Put on a Happy Face: Natural Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

January 12th, 2013
Short days, cold weather and cloudy skies can make even the most chipper person feel dreary. So how can you put on a happy face—and actually mean it—when winter’s doldrums are at their worst? Consider these all-natural strategies for turning that frown upside down: Accessorize in cheery colors. Using the sun as your inspiration, add…
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Resolution Fitness: 6 Reasons to Shape Up Now

January 1st, 2013
January’s the time when everyone reflects on the past, looks to the future, and comes up with some ideas about how they’ll do things differently in the new year. If shaping up’s not on your list, it should be. Here’s why now’s the right time to focus on your fitness, once and for all: 1.…
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Spaghetti Squash Primavera

January 1st, 2013
Got penchant for pasta primavera? This low calorie, gluten-free dish is just as dreamy and creamy as the original but sans the high fat and carbs. Though this soul-satisfying version uses zucchini and squash, any combination of fresh vegetables works, so toss in your seasonal faves for a waistline-whitting taste of la bella vita. Spaghetti…
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Breaking Bad

January 1st, 2013
This month, give up one thing that you know isn’t working for you. Whether it’s diet soda, sugar in your coffee, late-night snacking, negative thinking or a toxic friend, it’s easier to ditch one bad habit at a time than to manage learning how to do without all of your not-so-great go-to’s at once. Want…
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Core Contraction + Leg Lift

January 1st, 2013
Strengthen your entire core with this mid-section-toner, a one-stop-shop for a sexier stomach, back, butt and even your legs. 1. Lie down on your back, bend your knees and place your feet on the ground. 2. Contract your abs (keep your stomach flat and push the sides of your abs out). 3. Press your lower…
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