How I #FoundMyFit

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We are all very busy and we all have plenty of excuses not to work out. I feel like I have plenty of valid excuses but I realize that there is at least 30 minutes a day that I can manage a little workout. I am a very good procrastinator but my high … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Burn 200 Calories In Less Than An Hour

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10 Ways To Burn 200 Calories In Less Than An Hour To many, weight loss can seem like a daunting battle, especially if you are not seeing the results you want and doing activities you don’t like to do! Celebrity personal trainer, Joey Thurman, … [Read more...]

The Best Seasonal Vitamins

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The Best Seasonal Vitamins Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of my own and are indicative of Walgreens.  The ghastly winter much of the country has been enduring is no doubt a … [Read more...]

How To Work Out With A Towel When You Can’t Get To The Gym

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How To Work Out With A Towel When You Can’t Get To The Gym   Your busy life is no longer an excuse for skipping a workout. Celebrity personal trainer provides an on the go workout that is manageable for everyone from busy parents to … [Read more...]

Free Stuff Friday

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Happy Friday! I hope that your weekend will be as fabulous as you are :) If you are in need of a really rad apron & like the idea of helping to support the site, you are in luck! Go to: http://shop.yourlighterside.com/  If you purchase 1 YLS … [Read more...]

Do you feel sugary drinks should have warning labels? California does!

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Senate Majority Leader Introduces Legislation Calling for Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks   SACRAMENTO, CA, FEBRUARY 11th, 2015 … In the wake of a growing movement to rein in sugary drink consumption and unprecedented evidence tying … [Read more...]

Cute and yummy Valentine’s Day treat!

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  This recipe is also a lot of fun since we’re nearing Valentine’s Day. Serve these to your sweetheart and Cupid’s arrow will strike your thinning heart! This is such a cute sugar free, gluten free and low carbohydrate dessert recipe, and … [Read more...]

Kudos to my Web Gal, Robin!

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I felt it was well past due that I publish a post raving about Robin, my website wizard! She is the sweetest thing with the most charming Carolina accent :) I need to let y'all know how vital she is to keeping the site rolling and she always helps me … [Read more...]

8 tips to start living a more Ayurvedic lifestyle in 2015

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If the growing interest in Ayurveda or essential oils has been on your radar and you are interested in exploring, I’d love to introduce you to ELANVEDA, a growing Ayurveda-inspired health and wellness brand that I was just recently introduced to. … [Read more...]

Many safe Super Bowl recipes from YourLighterSide

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    Pictured: Macho Nachos We are only a couple days away from the Super Bowl. Even if you are not a huge football fan, almost everyone knows when the Super Bowl rolls around. Many people will have parties or go to your local … [Read more...]

Staying healthy during the Super Bowl!

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Here are some tips and ideas to keep your Super Bowl a bit healthier this year! Check out the facts on some Super Bowl favorites: Nachos on average have 787 calories and 46 grams of fat per serving Guacamole & Chips (300 calories and 20 … [Read more...]

Gym Etiquette in the New Year: The Do’s and Don’ts

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  Gym Etiquette in the New Year: The Do’s and Don’ts Lifestyle & Fitness Expert Offers Advice for Those New to the Gym   The holiday season is filled with family, laughter, and a lot of unhealthy food. In fact, people gain more weight … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

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5 Tips to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions Health & Nutrition Expert Helps Renovate Your Lifestyle   It’s that time of year again…for New Year’s resolutions. Let’s be honest – everyone makes big resolutions for themselves on January … [Read more...]

Cheap and Easy Crock Pot Beef Roast

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The crock pot was never this snazzy growing up Food doesn’t get much more delicious and prittay than this! I mean, hello No Brainer, when our lifestyle is comprised of healthy, whole foods, the colors of nature just leap out at you and smack … [Read more...]

5 Must Have Herbs for Winter Illness

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With cold and flu season officially upon us, many have started stocking the medicine cabinet with various OTC pills in preparation for when illness inevitably strikes – but believe it or not, sometimes the best remedies can be found in our kitchen! … [Read more...]