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 >

Friday Link Love: Get Good Karma

Good Karma September marks the beginning of fall, which means crisp, cool days, back-to-school time, and – National Yoga Month! Sponsored by the Yoga Health Foundation (a nonprofit organization), National Yoga Month is intended to “build awareness of yoga’s proven health benefits and provide… read more >

One Good Thing: Chest and Core Strengthener

A fly (or flye) is a strength training exercise in which the arms move through an arc while the elbows stay slightly bent. This fly targets the pectoralis major—a large chest muscle—and helps strengthen the core and back muscles that stabilize your lower back…. read more >