5 great ways to use a foam roller in your workout

Have you gotten yourself a foam roller yet? You should! These are GREAT workout tools to help yourself in those #optimalhealth goals!  We talked about why to use a foam roller in a previous post, so check that out first,

Salads with Protein

Here’s some of our favorite salads with protein for those weekday lunches when you need something to get you to the end of a work day.  Just click on the picture to be taken to the recipe and nutritional information! 

Feelin’ like a burger?

If you live in the northern hemisphere, this is the time of year that feels slowest and most difficult to maintain a great mindset for motivation. Why not make it a burger night?  Nothing says “warm weather” and “summer” like

New Year… New Fitness

Happy New Year from all of us here at Dr. Life.  We wish you great success in your endeavors during 2017!  To begin this new year, here are our top 5 tips for setting fitness goals and sticking to them! 

Healthy for the Holidays – Thrive, don’t just Survive!

Our purpose in establishing a set of Healthy Holiday #optimalhealth goals is so that we can THRIVE and deeply enjoy this holiday season, rather than give in to old patterns and simply SURVIVE. What are you going to do, especially

Need more energy? Check your mitochondria!

Big words, we know.  Over on the Apeiron Center blog, Dr. Dan Stickler and the staff of highly trained professionals (including Dr. Life!) are helping us to understand and know more and more about the genomics of our bodies.  (Look

Healthy for the Holidays – Find Time

So the holidays are a very busy season for all of us.  No matter where you live in the world, you have some season of holiday that probably includes a lot of eating, visiting, celebrations, and time spent OUT of

Benefits of Good Walking Shoes

Do you love to walk as much as we do?!  One of the most important considerations for walking, considering you’re using your feet, is what kind of shoe you put on first.  Are you needing extra arch support?  Is there

Healthy for the Holidays – Exercising

How about an exercise challenge for your December?  Don’t forget to enjoy eating healthy and visiting with family and friends, but your body still needs to be moved and improved this season! We’ve gathered some unique and, dare we say

How to Work Out on the Road

As we head deeper into the holiday season, many of us will be traveling for work, or traveling to visit friends and family.  So, how do you stay fit on the road?  Check out these great workout routines and tips

Benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps

Have you heard about Himalayan salt lamps?  They’re quite the trend right now in homes all across the globe!  Read on to get some idea of WHY you should have one and WHAT it can do for you! Why a

Using Nutrition to Boost Your Genes

Did you know that nutrition can affect your genes?  We wanted to share this post from The Apeiron Center and Director of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics, Michelle Ricker. Diet is believed to have a major influence on both the development and

Healthy for the Holidays – The Feast

In this edition of our “Healthy for the Holidays” challenge, we’re going to focus on everyone’s favorite arch-nemesis… the feast! Many of us will be celebrating Thanksgiving next week, and here are some expert tips on making this feast-day your

Are you a fan of walking for exercise?  We sure are!  There are so many amazing, wonderful benefits to taking a simple walk around the block.  Check them out! One of the most important part of walking is what’s on

5 Things to do to Improve Your Health… RIGHT NOW!

Sometimes, with so many available options and so many ideas regarding your health, what do you do first?!  Here are 5 easy ways for you to do something easy to start working on your #optimalhealth TODAY! 1. Schedule your next