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Masked Running – Yeah or Nah?

How does running with a mask impact your performance? I’ve been a long distance runner for as long as I can remember. While I  love running on a treadmill, I do enjoy running outdoors. So when gyms closed and the ‘stay at home’ order was implemented in Los Angeles, I thought, “No, problem I strength…

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Be Mindful – Up Your Food Safety Game to Prevent Contracting the Coronavirus

Best Practices: Food Safety During Coronavirus Outbreak With concerns of coronavirus on high alert, you may be spending less time outdoors and more time inside where you feel safe. Unless you have stock in GrubHub or Postmates, I would assume you are cooking a bit more than usual while at home – let’s talk later…

“I am on this new diet where I just eat air and drink water. Have you heard of it?”

As we round out the rest of the month, I can bet that in order to navigate your resolution, you probably decided to go on a “diet”. When I talk about “diet” in this sense, I’m defining it as a temporary way of eating to achieve a short term result. Many of the most popular…

Oh Hey Summer!

I can’t believe it is the first week of July!  I feel as though this year is moving so fast that it is just slipping away from me.  I can remember back to when I first moved to Los Angeles.  My mother had just passed, I was forty pounds overweight, and emotionally a wreck.  Measuring…

Four tips for getting Festival Ready

Now that we are officially in the Spring season, many of you will be gearing up to hit the festival circuit, if you haven’t already!  While most of us didn’t get a chance to go to SXSW this year in Austin, there is a real chance that you already have tickets to see the queen…

And my final rose goes to… Ugh! I can’t make that decision.

Okay, it is the first full week in March and I’m so excited for everything this month has to offer.  We are two months into 2018 and I wonder how you are doing with your goals that you’ve set for the year?  Of course, take on new behaviors can be challenging and set backs are…

FODMAPs? Hmm, no I use Google Maps… Oh dear!

Yes!  It is the first week in February and we are finally officially launching Carter Hall Lifestyle.  I am a complete bundle of nerves right now as I endeavor on this dream I have had for the last 3 years.  However, I can confidently tell you that I am so ready to make this dream…

“Oh crap, I ate the whole bag of chips!”

Hello my rockstars! I hope your year is getting off to an excellent start. This week we are going to explore clean eating and all that it entails. When I moved to California from New York, I was surprised at how popular Trader Joe’s was amongst busy professionals out here. I just didn’t get the…

It’s more than an outward statement of an inward decision!

Okay, so we are two weeks into 2018 and you’ve probably made some resolutions. This week on the site, I want to focus on strategies to help you navigate the stages of change within the areas of nutrition, fitness, and wellness. So you’ve decided to make a change in your life and that is great!…

We All Have Big Buts!

As it is the beginning of the year, many of you are embarking on effort to change some of the “bad” habits you currently employ. I myself have given into the “new year, new self” mentality and have tried to implement elements of change into several areas of my life. It interesting that January provides such an…