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May 26, 2015

Three Fun Workouts to Change Up Your Routine

Are you looking for ways to make exercise a bigger part of your life? You could try the standard types of exercise — running, walking, biking, or lifting weights. These are tried-and-true methods, but maybe these exercise routines don’t appeal to you. Let’s face it — some people just aren’t cut out to run. We’ve all heard people who despise running say, “If I’m running, something must be chasing me.” Are you one of those people? It’s okay if you are! There are plenty of other ways to get that cardio workout.

May 26, 2015

Ten Healthy Recipes to Celebrate National Fruit & Vegetables Month

It’s no secret that fruits and vegetables play a significant role in the human diet. According to studies, getting the proper daily servings of fruits and vegetables has been “strongly associated with reduced risk for some forms of cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other chronic diseases.” Many fruits and vegetables are high in antioxidants (like our personal favorite superfruit, açai), which can help with metabolic activity and eliminating carcinogens from the body. (1)

Jun 5, 2014

The Great Outdoors: Three Reasons to Take Your Workout Outside

When summer (finally!) rolls around every year, the warm breeze and sunshine make it almost painful to spend time cooped up indoors. That’s why summer is the perfect time to head outdoors for a workout. Whether it’s jogging, hiking, a game of softball, or simply chasing your kids around the park, getting your heart rate up in the fresh air has loads of benefits.

Mar 13, 2014

MonaVie Blog Contributor: Brian Gill

I’ve been working in the direct selling industry now for more than 14 years, having previously worked as a distributor for two direct selling companies and then on the corporate marketing side for five different direct selling companies. My role at MonaVie as vice president of marketing communication is to get information out to all of you via our communication channels, and to encourage you to keep the conversations going and the news flowing on your own communication and social networks. I joined MonaVie in 2006 and was one of the company’s first 20 employees. I love my job! I received my B.A. in International Relations from Brigham Young University, an M.A. in English from Utah State University, and a professional certification in Integrated Marketing Communication from the University of Utah. I love to read, write, hike with my family, and play racquetball and squash.

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Nov 12, 2013

Learn How to Get Your Vigor Back in 7 Days with Dr. Talbott

In October, Dr. Shawn Talbott appeared on ABC 4 Good Things Utah to discuss what vigor is and how you can counter the effects of chronic stress to help you:

·      Restore “Balance” in your body

·      Improve Vigor (Mental/Physical Energy)

·      Reduce fatigue

·      Alleviate depression

·      Sharpen mental focus

·      Lose weight and manage your risk of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease

Oct 23, 2013

What Do Berries, Tomatoes, and Ice Cream Have to Do with the Recent Government Shutdown?

During the recent partial government shutdown, there is one agency that you may not have given thought to that could have potentially affected your health in a big way—the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Oct 17, 2013

Mark Macdonald Discusses Antioxidants’ Role in Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle (WFMJ, NBC News)

Recently, Mark Macdonald discussed the role antioxidants play in achieving a healthy lifestyle with the news team on WFMJ (NBC) in Youngstown, OH. As news reporter Kate Keller shares in the video segment below, 97% of the population is antioxidant-deficient. 

Oct 1, 2013

MonaVie Recognized in Media For Philanthropic Efforts in Brazil

It’s always great to see when the MonaVie name hits the news—especially when it means creating “A More Meaningful Life” for children in the favelas of Brazil.

In a recent article that appeared in, reporter Marv Dumon expands on how MonaVie provides “5,090 meals a week, including 700 servings of MonaVie, to hungry children and families living in squalor in the mountainous South American city of Sao Paulo.” 

Sep 17, 2013

Shawn Talbott Competes in CEO Endurance World Championships 2013

This past weekend, September 7–9, I competed in the 3-day CEO World Endurance Championships held at the exquisite BlackBerry Farm near Knoxville, Tennessee, and the Great Smokey Mountains.

Sep 4, 2013

Sleep and Stress

This past weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah, MonaVie launched into the massive categories of sleep and stress. With upwards of 70%–80% of the North American population experiencing “enough” chronic stress to result in stress-related physical ailments and sleeplessness, the potential market for natural stress/sleep solutions is gigantic.

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