Ground Breaking Cancer Prevention

The New York Times Sunday Magazine featured an article on May 15th detailing how “researchers have revolutionized our…prospects for treating” cancer. The following week, the Los Angeles Times carried an advertisement by the City of Hope detailing its “breakthroughs…on destroy[ing] cancer” and helping ...

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Healthy Living Should Not be a Burden

The best gift we will ever receive is good health.  But only one person who can deliver it to you: you.  Resolutions won’t do it.  Advice on diet and exercise won’t do it.  Expensive gym memberships and equipment won’t do it.  Fancy fitness ...

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Beet Burgers

I created this recipe with the intent of befriending some vegetarians.  But it turns out that these beet burgers are meat-eater approved!  They’re a great alternative to your typical burger when you’re looking for something a little bit fresher and more flavorful.  I ...

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Gluten-Free Diet Review

If gluten were a celebrity, it would probably be Kim Kardashian.  We are obsessed with it.  The media is obsessed with it.  But if you ask yourself “why is this so popular right now?” and you will probably fall short of an answer.  ...

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Guest Editor Announcement!

Hi everybody! I am very excited to announce that we will have guest editor working with us for the next month.  She will be providing yummy recipes as well as a reviews of some popular diets!  Everyone, meet Allie Sartori… I still remember ...

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The Active Times’ Best Yoga Poses for Cyclists

Happy Hump Day! Cycling is one of my favorite workouts. It’s challenging, fun, and is great for toning your legs.  Whether I’m hitting up a Soul Cycle class or getting outside to ride the open road, I know cycling will always kick my ...

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Fitness Lover’s Holiday Wishlist

Christmas (aka my favorite time of year) is right around the corner.  I’m being honest when I say that at least 85% of the Christmas gifts that I receive are fitness or health related.  And I have absolutely NO problem with that!  This ...

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Pre-Thanksgiving Metabolism-Boosting Workout

Happy ALMOST Thanksgiving!! I love Thanksgiving because, let’s be serious, I love food. Who doesn’t?!? But it’s not uncommon to over-indulge during your Thanksgiving feast. There is ABSOLUTELY nothing wrong with treating yourself (I think it’s good for the soul and a necessary ...

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Fitness, Food, Fun: New York City

In case you got bored reading my blog post about my trip to NYC, let me sum it up with the three most important things in my life — Fitness, Food, and Fun.  I travel a lot and plan to do these “Triple ...

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Marie Claire’s 10 Equipment-Free Arms Exercises

For most of the country, cold weather has officially arrived.  Most Americans are trading in their tank-tops and bikinis for turtlenecks and parkas.  And as the saying goes, “Out of sight, out of mind.”  But just because our arms (and practically the rest ...

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