Fitness

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[ad_1] Image Source: Unsplash / Lindsay Moe The sun is shining, pollen is in abundance, and bees are busy working as we quickly approach honey-harvesting season. If you are a honey-lover, you’ve most likely heard of the new kid on the block that is making waves in the wellness industry. Meet CBD honey. So what
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[ad_1] If you’re trying to lose weight, then you’ve probably stocked up on some healthy snacks: all-natural peanut butter, almonds, olives, and dried fruit. After all, it’s better to snack on something wholesome and all-natural than something processed, right? Sure — but even whole foods can be calorie-dense, so eating them in excess could still
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[ad_1] What’s wrong with a little late-night snacking? It may seem like noshing on a small something is no big deal, but those calories can add up, especially if you’re spooning ice cream from a container or eating mindlessly out of the pretzel bag. And while the long-believed rule that eating in the evening will
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[ad_1] I can’t remember the last time I lifted weights with shoes on. For the past year and a half, I’ve been doing all my strength training barefoot, and although I get strange looks from some people at the gym, I never let it stop me. It may sound counterintuitive at first, since shoes are
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[ad_1] When it comes to losing weight and shedding body fat, it’s easy to get confused by all the information we’re bombarded with on the internet every day. Scrolling through social media, reading blog posts, and hearing about the latest health crazes all give you mixed messages about how to actually lose weight and keep
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[ad_1] The ketogenic diet has amassed an insane amount of popularity, thanks to the many weight-loss stories and celebrity endorsements. If the low-carb, high-fat diet is up your alley, beware that there is a period known as keto flu, and the symptoms are undesirable. As your body begins to adapt to using ketones as its
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[ad_1] Sometimes you just have one of those days where everything seems to go wrong. Nothing feels good. Nothing can improve your mood. The only thing you can think about is a nice hearty meal or a decadent dessert to drown your feelings in. This may seem like a great idea in the moment, but
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[ad_1] Leah posted these amazing transformation photos to celebrate her “#kaylaversary.” A year ago, she committed to the BBG program, and she wrote, “I also made a promise to myself to eat healthier, exercise regularly, workout hard, and never give up on myself.💛” Her journey began in 2013, and for a long time she was
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[ad_1] Ever since I tried weed before a crazy-hard workout for the first time, cannabis has been a frequent gym companion of mine because of its ability to help me get amped up and focused naturally. Lately I’ve experimented with a few different weed strains and amounts, opting for light doses of sativa-dominant blends to
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[ad_1] The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Alison, a contributor to Jenn, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. Losing 70 pounds is tough. Keeping it off for more than a decade is even tougher. Trust me, I tried everything. Once I lost the weight, I thought I’d
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[ad_1] Alyssa Figaro‘s weight-loss journey has been anything but easy, but after losing 135 pounds in just three years, she confirmed that every step of the way was 100 percent worth it. Growing up as “the overweight child” with parents who were heavily involved in the fitness industry, Alyssa “felt like a disappointment” throughout her
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[ad_1] I’m famished! I’m starving! I’m going to pass out I’m so hungry! Ignoring hunger and getting to the point where you’re so ravenous you could eat the entire refrigerator is not good on many levels. Aside from the headaches, dizziness, and stomach pangs that go along with waiting too long to eat, it also
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[ad_1] If you have trouble falling asleep, and counting sheep doesn’t do the trick, then maybe the right playlist will. We’ve complied a list of some of the chillest songs we know, guaranteed to ease even the most troubled mind into slumber. Grab some earbuds and a mattress, and get ready to catch some zzz’s.
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[ad_1] Since we’re living in the age of enormous super-sized portions, bottomless this, and all-you-can-eat that, we’ve really lost sight of what an actual serving size is. And for those of us trying to lose or maintain our weight, we know we need to tone down our portion sizes, but what does that look like
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[ad_1] My almost-nine-month intermittent fasting (IF) journey has been life-changing. Who knew not eating breakfast would make me feel so energized, more focused, and less bloated, as well as help me sleep better and lose that extra baby weight I had been holding onto for years? I love that it gives me the freedom to
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[ad_1] Sometimes our bodies throw us curveballs, and those curveballs affect the status of our vagina and suddenly, nothing feels right. I’m talking about getting a dreaded urinary tract infection, which is one of the most common bacterial infections. When a UTI comes to your downtown, so does the overwhelming feeling of being incredibly uncomfortable
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[ad_1] You fell hard for the overnight oats craze, and we don’t blame you for becoming completely obsessed (we did too!) Overnight oats taste amazing because you can come up with all kinds of delicious flavor combinations from chocolate coconut almond, to banana cashew, to vanilla almond raspberry. They’re easy to throw together and eat
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[ad_1] “Approximately 75 percent of protein powders had measurable levels of lead.” Stunned? Us too. If you’re a protein-powder junkie, it might be time to reassess — especially if you use a plant-based blend. Clean Label Project, the national nonprofit focused on health and transparency in product labeling, just completed a study of 134 of
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[ad_1] When it comes to burning body fat, a lot of women have the same target area: the belly. Much to the chagrin of many of us, belly fat is notoriously stubborn, and it’s important to note that you can’t spot reduce fat. In other words, simply being diligent about crunches isn’t going to help
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[ad_1] If you’re trying to decide between intermittent fasting and the keto diet, you may want to consider doing them together. Turns out, pairing the two diets can offer even more benefits than what each of them can provide individually. In addition to better aiding weight loss, experts say this combination can also launch you
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[ad_1] It’s easy for people to fall under the false assumption that simply by doing cardio workouts, they’re on their way to achieving optimal health. Not surprising but often overlooked, the fact is that our muscles start to deteriorate as we age, and after the age of 30, people who are physically inactive can lose
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[ad_1] There’s no need to deny yourself a late-night snack if you’re feeling hungry, but you still have to think smart when it comes to eating late. Eating the wrong foods will disrupt your sleep while also adding a lot of unneeded calories to your day. Instead of just diving into the nearest, tastiest-looking item
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[ad_1] Depression is far more complex than many of us think. Jed Diamond from YourTango reveals some of the hidden causes of this mental health disorder that you may not have already known. Your doctor has probably never told you this. Like millions of others in the US and throughout the world, I’ve been depressed