Working Out Thru the Winter

Working Out Thru the Winter by Nicole Flanagan With the cold weather rolling in and the days getting shorter it seems like we all have less time on our hands. With an already jam-packed schedule we tend to skip out on workouts (or stop exercising entirely) and by the time we get to the New […]

Bling It On!

By Kimberly Putens Bling It On! The look for the holidays is all about “bling”. It’s bling for the hair, on our nails and on our face. Shimmer, shimmer, shimmer is the mantra for the holiday season. But remember its shimmer, not glitter. There is a big difference. Shimmer is dewy and glowing. Glitter is […]

5 Easy Tips for Perfect Skin

By Jackie Edwards 5 Easy Tips for Perfect Skin Do you worry about your skin looking dull and lifeless? Many people today, especially women, worry about the appearance of their skin and spend lots of money on products which promise youthful, soft skin. However, there are many simple and inexpensive things you can do to […]

Fitball Leg Curl

By Ryan Unverzagt FitBall Leg Curl This month’s exercise is the FitBall Leg Curl. This exercise focuses on the hamstrings, but also involves the glutes, low-back, and spinal extensor muscles. Begin by lying flat on your back with your legs straight. Position the center of the FitBall underneath your heels. Lift the hips up by […]

Staying Fit For The Start Of The Holiday Season

Staying Fit For The Start Of The Holiday Season By Nicole Flanagan November marks the beginning of the holiday season. This is the time of year when we start making all those yummy baked goods and delicious homemade soups. Instead of letting all this wonderful food catch up to us this year, let’s make a […]

Doing Hard Things

By Peggie Arvidson Doing Hard Things “You can do hard things.” This phrase first came up as I was talking with a friend who hiked from rim to rim in the Grand Canyon — in one hike — it took more than 12 hours but she did it. And in the retelling, she told me […]

All Psychics Are Not Created Equal

By Peggie Arvidson All Psychics Are Not Created Equal Many people believe that all psychics or readers are pretty much interchangeable. They think that they should all be able to talk to your pets, connect with your dearly departed as well as give you the details about your future. Not to mention they believe that […]

Getting Into Interval Training

By Ryan Unverzagt Getting Into Interval Training If you seem to be stuck in the same old cardio routine, you might want to try interval training. This type of cardio training involves alternating bouts of high and low intensity exercise. Interval training can accomplish many things. The first benefit of interval training is that you […]

Heart Health and Red Wine

By Nicole Flanagan Heart Health and Red Wine Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of “good” cholesterol and protecting against artery damage. While this news might sound great if you enjoy […]

Fall Beauty Trends

By Kim Putens Fall Beauty Trends The trends for the season seem like a repeat of the trends from last fall. The themes are the same – bold, rich, 80’s inspired. The main difference is the extent to which the trends have skewed to garner attention and make a statement. EYES: Eyes are the focus […]