Essential Oils: Miracle or Myth?

Do they work because you believe they will work? Am I calm because I was told lavender is calming? That Preston and I are not sure of the answer.

Maintaining a healthy relationship: Adventure!

The first year of a relationship is supposed to be the best, right? After the 12-month falling-in-love period everything becomes a little less bright, or so some may claim. We, frankly, don’t buy that at all. It is possible, easy, and fun to keep the spark alive no matter how long you have been together….

The water park survival guide: 5 tips to get you through the day!

The sun, the heat, and the tan lines: I LOVE summer. Water and amusement parks provide a day of fun, but can create tricky situations when it comes to your health and fitness goals. With these tips you can prepare and then navigate your day at the water park. Choose the right bikini. Being almost…

10 ways to stay fit while working

 Work. It takes up 40 hours of the week, leaves us drained, and creates an environment that can be a nightmare for your fitness goals. Even though it may seem like an impenetrable barrier at times, there are many ways that you can reach goals despite the obstacles that the 9-5  might place in your…

5 ways to prevent metabolic damage

Staying on a reduced calorie diet for an extended period of time can slow down your metabolism. This makes an already hard task even more difficult. Below are five ways that you can prevent metabolic damage: Number 1 Dieting slowly will help your metabolism from crashing. A diet where you are eating far below maintenance…

Sugar rush: Consider and reduce your sugar intake

Yesterday Preston and I watched a documentary on Netflix: Sugar Coated. I highly recommend that everyone checks it out. The film discusses studies concerning the effects of sugar consumption.  Obviously, sugar has a lot of calories which is “bad,” but there may be more to sugar than that. One study found that subjects who consumed large…