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I'm a health writer with a focus on nutrition, fitness, body image, and mental health. I love to experiment with recipes and try out new fitness programs, and I like to share my experiences with you on my blog! Learning about health and gathering information is a top priority and you'll find... Full Bio
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Walk and Get Fit by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living For months, I have faithfully worn my pedometer every day, no matter where I’m going. When I went to Texas in August, however, I didn’t bother bringing along my pedomete ... Read on »
Winter Cycling by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Giveaway Winner And the winner of Mimi Spencer’s 101 Things to Do Before You Diet is… Maggie! Her tip: take some “me time”! Always needed. It’s great to just get away ... Read on »
Poll: How do you like your bananas? by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last month’s poll Last month we discussed ingredient lists which, truth be told, are a favourite subject of mine (as you probably already know if you’re a regular rea ... Read on »
Surprise! We're moving! by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pack up your stuff; we're heading out of here! Living Healthy in the Real World can now be found over at WordPress. The start of a new year seems as good a time as any to make ... Read on »
Product Review: EnviroKidz by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In the nice little giveaway package from Kelly, I received a number of products with the brand name of EnviroKidz. Specifically, 3 organic crispy rice cereal bars (peanut butt ... Read on »
Life Lessons: Reflections by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Day 31 of the 100 Reps Challenge We did it! Today is the last day of December and therefore the last day of the 100 Reps Challenge. The exercises I've chosen today are goo ... Read on »
Day 30 of the 100 Reps Challenge by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 20stability ball reverse extensions (if you don't have a stability ball, try using a bench or chair instead) 20standing dumbbell shrugs Do this set 5 times for a total o ... Read on »
Life Lessons: Feel Good by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Day 29 of the 100 Reps Challenge 20 jumping lunges (20 for each side): sink down into a lunge, then jump up and switch leg positions. If you start with the right leg forwar ... Read on »
Day 28 of the 100 Reps Challenge by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We're putting the stability ball and dumbbells away for today; let's work with our body weight! 25mountain climbers (25 for each leg) 25side planks (25 for each side): h ... Read on »
Day 27 of the 100 Reps Challenge by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 20 bent over dumbbell rows (20 for each side) 20stability ball hamstring curls Do this set 5 times for a total of 100 bent over dumbbell rows and 100 stability ball hams ... Read on »
Day 26 of the 100 Reps Challenge by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Looks as though its going to be a beautiful day out today so it's definitely walking weather! Also am dying for some cardio and a chance to move after the wonderfully relaxing ... Read on »
Merry Christmas! by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have a wonderful day and enjoy the social gatherings! This year I'm especially grateful for the people in my life because my dad is unable to be with us this holiday season- h ... Read on »
T'was the day before Christmas... by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living ...and Sagan still didn't have all her presents wrapped. Anyone else work better under pressure too? Actually, I can't wrap presents. (There seems to be a trend here with ... Read on »
Day 23 of the 100 Reps Challenge by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 25 squat chops (25 for each side) 25 rock the boats You know that you just are dying to do these exercises because of the names alone. Complete this set 4 times fo ... Read on »
Poll: Appearances vs. Health by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Day 22 of the 100 Reps Challenge 25 calf raises with bicep curls 25 jumping jacks Do this set 4 times to complete 100 calf raises with 100 bicep curls, plus 100 ju ... Read on »
Day 21 of the 100 Reps Challenge by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living With my body shape I have an almost non-existent waist, so I love doing side crunches and side planks. They always make me feel as though they're defining my waist, and lookin ... Read on »
Day 20 of the 100 Reps Challenge by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last Saturday before Christmas! All done your shopping? I'm not. Eek. This little workout will hopefully receive some pre-holiday tension. Enjoy your weekend and the anticipat ... Read on »
Resorting to Strange Exercise Patterns by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Day 19 of the 100 Reps Challenge 20 deadlifts 20 knee lifts (that's 20 for each side) Do this set 5 times for a total of 100 deadlifts and 100 knee lifts! Fitne ... Read on »
Day 18 of the 100 Reps Challenge by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 20overhead triceps extensions (if you don't have a stability ball, you can also do these either sitting down in a chair or standing) 20split lunges (do 20 for each side; aga ... Read on »
The Obsession with Food Escalates by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Day 17 of the 100 Reps Challenge 20 chest flies (if you don't have a stability ball, just use a table or the floor instead) 20 cat-camels (this is also a great stretch ... Read on »