Health and Fitness
Glass of Water

WATER. It’s Underrated.

Part of my job as a fitness professional happens outside of the gym.  I aim to practice the healthy habits I preach and to do so I lead an active lifestyle and spread the word about wellness via various blogs and social media....

women on rock

Set Higher Standards for Yourself

It sounds like I’m telling you to mop your floors more often, or always read the Wall Street Journal cover to cover, or never be seen in public in yoga pants. Actually, it’s kind of the opposite. What if you were t...

Anorexia

Can You ‘Almost’ Have an Eating Disorder?

I remember myself as a pudgy child – not grossly overweight, but just sort of roly-poly. I started my ‘diet’ in 6th grade, so that puts me at 11ish. Months later I  spent my 13th birthday in the hospital after securing ...


Sara Hauber demonstrates how to correctly do a squat.

The Best Exercise for Your Legs

The squat You’ve heard the word. You’ve seen people at the gym (mostly men), loading a heavy bar on their shoulders and grunting as they do various versions of the exercise. And you’ve read that squats are a g...

What’s-Holding-You-Back

The #1 Thing That Holds You Back

You know there’s something holding you back, but no matter how hard you try you can’t figure it out. This block looms over you, crushing your motivation, or sits immovable blocking the only viable path you see to success. Y...

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Gimme A Break…No, Really. I Need A Break.

This last week, my computer wasn’t operating at work the way it needed to. Software was randomly uninstalled, I had no access to my database, browser windows were closing without reason, and commands were taking at least ...


running woman

Go Ahead, Get Running: Why You Should Finally Register for a Race

You’re a goal-oriented person. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be part of Career Girl Network. So what’s stopping you from crossing that big fat running race off your bucket list? I hear from people all the time who ...

Breakfast

Build a Better You with a Balanced Breakfast

The nutrition world is fraught with unproven advice, pseudoscience, and just plain lies. Everyone is competing to find the easiest, fastest, newest way to live forever on cronuts and crème brulee while looking like they spent ...

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High Heels, Huge Problems – How to Enjoy Your Shoes Without Harming Your Body

We all have our vices; one of mine is shoes. When I hear high-heels are dangerous for me, I admit – I would prefer to ignore the facts. But even if you aren’t ready to hear that those gorgeous Louboutins are putting too...


greendrinks

A Foolproof Guide for Weight Loss

I met up with one of my gal-pals recently who typically eschews the notion of dieting and exercise, which is one of the many things I love about her. Much to my  chagrin, I discovered she’d gone rogue on me! We met at ou...