Healthy Alternative for Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Looking for a healthier alternative to chocolate this Valentine’s Day? @EatUrselfSkinny has a tasty greek yogurt dipped strawberry recipe that is just as festive! INGREDIENTS 1 lb. strawberries 22 oz. vanilla Greek yogurt (you won’t need all of it) Pink food coloring INSTRUCTIONS Divide yogurt into 4 small bowls; one bowl with no coloring, one …

Apple Clock – Bedtime

The Bedtime feature of the Apple Clock app is a fantastic way to help control your sleep schedule.  Setting and maintaining a consistent sleep schedule can be just as important to your health and daily productivity as getting enough sleep.  The Apple Clock – Bedtime helps you maintain a schedule by setting a bedtime reminder and a …

Calm

Mindfullness apps help focus your attention on the present in an effort to relax and bring peace to your life. Calm is a meditation app for beginning and advanced users alike that provides guided meditation sessions at varying lengths that you can choose to best fit your schedule and need. Winner of Apple App Store …

Daily Water – Drink Reminder

Clean drinking water is vital to every aspect of our health.  We know that getting enough water is critical for normal body function so we carry around water bottles for when we feel thirsty at the office, home, or gym. But yet we don’t know if we are getting enough water or if we are …

Turning Shoveling Snow into a Workout

How do you feel about shoveling snow? Yeah, we aren’t a fan either. However, you can turn this chore into a workout to make it more exciting! Be sure to shovel safely with these tips from Health Magazine. Do a proper warmup- If you just woke up, wait roughly an hour before going outside to …

Best Squat Workout for Your Backside

We know everyone likes exercises targeting their booty. Challenge yourself with these 10 squat variations, 10 reps each. The bonus? It’s a quick burn for all of you busy people! The moves: 1. Basic squat 2. Plie squat 3. Squat + leg raise (both legs) 4. Roundabout squat 5. Squat + reverse lift (both legs) …

Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated

Hydration is extremely important, so why not eat your water? According to Eating Well, eating foods that are full of water keep you satisfied on fewer calories. Here is a list of their favorite foods that contain large amounts of water: 1. Cucumbers- 95% water 2. Salad greens- over 90% water 3. Strawberries- 91% water …

Add Dancing to Your Next Workout

Stop and bust a move, it’s good for you! According to the University of Brighton, you can burn more than 300 calories every half hour when dancing. Dancing takes up a lot of energy due to the movement in all directions, however the amount you burn would depend on the style of dance. Other benefits …

5 Signs You are Getting Fitter

We know it’s easy to get bent out of shape when you see a number you don’t like on the scale. Not seeing a change even if you’re eating healthy and hitting the gym regularly? No worries, according to Health magazine these 5 signs still mean you are getting fitter! 1. Your junk food cravings …