Rather than ignore her cravings, chef, and former pro athlete Lentine Alexis decides to listen to them. She was faced with these cravings when her husband was relocated to Okinawa, Japan for his job as a Special Forces Operator. Alexis wanted to find an outlet for her passions abroad and entered short, triathlon races which eventually led to conquering full-distance,…

Body & SOUL

We've all seen it happen: finding the motivation to actually make it to 6 a.m. boot-camp with a friend; nailing the last round of squats when you see those around you powering through; or pushing yourself to shave time off your personal record when you run a 5k race. There is something to be said about the power of working…

Thankful for Plant Medicine

When sourced thoughtfully, prepared ceremonially and enjoyed with intention, cacao is a potent medicine. Rich in plant-based iron, antioxidants (40 times more antioxidants than blueberries), magnesium and calcium, raw cacao is a superfood that is a great source of monounsaturated fat, cholesterol-free saturated fat, vitamins, minerals, fiber, natural carbohydrates and protein. 

Raising Fit Kids

When we think about exercise, we mostly imagine working out in the gym, running on a treadmill, lifting weights or using one of the many beautiful trails here in Fort Collins for a run or a hike up Horsetooth.

A Midwife’s Guide to a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy

Expectant mothers are often tasked with making many important lifestyle changes during pregnancy such as diet, exercise and that laundry list of "not to-do's." We sat down with local homebirth midwife Althea Hrdlichka to break down her most important tips on experiencing a happy and healthy pregnancy and postpartum journey.