Strong Is the New Skinny

Strong is the new skinny

I got the memo:  Thin is out. Strong is in!  Women sporting muscles and curvier figures are now becoming the new “it” girls. As a more muscular … [Read more...]

Daylight Savings and Your Diet

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This post was written by guest contributor, Christen Cupples Cooper, MS, RD (www.coopernutrition.com and www.nutritioned.net) Blame Ben Franklin. … [Read more...]

Our Best 100-Calorie Snacks

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You can really snack yourself slim! Since between-meal noshes account for 25% of the calories (more than 450 calories) they're one of the easiest … [Read more...]

Psych Yourself Up (not out!) for Your Workout

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Like Julie, one of the co-founders of this blog, I'm a CrossFit enthusiast-cum-evangelist. What I love most about the CF training is one of its … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Burn Calories Without Doing “Exercise”!

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My mom hired a new lawn guy earlier this year.  He never showed up for the job -- so I took over.  This may surprise you, my AppforHealth.com readers, … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Stop Weight Regain

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Lost a few pounds?  Congratulations!  To help improve your odds of keeping it off for good, we’ve got 10 research-proven strategies for you to put in … [Read more...]

Surviving the Holiday Season…Without Packing on Pounds

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For many Americans, the holiday season means more parties, more family meals and sometimes, a lot of extra calories.   According to surveys, the … [Read more...]

Performance Jewelry Goes Bust

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We thought the power bling would eventually go bust and it seems that it has. News reports today say that Power Balance is filing for bankruptcy … [Read more...]