Fitness

iHeart 7 Week Challenge: Week 4 | Get Some Exercise

By Kelsey Wood, Jul 8, 2016 | 7 Week Challenge, Fitness

I can’t believe it’s already been a month of Dr.G’s Challenge and I have to say— I am loving my new habits! Hot water with lemon first thing in the morning, drinking plenty of water throughout the day and a 30 minute walk in the evenings. Last week’s challenge stepped it up - participate in aerobic exercise that gets your heart rate up to 70% of your maximum for age for 30 minutes at least every two days! Read More

iHeart 7 Week Challenge: Week 3 | Drinking Well

By Kelsey Wood, Jun 21, 2016 | Lifestyle, Diet, Fitness, 7 Week Challenge

Another week of the iHeart 7 Week Challenge has passed and I can honestly say that I am sticking to my new habits! They are small, simple changes that have been pretty easy to introduce but if I keep them up I can expect significant improvements for my health and wellbeing. I think writing about my experience has also helped to keep me accountable. In case you just got here, this is where I’m at on the challenge: Read More

LagreeXiHeart Event at Lagree West

By Sarah Goodman, Jun 15, 2016 | iHeart News, Fitness

Lagree fitness is a low impact, high intensity, full body workout designed by celebrity trainer Sebastian Lagree. It combines strength, endurance, cardio, balance, core and flexibility training in each move and utilizes a spring based resistance trainer called the Megaformer. Read More

iHeart 7 Week Challenge: Week 1 | Take A Walk

By Kelsey Wood, Jun 6, 2016 | Lifestyle, Diet, Fitness, 7 Week Challenge

Last week I started the iHeart 7 week challenge. Week 1’s challenge was to take a 30 minute walk in a park-like setting every day. I monitored my health with iHeart using a baseline internal age recording in the morning before any food or drink to compare to my internal age recording after my walks. I saw a steady decline in my internal age across the week and after each walk. On Day 4 my internal age finally matched my actual age, 29! Read More

On a Personal Note: Why I Use iHeart

By Kelsey Wood, May 31, 2016 | lifestyle, diet, fitness, 7 Week Challenge

This year, I am turning 30. I have been lucky to live a healthy life so far. I try to eat well although I tend to eat a lot. I try to head out for a run, go to boot camp and drop-in to a dance class at least once a week but sometimes none of these things happen and I end up watching a whole season of House of Cards on Netflix instead. I try to sleep 8 hours a night and go to bed on the right side of midnight however if I’m being honest the right side of midnight really only happens a couple ti… Read More

5 Active Ways to Spend This Valentine’s Day

By Sarah Goodman, Feb 11, 2016 | lifestyle, fitness

The central focus of Valentine’s Day for many people seems to evolve around fancy dinners and decadent treats whether with friends, family or significant others. I love a great meal and chocolate truffles just as much as the next person, but sometimes I find all the rich food overwhelming and a little boring. Mix up your typical Valentine’s Day celebration with these 5 fun and active choices: Read More

Top 5 Stretches To Do At Work

By Suzanne Zilkowsky, Dec 8, 2014 | Fitness

As our work demands that we sit for longer hours in front of computer screens, behind desks, or at check-out counters, many of us are now noticing negative changes in our bodies. With major advances in computer technology, experts are suggesting that future trends in the workplace could lead to even more time spent sitting. Read More