FitFormula Rebrands, Launches New Supplement Line

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HERNDON, Va. – March 9, 2018 — FitFormula Wellness, makers of the Cal-EZ Calcium + Vitamin D powdered calcium supplement, proudly announces a rebrand, moving from the standalone Cal-EZ offering to a full family of FitFormula Wellness supplement products. Like the original Cal-EZ offering, FitFormula’s supplements are simple, pure, gluten free, with no artificial anything. Even better—with quick absorption properties, they’re very effective. The team at FitFormula Wellness …

“This Makes You a Runner”: Interview with Elite Runner Tina Muir

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I had the opportunity to interview Tina Muir, an elite runner, wife,  creator of the Running for Real podcast, and overall amazingly inspirational woman. Tina was born and raised in St. Albans in England, but the “camaraderie, the support, the enthusiasm towards” athletics in the USA inspired her to move to the USA in 2007. She attended and graduated from Ferris …

When Fitness Becomes Unhealthy

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I can clearly remember the point when I knew that my love of fitness had gone from productive to unhealthy. That’s not true — I can clearly remember both the first AND the second time. The first time was almost 10 years ago when I was living by myself in grad school. Unable to sleep, I woke up, put on …

How To Set Running Goals

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Setting running goals is one of those things that go-getters wake up on the first day of the new year, write down, and start working towards immediately. But for others, it can be difficult to get started writing and committing to goals. How many of them should I set? What kinds of goals should I make? How easy or challenging …

How to Keep Active When You Have a Desk Job

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  According to the American Heart Association (AHA), sedentary jobs have increased by 83% since 1950. Due to technological advances at home and in the workplace as well as improved transportation, today’s workforce is significantly less active than they were in the past. The AHA also recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate activity five days a week, which can …

HEALTH BENEFITS OF TURMERIC + 9 RECIPES TO TRY

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Turmeric has been used for centuries in traditional Indian and Chinese medicine, but now it’s becoming more popular in the United States, and for good reason. In addition to flavor, color, and preserve foods, the spice is also a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Turmeric contains a substance called Curcumin, which is largely responsible for its antioxidant powers. Studies have shown …

Inspiring Women: Announcing the 2nd Annual Unbreakable Awards

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We all know a woman with a courageous spirit, one who overcomes obstacles with grace and inspires those around her. Perhaps it’s the single mother starting her own personal training business to help other women find their strength again, maybe it’s the friend who started a women’s running movement to inspire women to use running as an empowering outlet, or …

5 tips for starting your clean eating journey today

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By now, I’m sure you’ve heard the term “clean eating.” It’s one of those words that’s become synonymous with being healthy. But what does it mean to eat clean?   Simply put, clean eating means choosing whole, natural foods that are minimally refined. It doesn’t involve removing entire food groups from your diet, restricting calories, or depriving yourself. It’s about …

Stay Focused on Your Health Goals with a Monthly Treat

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In the age of Amazon, we can order almost anything from the internet. From groceries, cosmetics, to pet food and cars, our options are endless. Wellness products like vitamins, superfoods and the latest healthy snacks and tonics are no exception. With nearly every product available to us promising to make us better versions of ourselves from the inside, outside, the …

How to Stay On Track with Your Goals Beyond the New Year

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One common theme in the new year is the resolution to get healthy. Another common theme is that those healthier lifestyles tend to revert back to the way they were within the first couple weeks to a month of the new year. Goal setting may seem hard, but it’s really a lot easier than you think. With the right structure …

7 Tips to Motivate & Enhance Your Treadmill Running Experience

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  Treadmill running often seems monotonous, but no run should be boring (yes, this includes what some of you refer to as the “dreadmill” run too)! As the weather turns cold and the snow and ice cover the pavement, it can be dangerous to run outside. Even in the summer, it can often be way too hot to run outside. …

Happy New Year

6 Health Resolutions that Are Smarter than “Lose Weight”

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The most common New Years resolution each year typically has something to do with getting healthy, exercising and losing weight. While the New Year is a great time to kick off or reboot your health journey, it’s important to not just have such a broad, rigorous or lofty goal that you find yourself quitting before the first month of the …

Are you Getting Enough Vitamin D this Winter?

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Many of us don’t get enough calcium and vitamin D, especially during the winter months when there isn’t enough sunlight to stimulate the production of vitamin D from our skin. Vitamin D and calcium are critical for bone health, particularly during adolescence and after age 50. Vitamin D actually helps your body absorb more calcium and recent studies have shown …

5 Simple Holiday Travel Workout Tips

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The holidays can be a stressful time. Packing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends, while often enjoyable, can also seem overwhelming. Trying to maintain a workout schedule in the midst of all of this can also add extra stress and may cause you to abandon it entirely. The good news is working out while traveling doesn’t have to …

Enjoy the Festivities & Stay Mindful with 5 Healthy Holiday Tips

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  With the holidays right around the corner, it’s important to be aware of the kinds of foods you’re eating and the amounts. We’ve assembled this quick and dirty guide to help you stay mindful of what you eat–while not missing out on any of the good stuff!

12 Tricks to Lighten Up Your Favorite Holiday Dishes

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This week I hosted my first Friendsgiving for my supper club gals. It was a ton of fun (and work!), but totally worth it to spend time with my best girlfriends before the hustle of the holiday season begins. My friends and I are foodies for sure, but we also like to eat healthy and definitely appreciate saving a calorie …

4 Ways to Stay Happy & Energetic this Winter

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Including Danielle Omar’s Pumpkin Energy Bite Recipe Sweaters and boots are back, clocks have been set back, the air is crisp, the daylight is shorter and Starbucks officially released their holiday red cups. I’ve been in denial, but I can no longer hide from it – fall and (almost winter) are officially here. And while I can always get down to …

5 Secrets to Feeling Young & Energetic After 40

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I spend so much time taking care of everyone else, it’s easy to neglect my own health. Sound familiar? As a busy mom, wife, and business owner, I admit my yearly physical gets postponed (or never scheduled), exercise gets put off, sleep seems more and more elusive, and I lack the energy to do the things I love. I know …

6 Running Gear Items You Can’t Race Without

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I’ve run marathons, half marathons, 5Ks, and everything in between. During those many miles, (and by learning the hard way myself) I discovered the few items I just can’t run without! Here’s a list of my favorite running gear––my absolutely necessary, can’t run without must-haves––so you can avoid learning the hard way (get these on your Christmas list now friends!):

The one superfood you should eat everyday: Apples

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As the saying goes…an apple a day keeps the doctor away! Apples are one of the original superfoods. They pack a powerful antioxidant punch, are rich with vitamins and minerals, and are a great source of fiber. This delicious and versatile fruit does it all! Apples & Their Health Benefits GUT HEALTH & REDUCED HEART DISEASE RISK Apples are a …

8 Healthy Pumpkin Dessert Makeovers for Fall

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With fall here, there’s nothing like a sweet pumpkin dessert to get you in the fall spirit! I personally love to find dessert recipes that lighten up a recipe without compromising taste. Here are 8 healthy pumpkin desserts you must-try this fall (and all of which are perfect to add Cal-EZ to for an added calcium and vitamin D boost!).

Halloween Candy Dilemma – Is it worth it?

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Yes, Halloween candy is delicious and absolutely worth eating, BUT in moderation of course. If you’re an adult who regularly exercises and eats right– treat yo self! But if you’re a parent, worried about your child’s nutrition and their candy consumption, you’re right to be concerned.  Children need proper nutrients such as protein, calcium and vitamin D, before filling up on candy.

Burn Fat & Build Bone Strength: 5 Must-Try High Intensity Workout Moves

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  Exercise is Bigger than Weight Loss Many people exercise to lose weight or get in shape, at least initially. While improving your physical appearance is a common motivator, exercise can improve many aspects of your health. From more well-known outcomes such as strengthening muscles to improving heart health, and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, to mental and emotional improvements …

8 Mental Strategies to Get Race-Day Ready

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You’ve followed your training plan, cross-trained, and ate all the right food to get your body ready for race day. It’s been months of hard work, but when race day approaches suddenly your brain is trying to talk you out of running the race you’ve been dreaming of (eek!)! Running is largely a mental game, especially during the later miles …