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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…

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Stocking Stuffers for the Fitness Nut in Your Life

Is it just me or are stocking stuffers the hardest gifts to get just right? No one wants a stocking full of random junk, but it can be difficult to find stuffable items that are both affordable and useful. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect health and fitness stocking stuffers, you’re in luck. I’ve rounded up a few of my top picks for 2018. The options below will fit in a stocking, be used over and over again, and won’t totally break the bank. Speed Rope // $23.25 You really can’t go wrong with a high-quality speed rope.…


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8 Nutritious On-The-Go Snacks for Holiday Shopping

Anyone get a serious case of the hangries while holiday shopping? Whether you’re sitting at your computer, braving the stores, or a bit of both, when you’re doing it on an empty stomach your body and mind are not functioning at full capacity (that could mean some strange gift choices for your loved ones!) Having well-balanced snacks on hand can make all the difference. Here are 8 snacks you can keep with you to nosh on while on-the-go. Fruit & nut butter wrap : This is one of our oldest standbys. Customize it based on the type of fruit and…


Fitness Gifts
Six Splurge Worthy Fitness Gifts

When you need to find a gift for the fitness enthusiast in your life, it can be difficult to know which products are worth purchasing. Every year it seems like there are commercials for products claiming to be the next big thing. The truth is that some really are splurge-worthy fitness gifts while the rest are better left behind for next year’s clearance section. The best way to give the gift of health this year is to stay away from silly trends (I’m looking at you, Shake Weight) and go with one of these tried-and-true fitness favorites. Adjustable Dumbbells: One…


The Mediterranean Diet
The Mediterranean Diet: Dietitian Review

As we continue our reviews of popular diets (see our reviews of the Ketogenic Diet, Low FODMAP, Whole30 and others), the Mediterranean Diet is one we are excited to weigh in on. It’s one of the most well-researched eating plans that exist–– we’re talking over 50 years of extensive research. It was also chosen as 2018’s Best Overall Diet and “Easiest Diet to follow” by US News and Report. Here are the facts about the Mediterranean Diet (aka The Med Diet), pros and cons, and our recommendation of this eating plan. What is the Mediterranean Diet? The Mediterranean diet is…