6 Tips for Wavy, Wonderful Hair

Managing and mastering wavy hair might take some detective work, but there are some techniques that will help you rock the beach waves, instead of looking like you didn’t bother with a hairbrush that morning.


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Be Mine Berry Bowl for Valentine’s Day

If you’re surprising your valentine with breakfast in bed or a thoughtful brunch, this Be Mine Berry Bowl is not only bright and colorful, but nutritious, too!


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50 Most Fortified Cities in the USA – Heart Health Edition

Puritan’s Pride posed this question for the residents of the 50 most populated cities in the U.S. – who cares most about their hearts?


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5 Safety Tips for Winter Running

When winter arrives, running poses more challenges as temperatures dip below 20 degrees and instead creep closer to the single digits. For distance runners, the treadmill (AKA the dreadmill) isn’t the most appealing option. If you’re crazy enough (like me!) to brave the elements, here are some tips for road warriors to stay safe and warm!


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Myths and Truths About Fat

At one time, low fat and fat free foods were all the rage. Anyone looking to shed a few pounds simply cut out calories, mostly from fat. We put our trust in medical professionals, and our doctors and dietitians told us fat would make us fat, so we need to stop eating it! Fast forward 20 years and obesity has skyrocketed, while high cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease are more prevalent than ever.


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HIIT and the Tabata Method

High Intensity Interval Training can often be referred to as the Tabata method, which was named after and created by Izumi Tabata, Ph.D., a former researcher at Japan’s National Institute of Fitness.


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How To Start Running and How to Stick With It

A couple of questions I get asked all the time are: “How did you get into running?”, and “How can you run so far?” While I wish there was some incredibly inspiring story behind it, the truth is that it was a completely random decision.


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5 Surprisingly Healthy Unhealthy Foods

I am an expert in healthy eating for a healthy, fit body. You might catch me downing a SunWarrior protein shake, or eggs and oatmeal on a regular basis, but I’ll be honest: I also indulge in the sweeter things in life! That’s what a healthy lifestyle is all about: balance.


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Ancient and Amazing Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is one of the oldest mentioned plants used for health purposes, dating all the way back to the ancient Chinese and Egyptians. They used this resilient, cactus-looking plant (a hearty succulent known as the “Lily of the Desert”) for its beneficial properties. As you may remember from science class, succulents are able to retain water in poor climates or soil conditions, which makes them perfectly self-hydrating.


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8 Stocking Stuffers for the Beauty Enthusiast

Ho, ho, ho, Santa is coming to town, and if you’re anything like me, stuffing the stocking is the most fun part of gift giving! As a self-proclaimed beauty guru and fanatic, I’ve picked out a few of my favorite things for the self-pampering kind, or maybe someone who would enjoy a little pick-me-up.


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