Drink Up!

Our bodies need water to function properly. In fact, we should drink half of our body weight in ounces every day and add 20-40 ounces if we work out during the day. Starting the day with 12 to 16 ounces of water is a great way to set your body and brain up for success.... Continue Reading →

Shall We Meander?

When I go out on a trail run, I plan my route beforehand and, unless there is something monstrous blocking my path, I stay on my route. This makes sense to me - I know where I’m going, I know how far I am going, and I don’t need to stop along the way for... Continue Reading →

Podcast: Atiba Johnson

Join Amy and Fran as they talk with the incredible Atiba Johnson. This man has followed his heart and his vision of what Wilmington and all of its residents can be, and has brought hope, connection, health, and community to many who are historically underserved in the Wilmington area. Through his multiple businesses, including Front Street Market and the OOPS Foundation, Atiba has utilized... Continue Reading →

Podcast: Food Deserts

In this episode, Amy and Fran explore the topic of food deserts in NC. They define exactly what a food desert is and discuss the far-reaching impacts of food deserts on the health of the community. Not only does the lack of fresh food negatively impact the physical health of the people living in a food desert, but it has... Continue Reading →

Podcast: Intermittent Fasting

In this episode of the Healthy AF Podcast, Amy and Fran explore the topic of intermittent fasting. They talk about what IF is, the possible benefits of this way of eating, the difficulties some people face when starting IF, and the recognition that health is individualized so no one way of eating works for everyone. Join Amy & Fran... Continue Reading →

The Big Three

I was at the gym recently when a fellow gym-goer looked at me, exhausted, and said, “Man, I just don’t know what’s up with me. That workout felt so tough today.” Ever have one of those days? It’s like the bar is actually packed with more weight than you thought you put on or the... Continue Reading →

Podcast: Welcome to Healthy AF

In this first-ever Healthy AF podcast, Fran and Amy introduce themselves and talk about their goals for this podcast. As you will learn, both Fran and Amy are health coaches, both are incredibly passionate about their work, and each comes to this work with a different perspective. Despite the fact that they might not always agree (health is... Continue Reading →

Baby Steps – Hydration!

We are all somewhere on our health journey. Some people have been taking care of their bodies for years, some are just getting started, and some are unsure of how to get started. I have found that making 1-2 small, sustainable changes at a time works best for me and, really,  for most people.  The... Continue Reading →

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