New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 151

Research of the Week Overfeeding carbohydrates reduces antioxidant status, more so in overweight people. Eating more dairy reduces fractures and falls in the elderly. Women and obese people may be more sensitive to disturbed neural responses after Splenda consumption. Seems like a lot of things originated in the Eurasian steppes. Time in nature is priceless. […]


Crown Sporting Goods 8 x 6′ All Purpose Extra Large Exercise Floor for Yoga, Home Gym Equipment, and Cardio Workouts (8m…

Price: ONE MAT, ENDLESS USES: Create a zen yoga studio, home exercise gym, or cardio workout spaceEXTRA LARGE SIZE: 8 x 6 feet of high density foam for a no-slip grip (that’s as wide as 3 yoga mats!)MULTI-USE: Great for yoga, Pilates, P90X, Insanity, Zumba, weight lifting, and exercise machinesPROTECT FLOORS AND JOINTS: Keeps your […]

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7 Day Healthy Meal Plan (October 25-31)

posted October 22, 2021 by Gina A free 7-day, flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. Recipes include macros and WW Points. 7-Day Healthy Meal Plan Ghosts and goblins galore! Witches and pirates! It’s Halloween! I always love seeing the kids in their cute costumes! If you are […]


2021 Luggage Gift Guide: Best Carry-ons, Garment Bags, and More

We’ve all accumulated a lot of baggage these last two years while watching ambitious travel plans fall by the wayside and staying cooped up at home more than we ever imagined. (On top of all the other things COVID-19 threw our way, of course.) But with each passing day, life makes its slow crawl towards […]


Blackwolf Pre-Workout Review: I Tried It! Here’s My Results

I’ve been testing out the new Blackwolf pre-workout. The makers say it will take your workouts to the next level and help you get in the best shape of your life. Whether you want to build muscle, lose weight, or improve your athletic performance this stuff is supposed to help you do it. But does […]


The Good Morning Exercise – Execution, Benefits and Variations

What are the benefits of good morning exercise ? What muscles does the good morning exercise work ? Why you should add the barbell good morning to your lower body and core strength training routine! What muscles does the good morning exercise work ? It is a powerful weightlifting exercise that works the whole posterior […]


72 Hours With the 2021 Volvo V90 Cross Country

Like Chevy’s El Camino, Volvo is synonymous with a specific car shape—the wagon. Despite the popularity of the utilitarian Subaru Outback and luxury introductions from Audi and Mercedes-Benz, the long, low-slung, five-door wagon body style has never been as popular here as in Europe. But with its massive ground clearance and all-wheel drive—handy in winter […]


Air Force Vet Geremy Satcher Putting in the Work to Fulfill NFL Dreams

The NFL is filled with unique stories on how each player reached the plateau of competing on the biggest stage in the sport. For many, those stories usually follow the traditional transition of Pop Warner, high school, D-1 college before they are drafted but for Air Force Staff Sgt. Geremy Satcher, his story is one […]

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Homemade Banana Pudding Recipe

This sweet, rich, and creamy banana pudding recipe goes light on added sugars and big on fresh banana flavor! Whip up this kid-friendly fruit dessert in under 15 minutes, then chill it for an after-dinner treat. For chocolate lovers, try our Thick and Creamy Chocolate Mousse. Pudding is an underappreciated dessert. And that’s probably because […]