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Top 10 Swim Workouts for All Levels from Beginner to Advanced

Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise out there. Last week I covered the list of reasons why swimming is great for your health. So, now what? If you’re like most people, you have little idea what to do once you get in the water to turn your submerged time into a full-blown workout….

The Power of Prevention

It is almost 2 years ago that my family learned one of the most valuable lessons of our lives. My daughter was violently attacked by a dog at a Father’s Day celebration. She was just past 18 months old at the time. Her beautiful, perfect un-touched face was torn open, and we spent the rest of…

How to Detoxify Safely While Breastfeeding

Get fitness advice for before, during, and after baby in the popular book Real Fit at Every Age, now available on Amazon in Kindle edition and paperback! If it was not me writing this post, I might come across the title and raise some of my personal red flags. If this is happening for you, please stay…

8 Superfoods for a Primal Pregnancy

Superfoods are awesome, right? And, they are a subject of great interest in the primal and real food communities. So, what exactly is a superfood? According to Google, the term indicates “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being,” and “superfood” first starting seeing usage in the 1960’s, with a steep rise since 1987. The idea…

Getting Pregnant at 40

I never thought I’d be writing about my fertility journey at 40. Our first child was conceived with lightning speed when I was 36 years old. My grandmother had my Mom at age 40 (in the 1940’s!). I have lived a very healthy and balanced lifestyle for most of my life, and an extraordinarily healthy one…

How to Love Someone with an Eating Disorder

One of my close friends was diagnosed with an eating disorder earlier this year, and it was a huge wake up call for us close to her. While each one of us has our own unique relationship with food, exercise, and what we consider “healthy habits”, it is our relationships with our own bodies that…

October Stitch Fix: First Fix

After discovering that my wardrobe has become years-old, I made one of my goals for Fall to create a closet of new clothes that I absolutely love without breaking the bank or crushing my schedule. Enter Stitch Fix. Some of you may have heard of Stitch Fix. With Stitch Fix, a virtual personal stylist picks out my…

This is How to Make REAL FOOD Easy

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been soul searching and researching ways to serve RFM’s increasing audience to give you the very BEST of health inspiration and information. Whether you come for connection, empowerment or health advice; be it insight, motivation, research, or inspiration – I want you to know in your…

How to Meditate

Lately I’ve had a lot of people ask me to support them in building a mediation practice. Meditation is a powerful tool for mind-body-spirit wellness. A good meditation routine can help with many things including anxiety and insomnia. Meditation has been shown to improve metabolism, impact fertility, and to help heal cancer, high blood pressure, and migraines….

Your Health & Your Time

What on earth could managing my time have to do with feeling great and being healthy? Well, everything and nothing. Time management can at times be a challenge for everyone. Is it for you? When we are challenged to manage time, we often start to feel afraid. This fear then creates an undercurrent of distress…

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