Having a Healthy Relationship with Food

I have a soon-to-be-Kindergarten with the appetite of an NFL lineman! He is a growing boy without weight issues and he eats good quality food so I don’t deny him food very often. With that being said, I do limit the amount of sugar he eats. So when he asked me for a cupcake before…

Making Summertime Fitness FUN

I am like Olaf from Frozen – I am obsessed with summer! Naturally, I am thrilled to have my favorite season back. Technically summer does not begin until Summer Solstice on June 21…but everyone knows Memorial Day marks the “unofficial” start of summer! DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince said it best; “Summer, summer,…

The Science Behind the Seven Minute Workout

Photo & GIF from Business Insider There are not a lot of things we can do in just seven minutes. Maybe take a quick shower (no leg or armpit shaving) or toss together a quick meal, but let’s be honest – seven minutes is not a lot of time. So now that we agree that…

Fitness IG Follows: Seven Women You Need to Double Tap

Everyone has their own fitness journey and even though it’s important to be a trailblazer, sometimes you need inspiration from others along the way. Sir Isaac Newton said it best: “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” That is what I am encouraging you to do today… find…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Today we salute working women who refuse to settle just for anything. At H.E.R. Crisis, our contributors are constantly juggling roles but remain dedicated to uplifting women—encouraging you and each other to go be great no matter the crisis. We salute our contributors today and those coming on in the near future. Get to know…

Silencing Stress with Exercise

There are two things in life you simply cannot avoid: death and taxes. Well I am here to argue that we can add one more inevitability of life to that list: STRESS! According to an Anxiety and Depression Association of America’s survey on stress and anxiety disorders, seven out of ten adults in the United States…

Fitting in Fitness: How to Set Workout Goals that Work

Fitness goals are always an interesting conversation for me. I am a fairly healthy and in good physical shape so I sometimes hear, “How often do you exercise and what do you do?” I am usually in the gym two to four days per week for at least an hour and each visit I am…