CategoryHealth

Interview with Sonya North, SnackRoots Founder & CEO

My son’s birthday is coming up and his friend has food allergies, what snacks can I serve? I signed up to bring snacks for the soccer team, I think there are nut and milk allergies, what snacks are safe? If you’ve ever asked yourself one of these questions, then you will be excited to learn about SnackRoots. SnackRoots is a web app that makes it simple to create lists of safe snacks. All you have to do is select your […]

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The Best Running Tips That Will Make Running Easier and Safer

I went from being able to run for less than 1 minute to running a half-marathon after learning these running tips. Like most of you, my first experience with running for exercise was in gym class. And it was definitely not a pleasant one. I remember my not so sympathetic gym teacher telling us one day that we would need to run a mile. A MILE. I had never run a mile in my life and she did not provide […]

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Morning Meltdown 100 Review & Tracking Sheets

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I went from being tired of my workouts to being excited to push play after starting Morning Meltdown 100! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know that I love Beachbody workouts. The newest release is Morning Meltdown 100 by Jericho McMatthews and it is incredible. At the time of this writing, I am on Day 30 of 100 and I am loving it! With this post I would love to share my Morning Meltdown 100 […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Workout Recovery

Recovery is an essential part of any workout routine. Recovery may not be as exciting as your workouts, but what you do post-workout can have a huge impact on your overall fitness, progress, and results. Put simply, your muscles can only do so much for you, especially if you don’t allow them to recover and give them what they need to perform. I began researching workout recovery because I feel somewhat sore or achy on most days. My typical workout […]

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5 Body Positive Fitness Goals to Inspire You

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In my previous post, Ditch the Scale, I shared five reasons to get rid of the scale for good. However, if you are like me, then you may be asking how to stay motivated to eat well and exercise without the weekly weigh-in. In this post, I would love to share a few positive fitness goals that may resonate with you. Goal 1. Daily Exercise We all know that exercise and movement are awesome for you. In addition, daily exercise […]

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Ditch The Scale: Your Body and Mind Will Thank You

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My relationship with the scale may be similar to yours. I hate to call it a relationship, but for a long time I would have daily or weekly emotional meetings with the scale. So, I would say we were pretty connected. For years I had a goal weight in my head. I thought that when I reached that goal I would be super happy, I would love my body, I would love myself, and life would be sunshine and rainbows. […]

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Thrive Market Review: And Favorite Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Finds

Thrive Market is one of my go-to shops for healthy snacks and pantry staples. I follow a gluten-free and dairy-free diet and Thrive Market makes it effortless to find foods that fit my dietary needs. This article contains my complete Thrive Market Review, and answers the question, “is it worth the cost of membership?) (note: the answer is yes!) In the past, I have spent hours at the grocery store reading product labels. I became discouraged because of the limited […]

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10 Little-Known Gluten Intolerance Symptoms That You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Gluten-free may sound like a fad diet. However, the truth is that many people would benefit from removing gluten from their diets. According to the New England Journal of Medicine, more than 55 diseases have been linked to gluten. A few of these diseases include irritable bowel disease, arthritis, and almost all autoimmune diseases. The most well-known condition related to gluten is celiac disease. Celiac disease is a hereditary autoimmune condition that affects about 3 million Americans, or roughly 1 […]

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Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Resources

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After sharing My Experience with Hashimoto’s, I started thinking about how overwhelming Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis can be. From diagnosis to treatment, there are so many decisions to be made. Without the right resources this can cause some to feel hopeless about their ability to feel better. When I received a diagnosis of Hashimoto’s in 2015 I began to research as much as possible to learn everything that I could about this condition. With this post I want to share with you […]

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