Post Workout Stretches to Improve Your Results

The routine you perform before you exercise doesn’t have to be super intense. Think of it as a way to limber up your body and prepare for a kick ass workout. Spend about 5 to 10 minutes doing dynamic stretches. This is a form of movement that isn’t about holding a stretch; it’s a simple way to take your body through a range of motions to prepare for your activity. After you’ve crushed your workout, it’s critical to spend about 20 to 30 minutes performing static stretches. Static stretching is the complete opposite of dynamic stretching. These types of stretches require you to hold a stretch for an extended period of time, which helps heal your muscles and improve flexibility. 

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Holly MacKinnon
Social Media Detox - Why You Need One

If you feel like the numerous apps on your smartphone are beginning to rule your world, it’s time to take a break. Put down your phone, leave it in a different room, or better yet- turn it off. A detoxification from social media can have many positive benefits on your overall mood and life perspective. 

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Holly MacKinnon
Vegan Starter Kit

Foodies all over the world avoid going vegan in fear of missing out on their delectable feasts and sweet treats. Many people never take the leap because they’re unsure where to even begin. Here is the must have basics for a delicious and successful vegan transition!

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Holly MacKinnon
Must-Have Essential Oils

There’s a reason the word “essential” is in the name “essential oils.” For some people, they are quite literally an essential product; a necessity they require for everyday purposes. In fact, many people use essential oils as a form of alternative medicine. If you’re prone to more holistic approaches to healing ailments and curing certain symptoms, essential oils are perfect for you. 

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Holly MacKinnon
Easy Tips for a Zero Waste Lifestyle

Committing to a zero waste lifestyle is a journey. You don’t really realize how much waste you produce each and every day until you actively focus on trying to eliminate it. It’s not something that is going to happen overnight. It’s going to take quite a bit of effort on your end, but the impact it can have on our environment is totally worth it. 

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Holly MacKinnon