‘Healthy Living’

Are You Using Exercise As A Diet?

By Erin Risius, MA

Did you know that our movement patterns tend to mirror our eating patterns? Yep. So, if you gravitate toward weight loss food diets odds are that you are ‘exercise dieting’ as well. What is exercise dieting… and why it isn’t helpful Exercise dieting is no pain/no gain exercise so punitive in nature (think: boot camps) and unfortunately is widely accepted as THE […] Read more »

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Is Jogging Really Bad For You?

By Lori Wright, CPT

Study: Strenuous Joggers As Likely To Die As Sedentary Non-Joggers I have to admit I did an internal victory dance (like the ones football players do when they score a touchdown) after reading about the study posted by the Journal of American College of Cardiology, which reported that jogging is bad for you – well, strenuous jogging for long periods […] Read more »

Strenuous Joggers As Likely To Die As Sedentary Non-Joggers

How to Make Healthy Eating Happen

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Spanish translation available here thanks to Mindful Eating Mexico Move Away From Old Notions Of Healthy Eating I think most of us want to eat healthy. We hear plenty about its importance to achieving and maintaining health and healthy weights. But actually doing it escapes a lot of folks. Why? I believe it has to do with their definition of healthy eating. If […] Read more »

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Whitney Thore’s Successful Journey to Overcome Negative Body Image

By Erin Risius, MA

Did you say the F-word? When it comes to self-acceptance, a self-described ‘fat and fabulous’ woman is getting national attention because she is choosing to live her life and pursue her passions in the body she has today. What a concept. So many women who struggle with their weight put aspects of their lives on hold until a magic number […] Read more »

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