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Meet Willow and Stephanie

Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh are registered dietitians and the duo behind C&J Nutrition…

Meet Presley Salmon

Presley Salmon is the blogger behind RunPrettyBlog.com. She is a wife, mom, and fitness enthusiast…

Latest articles

Why You Need Rest Days

When it comes to hitting the gym, there are just about a million different mantras people use to get motivated. I’ve seen and heard statements like “never give up” and “the only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen” more times than I can count. In theory, I love anything that gets people up and moving. In practice, I realize that this mindset isn’t always the healthiest. The truth is that having a rest day is a critical part of any training plan. Why should you rest? If you don’t allow your body to recover regularly, you increase the…


Nine Healthy and Delicious Lunch Ideas For Work

We get it, the same old turkey and cheese sandwich has you less than thrilled about your lunch break. So, you opt for take-out more than you’d like, which is expensive and not always the healthiest. Never fear, we have some portable lunch ideas that will help you get prepped and organized, so you can actually be excited about opening your lunch bag. The way we see it, there are three ways to pack a good lunch - leftovers from dinner (or some version of the leftover), meal prep lunches (you prep a few ahead of time and store them in containers), and quick…


Eight Health & Wellness Retreats Located in Awesome Destinations

Health and wellness resolutions are easy to make, but they can be difficult to stick to year-round. Busy schedules, work and family obligations, holidays, and vacations all tend to throw us off track. The good news is that the trips we take don’t have to derail our progress at all. With a little planning, you can use your paid time off to squeeze in more than just a few expensive resort cocktails. Whether you want to get your heart racing or simply find your zen, there is a wellness retreat out there for you.   When you pair bucket-list destinations with…


How to Find a Gym You Love

More people sign up for fitness memberships in January than in any other month. While that can lead to some packed gyms at the beginning of the year, there really is no shame in being a “January Joiner”. Taking charge of your health and fitness is never a bad thing! That being said, you definitely shouldn’t rush out and sign up for the first gym you come across. You’re making a commitment here, so take the time to do your research. The key to sticking with your fitness routine year-round is to find a gym you love. Make a list.…