Fitness

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[ad_1] If you’re just starting out at the gym for the first time, it can be a daunting task to embark on solo. Just remember, though, that every single fitness trainer and guru you look up to began in exactly the same place you’re in now — and if they can get to where they
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[ad_1] Losing weight takes a lot of sweat and discipline, but even when you’re not powering through a treadmill interval workout or counting calories, there are a lot of simpler ways to see those pounds drop on the scale. Employing these 10 little tricks daily will help you lose weight, no gym or diet required.
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[ad_1] Intermittent fasting (IF) is the diet that everyone wants to know about. There have been so many success stories that showcase how effective IF can be, whether it’s in the name of weight loss, more energy, or better digestion. Emily Skye, Australian fitness personality, Reebok global ambassador, and soon-to-be mom, told POPSUGAR that IF
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[ad_1] Chances are you’ve heard all sides of how marijuana can affect anxiety. While cannabis can have a calming effect for some people, it can also induce a panic attack for others. And aside from all that, some people just don’t want to experience a high or feel intoxicated at all, but they do want
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[ad_1] If you are looking for answers and decide to seek therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy is a direction many people are now going because it is a blend of two psychotherapies: cognitive therapy and behavioral therapy. “CBT is a short-term, structured form of psychotherapy that focuses on the person’s thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors. It can
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[ad_1] When our periods arrive, they sometimes bring along a host of seriously unpleasant side effects, such as nausea, headaches, backaches, and those dreaded menstrual cramps. For some women, cramps are a mild inconvenience easily fixed by popping an Advil, but many others find themselves curled up in a fetal position, clutching a heating pad,
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[ad_1] Five months ago, my kids and I were blissfully savoring the last days of Summer. We went to the beach, had impromptu playdates with friends, and visited family. Some days we did nothing at all except talk, laugh, and play together. Other days we took trips to amusement parks and children’s museums and even
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[ad_1] When you think of depression, you may be inclined to picture someone who struggles to get out of bed every morning and is barely able to function. But unlike many medical conditions, depression is one that often goes unseen and undiagnosed. That’s because many sufferers actually experience concealed or smiling depression, in which they
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[ad_1] Ease anxiety, boost libido, reduce bloat, enhance your skin’s natural glow — do any of these benefits sound too good to be true? Well, they’re not. These are all very real benefits of some magic little plants and herbs called adaptogens. Dr. Will Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner from Pennsylvania, told POPSUGAR that
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[ad_1] Ditching meat was pretty easy for me. Although I ate animals growing up, I avoided meat as much as my parents would allow. Even as a child, I had difficulty reconciling our consumption of some animals with our love of others — primarily because I’d shared my life with a wide variety of companion
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[ad_1] Have you ever dragged yourself to the gym after a particularly stressful day and you just can’t bring yourself to finish that treadmill session? It can feel impossible to get a good workout in when you’re not feeling 100 percent. That’s because stress has a serious effect on the body, and it can mess
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[ad_1] Image source: Pexels / Josh Willink This year, just after reaching my annual dating quota of emotionally unavailable men, I suddenly wanted to get in shape for the daughter I haven’t even birthed yet. Let me be even more transparent when I say that I’m also single right now, so the probability of nuclear
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[ad_1] If someone says the word “ab exercise,” we have a hunch your first thought is plank. Aside from assisting to sculpt a strong core, the basic movement has a slew of total-body benefits. “Planks are a total-body exercise that, when done right, are great,” says Denzel Allen, trainer at SoHo Strength Lab in New
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[ad_1] We can all benefit from a little more positivity in our lives, and using positive affirmations is an easy way to give your mind a little boost. Psychologist Dr. Amy Vigliotti says, “Affirmations have a tremendous payoff. If they haven’t worked for you before, don’t give up yet! Picture yourself like a beautiful plant
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[ad_1] There are all kinds of lower body exercises out there that will tone and shape your legs and butt. But there’s one movement in particular that could easily be named the Queen of Booty Gains — the Bulgarian split squat. When Emma Stone tacked on 15 pounds of pure muscle for her role as
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[ad_1] Whatever your reason, eating less meat is a good thing: meat recalls, environmental woes, financial cost, and ethical concerns are enough to turn even the most Neanderthal-esque carnivore into a sprout-lovin’ vegan. If weight loss is a concern, cutting back on meat is also a simple way to reduce calories and up nutrients in
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[ad_1] You’ve heard so much about the benefits of intermittent fasting (IF), including weight loss, reduced inflammation, improved digestion, reduced bloating, increased mental clarity, better sleep, and getting a handle on sugar cravings. You’re ready to give it a try, but you need to be aware of some not-so-awesome side effects that you’ll likely experience
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[ad_1] You know the story: you’re nervous before a big date or you want to unwind after a stressful day and have a drink to calm yourself. It helps, too. Drinking a glass of wine can be a great way to subdue anxiety but not a great plan for the long term. Relying too much
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[ad_1] If you’re trying to lose weight, eating a healthy, portion-controlled diet that creates a calorie deficit is absolutely key — it may even be more important than working out. But if you’re eating right, adding exercise into your routine can absolutely burn extra calories and speed up the process. So which workout should you