VIDEO: Getting Started With A Bodyweight Routine

Fitness expert and Team BSN athlete Scott Herman* partners with Puritan’s Pride to demonstrate a beginner’s bodyweight exercise routine.


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Eating for a Better Body Composition

Weight loss is a hot topic this time of year as people are donning their swimsuits and shedding layers to beat the heat by the pool and at the beach. Why is ‘weight loss’ the important topic of conversation rather than body composition? My personal training clients rarely see dramatic weight loss up front because the focus of my training and nutrition is to build lean muscle mass and create a healthy lifestyle.


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Protein 101

Maybe it’s time to reach your fitness goals once and for all, or perhaps you’re just trying to maintain a healthy body. If your wellness goals include losing weight, building lean muscle mass is the best way to keep a strong and healthy body that will be prepared for any and all of life’s challenges.


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How to do NOTHING

Laugh, go ahead, but you know as well as I do that it’s not as easy as you think. Just take a day off and stay home and see what you end up doing: laundry, social media, writing that post that you’ve been putting off, dishes, you might even MAKE THE BED.


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Subscription Farming – Building Communities from the Ground Up

When you hear the words “community farm” does it conjure up images of barefoot hippies singing “Cumbaya” and talking about their favorite organic vegan spirulina smoothie? Today’s modern community farm movement is not just for hippies, though they are welcome to participate.


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Living with a Nut (Allergy)

Jillian Snell, our Marketing Strategist at Puritan’s Pride, shares her experiences and tales that come with working around a loved one’s nut allergy. From lifestyle choices to proactive conversations, she gives some insight to this increasingly common challenge.


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Feasting on Flowers

There is nothing quite like the satisfaction of growing your own food. Fruits, vegetables and fresh herbs are abundant in home gardens this time of year. The next time you head out to harvest your crop of yummy eats, take a second glance at some of the other beneficial treats you may be overlooking right in your own garden.


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Vitamin D and Me

Back “in the day” before there was SPF or sunscreen, I was a sun worshipper. Most of us in the over 50 crowd were taught that a great tan and even a touch of sunburn on the cheeks looked healthy. We spent summers on the beach in our itty bitty polka dot bikinis or sat on the lawn with a reflector.


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Paleo Portobello Burgers and Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Around my house summertime is for grilling. Steaks, burgers, chicken, veggies, fruit… you name it, we grill it. Once you ditch the buns, Paleo and grilling provide endless possibilities!


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Protect Pets from Hidden Backyard Dangers

With warm weather and extended daylight hours, we spend more time in the great outdoors with our families, and many of us like to include our pets in those plans. While most of us like to believe that our back yards are safe havens for our family pets, many of us are unaware of common items that pose very real hazards for our furry friends.


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