Category Archive: healthy living

An Introduction to Mindful Eating

{By Rebecca Florio} Eating is such a part of our lives. We eat to live, we eat for pleasure, and we eat for social reasons. But how much do we actually think about… Continue reading

Balance: The Importance of Keeping Your Priorities Straight

{By Samantha Roose} Recently, I have been trying to learn the characteristic of balance. I’m not a very balanced person.  I try to be. I like to think I am.  I want to… Continue reading

Does God Want Me to Work Out?

{By Rebecca Florio} Ever wonder what a Christian’s approach to exercise should be? While bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the… Continue reading

Resolved: To Succeed

{By Taylor Eckel} Who doesn’t make New Year’s Resolutions? Or, if you didn’t actually make a list, I’ll bet you at least thought about it. Regardless of your specific fitness goals, here are… Continue reading

Best Pumpkin Bread: Holiday Flavor Without the Guilt

{By Rebecca Florio} Looking for holiday recipes that won’t compromise your healthy living goals? Me too. Trust me, I am all in favor of holiday flavors – I’ve already had more than my… Continue reading

Discover Your Inner Gym Rat (Or, Strength Training 101)

{By Taylor Eckel} Have you ever noticed how we seem to think running, biking and other cardio is treated as more “feminine” than strength  training? Or how, when we do strength train, we… Continue reading

Tips for Traveling Healthy {Part 2}

{By Samantha Roose} Waiting in line for dinner, I suddenly panic as I approach the front of the line.  What am I going to eat.  I’m starving.  Breakfast was cereal and biscuits—the only… Continue reading

Tips For Traveling Healthy {Part 1}

{By Samantha Roose} Once again I stare into my suitcase envisioning all of the unhealthy and processed food I will soon be forced to eat simply because there isn’t anything else… Between being… Continue reading

My Favorite Interval Run (And Why It Should Be Yours Too)

{By Samantha Roose} Let me introduce you to my good friend, Sprint8. Sprint8 is my favorite interval workout.  This routine was designed by an athlete (surprise, surprise), while attempting to re-create the anabolic… Continue reading

Best Ever Mediterranean Salad

{By Ellery Sadler} Ok, before I share this recipe with you I have to tell you of the crazy thing that has happened in my life. Now, as my friends and family will… Continue reading