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November 2019

The Spartan Race: Fun for the Whole Family

2019-11-01T11:38:37+00:00

What comes to mind when you see the phrase “family-friendly event”? Bounce houses? Face paint? One lone beer tent to appease dehydrated parents? Most family-friendly events are fun, but they tend to follow the same overall layout and are more about entertaining your young ones in the moment. What if you could engage in [...]

The Spartan Race: Fun for the Whole Family2019-11-01T11:38:37+00:00

October 2019

Got the Sniffles? Here’s How to Stay Sane When You Can’t Work Out

2019-10-15T19:02:50+00:00

It’s almost that time of year.  No, we aren’t referring to nights on the couch with a glass of mulled wine or afternoons on the slopes with loved ones — we are referring to flu season, cold season, and “why won’t this cough go away?!” season.  While we are all excited for the opportunity [...]

Got the Sniffles? Here’s How to Stay Sane When You Can’t Work Out2019-10-15T19:02:50+00:00

September 2019

Intermittent Fasting: Is It Worth It?

2019-09-18T18:46:02+00:00

Your coworker found it — the holy grail — the diet that lets you eat what you want, not count calories, and still lose weight. “That’s too good to be true!” you exclaim.  “No! It’s intermittent fasting!” your coworker gleefully responds.  — If you’ve found yourself in the situation above, you may be wondering [...]

Intermittent Fasting: Is It Worth It?2019-09-18T18:46:02+00:00

August 2019

Navigating Menopause With Diet and Exercise

2019-08-21T17:19:01+00:00

When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, there are two basic “rules” that everyone, no matter their age or gender, should follow: eat well and move your body. Simple, right? In theory, these guidelines are straightforward and easy to adhere to. In practice, however, there are a lot of variables in play that [...]

Navigating Menopause With Diet and Exercise2019-08-21T17:19:01+00:00

Exercising Barefoot: When Should You Do It?

2019-08-06T18:12:14+00:00

When it comes to performance footwear, athletes and weekend warriors alike have no shortage of options. Chances are, you have a certain pair of shoes that you swear by; a pair of shoes that you attribute your PRs to; a pair of shoes that you simply can't live without. The chances are also high that [...]

Exercising Barefoot: When Should You Do It?2019-08-06T18:12:14+00:00

July 2019

The Comparison Trap: How Comparing Yourself to Others Hinders Progress

2019-07-29T18:32:29+00:00

Social media is, sometimes, rather great. What's not to love about aesthetically-pleasing photos of lobster rolls and short videos of baby animals doing baby animal things? With that being said, it can also do a great deal of harm to the overall psyche, especially when it comes to falling into the comparison trap and [...]

The Comparison Trap: How Comparing Yourself to Others Hinders Progress2019-07-29T18:32:29+00:00

Exercising with an Injury: 6 Ways to Maintain Fitness

2019-07-24T20:15:40+00:00

Let’s face it: injuries suck.  There’s no eloquent way to word it. In fact, if you’ve been sidelined due to an injury, you’ve likely used a bounty of not-so-eloquent words to describe how you feel. To make matters worse, many internet “doctors” have a lot to say about exercising with an injury. This bounty [...]

Exercising with an Injury: 6 Ways to Maintain Fitness2019-07-24T20:15:40+00:00

June 2019

Jungle Gym DGO: Not Just for Kids!

2019-06-28T13:17:19+00:00

“That’s a gym for adults?!”   What Is a Jungle Gym? When a business sprouts up in a small(ish) town, people talk. Sometimes, what a company offers is self-explanatory. What certain trademarked gyms offer, for example, is well-known. A new Italian restaurant’s offerings are likely unmistakable. When one drives by Jungle Gym, however, it’s [...]

Jungle Gym DGO: Not Just for Kids!2019-06-28T13:17:19+00:00

No Pain, No Gain: When Is Pain Okay?

2019-06-14T15:40:25+00:00

“No pain, no gain!”  These four words are used frequently in the wide world of fitness. From adolescent athletes to weekend warriors, the “no pain, no gain” mentality is ingrained in fitness culture. While this mantra can have its place in the world of motivational tactics in order to push people past their comfort [...]

No Pain, No Gain: When Is Pain Okay?2019-06-14T15:40:25+00:00

May 2019

Avoiding Guilt & Getting Back on Track After Vacation

2019-05-27T15:19:01+00:00

During the summer months, weekend getaways and/or a weeklong vacation or two become the norm. After a snowy winter, few things are more enjoyable than escaping to an oceanfront bungalow for some rest, relaxation, and one-too-many margaritas.  Unfortunately, that relaxed feeling quickly fades once you return to your home and notice that your jeans [...]

Avoiding Guilt & Getting Back on Track After Vacation2019-05-27T15:19:01+00:00