Healthy Lifestyle

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…

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…

Can You Lose Weight With Yoga?

Can You Lose Weight With Yoga?

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze There isn’t a simple answer to this question. Most types of yoga won’t blast calories as much as aerobic exercise. However, there are tangible physical results that can come from practicing yoga regularly for weight loss, if you know the right things to do!   Reduce Stress, Belly Fat, & Get Strong Abs One of the…

Eat These Foods For Clear Skin

Eat These Foods For Clear Skin

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze   No one wants to deal with acne, at any age, but especially not as an adult. There are a lot of reasons you can have acne past your teens, including a poor diet. To improve the texture and tone of your skin eat more of the foods we’ve listed below!   KALE & SPINACH These…

16 Tips For Forming A New Habit in 2019

16 Tips For Forming A New Habit in 2019

Contributing Editor: Vivian Nweze   Making a commitment is easy. Sticking with it is a bit harder. It takes having the right motivation and drive to be consistent. Anyone who wants to commit to a new habit has a lot of distractions to see past and obstacles to jump over, but these tips and tricks will help you stay on…

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…