A Healthier 2015 with Garden of Life Living Food Bars #Giveaway

December 22, 2014 at 8:47 am
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I met Garden of Life at BlogHer 2013 and tried the Raw Fit and Raw Meal Protein Powders. I then tried some Kind Organics B-12 spray and realized that was one of their lines, too. When I contacted them about a giveaway, they also offered to send me some other new products to try, so I picked the new Living Foods Whole Food Organic Bars. These bars are organic, all natural and contain no fillers…

Fitness Finds of 2014 + A Look Ahead to 2015

December 21, 2014 at 9:44 am
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Finding is my thing and fitness is also my thing. This means that each year I try many new exercise classes, apps, tools and health tips and blab about them. This year was no exception. Some trends that we saw in 2014 for fitness and health were: “functional fitness,” continued domination of CrossFit and the paleo diet, theme/fun runs, tabata or HIIT (high intensity interval training), barre classes, treadmill/strength workouts and group personal training. The…

Friday Finds: Gifts That Give, Find Your Purpose + More!

December 19, 2014 at 6:15 am
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At this time of year, I like the idea of making charitable donations in honor of someone along with, or in place of, other gifts. Many people have causes that they clearly support so it is easy to choose an organization. If I do not know someone’s interests, or favorite causes, there is a great aggregator site for giving called JustGive. JustGive is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase charitable giving by connecting…

A New Finds’ Fave: Delos Wellness + Another Fitness Preview

December 18, 2014 at 5:41 am
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Knock on wood, I have one more race this year and am finishing the year healthy and strong. Even so, I was very curious when I was contacted by Delos Wellness to check out their unique approach to pain management and bodywork for better athletic performance. Like most runners, I always want to do better and feel better, too. I was invited to try Delos Wellness at no cost. Actually, everyone is invited for a…