Here’s What It’s Really Like to Train For Your First Marathon

Registering to run 26.2 miles is easy enough—it’s the training that tires out so many. Only a select few people actually have the stamina to train for months toward completing such a massive goal: Running a full marathon. But what is it like to actually train for one of these runs? We spoke with two marathon runners about the ups and downs of training for—and … Continue reading Here’s What It’s Really Like to Train For Your First Marathon

5 Ways to Be More Productive in the Morning

Waking up can be rough. We all know too well that dreaded feeling of hearing the alarm sound just as we’re deep into an awesome sleep.  So how can we make waking up a little more bearable? It’s all about having a productive routine—and not hitting the snooze button. You might not want to do all of these suggestions in the morning, so focus on … Continue reading 5 Ways to Be More Productive in the Morning

How to Stay Healthy(ish) When You’re Ordering Takeout

Ordering takeout can wreak havoc on your healthy eating — but it doesn’t have to. No matter what type of food you’re ordering, there is always something reasonably healthy on the menu, and it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Eater.com and Grub Hub worked together to determine the five types of takeout Americans order the most, and I decided to break down what … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy(ish) When You’re Ordering Takeout

Easy Ways to Sneak in a Workout on Vacation

Vacation is meant to be a time when you can relax and unwind from the craziness of daily life. But depending on how long you’re gone, you may want to get some exercise in on your trip. (I should note that I’m all for taking a week off from the gym, but those margaritas on the beach are so much more rewarding when I know … Continue reading Easy Ways to Sneak in a Workout on Vacation

Here’s What You Should Be Buying at the Grocery Store, According to a Registered Dietitian

Grocery shopping on a budget isn’t a walk in the park. It’s hard to tell what should make the cut and what should get left on the store shelves. Plus, many brands can be deceiving about how healthy their products actually are. I decided to talk to a registered dietitian to find the answer to a question I’ve been curious about for a while: If … Continue reading Here’s What You Should Be Buying at the Grocery Store, According to a Registered Dietitian

6 Tips to Stay Organized and Avoid Mounting Stress

Organization plays a huge role in both your general and mental health. When you’re more organized, your mind is clearer, and you’re much more productive. This improves your quality of life which, in turn, improves your overall general health. If you want to become more organized but aren’t sure how or where to start, check out these tips. Restart your mindset Before you can lay … Continue reading 6 Tips to Stay Organized and Avoid Mounting Stress

Here’s Why Walking up the Stairs Makes You So Damn Tired

Have you ever climbed a flight or two of stairs in a rush and felt completely winded by the time you got to the top? If so, you’re not alone. No matter what kind of shape you’re in, a short climb up the stairs seems to be the one thing that gets you super out of breath. Here’s why it happens and how you can … Continue reading Here’s Why Walking up the Stairs Makes You So Damn Tired