15 Ways to Get in More Steps Every Day

Ways to Get in more steps each day

You’ve probably heard that it is recommended that we get somewhere around 10,000 steps a day.  Considering 10,000 steps is somewhere around 5 miles, this can be a bit of a challenge for many of us, especially those of us with more sedentary jobs.  But don’t worry, there are several ways to pile up those […]

HIIT Workout for Beginners

HIIT Workout

Don’t let the name of this workout scare you off – it’s really not as, well, intense as it sounds.  Sure, it will get your heart pumping and your blood flowing, but it’s a great workout for those of us with busy schedules that don’t have time for an hour-long class at the gym.  You can […]

7 Tips to Live Healthier

7 tips to live a healthier life

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SipandBeFit #CollectiveBias Living healthy seems like it can be a little overwhelming at first.  There are so many different aspects involved, especially as far as diet and exercise are concerned.  With all the conflicting advice and information, it can […]

How to Become a Better Runner

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Running is tough.  I’m sure that’s why it’s given as punishment in so many other sports.  But for those of us who do it for fun, or to lose weight, or to improve our health, we want to improve and see better results.  But how does one do that?  Running more isn’t always the answer […]

10 Foods to Reduce Inflammation


Many people deal with inflammation on a regular basis whether it’s in their gut, their joints, or somewhere else in their body.  Inflammation isn’t necessarily a bad thing – it’s the body’s defense mechanism to fight infection and promote healing.  Some people deal with chronic inflammation with conditions such as arthritis.  While food may not […]

Easy Overnight Oats

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PowerInProtein #CollectiveBias Can you believe it’s back to school time again already?  Since this is the first time in 17 years that I haven’t had a child going back to school, back to school means something different to […]

10 Running Books You Need to Read


There are two things I love to do in my free time – run and read.  And since I can’t run all the time, I can use the other time to read about running.  I read everything from instructional running books to those about friendships made and lessons learned from running.  So today, I’ll share […]

9 Boredom Busters for the Treadmill


Apparently, there are a lot of people that find running on a treadmill to be boring.  I’ve even heard people call it the “dreadmill”.  I guess I’m one of those rare people that enjoy running on the treadmill.  My treadmill has saved me from having to run outside when weather conditions prohibited it – like […]

10 Secrets that Morning Exercisers Know

10 Secrets that Morning Exercisers Know

I hear it all the time “I’m not a morning person, I can’t work out in the morning”.  You have good intentions to work out later in the day but then the day happens – and life – and the next thing you know, you haven’t worked out in ages.  Sound familiar?  I know it’s […]

Getting Enough Protein in Your Diet #PowerfulProtein

Getting Enough Protein

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PowerfulProtein #CollectiveBias I’ve been reading up a lot on macros lately, particularly protein.  Protein does so much for our bodies – in fact, it is considered the main building block of our bodies; it repairs and maintains our […]