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Why Stretch Before and After Your Workout?

Improve your performance and prevent injury by making time for your warm-ups and cool-downs!

How Can Pumpkin Boost Your Performance in the Gym?

Pump up your workouts and expedite your post-workout recovery with pumpkin.

4 Activities that Beat Watching TV

Turn off the tube and try something new!

Planning for a Successful Day — The Night Before

Take hold of tomorrow with these tips for successful planning.

Full-Body Kettlebell Workout

Raise the bell with this full-body kettlebell workout!

Susan’s Favorite Podcasts

It's National Podcasts Day — Pull on your headphones and get listening!

5 Remedies for Swollen Feet

Too many sweet treats and warm inside air can lead to puffy feet and ankles. Here's how to nix it.

Gluten-Free Orange Chicken Recipe

If you have missed the zesty, sweet flavor of classic, breaded orange chicken, try this alternative.

Avocado Toast 3 Ways

Say yes to a simple, savory, and satisfying breakfast.

Why Keto?

Slim down by increasing your fats and decreasing your carbs.

Cilantro Avocado Lime Dressing

It’s light, yet creamy. Savory, yet citrusy.

3 Steps to Increasing Your Water Intake

Balance your body with the proper hydration it needs with these three tips.

4 Healthy Homemade Baby Food Purées

Get your baby on board for a healthy new year with these four homemade purées.

3 Types of Protein Bites

Make enough for the week and take these delicious morsels with you for a pre- or post-workout snack.

The 3 Benefits of Kickboxing

Shed the weight and shred your muscles by adding in some boxing workouts to your routine.

4 Apps to Organize Your Life

Happy New Year! Achieve your resolutions with these helpful organization tools.

Sweet Potato Banana Pancakes

Keep the Christmas festivities going with some Sunday morning pancakes!

What is Your Motivation to Workout?

With the new year comes new habits. But habits only stick if you have the right motivation!

Why Eat Raw, Local Honey

Sweeten your Christmas treats with a spoonful of raw, local honey.

What is the Difference Between Coconut Oil and Coconut Butter?

Coconut oil and coconut butter are not the same! Here are their distinctions.

Family Pizza Night

Enjoy a festive, family night in with a homemade pizza night!

20-Minute All Trimester Pregnancy Workout

Exercise your way throughout your pregnancy with this 20-minute workout.

Make Your Own Essential Oil Blends

Gift homemade essential oils to your friends and family this Christmas!

3 Benefits of Keeping a Journal

Organize your thoughts and clear your mind with a notebook and pen.

Stuffed Peppers with Salsa Verde

Settle in at home tonight with this warm, delicious meal!

4 Fermented Foods and Their Benefits

Strengthen and promote your gut health with these four foods.

How to Prevent Workout-Induced Breakouts

Don't let sweat get in the way of your flawless skin.

4 Foods That Can Naturally Improve Your Sleep

Trouble sleeping? See if these small snacks help you fall and stay asleep.

Are Essential Oils Dangerous for Dogs?

Learn how to safely diffuse essential oils in a dog-friendly home.

3 Myths that Hinder Us from Asking for Help

Contrary to popular belief, asking for help is actually a sign of strength. Here's why.

Air Fried Brussels Sprouts

Try this recipe and achieve restaurant-quality Brussels!

The Search for the Perfect Pair of Leggings

Find the right pair of leggings and stretch and sweat with confidence!

5 Stress-Reducing Yoga Poses

Add these yoga stretches into your after-work routine to help you relax.

The Magic of Monk Fruit

Learn all about this zero-calorie, zero-carb, blood sugar-stabilizing magical fruit!

3 Benefits to Wearing Blue Light Glasses

Save your eyes from strain with blue light glasses.

What are BCAAs?

Learn more about this powdered supplement that encourages and expedites fitness goals.

What to Pack in Your Gym Bag

Feeling a little rusty on what to pack for the gym? Here are six essentials!

4 of the Most Effective Tricep Exercises

Intersperse these tricep exercises into your upper body routine for lean and toned arms.

Teach Me How to Deadlift

Check out this step-by-step guide to practicing and perfecting the deadlift.

How to Prevent Osteoarthritis

Fight against your joint stiffness and pain with these tips!

4 Dairy-Free Milk Alternatives

"Moooove" aside cows, there are some new milks in town.

National Relaxation Day

Hard day? Tense muscles? Cluttered mind? Try a few of my favorite home-spa practices.

How to Hide and Sneak Veggies Into Your Kids' Meals

Read up on these resourceful ways to sneak extra vegetables into ordinary meals.

What is Matcha Green Tea?

Learn about the potent powder of matcha green tea packed and ready for one powerful punch.

How to Build the Perfect Quinoa Salad

Break out your apron and bring a little culinary creativity for this satisfying quinoa salad.

Your Guide to Nutritional Yeast

Learn more about this healthy, flavorFULL seasoning you can add to just about anything!

5 New Types of Flour

Check out these 5 up-and-coming gluten-free flour options for cooking and baking!

Top 3 Shoes for Weightlifting

Spoiler alert — running shoes and lifting shoes are not created equal! Here's why.

How to Perfect the Pull-Up

Try these three exercises to build your strength and confidence to perfect the pull-up.

A "Must-Thai" Red Curry Recipe

Enter the curry dish: where comfort food and healthy food join into one warm and nutritious meal.

Thanksgiving Gluten- and Dairy-Free Tart

Surprise friends and family this Thanksgiving with a delicious, healthy, and easy fruit tart!

The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

Ever wonder which organic or non-organic fruits and vegetables you should buy? Use these 2 lists!

Egg Yolks: Good or Bad?

Learn whether or not you should keep the controversial yellow yolks in your diet.

Breaking Down the Buddha Bowl

Try mixing and matching these ingredients into a bowl and enjoy your healthy harvest!

4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Running Shoes

Keep an eye out for these 4 signs that it's time to hang up and replace your old, trusty sneakers.

5 Benefits of Vitamin E Oil

Apply vitamin E oil onto your skin daily and reap these benefits!

7 Natural Ways to Prevent Halitosis

Say good-bye to stale breath and try these simple modifications to your dental routine and diet.

A Greek-Inspired Twist on the Burger

Try this "love at first bite" gyro turkey burger!

5 Best Hairstyles for Working Out

Try these 5 hairstyles that stay in place no matter how much you move or sweat.

5 Best Foods to Eat During Pregnancy

Eat more of the following foods to help you and baby achieve optimal nutritional success.

Remove These Foods for Anti-inflammatory Relief

By cutting back on these food groups, you can reduce inflammation almost immediately.

How to Practice Self-Care

It's World Mental Health Day. Let's take a step back from "busy" and learn to practice self-care.

Taco About a Tasty Taco Salad

Celebrate National Taco Day with this tasty taco salad recipe!

How to Order Your Coffee

It's National Coffee Day! Learn how to order a lighter version of your favorite coffee drink.

5 Must-Have Pieces of At-Home Workout Equipment

Challenge yourself and your daily workout with these 5 pieces of at-home workout equipment.

3 DIY Household Cleaning Products

Check out these 3 DIY recipes with ingredients that you already have in your pantry!

Why Listen to Music When Working Out

Increase your mood, endurance, and performance with your preferred playlist!

Peanut Butter Vs. Almond Butter

Peanut butter or almond butter — which nut butter is healthier?

3 of My Current Favorite Books

It's National Read a Book Day! Susan Hoff shares several of her current favorite reads.

3 Reasons Why You Should Use Facial Toner

Add this small step into your morning and evening routine for fresher, brighter, revitalized skin!

4 Eye Care Tips to Practice This Summer

Implement these four eye care tips to defend and promote your eye health this summer.

4 Dairy-Free Ice Cream Alternatives

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with these dairy-free homemade ice cream recipes!

Your Sunscreen Questions Answered

Protect your skin this summer with this guide to sunscreen safety!

3 Slimming Summer Cocktails

It's National Tequila Day! Let's celebrate with these slimming summer cocktails.

4 Steps to Growing Out Your Hair

Try out these tips to growing long, healthy hair this summer!

3 Natural Remedies for a Sunburn

Consider these three natural remedies to help lessen the pain and itchiness of a sunburn.

5 Nutritional Benefits of Seaweed

Who knew how nutritionally beneficial these sea vegetables can be?

Blackened Salmon Tacos

Have a delicious and nutritious Taco Tuesday Night in!

Make Pasta Healthy Again

Try a couple of these quick tricks and healthy alternatives for a delicious, guilt-free dinner.

5 Benefits of Eating a Big Breakfast

Kick up your breakfast rhythm and reap these benefits!

Paleo-Friendly Zucchini Hummus

If you have 5 minutes and a hankering for something savory, try this easy zucchini hummus recipe.

Change Up Your Workout Routine

Tired of the Same Old Workout Routine? Switch it up!

What is Oil Pulling?

Try oil pulling this week and notice the difference in your oral hygiene!

4 Health-Conscious Dessert Options

Try these health-conscious recipes to keep your waistline thin and your sweet tooth satisfied!

5 Ways You Can Change Your Diet to Boost Your Mood

Try introducing more of these food groups into your diet and see how you feel. 

What is the Difference Between Cold Brew Coffee and Iced Coffee?

What is the difference between the two and how do you know which one to order or brew? 

5 Benefits to Practicing Yoga

Whether an advanced or a beginner athlete, you can benefit from adding yoga into your routine.

What are Nightshade Vegetables and Are They Harmful?

What are these hot topic vegetables? And should you remove them from your diet?

3 Homemade Healing Face Masks

Try these three face masks that you can find ingredients for in your pantry and refrigerator. 

4 Weeknight Chicken Marinades

Change up your flavors with some new and exciting chicken marinades!

What is Maca Root Powder?

Sprinkle some maca into your diet and soak in the array of nutritional benefits!

Bring on the Fat

Weight loss journey challenge: try amping up the healthy fats in your diet.

Avocado Mango Smoothie

Follow these simple steps to making a deliciously creamy green smoothie.

Summer Safety Survival Kit

Summer is the time to update the at-home safety and first aid kit. Is yours up-to-date?

How to Organize Your Fridge

Organize your refrigerator to maximize your grocery items' preservation!

How to Make Healthy Choices When Ordering Your Meals

Order Your Meals in Good Health Conscience with these Five Steps!

My Fall Favorites: Part 3

Read about how I spend my fall Sundays!

My Fall Favorites: Part 2

Check out my fall must-haves, everything from working out to dressing up!

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