{Healthy & Fitness} There’s an App for That!

January 16, 2013 0

January generally ushers in a wave of fitness resolutions brought on by holiday overindulgence. Whether you’re looking to work off the result of too many Christmas cookies, or just want to maintain your already healthy lifestyle, your smart phone could help you reach that goal. Today guest blogger Jennifer Nordwall from Everyday Health shares some great nutrition and fitness apps!

{Around Town} The Bar Method Boston Comes to Hingham

January 2, 2013 0

Just in time for New Year’s fitness resolutions, The Bar Method Boston is opening a brand new studio in Hingham! The Bar Method’s Hingham studio will offer South Shore residents the same hour-long fat burning classes as their Back Bay location with the exciting addition of child care services, nice!

The Ruckus Fearless Fall 5k Comes to Marshfield in November

October 21, 2012 0

The Ruckus is coming, the Ruckus is coming! Chances are you have heard of the Ruckus Race, whether you’ve run it, a friend ran it, or maybe you saw a post about it on Facebook… regardless, this unique event is fun, challenging and rewarding, and not to be missed!

{A Healthy Balance} Staying Active & Healthy This Winter

December 29, 2011 0

It may be cold outside and the days may be so short that you leave the house in the dark and return in the dark. Not to mention that you have several holiday parties to attend and the kids are out of routine during school vacations, but that doesn’t mean the winter months should be your unhealthiest. Experts estimate that children burn about half as many calories during winter months than they do during the summer! It is no wonder they get stir crazy during their school vacations. Use these tips to keep your family healthy and fit until the spring thaw.

{A Healthy Balance} Celebrate Fall with Apple & Pumpkin Recipes

September 26, 2011 0

Hey Mamas! Fall is here! The kids are back at school (finally)! With fall brings lots of great fall produce, like apples, and pumpkins. Whether you pick your own, or pick them up your local grocery store, what do you do besides make pies, bake pumpkin seeds, and carve jack-o-lanterns?

{Back-to-School} Be a Brown Bag Goddess

August 25, 2011 0

Today Nikki and Alicia from A Healthy Balance share some ideas on how to spice up your child’s lunchboxes this fall: Is hearing, “Mom, what’s for lunch?” almost as bad as hearing, “Mom, what’s for

Staying Hydrated in the Heat!

July 7, 2011 0

Today Nikki from A Healthy Balance talks about the importance of hydration and how to stay healthy in the summer heat, and includes a fabulous recipe for watermelon salad!

{A Healthy Balance} Where Food Comes From

June 24, 2011 0

Today Nikki and Alicia from A Healthy Balance share some ideas for keeping the kids entertained, with a food twist! Don’t miss out on the discount offer to save on their Be A Healthy Chef! cookbook at the end of the post:

The end of the school year is here, and we’re sure some of the local mamas are going to be looking for ways to keep the kids entertained. Summer vacation is a great time to explore and experiment with your kids and their daily food choices. Kids who know what their food is and are more intimately involved in its preparation are more likely to try new things and be open to healthier alternatives. Here are some tips to try out with your family…

Adding “A Healthy Balance” to Your Cookouts!

May 9, 2011 0

Today Nikki and Alicia from A Healthy Balance share some healthy summer recipes for your next cookout:

Summer cookouts can make it tough to stay on track with your healthy eating habits with dips, burgers, coleslaw, and desserts. Try some of these recipes from our “Be A Healthy Chef!” cookbook!

Get Walking with the 10K A Day Challenge!

April 12, 2011 0

Today’s post comes from our Health & Fitness contributor, Nikki from A Healthy Balance… April 6th was National Start Walking Day! That means lace up those sneakers and get moving for the 10K a Day Challenge! Why 10K? 10,000 steps a day is equal to the recommended 30 minutes of activity each day.

April 3rd – Stroll for a Cause!

March 29, 2011 2

Hilary Lambert, a certified Strollercize Instructor and owner of U Go Baby Fitness, is holding Strollercize (a stroller based fitness routine) classes on Sunday April 3rd to benefit the American Red Cross’ earthquake and tsunami victim relief efforts.

Eat Right… With Color!

March 10, 2011 0

Today we welcome our newest guest contributor, Nikki from A Healthy Balance! Nikki is a Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer, and here on our site she will be sharing thoughts on health, nutrition and wellness with our readers. Today Nikki talks about eating right with color: March is National Nutrition Month, and the theme this year is “Eat Right With Color”!

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