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A Review of Designer Protein All-Natural Protein Powders

You're probably already aware that adequate protein intake is critical for building and maintaining healthy muscle mass. But, it also supports long-term weight control by boosting metabolism, reducing cravings, and keeping hunger levels at bay.…

Five Fitness-Centric Must-Haves for Summer

Summertime is almost here! Whether you're new to working out, a weekend athlete or you work out every day, there are certain items you'll need to support the increased demands on your body as you exercise in the heat. As an avid outdoor runner,…

The YOO HD Fitness Tracker: What You Need to Know Before You Buy

With widespread promotion of physical activity and other healthy lifestyle behaviors, new breeds of wearable fitness trackers are hitting the consumer market every day. Pedometers and accelerometers, heart rate monitors, and all-inclusive smartwatch…

Healthy Lifestyle-Centric Products Every Woman Needs

As a health expert and blogger, avid athlete, wife and mother, I’m always on the hunt for practical and affordable solutions that make it easier for women to put their health first. I especially like products that make healthy living a little…

Amp Up Your Workout Routine with Vibration Training

I always emphasize the importance of regularly switching up your workout routine. But, funny enough, I sometimes have a hard time doing this myself. Personally, l love resistance training, running, and cycling. They are hobbies of sorts. So,…

Six Clever Products That Support Healthier Snacking

Maintaining healthy eating habits can often be difficult during summer months. With all the picnics, trips, and outings, many people just tend to fall off the bandwagon. To stop this from happening, it’s always a good idea to plan your meals…

Measuring Your Blood Pressure at Home: A Review of the iHealth View Wrist Monitor

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a serious medical condition that occurs when fluid (blood) pressure within the arteries is chronically elevated. If left uncontrolled, hypertension can trigger the onset of numerous life threating events…

Losing Weight and Getting Fit? It’s Time to Reward Yourself

Can you believe 2016 is here and in full effect? How are those health and fitness-related New Year’s resolutions going? Are you losing weight? Are you maintaining a regular exercise routine? Have you reduced the amount of red meat in your…

Review: Why I Recommend LifeSpan Treadmill and Bike Desks

With the widespread promotion of physical activity for good health, new breeds of exercise equipment are hitting the consumer market each and every day. Most of this equipment is specifically designed for performing low-to-high intensity levels…

My Expert Take on ACEL Graduated Compression Socks

With the widespread promotion of physical activity and exercise, new breeds of performance-enhancing activewear and sports apparel are hitting the market every day. As an exercise scientist, recreational athlete and true health advocate, I’m…

An In-Depth Review of the iHealth Core Body Analysis Scale

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain muscle or improve your overall health and fitness level, regularly monitoring physical changes to your body is of the utmost importance. This might be as simple as snapping a few before and after…

Vionic Walking Shoes: Fashionable and Healthy to Wear

Walking is by far one of the best forms of cardiovascular (cardio) exercise for weight management and overall good health, as it’s easy to perform, requires little or no equipment, and can conveniently be incorporated into your everyday routine.…

BungyPumps: A Great Way to Burn More Calories and Lose More Weight With Walking

Walking is by far one of the most common types of cardiovascular (cardio) exercise, as it’s easy to perform, requires little or no equipment, and can conveniently be incorporated into your everyday routine. Through its beneficial effects on…

My Love-Hate Relationship with the Nike+ Fuelband

As an exercise scientist, fitness enthusiast and die-hard Nike fan, I’ve been a devoted user of the Nike+ Fuelband since its original launch in 2012. The primary reason for my initial investment was by far its accelerometer capabilities. There…

Is Your Girdle Doing More Harm than Good?

For centuries girdles, body shapers, and other shapewear have been mass-produced to meet the needs of women wishing to easily and effortless achieve the coveted hourglass figure. But, for the first time ever these apparatuses are being touted…