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The Reads:

Health + Fitness

October 2018

Fab Four

Are fat, protein, fiber, and greens the true solution to ending manic diet obsessions, regimens, crazes, and trends for good?

Article
Tiffany Duncan
September 2018

Mind Matters

Getting healthy in your head is the first step to getting healthy. Often it’s some sort of mental blockage that keeps us stuck on the couch, tossing and turning all night, or stress eating.

Article
Tiffany Duncan
September 2018

Ride About Now

Becoming a bike commuter might seem daunting, but the benefits can be worth it: exercising regularly, saving money, and absolving yourself of guilt over that office doughnut.

Article
John Tranchina
August 2018

Smoothie Moves

Easy to assemble and quick to make, smoothies pack a ton of different nutrients into one cold glass of goodness.

Article
Tiffany Duncan
July 2018

Burn Notice

Of course you understand the importance of sunscreen, but sometimes, no matter how diligent you were with reapplying, you still end up getting too much sun.

Article
Lindsay Morris
July 2018

Moderation Over Deprivation

The French are widely admired for being thin, beautiful and alluring, but they are also widely known to consume all of those diet offenders. How is this possible?

Article
Tiffany Duncan
June 2018

De-Stress During the Day

Being under the influence of tight deadlines, never-ending meetings and piles of papers and folders allows stress to seep into our workday at sometimes extreme levels.

Article
Lindsay Morris
June 2018

The Vacation Variable

Traveling can serve as a great reminder that there is so much more to life than militantly sticking to a clean eating regimen, or obsessively minding the numbers on the bathroom scale.

Article
Tiffany Duncan
May 2018

Rock Your Fitness Plan

Climb Tulsa provides a full range of climbing options designed so that people can explore, find their happy place, and be inspired to attain new heights in personal and physical development..

Article
Michele Chiappetta
May 2018

Seeking Sacred While Scared

A lot of changing one's lifestyle boils down to self-control and learning to live differently. Give yourself the grace to make changes slow, and the grace to keep trying after messing up.

Article
Tiffany Duncan
April 2018

Life on the Veg

As people are increasingly choosing to cut down on meat and boost their vegetable intake, we look at how the trend is growing and starting to shape our food landscape.

Article
Michele Chiappetta
April 2018

What Drives You?

A lot of changing one's lifestyle boils down to self-control and learning to live differently. Give yourself the grace to make changes slow, and the grace to keep trying after messing up.

Article
Tiffany Duncan
March 2018

Bringing Your Body to Balance

The benefits of yoga transcend just getting fit. With this not-just-for-women exercise, you'll most likely hone your mental focus, rid your system of toxins, and even be able to touch your toes.

Article
Michele Chiappetta
March 2018

Motivation Makeover

In the fight to lose weight, do whatever you can to keep your goals sustainable and not miserable, which will allow you to gain momentum and build up to harder things.

Article
Tiffany Duncan
February 2018

Sick of It

With no true cure for the common cold, there are ways to overcome the sore throat, fever, streaming nose and headaches quicker. But make sure you separate fact from fiction and keep the Kleenex close.

Article
Lindsay Morris
February 2018

Happy New You

A weight loss or fitness-related New Year's resolution is a powerful first step in the right direction, but remember that it's just that — a first step. Extra effort will be required to stay on track.

Article
Cassie Carriger
February 2018

The SAD Truth

You may not be able to avoid seasonal depression, but you can warm up to the winter months by adding activities and habits for a positive outlook until spring.

Article
Gina Conroy
February 2018

Flab Fight

With a goal to lose 30 pounds in 2018, one of our own writers is out to prove that health and happiness are for everyone, not just the manically self-disciplined with Benjamins to burn.

Article
Tiffany Duncan
February 2018

Boards of Education

Unlike a steak or bottle of wine — where the higher the price point, the better it’s likelier to taste — you can get away with not forking over a wad of cash on a charcuterie or cheese spread.

Article
Tiffany Duncan
January 2018

Exercising Power

There are many great reasons to exercise, but if knowing how and why to exercise was enough, most of us would already be in great shape.

Article
Lindsay Morris
January 2018

Modern Medicine

Charging a monthly membership fee has not only allowed Grassroots Healthcare the ability to offer patients an affordable non-insurance model, but has also helped elevate Dr. Melita Tate’s passion.

Article
John Tranchina
December 2017

Holidangers

The holiday season can bring mixed emotions for many. For some, it’s their favorite time of year. For others, it brings feelings of sadness and loss.

Article
Rob Harmon
December 2017

Catch Some Zzzs

Lack of sleep can cause problems ranging from a lousy memory and weight gain to accidents and heart disease. The good news? There are effective ways to get the right kind of shut-eye.

Article
Lindsay Morris
November 2017

Ready to Rock the Bloat?

Once you've overeaten, as many do during the feasting holidays, you can't exactly undo it. But with a recovery plan in place, you can reduce the ache in your belly from a food hangover.

Article
Ryann Gordon
October 2017

Arrival of the Fittest

With workouts that are short, intense, and constantly changing, the exponential growth of CrossFit is transforming lives and creating a unique bond between its devotees that shows no sign of abating.

Article
Michele Chiappetta
October 2017

HIIT it Right

Fat-burning, muscle-building high-intensity interval training can work miracles for your body, but you’ve got to do it right.

Article
Ryann Gordon
September 2017

Let’s Dance

From salsa and swing to tango and two-step, Tulsa is brimming with dancing opportunities that can help you stay flexible, reduce stress, lose weight, make friends and possibly find love.

Article
Gina Conroy
September 2017

Nutrition on Speed

There's something appealing about being able to blend fruits, vegetables and other nutrients to get your vitamins without having to chow down on salad or worse every day.

Article
Ryann Gordon
August 2017

Wake-up Call

The world seems just a little brighter at the start of the day with a great breakfast. But before you pancake on those pounds, consider a few healthier options.

Article
Ryann Gordon
July 2017

Work in Progress

Don’t let your day job ruin your workout regime. There are a number of healthy and active ways to change your lifestyle, get your body moving and raise energy levels at the office.

Article
Ryann Gordon
June 2017

Bar Rescue

Barbells are versatile enough to target every muscle in your body because you can move them in any direction, and can easily add or subtract weight.

Article
Ryann Gordon
June 2017

Inspired to Aspire

From mothers losing their baby weight to recuperating athletes getting back into shape and more, Julie Courcier’s gym has produced many success stories including her own.

Article
Michele Chiappetta
June 2017

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Every body is different. And every body is amazing. That’s an empowering reminder that there are better ways to measure your life than a number on a scale.

Article
Donna Leahey
May 2017

It Takes Two

Turn workout time into playtime and employ some of these partner exercises that will keep your determination on point.

Article
Ryann Gordon
April 2017

Harnessing Healing Powers?

Opinions vary on whether essential oils have specific health benefits or are merely wishful thinking. Regardless of which camp you fall into, one thing most can agree on is do your research.

Article
Ryann Gordon
March 2017

Avoid Running Ruin

Outdoor running is a different beast that you need to tackle one step at a time. From terrain and tempo to breathing and boundaries, there are crucial factors you should consider.

Article
Ryann Gordon
February 2017

Training Gaffes

So you’re busting your butt, but after all the sweat sessions you’re not seeing the payoff? Whether you’re a fitness newbie or a hardcore gym buff, you’re probably making some common blunders.

Article
Ryann Gordon
January 2017

Shape Shift

Overwhelmed by the equipment and machines next to the treadmill? Maybe it’s time for a perception change.

Article
Ryann Gordon
January 2017

Worth the Weight?

Weight loss is a hot topic. However, it can be really hard to sort out myth from fact. Understanding what works (and what doesn’t) will help propel you along your journey toward better health.

Article
Rachel Wright
December 2016

Kernels of Truth

So you've decided to start eating healthier. Great. But before you stock up on those gluten-free snacks or begin a cleanse, make sure you separate fact from fiction.

Article
Ryann Gordon