Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green

Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green is here! This week’s focus will be on Going Green. Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green For many Americans, it’s become quite a hot topic as we are becoming more and more health conscious, while also wanting to help preserve the environment.  Those who Go Green do things such as grow their own food or use reusable bags at the grocery store. How Else Can I Go Green? However, there are also simpler measures you can take which I will…

Fitness Friday: 3 Fantastic Core Exercises for Pregnant Women

Fitness Friday: 3 Fantastic Core Exercises for Pregnant Women

Hey GIT Girls! Fitness Friday: 3 Fantastic Core Exercises for Pregnant Women is here! Working your core muscles (abs, lower back, glutes, hips) while pregnant can present challenges because lying on your back during the second and third trimesters is contraindicated. This is due to the weight of the enlarged uterus, as it could constrict the inferior vena cava — the vein that returns blood to the heart from your legs. If you do, you might end up feeling dizzy, out of breath, or nauseous.  Fitness Friday: 3 Fantastic Core…

Wellness Wednesday: Let’s Pass On the Salt

Wellness Wednesday: Let’s Pass On the Salt

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: Let’s Pass on the Salt is here! This week, let’s have a conversation about salt. Have you ever been around someone who added it to every meal before they even tasted it? Or are you that person? Many of us are guilty of having way too much sodium in our diets. And this is a primary reason hypertension and unhealthy hearts are on the rise and are cause for major concern.  How Much Salt or Sodium Is Too Much? According to the American Heart Association, 75%…

Modern Girl Monday: Being Better to Our Boobies

Modern Girl Monday: Being Better to Our Boobies

Hey GIT Girls! Modern Girl Monday: Being Better to Our Boobies is here. As we get deeper into March (Women’s HERstory Month), I want to dedicate this post to ALL my ladies as well as each and EVERY woman whom breast cancer has in some way touched. Modern Girl Monday: Being Better to Our Boobies As a woman who has never had a mammogram, despite previously asking for one and being denied because I was “too young”, I write this with a feeling of relief that I haven’t had one….

Wellness Wednesday: Is Calcium Really That Important?

Wellness Wednesday: Is Calcium Really That Important?

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: Is Calcium Really That Important? Remember that old familiar line, “Milk does your body good”? Well, it’s true. Milk definitely does a body good and is one of the easiest calcium choices to choose from. However, it’s not the only one.  For all of you anti-milk lovers, don’t fret! There are certainly other ways to get calcium without having to force yourself to drink milk. And some of the other sources mentioned may even surprise you. Why do I Need Calcium, I thought it was…