Fitness

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This time of year, tips for sticking to your diet through the holidays are everywhere: in magazines, on the news, and in that well-meaning email from your Aunt Margaret. To that I say, “Who cares if you gain a few pounds over the holidays?” My advice may seem a little off-track compared to the other
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We’re getting to that time of year when change is palpably in the air. Not only is Fall a great season to clear out your closet, but it’s also the ideal time to try new workouts. You may have heard about the many benefits of hot yoga, because if Penélope Cruz and Sandra Bullock swear
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It’s no secret that Kate Hudson loves to exercise, and she’s got the abs to prove it. And we’ll take any excuse to get in on her secrets, so her recent Instagram video showing her favorite Pilates moves caught our attention. While many Pilates moves require equipment — a reformer machine, for example — there’s
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Ghee is garnering some serious attention in the health world lately, thanks in part to the popularity of Paleo diets. We even predict it’ll be one of the most popular healthy foods of 2017. But it’s not new — ghee’s roots date back centuries in India (ghee is the Hindi word for “fat”), and it
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Tampons and menstrual cups were invented for a reason. At least, that’s what I kept telling myself when I heard about the line of period-proof activewear from Thinx. I had never tried out the Thinx period-proof underwear myself, but I had heard incredible reviews about it, so I figured it wouldn’t hurt to give the
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You don’t need to wait to ring in the new year to start making self-improvements, because it’s always a good time. Especially if making resolutions isn’t your thing, a better way to set yourself up for success is to commit to making and maintaining small changes. In 2018 — or better yet, now — pick
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When bloating comes out of nowhere and ruins your life day, you’re left frantically searching for the best cure to banish your belly. There are actually many ways to relieve bloating, but one of our favorites is with a hot cup of tea. Certain herbs and roots have properties that can alleviate inflammation and distress
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No story that starts out with, “I got way too drunk,” ever ends well. With the holidays approaching, it’s especially important to know how to handle your alcohol intake to prevent from being inappropriately hammered around family and co-workers. Go ahead, enjoy yourself! But consider how you can prep before the festivities begin, what types
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Wintertime can bring holiday cheer, but it can also bring an onslaught of moodiness, loss of energy, and downright depression. Sometimes, symptoms are severe enough to require treatment; this cyclical and seasonal depression is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. Women between the ages of 15 and 55 are most at risk for this condition that
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Why settle for standard Christmas cookies when you could eat a protein-packed treat? You can celebrate the season while supporting your goals — be they weight loss, muscle gains, or both — with these protein-rich treats inspired by your favorite Christmas cookies. Choose peppermint bark, gingerbread, or the classic sugar cookie — or make all
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In those first years out of college, I struggled with the transition into “real adulthood.” Adulting is hard! But as I started to make health and self-care more of a priority, I realized that I was lacking a solid morning routine. Fast-forward to today, and the routine I’ve established has helped set the tone for
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Grab a pair of free weights, and get ready to torch calories with this challenging at-home cardio workout from trainer Danielle Pascente, creator of the Kick-Ass Training Guides. We offer modifications, too, so you can work out with us no matter your fitness level. Don’t have weights? No worries! This workout will still be quite
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Do you tend to want curl up on the couch with Netflix during that time of the month? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Unfortunately, while you might feel extra tired and a bit crampy, you know that life still goes on when you’re on your period and you’ve got to make the best of
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I’ve been vegan on and off for years, but at the end of last year, I decided to lock into the plant-based life for good. My reasons were mostly ethical and environmental, but I soon realized that there were a multitude of fitness and health benefits that came along with this lifestyle. I went down
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Flaxseed is one staple you should definitely have in your kitchen. Aside from one tablespoon of flaxmeal offering your daily recommended dose of omega-3s, find out how these little seeds can help you lose weight. Healthy Fats Flaxmeal is a great source of omega-3s, which can reduce inflammation and promote bone health. But getting your
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It has been nearly one year since I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. At first, I only noticed it occasionally — a chest-tightening, heart-dropping, ear-ringing moment when the world seemed to speed up faster than I could keep up with. But then panic attacks began to hit. I would be sitting at my desk
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If your exposure to sweet potatoes is limited to the Thanksgiving table or your favorite diner’s healthier french fry option, now’s the time to open your eyes to the weight-loss wonders of the tuber. Here are three reasons sweet potatoes help you drop pounds. They’re naturally sweet: No refined sugar overload here — sweet potatoes
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The countdown is on. With December well underway, you only have a few more weeks to get your hands on these coveted dairy-free beverages from Trader Joe’s. Almond Nog While not as thick, rich, or sweet as traditional eggnog, the Trader Joe’s version is a worthy stand-in for anyone following a dairy-free lifestyle. With an
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Sex is a fantastic stress reliever, considering orgasms cause the body to produce feel-good hormones like endorphins, dopamine, and oxytocin. The best positions, naturally, are the ones that maximize your pleasure and allow you to have as many orgasms as possible. If you’re looking to bring your stress level down and your pleasure level up,