Nothing kills your workout momentum like an injury. Your doctor may tell you the most important thing for recovery is rest, so you’ll often have to take a break from exercising altogether. But what happens when you’re healthy again? Once your doctor says it’s OK to begin easing back into exercise, you’ll still need to be careful and strategic about your workouts.
Certainly, running outside is always more exhilarating and fun but there are times when the weather, travel, kids, or time just don’t cooperate and using a treadmill is a must. Although great for your cardiac health, running on a treadmill can sometimes get old and boring quickly. Here are three different treadmill workouts to throw some fun back into your old, monotonous routine.
Autumn brings cooler temperatures and flame-colored leaves, making for crisp days and a vibrant landscape. But it can be tough to enjoy the splendor if you’re worried about raking and disposing of all those pretty, fallen leaves. Fortunately, I’m here to tell you why you shouldn’t rake your leave...
You can be a trendsetter and start a composting program at your work or child’s school to make the practice easier and more efficient for you and your peers.
If you have sensitive teeth like me, you may know the pain of biting into cold fruit, or sipping a hot coffee. But do you know what is causing that discomfort?
There are many ways to make use of these fruit and vegetable scraps to help reduce waste and benefit both your family and the environment.
Summer means plenty of time outside, playing in the grass from dawn till dusk and making the most of your outdoor living space.
Reduce Waste at Home with JoAnne Murphy, Head of Marketing at Tom’s of Maine | Tom's of Maine Good Matters Blog
Murphy knows what it means to live green—she not only works for a company that cares about protecting the environment, but she also works to reduce waste at home and encourage sustainable family living.
Springtime is around the corner, and your garden is certainly ready. Do you have a plan for the plethora of produce you’ll be picking? Be ready with the perfect snack: spring vegetable dip!
While most children are more focused on trying to convince you that their broccoli isn’t hidden in their napkins, they also know that getting around the table as a family cements respectful, working relationships. What isn’t obvious to them is that food grown or produced closer to home is better for them and their surrounding environment.
You probably know all about conserving water at your home, but you may not be aware of how to reduce water pollution as a family—especially the water you drink.
Become an expert on the greenest methods for battery recycling, electronic disposal, and health and beauty-product reuse.
Busy schedules and cold weather can often keep you inside, and sometimes it’s just impossible to get the recommended amount of daily cardio.
How can clothing be green, you ask? And what is eco-friendly clothing, exactly? There are many facets and sustainable threads to consider, so you can find what works best for you and your family.
Keep the planet in mind during your spring yard cleanup to make your relaxation even easier. With these ideas, you can get your kids involved to make it more fun!