Author archive: Steph Hoeper
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02
2018

Fueled for Life

I used to firmly believe (maybe hope is more accurate?) that I could “outexercise” my bad food habits. I trained for marathons to lose baby weight, considered a good run the perfect hangover cure, and justified unlimited sugar with an active lifestyle. As I delved deeper into fitness edu...

22
01
2018

You Don’t Know Squat…or Do You?

Ever been told you shouldn’t squat or that it’s bad for your knees? Did you ask if you should also skip sitting in chairs or on the toilet? Fact: We all CAN and DO squat in our daily lives. Yes, it might be the least sexy move at the gym, but love it or hate it, we all need to maintain it so we don’...

21
09
2017

Get a Grip

Who remembers these in their parents (or grandparents’) kitchen drawers? I may or may not have my own hiding in the depths of a kitchen utensil drawer somewhere.  While being able to open a jar of pickles or maraschino cherries at will definitely impacts quality of life, few of us consider how...

01
09
2017

Embrace the Season

I’m sitting on my porch with The Byrds crooning in my head as I write this. My favorite season is fast approaching: chilly nights and sun-warmed days, fall colors, and football when the good guys in black, orange, red, white, green, and gold win (we won’t argue about how those colors go together). H...