Fit Gifts

There’s no better gift than health. Consider these old school ideas for the exercise-minded on your list.

Garlic & Parmesan Grilled Carrots

Carrots are rich in an antioxidant called beta carotene, which not only help limit damage to cells in our eyes but can also be important in keeping our skin healthy and our immune system strong! This summer, look for ways to incorporate more carrots into your meals. Try this recipe to help get you started!

The Effects of Exercise on Mental Health

Exercise can help with depression and anxiety by giving off endorphins; endorphins are chemical in your brain that produces a sense of happiness and euphoria. Another benefit of exercise for mental health is that it is a great way to relieve stress.

Mindfulness: Peace-Making One Moment at a Time

Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. It involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings, often with the ability to name them.