Monthly Archives: July 2016


11 Healthy & Refreshing Watermelon Recipes

Along with being amazingly refreshing, watermelon is a great source of nutrients, too.  This summer fruit is a whopping 92% water, making it a hydrating food.  Like tomatoes, watermelon gets it red color from lycopene, a powerful antioxidant and  anti-inflammatory that’s especially important for cardiovascular health . Watermelon also contains cytrolline, which our bodies convert to the amino acid arginine, which helps with blood flow, and contains other necessary nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium.  While its delicious right off the rind, these healthy recipes are a great way to mix up the way you get your watermelon fix.


Coconut Watermelon Rum Cocktail // A Bubbly Life

Made with coconut water, watermelon and lime, this rum cocktail is naturally hydrating.
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Your Guide to a Summer of Water Activities

Summer is a great time to mix up your workout routine and try out fun activities like paddleboarding that also happen to be a great workout!  While its always fun to try something new, we admit that it can be a little intimidating.  Follow these tips to help you gain confidence as you take on new adventurous summer sports.

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Good for: Stand up paddleboarding is a great, total body workout.  You can expect to get cardio in on your paddle, plus you’ll really be engaging your core and upper body while using your balance.

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Best Health & Fitness Apps for a Summer On-the-Go

We all know that summer can be a super busy time, and it can be easy to let your healthy habits slip.  These awesome apps are a great way to support your active lifestyle.


Couch to 5K

Android & Apple, Free

Couch to 5K is one of the most popular running apps – and its for good reason!  If you’re looking to start running, or just haven’t run in a while, Couch to 5K can help you run a 5K in only eight weeks.  The app provides running and walking intervals that progress in difficulty until you’re able to run 5K – or 30 minutes – without stopping to walk.

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