Weekly Blog Roundup – October 12, 2019
Today we are starting a new weekly feature, a roundup of some of our favorite blog posts from the week. We follow so many great bloggers, fitness experts, nutrition gurus, and all-around awesome people, that we want to share that goodness with you.
This year, World Mental Health Day is focused on suicide awareness and prevention. Someone dies from suicide every 40 seconds and for every suicide there are 20 suicide attempts. Almost 800,000 people die yearly from suicide. It is a grave concern.
11 + 2 Lazy Weight Loss Hacks
You don’t have to spend hours in the gym or radically change your diet to lose weight. Sure, those things help a lot but here are some nice lazy weight loss hacks that don’t require much effort. The best thing is that these hacks can be started immediately. If you were to pick some of these and start implementing them…
What is PCOS?
The Basics PCOS is the abbreviation for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It is very common and in the US, between 6% and 12% of women in their childbearing years, or around 5 million women, have PCOS. I am one of those women. PCOS is a hormonal imbalance that can cause issues with menstruation, infertility, and excess male hormones leading to several…
Natural Remedies for Headaches
Ever since I was a young girl I have dealt with varying degrees of headaches. I remember my dad being concerned that I was somehow addicted to Tylenol because I asked for it so frequently. As I got older, I realized that I had to find some natural remedies for headaches. I was an unlucky one for whom traditional treatments…
Let’s Talk About Men’s Depression
Men's depression isn't something we talk about enough, so I'm going to share something with you all. I'm an adult male and I have depression. I have probably always had depression but at first, I didn't realize it, and then I didn't want to admit it. Maybe this sounds familiar to you?
The Billie Razor: An Objective Review
I have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and along with some other symptoms, I am extremely hairy. The hairs on my legs are seriously thick, black, and grow faster than I can keep them at bay. My underarms quickly turn into prickly patches of razor-resistant craziness, and I don't even want to get started on my bikini line!
My Favorite Health & Fitness Podcasts
I listen to A LOT of podcasts. No really, I currently subscribe to 63 podcasts and I'll probably add more before the end of the week. There are so many great health can fitness podcasts out there. To be able to access them all, I installed Pocket Casts (I love it and highly recommend it) on December 20th, 2018. Since…
Recovery After Hysterectomy: My Journey
If you follow our blog, you may have noticed that all our recent content has been written by my hard-working husband. I have been MIA since November and I realized tonight that I just needed to make myself sit down and write about my recovery after hysterectomy, which is the reason I've been silent.
Foam Roller Buyers Guide
A while ago I hurt my back and when I asked for treatment suggestions on Twitter both @Cynthia Thurlow and @LiftingSoulsFitness suggested foam rolling. Being new to foam rolling I started trying to research online. After several frustrating hours I decided that I needed to put together a good foam roller buyers guide.