Back Pain – Part II: What to do?

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Back Pain – Part II: What to do?

Ok, hopefully you’ve gained some insight into why your back is spasm-ing, now what should you do about it? Well, it goes without saying, there are lots of “experts” out there with lots of advice. Are they right? At risk of sounding like a broken record – it depends…on what exactly the cause is.  But, Continue Reading

Back pain royally sucks, no doubt (I speak from personal experience). It will strike most of us at some point in our lives- some people earlier than others, some more intensely and debilitating than others, some recover quickly while others it becomes a chronic condition. Why? The first answer is: genetics. You got what you’re Continue Reading

Admission of Guilt!

  Ok, ok, I’m going to come clean: I have NOT lived up to my previously stated goal of writing a blog & sharing tips and tricks to keep on your New Year’s goals every week, as I said in February’s post…not even every 4 weeks…more like every 6. BUT – that’s OK. I’m not going Continue Reading

New Year’s Resolutions-friend or foe?

We’re back! After a much too long hiatus (Sam, we miss you), we’ve resuscitated our blog. And couldn’t be a better time! This is the time of year that many, possibly even you, decide to make positive change in their lives and get in shape. GO YOU! Don’t listen to the naysayers or statisticians that Continue Reading

Bust Out of Your Salad Rut with These 4 Original Recipes

The transition of seasonal change — even though it happens every year, four times — is always a bit… funky. Not only are you swapping out your wardrobe, adjusting to the additional hours of daylight, and digging through your storage room for dust-covered box fans, but all of a sudden your well-oiled-machine of a mealtime Continue Reading

Now that you have an arsenal of soda alternatives, you’re well on your way to ditching it forever (just in time for summer)! If that doesn’t sound so exciting to you, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. This four-week plan will wean you off gently and easily. It’s designed to minimize cravings and withdrawal, Continue Reading

7 Things You Can Drink Instead of Soda — And Love

If you drink soda on a regular basis, count yourself lucky — you are officially in possession of the most accessible, most bang-for-your buck, most inexpensive lifestyle change I know of. Cutting back on your soda intake (and yes, diet soda counts here*) makes a massive impact on weight loss. It’s a one-two punch: cutting down Continue Reading

Could You Have Allergies You Don’t Even Know About?

Ugh. Just looking at this picture makes my eyes water. “The pollen is extra high this year.” Call me a jaded Northerner… but don’t people say that every single spring? Seems to me, people who have allergies just have them. And people who don’t? Well, don’t. Or do they? (Muah ha ha) You don’t hear Continue Reading