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How I (Quickly) Became a Run Commuter

May 10, 2018
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Chances are, like most of society in the 21st century, you’re simply too busy. Finding time for the things that need to get done is hard to do, let alone your own personal time. If you’re a runner like me, making time to squeeze in the miles can be challenging. But we all know that it makes us happier and healthier. Plus, it’s an essential part of working towards time and distance goals. I recently started a Ph.D. program in…

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Getting Back on Track with Your Resolutions

January 16, 2018

When you feel it’s time for a change, there’s sometimes the mentality to “go big or go home.” While that’s great in theory, resolutions to make large changes to lifestyle, diet, or fitness out of the blue often set you up for failure as they are too difficult to execute over the long term. Since your body is an interconnected machine, making a few small changes can radically change how you look and feel in 2018. Instead of the big…

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Let’s Rethink Our Normal Cleanse

January 4, 2018
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It’s a new year and with that can come a whole list of resolutions. Is one of your goals to dive into a cleanse to clean out your system after a few days (or weeks…) of a little too much junk food and drinks? Or do you just want to clean up your diet a bit but struggle to figure out what to do? It’s a common problem. We have the best of intentions, and then our busy lives get…

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It’s Tea Time with Flora’s Fall Favorites

November 28, 2017
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Ah, fall: that time of the year that calls for warmer sweaters, time spent by the fire with friends and family, and a warm cup of tea to fight off that November weather. Get in the spirit while enjoying some seasonal herbal favorites that will give you all the fall feels. Our Cranberry Rooibos (US/CA) blend is chock full of powerful antioxidants and fall spices to help you relax. The mixture of Lemon Ginger and Echinacea (US/CA) is perfect for warding…

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Give Gifts That Feel Good

December 12, 2016
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When friends and family give of themselves by hosting a holiday gathering, as a guest it always feels great to give a little something back as a token of appreciation. For a host or hostess, receiving a thoughtful gift can be the icing on the festive cake when welcoming loved ones into their homes. When an invite is extended to you, consider paying the kindness back. Give a gift that promotes health, presence, and self-care, and will keep on giving…

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Tricks to save you from the treats!

October 30, 2016
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“Trick or Treat!” Who would ever think three cute words could cause a sugar and fat overload that are scarier than any ghost out there. (Cue creepy cackle!) Pumpkin spice lattes and questionable costumes are everywhere, while Halloween candy is on sale at every turn. These are the monsters we’re up against in October. Those fun size candy bars averaging 8 grams of sugar a pop add up to not a fun size on the scale. 5 bloody tips to…

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Athlete Spotlight – Sage Canaday

October 13, 2016
Sage Canaday

“Ever since I have started using Flora Udo’s Oil (US/CA) I have felt more sustained energy levels throughout the course of the day. Whether I’m running up a 14,000 foot mountain or going out for a long trail run, I’ve found that my energy levels remain more constant and that I’m able to perform at a higher level for hours on end.” – Sage Canaday Name: Sage Canaday Nickname: Cobber Birthday: 11/14/1985 Age I am: 30 Age I feel: 20 My occupation: Pro Mountain-Ultra-Trail Runner & Coach What I…

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Gifts for Mom that Keep on Giving

May 8, 2016
Moms

While there’s one official day to celebrate moms, this recognition, appreciation, and love ought to carry over throughout the year. What can you do to help make this happen? We’ve rounded up some key self-care items, formulated specifically with women in mind, to help the moms in your life feel loved and cherished every day. This Mother’s Day, give the gift of… …sweetness. A mother’s affection ought to be rewarded with something equally sweet—Manuka Honey (US/CA) is the perfect gift…

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