Fitness

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For me, Summer is a really hard time to fit in workouts consistently. I’m traveling what seems like every other weekend and can’t always make it to the gym or to a class. So in preparation for this annual pattern of mine, I set out to adopt a new regimen that I could take anywhere.
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After hearing the terrible news that one person has died and nine have been hospitalized with botulism after eating contaminated gas station nacho cheese sauce, we don’t blame you for feeling worried for your own health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “botulism is a rare but serious paralytic illness caused
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The author (right) with her personal trainer Imagine cutting out sugar, eating cleaner than you ever have in your entire life, working out daily, running half marathons, lifting heavier weights, getting eight hours of sleep a night, drinking plenty of water, and following literally every weight loss tip you’ve ever heard or read about —
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If you’re watching your waistline and enjoying an ice-cold brew, then you’ll probably want to see how beers compare. The numbers may surprise you. Here’s the nutritional info for one glass, can, or bottle of beer (about 12 ounces). Keep in mind that even though there may be health benefits associated with drinking alcohol, they
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Ask most trainers and they’ll tell you that a healthy workout routine consists of strength training, cardio, and rest days, ideally spread throughout the week. But for those of us who love two-a-days or long sessions at the gym or just need to maximize our time, the common question seems to be: Which do I
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My last name is Sugar, and all my friends call me Sugar, so it came as a surprise to them that I decided to give it up for my New Year’s resolution. I know I have a pretty intense sugar addiction, so I’ve had spells where I’ve cut down on sugar. But this time was
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Nike’s best — and latest — styles have been made over in magical rainbow colorways for Pride Month. The brand is making a bold statement with BETRUE, a campaign that shows the Nike team is “standing together against bigotry and any form of discrimination.” Not only is the message powerful, but the shoes are ridiculously
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Stephen Amell is constantly wowing us as Green Arrow on the hit show Arrow, but the sexy actor just proved he’s also got some superhero capabilities in real life. In a sneak peek of American Ninja Warrior‘s Red Nose Day episode, Amell tackles the course with crazy athleticism, jumping and climbing and swinging in full
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This Before-and-After Proves Weight Isn’t What You Need to Lose This Summer May 26, 2017 by Jenny Sugar First Published: May 22, 2017 Megan Jayne Crabbe, author of Body Positive Power is pretty well known in the Instagram world for encouraging women to love their bodies, and as a woman who’s conquered anorexia, she has
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There are some healthy staples you always want to have on hand for meal prep, your favorite recipes, and any other kitchen experiments. But these things can be crazy expensive — I was reminded of this on my last Sunday venture to Whole Foods when I picked up some organic maple syrup (you know, because
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Doing a little grilling? With tons of burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, and beer around, you don’t want to go overboard on the calories. To avoid packing on the pounds this weekend, here are some ways to add a healthy spin to your barbecue. Bring a healthy dish: If you’re invited to a barbecue, bring
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Your midday reminder that YOU – just as you are – are FABULOUS! • I’ve been struggling with my beautiful bod this week (and note, I know I have a thin-privileged, able-privileged, beautiful bod even if I can’t always feel it to be so) and beating it up in my mind and trying to suffocate
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There are a lot of excuses people use to skip workouts — let’s review: “I can’t make it to the gym.”“I’m really busy this week.”“I don’t have a treadmill/dumbbells/insert any and all fancy gym equipment here.”“I’m always traveling.” If you’ve ever used one of the above reasons to talk yourself out of exercising, this no-excuses
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Tracee Ellis Ross is as real as they come. Whether she’s leveling with us about Snapchat filters or confessing how much she loooves potato chips, she’s authentic and firmly rooted in her sense of self. We got the chance to chat with Tracee about her new role as spokeswoman for Motrin’s #WomanInProgress campaign, which aims
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Understanding and managing an anxiety attack can be confusing, frustrating, and cause some, well, anxiety. Our friends at YourTango break down what happens and offer some helpful tips to get you through. The most effective tool is the LAST thing you’d expect. Most of us probably know the experience of escalating anxiety. You feel a
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I am not a fan of jumping lunges — at all. A couple of injuries have left me weak in the knees (literally), and because of this, I take it easy on certain plyometric moves. When I hear “jumping lunges” in a workout class, I almost always turn to split squats. And for days I
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While I was in college, I was convinced that I was living the best years of my life. And I was . . . at that point in time! Studies, parties, exploring a new city, “finding myself,” making friends, and living in a house of 64 of my best girlfriends really was — at the