Four Reasons to Make Hiking a Habit

Strapping up some sneakers or boots and hitting the trails for some quality time in nature is a year round activity for dedicated hikers. Autumn is the ideal time for everyone else to step onto the trail and re...

Five reasons to swim this summer

When summer rolls around swimming moves up on the priority list. The hot weather and vacations are usually more than enough motivation to get in the water. These four other benefits will give you even more reas...

Summer Smoothie Recipes

A craving for something cold and tons of delicious fruit being in season leads to one thing: smoothies. Next time you have a hankering for a milkshake or ice cream, make your own smoothie for a less fatty but e...

Healthy Summer Bucket List

Maybe you’re not a teacher or student and have to keep on keeping on even during the hot summer months. That doesn’t mean you can’t live the season to its fullest. Here are some things everyone should do to mak...

Tips to Prevent Heat Exhaustion

The hot days of summer are finally here. Every free moment is spent outside enjoying the beautiful weather. Too much sun can be a bad thing, especially on days of extreme heat. When spending a lot of time in th...

Five Summer Skin Care Tips

The warmest season of them all is the best time to spend more time outside. It’s not unusual to spend a few hours simply lying in the sun enjoying the heat. Unfortunately, the sun’s rays damage our skin and som...

The Top Five Fittest Cities in America

The American College for Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released the results of the annual American Fitness Index which ranks the fifty biggest metropolitan areas in the country. For the third year in a row, the Wa...

HealthGreatness Allergy Series – 2

This year's cold weather seemed determined to hang around. Even my kitties were restless for warm sun streaming into the living room where they relax after breakfast. After looking at the stark trees, it was...