One Good Thing: Triceps Extension

This move targets the back of your upper arms, specifically the triceps brachii. Step 1: Stand in a lunge position with your right leg in front of your left. Keep both knees slightly bent. Place your right hand on your right thigh and lean… read more >

Get Your Greens: Massaged Kale Salad, Three Ways

My love affair with kale began when I discovered how to make this simple salad. It takes 10 minutes to make and it makes eating raw kale so delicious, even picky eaters ask for more. Kale has an abundance of calcium, lutein (an antioxidant),… read more >

Happy Friday! Our Favorite Fall Posts

There’s nothing quite like the transformation from summer to fall. Summer vacations come to an end, the leaves change, kids head back to school. For me, fall always feels like a fresh start – a chance to take a new class, try a new… read more >

Cold and Flu Prevention: Is Antibacterial Soap Best?

Manufacturers of antibacterial hand soap—which is a multimillion-dollar business—want you to believe that the best way to eradicate the germs that spread colds, flu, and other viruses is to wash your hands with one of their powerful products. Is this true, or are they… read more >

Blood Work Basics: What to Know Before Your Draw

You’re on track for great health this year: you’ve got your workout plan in place, you’re munching on those five fruits and veggies per day, and you’ve just made an appointment for your annual physical exam.  Next up on your list: blood work. Getting… read more >

One Good Thing: Biceps Twist

This move targets the front of your upper arms, specifically the biceps brachialis, biceps brachii, and brachioradialis. It will add tone and curves to your upper arms, and help you carry heavy boxes, babies, and grocery bags. Step 1: Stand tall and lengthen your… read more >

Nuts About Burgers

Sometimes it seems nothing will satisfy but a big, juicy burger! But it always doesn’t have to be a half-pounder with cheese and grilled onions. Here’s one to try that’s healthy, vegetarian, and still finger lickin’ good. For lunch or dinner, I make a… read more >