Be Colorful.

Taste the rainbow doesn’t just apply to skittles. When thinking about incorporating fruits and vegetables in your diet, also think about the colors of the fruits and veggies you are eating and strive to get a rainbow of colors daily. Fruits and veggies of varying colors offer different types of nutrients, all of which our…

Be Mapped.

Want to try running in a new location and just don’t know where to go, or want to know exactly how far you ran/walked/biked during your last outing? There are several online mapping tools available for free. Check out www.usatf.org/routes, www.mapmyrun.com, or www.runningmap.com. These are also great if you are directionally-challenged like myself. I print…

Be Antioxidated.

Antioxidants are substances that our bodies use to slow oxidative damage to our bodies. Basically when our cells use oxygen, which is all day-every day, they naturally produce oxidants or free radicals (think of them as by-products). Just as oxidation causes rust  and breaks down metals, oxidants in the body cause the cells to breakdown.…