Health

Do Cleanses Work?

Do Cleanses Work?

Everyone’s looking for a quick fix when it comes to health and fitness. Cleanses and detox diets promising 10-20 lbs of weight loss in a matter of days or weeks, are constantly promoted in the media. But do they really work? Are they healthy? Should you try one? We’ve broken down everything you need to know before starting a cleanse…

Get Your Breasts Checked Before 2020!

Get Your Breasts Checked Before 2020!

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze October was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late for you to get checked!  We’re challenging #TeamAC to go get a mammogram before the end of this year. 1 in 8 women in the US will get breast cancer at some point. It’s a scary statistic, but we can all be proactive…

How To Stop Comparing Your Fitness Journey

How To Stop Comparing Your Fitness Journey

By Contributing Editor Vivian Nweze   The saying “comparison is the thief of joy” is so true, especially when it comes to our bodies! We’re all designed differently and our bodies react differently to exercise and nutrition. Two familiar faces from 21 Day Fix know this all too well! For weeks you watched Daniel Pipkin and Samantha Jo Harvey go…

Healthy School Lunch Ideas 

Healthy School Lunch Ideas 

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze Back to school season can be a stress relieving and fun time for everyone. Parents get a break from planning out activities every day to keep their kids occupied. Students get to reunite with their pals and show off their new sneakers. It’s a refreshing new start for all! However, you’re not quite off the hook…

Do You Have a Food Allergy, Sensitivity or Intolerance?

Do You Have a Food Allergy, Sensitivity or Intolerance?

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze There is so much more information available now when it comes to deciphering how certain food affects your body, positively and negatively! To make things easier, we’ve broken down the different levels of sensitivity (allergy having the most intense affect and Intolerance having the least), and how to know which one you have.   Food Intolerance…

Age Defying Fitness: Jennifer Lopez Turns 50

Age Defying Fitness: Jennifer Lopez Turns 50

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze Your body is the one thing that will be with you for the rest of your life. The habits you build now can set you up to have flat abs and a shapely booty…or high blood pressure and a potbelly. Hollywood stars like Jennifer Lopez, who seem to get better with age, make their health and…

8 Healthy & Hydrating Foods

8 Healthy & Hydrating Foods

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze It’s amazing how much hydration you can  get from the food you eat! Below we’ve listed the most nutritious and water filled foods you can find, in order of how much water is in them. Eating them daily counts towards your water intake!   Lettuce: 96% water and has only 10 calories per cup! You can…

Move Over Avo Toast: 6 FixAte Avocado Recipes 

Move Over Avo Toast: 6 FixAte Avocado Recipes 

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze Avocado is so many things: a healthy fat, a creamy smoothie thickener, a yummy dip base, and a fruit!  Avocado toast is wildly popular with millennials and Gen Z, but there are a multitude of ways to chow down on your favorite green berry! Below are some delicious options that can be found in Autumn’s cookbooks…

What Sunscreen SPF Level Do You Really Need?

What Sunscreen SPF Level Do You Really Need?

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze We’ve already discussed how to stay hydrated under the summer sun, but now it’s all about your skin. It’s surprising how many people walk out the door without any SPF on to protect them. That doesn’t fly for #TeamAC! Keep reading to see how much SPF you need in your sunscreen to protect your whole body,…

5 Tips For Faster Weight Loss

5 Tips For Faster Weight Loss

You might be waiting for me to hit you with a magic food or special fitness tip that will “speed up fat loss”, but these 5 tips require hard work & dedication. Tip 1: Stay Consistent.  The best way to speed up your fat loss is to stay consistent with your healthy eating, workouts, sleep & self-care.  The more consistent…