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.…

Be Hydrated.

Water is crucial to your health. It makes up, on average, 60% of your body weight and every system in your body depends on water to function properly. Lack of water can lead to dehydration, which even mild dehydration can leave you feeling drained. Every day you lose water by sweating, noticeable or not, exhaling,…

Be Motivated.

Living a healthy life requires constant goal setting. In order to reach our goals, we need to hold ourselves accountable and not let our goals escape to the land of New Year’s Resolutions and good intentions. Keep yourself motivated by writing your goals down and posting them in a visible location. For example, if you frequently…