The CrossFit Craze

By Natalie Richoux & Colleen McTiernan | Photos shot on-location at Dynasty CrossFit by Jimmy Ho Photography Fumbling through the gym to find the perfect spot for a photo of the CrossFitters, I found an ideal location but it was blocked by an impenetrable (to me) wall of weights. After giving my weak arm muscles [...]

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and its Effects on Loved Ones and Caregivers

By Tracy Wright Even at an early age, I knew there was something different about my grandfather. He was the only grandpa I had ever known, as my mother’s father had passed away before I was born. To me, my grandfather was a huge man (he was 6 feet tall) who was quiet, loving and [...]

A Standing Ovation

By Ashleigh Braun | Photos Courtesy of Manufacturers While using a standing desk may be a nice and healthy alternative to sitting all day long, eight hours spent on your feet can get uncomfortable! Having a nice, cushy mat or a balance board to stand on while you work can help take the ache away, [...]

How to Properly Fuel Your Body for Fitness

By Lauren Fischer | Photo by Tanya Consaul Photography Proper fueling for exercise can be just as important as the exercise itself, but what is the best strategy? Carbs for endurance? Protein for muscle building? Pre-workout snacks? Post-workout snacks? Carbs? Protein? Fat? Maybe we have been overthinking it. “Most people don’t need special workout nutrition [...]

Getting Chili

By Christy Piña Despite making your tongue feel like it is on fire and causing tears to well up in your eyes, chili peppers have a lot of health benefits and come in many varieties — with some being less spicy than others! First cultivated in Central and South America as far back as 7500 [...]