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Flex It Pink Virtual 5k

Flex It Pink

Flex It Pink Virtual 5k Run a 5K and stay home too—thanks to Flex it Pink’s Run for the Boobies Virtual 5K! Everyone knows October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and that means marathons and 5Ks will be popping up around several large cities in an effort to raise money for a worthy cause. Most publications will be featuring information on the … [Read more...]

GMO Free Foods : Wild Blueberries

Picking a few Wild Blueberries

GMO Free Foods : Wild Blueberries The topic of GMO’s has been ramping up in the news, in supermarket aisles, and over breakfast tables lately. And it seems to have reached a fevered pitch. Food giant General Mills recently put “Not made with genetically modified ingredients” on its box of Cheerios. And on May 1, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack … [Read more...]

RingSkin : Protect Your Ring From Dings

the RingSkin

RingSkin : Protect Your Ring From Dings When Ginny Pennell contacted me about her new invention, the RingSkin, I was immediately intrigued. I reflected on the many barbell workouts spent worrying about damaging my rings. Even when wearing protective gloves, my rings get scratched and dinged. I've tried leaving my rings at home, putting them in a … [Read more...]

Fitness Books for Kids: Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball

Nick's Very First Day of Baseball book

Fitness Books for Kids: Nick's Very First Day of Baseball Book Review: A new children's book by Kevin Cristofora and illustrated by Dale Tangeman, Nick's Very First Day of Baseball shares the playful adventures a young boy named Nick as he experiences his very first day of baseball, ever. From the gleeful moment his mom signs him up for the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Essentials for Feeling A. L. I. V. E.

Interview with Cynthia Bazin

Top 5 Essentials for Feeling A. L. I. V. E. Cynthia Bazin is the Founder and President of SmartChic. Cynthia provides premier mentoring services for women. Her passion and expertise is assisting women in transforming their lives to have authentic success and happiness! She does this by inspiring women to take full responsibility for their lives and … [Read more...]

Long Beach Joins Farm Sanctuary Meatless Monday Cities

Risotto

Long Beach Joins Farm Sanctuary Meatless Monday Cities In another win for Farm Sanctuary, on Tuesday, May 19th, the Long Beach City Council voted 7-2 to pass the Meatless Monday proclamation in an effort to reduce meat consumption for both health and environmental reasons. Farm Sanctuary is a national organization dedicated to changing the way … [Read more...]

8 Positives of Discipline

weights

8 Positives of Discipline - A little goes a long way Wednesday mornings bring my favorite workout class at the gym. The class is called Strictly Strength and it starts at 8am. I hate being late because the warm-up track is all legs and butt and what woman doesn't want to benefit from that?! Each week after class I go straight to Women's Bible Study. … [Read more...]

Sleep Deprivation: The Importance of Getting Your ZZZs

Homer sleeping

Sleep Deprivation: The Importance of Getting Your ZZZs Our beloved pets often get more sleep than we do. It has been said that cats sleep as much as 19 hours a day. While 19 hours is extreme, studies show we are getting less and less sleep on average. It's no surprise that Women's Health Week kicked off on Mother's Day, May 10th. Mom's are among the … [Read more...]

Get Chef’d with The Bikini Chef recipes today!

Chef’d – The Bikini Chef recipes

Bringing It Home   THE EASIEST WAY TO COOK LIKE THE PROS Get ready because I am bringing my recipes into your kitchens! I'm very excited to announce that I'm partnering with Chef'd! Remember those times you wanted to cook my recipes at home but didn't have time to pick up the ingredients? That's where Chef'd comes in! They will … [Read more...]

Run Your Best – Marathon Essentials

ADActivewear High Ponytail Hat

Run Your Best - Marathon Essentials whether you are a marathoner or not. Avid runners know that running in comfort is key to your endorphin running experience. From the tip of your toes to the top of your head, the shoes, sports bras and other clothing, running accessories such as pedometers and heart rate monitors all make a difference in how you feel, … [Read more...]