Fitness

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The Kardashian sisters are known for eating clean and training hard regularly, and if you’ve ever wanted to exercise like them, now’s your chance. On behalf of BodyArmor Sports Drink, celebrity trainer Don-A-Matrix — whose clientele includes Fergie and Kanye West in addition to Kim, Kourtney, and Khloé — gave us a look into the
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Having a strong core and back is deeper than just looking good in your favorite clothing. Our back and abdominal muscles work together, allowing us to perform simple activities like pushing doors open, picking up dumbbells at the gym, and reaching for everyday items like a cup on a high shelf in your kitchen. By
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Oh Costco, how we love thee so, so much. The wholesale retailer sells many of our favorite healthy foods in bulk, from huge boxes of spaghetti squash to two-packs of cauliflower crust pizza, and now there’s yet another item to add to our Costco shopping list: edamame spaghetti. Earlier this Summer, the mega-sized supermarket started
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The keto diet can be great for helping you lose weight quickly, getting your blood sugar under control, and overall feeling better. But to do the diet successfully, it requires a ton of cooking, planning, and meal prep. Luckily, you can whip up some keto-friendly recipes using just your Instant Pot. The Instant Pot ($60-$109
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As a fitness editor, I’m always on the hunt for my next favorite pair of workout leggings. And currently, it’s Zella’s Live-In leggings from Nordstrom. If you’re unfamiliar with the brand, Zella is one of Nordstrom’s native brands including Caslon, BP., Halogen, and Treasure & Bond, and one of the best-selling brands in the Active
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Over the last year, the keto diet has skyrocketed in popularity, probably for one very distinct reason: it encourages you to eat fatty foods. The only major caveat is that you have to keep your carb intake low. Offsetting this often-difficult task, however, is the keto diet’s allowance of another beloved food group: dairy. Most
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I’d always been a reasonably fit person. I played soccer through college and lived an active lifestyle after that. My husband and I enjoyed bike riding, kayaking, jogging, and staying healthy. But after having kids, my body turned to mush. I was out of shape and gasped while trotting up the stairs or even attempting
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I’ve never understood the appeal of a workout short. Even as the ongoing Summer season reaches its sweltering zenith, you can still find me in my trusty full-length black leggings. As a full-bottomed woman, I’ve always found running shorts to desperately cling to my legs and bunch up in all the wrong places. I have,
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Has anybody else seen those Instagram accounts with fit people showing of their amazing desserts and delicious meals that actually look really unhealthy, yet their bodies are super ripped? Yeah, I never understood how somebody could be eating ice cream, sugary cereals, and pizza yet maintain such a low body fat percentage. So what did
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There’s a good chance you’ve never heard the words “adrenal fatigue” until just now, but it’s probably not the first time you’ve dealt with serious stress. Carolyn Mein and Merethe Najjar at YourTango explain how chronic stress may actually be due to our body’s overactive flight-or-fight response. Tired of feeling burned out? Adrenal fatigue symptoms
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Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer extraordinaire, is having a very fit Summer indeed. We’re not exactly sure where she is, but it seems like she’s vacationing somewhere very sunny and tropical. But that doesn’t mean she’s skipping her workouts. Simone squeezed in a full-body TRX workout that only contains three different movements. “Upper body
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Fruit is probably one of nature’s best snacks: it’s portable, it’s tasty, it’s full of fiber and essential micronutrients, and there are so many options to choose from. However, fruit is still high in sugar, and while it’s natural sugar, it can still add up if you are trying to lose weight. We are by
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You’ve probably read that you should eat plenty of fruits and vegetables during the day to support a healthy diet. But what exactly does “plenty” mean? And won’t eating too much fruit make you gain weight? We spoke to Jim White, RD, ACSM, owner of Jim White Fitness and Nutrition Studio, who broke it down
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Whether you’re a proud vegan or simply a fan of occasionally going meatless, chances are you could benefit from branching out beyond your go-to overnight oats and nice cream to try new recipes. We’re here to help! We’ve rounded up some of the best and most creative vegan-friendly cookbooks — all available on Amazon —
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Ever wish that you could enjoy pasta without the carbs and calories? Well, dreams apparently do come true. Turns out, you actually digest fewer cals and carbs when you eat leftover pasta, thanks to a process called retrogradation. You may not be able to enjoy your meal hot off the stove, but allowing pasta (and
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Resistance bands are a great way to get in a strength-training workout: they’re cheap, portable, and easy to use anywhere. Specifically, we love booty bands, the smaller resistance bands that are typically used around your legs above your knees for squats or squat walks to burn out your glutes. But this versatile piece of equipment
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Anal sex can be pleasurable for everyone involved, but there are health risks to consider — as with any form of unprotected sex. One of the biggest concerns that comes with backdoor play is unexpectedly HPV. The human papillomavirus is most well-known for causing cervical cancer and can be prevented through pap smear screenings and
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It’s been almost one year since I made the lifestyle change that made me lose almost 30 pounds: since I made the conscious decision that something needed to be done about my weight and my happiness, and joined Weight Watchers. For almost my entire life, I’ve heard about Weight Watchers and a lot of its
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We don’t want the heat and humidity to get in the way of a good run. With a treadmill workout, you can beat the rising temperatures and still fit in your weekly mileage. We’ve rounded up seven of our favorite indoor runs, ranging from 20 minutes to a full hour, to help you stay on
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Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just want to eat healthier, nuts are one of the best snacks you can opt for. They are wholesome, nutrient-dense, and packed with protein and healthy fats to leave you feeling satisfied. “Nuts and seeds can help you lose or maintain weight because they help satiate appetite and
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When you find your motivation waning and getting to the gym seems impossible, challenge yourself to a bodyweight workout you can do at home. We’ve made a quick workout that gets the job done! It works the legs, arms, and core while raising your heart rate. Best of all, you don’t need any equipment —
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It can be difficult to find the right words to say to someone who’s struggling with depression. Jordan Gray at YourTango gives the best and worst ways to approach a loved one in need of support. You might mean well, but don’t say the wrong things. I was sitting in my men’s group last night