benefits of water. Water is one of…
The 2-Minute Commercial Break Workout Routine

The 2-Minute Commercial Break Workout Routine

Okay... let's be honest: most of us (hi. Me!) don't watch commercials anymore because of a glorious invention called Netflix. But this fun little mini workout can be done during commercials if you're a traditional TV watcher, or if the show you're watching is heavy on dialogue and doesn't require…
What To Know When You’re Experimenting in the Kitchen

What To Know When You’re Experimenting in the Kitchen

Mr. Science does about 95% of the cooking in our home. These days, my extent of kitchen duties involves baking cookies and washing dishes occasionally.  Even though I don't do much cooking, I really enjoy experimenting in the kitchen. When I see a recipe, I get excited about all the…
Why You Should Join a Gym in the New Year

Why You Should Join a Gym in the New Year

Trying to decide if joining a gym is something you want to do in the New Year? I’ve got you covered!  Joining a gym like GoodLife Fitness might be right for you if you… Want to have access to a wide variety of fitness equipment, trained professional instructors, and different…
Part II of the 100 Reps Fitness Challenge

Part II of the 100 Reps Fitness Challenge

How is everyone enjoying the 100 Reps Challenge? Is anyone else SORE like I am? :) We're almost halfway through the month---go us! Grab the printable calendar if you haven't already so that you know which workouts to do on which days. Come back to this blog post to get…
Healthy Meals for the Holiday Season

Healthy Meals for the Holiday Season

Eggnog! Cookies! Mashed potatoes and gravy! Pie! Chips and dip! Fried foods! Cocktails!  The holiday season involves some amazingly delicious food options. But in between the indulgent feasts that are inevitable at this time of year (and which we should totally embrace!), choosing lighter, healthier meals can also be a good…
The 100 Reps Fitness Challenge

The 100 Reps Fitness Challenge

If you’ve been following my blog from the beginning, you might remember that waaaaaaaay back in 2008, we did a super fun fitness challenge here on the blog… the 100 Reps Challenge. The idea behind this fitness challenge was to squeeze in some exercise during the holiday season. Sometimes it…