By Oxygen's Staff Blog|Oxygen Staff|2012-11-22 | Comments: 0
During the holidays, how many of you feel torn between the joy of spending time around the table with loved ones and the stress of how all that merriment might affect your clean lifestyle? As fit-minded women that spend most of the year totally committed to our gym schedules and clean diets, I think feeling conflicted at Thanksgiving is fairly normal.
- By Kirstyn Brown, Nutrition Editor
By Oxygen's Staff Blog|Oxygen Staff|2012-11-20 | Comments: 0Here at Oxygen, there’s no question we’re spoiled. In addition to our company gym, we’re constantly surrounded by friends and colleagues who share our passion for a strong, fit and healthy lifestyle – people who find it perfectly normal to eat six to eight small meals per day consisting of things like tuna, oatmeal, Greek yogurt and, of course, chicken. (Though hopefully not all at once.)
Dave Bowden – Managing Editor
By Oxygen's Staff Blog|Oxygen Staff|2012-11-01 | Comments: 0
If you are like me, you are always trying to find ways to introduce clean eating and exercise into your loved ones’ lives – in the most compassionate, non-judgmental way possible. Think about it this way: surprising someone with a gym membership can be interpreted in several ways, many of them not entirely positive.
- Rachel Crocker, Fitness Editor
By Oxygen's Staff Blog|Oxygen Staff|2012-10-11 | Comments: 0
Give me a couple hours and I could easily spend it at a good health food store. Yep, I’m one of those, the Sunday stroller of the aisles, just there to browse and check out as many labels and items as I can. You could say I’m easily intrigued by the latest health foodie trend, so it was no surprise for me to discover hemp and be won over by its benefits.
By Oxygen's Staff Blog|Oxygen Staff|2012-10-10 | Comments: 0
How was my demeanor in the days leading up to my second fitness competition? In two words: stress-filled.
I first forayed into the fitness competition world earlier this year with the UFE Spring Bash. With my family and friends cheering me on in the audience, and the rush of adrenaline pushing me to smile, flex and ignore the fact that 90 percent of my skin was exposed, I had a marvelous time.