Category Archives: Health

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Spoonfuls of Smoothie Bowls without Breaking your Bank

Even if you have never tried one, you have probably seen a smoothie bowl surfacing Instagram’s feed almost every day. Popular in places like Brazil and Hawaii for decades,  Global demand for the acai berry fruit has expanded rapidly in recent years, and açaí is now cultivated for that purpose primarily. However, most people don’t […]

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5 Ways to Get a Good Sweat on Vacation

I was recently in Costa Rica on a vacation with family and friends when what seemed as a disaster occurred: the hotel did not have a gym. Being the fitness nut that I am, I was panicking. I am the kind of person who needs to exercise in order to relax and unwind. There is […]

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Freshly Picked: Strawberry Edition

Nothing goes together quite like summertime and fresh fruit, and on this edition of Freshly Picked, we’re talkin’ strawberries. As we approach the season for beach trips and barbeques, no get-together is complete without a side of fruit. And as strawberries are in their prime season, here are a few of my favorite recipes. Strawberry […]

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Eating Clean With Elli Quark

We were so thrilled to get acquainted with Elli Quark, one of our sponsors of Connect To Confidence last month in NYC. We wanted to learn more about this yummy product, so we asked resident nutritional expert Hillary Macias to check it out for us:   I’m all about eating clean, and when it comes to […]

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So, You’re Training for a Race

Congratulations — you’ve decided to join the runner’s world and sign up for your first race! This is a huge milestone in your running career and you should be proud of yourself for signing up — races are expensive, so there’s no backing out now. Starting out, it seems like a pretty simple concept — […]

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Meet ABS Protein Pancakes Founder Ashley Drummonds

The minute we tasted those unbelievably yummy, low carb, high protein, gluten-free pancakes, we were hooked.  Then we got to meet Ashley in person and hear her amazing and inspiring story. Oh yeah, and then there was that successful appearance on Shark Tank, and we knew she was true Fit List material. We were honored to […]

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Get Lean, Get Clean, Get Lyft Caffeine

Who hasn’t felt the need for an energy boost?  Whether it’s a college all nighter, getting to work on time after a late night out, or just the sheer grind of work life, we all have those moments of feeling absolutely exhausted.  (Word to the wise – if you fall asleep at your desk, try […]

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Monday Motivators: Meet The Founders of @foodporndaily1

What does it take to have a leading food Instagram account? What happens when something you started as a joke turns into a real business? We figured that with 103,000 followers and over 3,000 posts, Marci Weiss, Jill Kushner, Sydney Burger, Sydney Fleisher and Jessie Gloger of @foodporndaily1 would definitely know the answer. Check out […]

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5 Lessons Learned in a Runner’s World

When many people think of running, or any type of cardio for that matter, their minds immediately go to the sweat and the exhaustion that comes along with it. But what many people fail to realize is that running is more than just a weight loss tool or form of exercise. Running is way of […]

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9 Things That Happen When You Become A Runner

My running career started when I was in 6th grade and joined the school track team. I fell in love with the endorphin high that running gave me, as well as the feeling of accomplishment and pride upon finishing a race. I continued to run when my track days were over, and have been hooked […]

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Welcome To The Fit List, “Fat Girl Running” Mirna Valerio

Who better to welcome to The Fit List on Global Running Day than Mirna Valerio.  Mirna is an ultra marathoner and a walking (running?) testament to the fact that fitness comes in all shapes and sizes: Think you’re too fat? Think you’re too slow? Think you can’t run? Well, my former high school teacher from […]