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5 Under 5: Healthy, On-The-Go Snacks

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Back to school means back to crazy schedules and some how managing to fit classes, jobs, internships, workouts, sleep and a social life into 24 hours a day. The first thing that tends to fall on the backburner is eating, and especially eating healthy. If you’re going to power through crazy days you’ll need snacks that you can stash in your bag to pull out …

No Gym Necessary Workout

No Gym Necessary feat

Don’t belong to a gym or don’t feel like getting there? There’s no excuse not to squeeze a workout in when you can do it from home. Here are some of my favorite moves to strengthen your legs, arms, and abs- with no gym required! **You can use weights, gallons of milk, textbooks, whatever you have handy that will add weight resistance to these exercises. …

Happy and Healthy Snacking

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Instead of reaching for junk food that fails to fill you up no matter how much you eat, try some of these healthy alternatives to energize your body throughout the day and satisfy your hunger! 6 oz of Non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt with flax seeds, chia seeds, and a sprinkle of cinnamon is a perfect combo to conquer your sweet tooth, fill you up, and …

Fitting Fitness In

      My first year at college was quite the rude awakening to my fitness schedule. Living in a smaller space without a gym in my building made it harder to find the motivation to exercise. All the new classes, activities and events also created a packed schedule that could be difficult to work around. After a while I realized that I’d completely fallen …

Fourth of July Workout Playlist

WORKOUT PLAYLIST 4th Of July

  Fourth of July means food, fun, and fireworks! While it’s definitely important to enjoy that bonding time with friends and family to celebrate out country, it’s also a good idea to sneak in a little workout. Whether it’s the morning of or during the week leading up to the festivities, here is a Fourth of July themed playlist to pump you up for your workout …

Exercises for Unwanted Underarm Fat

EXERCISES FOR UNWANTED UNDERARM FAT

It’s officially summer, and that means halter-tops and tanks. Unfortunately, that leaves your excess weight you’ve been carrying under your arms exposed. Not only is it unpleasant, it’s also extremely hard to get rid of. Since you cannot target just one area for weight loss, a combination of a healthy diet and cardio will help burn the calories. Luckily there are exercises that target and …

Train yourself to LOVE working out!

Train Yourself to Love Working Out

We all have times where we fall into a slump routine of binge watching Netflix while also binge eating everything in your kitchen and the thought of working out or even getting off the couch? Awful. However, being caught in this cycle of unhealthy habits can take a toll on your health, energy, and happiness rather quickly. With a few easy changes to your daily …

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites June 12

In the spirit of being active and healthy this summer, we gathered some of our favorite health and fitness posts from around the web! The Skinny Confidential Pink Detox Drink – So this might sound crazy, but this kind of actually sounds delicious. We’re always looking for ways to keep the bloat away so we can’t way to try this one in the morning! 45Fairmount Cute …

4 Tips for Committing to Fitness This Summer

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Summer means plenty of sunshine, bare feet, growing temperatures, and more revealing clothing. Tank tops, shorts, and bikinis, oh my! It is the perfect time of year to get outside and tone those arms, abs, and legs. We all want to do it, but the hard part is committing to fitness. Go Outside When the temperatures are between 70 and 90 degrees, a walk or jog …

Five Ways To Stay Active While Traveling

5 Ways to Stay Active While Traveling

Summer means lots of vacationing and lots of laying outside by the pool. While summertime is perfect for taking it easy, it’s also a good time to stay active, because let’s be honest, you do want to feel confident in your swim suit (whatever your version of confident is.) But how do you keep up with your fitness plan when you’re on vacation? Well the most …