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Bethany Kochan

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5 Ways to Exercise Your Brain

Not everyone physically ages the same way, and this is also true for your brain. Change is inevitable: brain mass, white matter, neurotransmitter systems, and ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Reducing Aches and Pains

Many people ache or hurt on a daily basis and believe it's just how it goes, it's normal. You get up out of bed and ... Read More »

6 Ways to Boost Energy Naturally

Literally tired of the pills, shots and drinks to keep you awake? You're not the only one. Read More »

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling

Whether you're road tripping it or traveling by air, you have to be prepared. Many just consider what clothes to bring, how much money, IDs ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Bulletproof Coffee

It might not make you the Man of Steel, but proponents of bulletproof coffee think it comes pretty close. Read More »

The Best Workout Clothes You Can Get on Amazon

Chances are that you've shopped on Amazon — and more than once. You can get just about everything from books and music to food and medicine ... Read More »

6 of the Most Beautiful Marathon Routes

When preparing for a marathon, you have to take your time. You need to give yourself a proper amount of training time, rest time, work ... Read More »

The Best Workouts You Can Do in 20 Minutes

Let's be honest. The best workout you can do is the one you will do. Whether you have an hour to spend or only 20 minutes, ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Amaranth

Thought amaranth was a spice or supplement? Wrong! Get to know a bit more about this food. Read More »

This is What Happens to Your Body When You Switch to a Plant-Based Diet

Thinking of going plant-based in 2019? Here's what can happen to your body. Read More »

How Taking up Meditation Can Help You Accomplish Your Health Goals

Meditation is still often viewed as something a little bit out there - but what if it can actually help you reach your health goals? Read More »

Do You Know How Much You're Eating?

Most people rely on the guide at restaurants or take-out places to determine our portions. What they serve us must be what a single portion ... Read More »

5 Essential Cold Weather Running Accessories

Extreme temperatures can make outdoor running a chore rather than a joy. Really high temps and humidity or low temps with windchill can also make ... Read More »

The Benefits of a Weighted Blanket

Swaddling is something parents do for their newborns until they are about four to six months old. When done, they kind of look like baby ... Read More »

8 Ways to Get Your Cardio Indoors During Those Colder Months

Even though you can often safely exercise in the colder months, you never really know what you are going to get. Will the windchill drop? ... Read More »

The All or Nothing Mindset Makes You Feel Like You Have to Be Perfect — You Don't

Nowadays, being healthy and fit has become a destination rather than a journey. You scroll through social media and see all of these fit people ... Read More »

What to Do When You're Motivation Is Down

You've been going to the gym consistently for months. But all of a sudden it feels like a chore - what's happened to your motivation? Read More »

How to Stay on Track as You Prep for Thanksgiving

It's not just about making all the food - it's also about not losing sight of your long-term goals. Read More »

4 Tips for Stress Management During the Holidays

You know you're going to be busy, but that doesn't mean you also have to be stressed about the holidays. Read More »

Don't Fast Forward Through Those Commercials! How to Watch TV and Get Fit

Sometimes it feels like you just can't fit everything into your day. Work, family, friends, meals and then you try to add in workouts and ... Read More »

Why Learning the Different Types of Muscle Contractions Is Critical for Your Workout

Most people think of muscle contraction only in terms of weightlifting: rhythmically lifting a weight up and down to see changes in their bodies. But ... Read More »

Here's What You Need to Know About About Dry Needling (and No, It's Not the Same Thing as Acupuncture)

Most people have heard of acupuncture even if they've never tried it. And many assume that dry needling and acupuncture are the same thing. Well, ... Read More »

4 Yoga Moves That Are Great for Your Core

Yoga has been around for a long time and chances are you know the benefits. But many people still think they have to do a ... Read More »

7 Things That Should Always Be in Your Gym Bag

Hang out in the gym long enough and you see it all. The guy that walks in with his keys and phone to get his ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Sensory Deprivation Therapy

No TV, no phone, no people, no sound - get to know sensory deprivation therapy. Read More »

4 Must Do Stretches After Sitting All Day

Chances are you spend a lot of your day sitting. Tied to our computers, we can get so much done, but at what cost? Hour ... Read More »

At What Point in Your Fitness Journey Should You Buy Better Fitting Clothes?

One of the most fun things about losing weight is buying new clothes! But when do you go out and get that new wardrobe? Read More »

The Health Benefits of Being in a Relationship

Lots of people seem to be looking for love, but did you know that there are benefits other than love and companionship? Read More »

5 Tweaks to Make to Your Office Set Up for Better Health

Whether you work at home, have a private office at work or a cubicle you can make some changes to your environment for better health. ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Reiki

Reiki is the combination of two Japanese words: "rei" which means God's wisdom or the higher power and "ki" which is life force energy. It ... Read More »