Fitness

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Nutrition coach and macro expert Carrie McMahon has been showing us how to count macros for weight loss and how that looks in terms of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And today, we’re focusing on macro snacks for weight loss! “For snacks, I recommend sticking to mostly protein and fat combined — fiber is a bonus,”
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Eating foods high in fat, like butter, cheese, and bacon, sounds counterintuitive, but that’s just what the ketogenic diet entails. It means high-fat, low-carb eating in order to reach ketosis, a natural metabolic state in our bodies that forces the use of ketones over carbohydrates for energy. The good news is there are plenty of
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When you’re gearing up for a run, one of the first things you might do is reach for something to snack on. Before you open up a pack of chips or unwrap a bar of chocolate, though, remember that what you eat before your cardio session will have a big impact on how well your
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I was diagnosed with an anxiety disorder when I was in graduate school, although I suffered from anxiety symptoms for many years before that. I was told that I had a form of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), which manifests in different ways for different people. For me, it meant that I was hardly sleeping and
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Gaining weight happens for a lot of different reasons. Take Sophie Austin, who got comfortable in a new relationship and ended up gaining over 40 pounds in less than two years. Despite the fact that she was still going to the gym, something was not working. “In January 2017, I decided enough was enough and
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There are so many workouts we love, but one in particular offers a bevy of benefits that are absolutely invaluable: Pilates. Honestly, everyone can benefit from doing it, and we’re not exaggerating. Addicted to group fitness? This needs to be part of your routine. Never had a personal training session? Get to a Pilates studio.
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I never knew the joys of Aldi until very recently. It wasn’t a store I frequented growing up, for some reason or another, but now that I’ve really seen all the ridiculously affordable foods that the store offers, I’m never turning back. Better yet, this store, which keeps its products’ prices low by cutting costs
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There is no denying there has been a buzz surrounding the keto diet lately, as more people are turning to it to help them shed pounds and live a healthier lifestyle. A diet that is low in carbs, the keto diet relies on ketones produced by the liver for energy and sends your body into
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Once Fall weather rolls in, it means having to navigate a season’s worth of holidays typically based on one thing — eating. It all starts with pumpkin-flavored baked goodies, moves on to bite-size chocolate morsels, then to an entire day devoted to preparing, cooking, and eating a day’s worth of calories in one sitting. Then
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Let’s not sugarcoat this (really): millions of Americans have a weight problem. One study predicts that more than 85 percent of adults will be overweight or obese by the year 2030. The culprit? Sugar. Added sugars and refined carbohydrates both have the same negative impact on our bodies. Studies are finding that sugar consumption is
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We’re alllll about the essential oils right now — they’re one of our favorite holistic, naturopathic remedies. And while there are some studies asserting the scientific efficacy of these heavenly scented drops, we’d appreciate the bit of mood-boosting aromatherapy regardless. However, there are a few specific oils you can use both before and after your
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I had recently graduated college, and my body was feeling my beer-drinking, late-night taco-eating habits. When a friend offered me the extra Lyfe Tea he had ordered online, I couldn’t help but think of it as a way to jump-start my diet. I’d seen the tea all over Instagram, promoted by the Kardashian-Jenner girls, Ciara,
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Are you finding yourself counting calories, sticking to your numbers, and even still not seeing results? The problem might be not about the number of calories, but the kind of calories. We chatted with certified personal trainer and nutrition coach Carrie McMahon, author of the e-book Why You Should Count Macronutrients, Not Calories. With a
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Pickles are having a moment, and as someone who drank the juice from the pickle jar with a straw as a kid (TMI?), this pleases me. I recently learned about a way to drink pickle juice as an adult that’s actually beneficial to your health — and it tastes just like kombucha. It’s called the
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Selena Gomez is Billboard‘s 2017 woman of the year. The 25-year-old singer was honored with the annual award at the Women in Music ceremony on Nov. 30, after a pivotal year and return to the spotlight. Prior to the ceremony, Selena sat down for an emotional interview with Billboard, where she opened up about how
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Count turmeric as one spice that should be in every healthy kitchen cupboard. Sprinkling a little bit of the yellow powder may possibly help everything from aches and pains to digestive discomfort. Studies have even shown that turmeric improves liver function by increasing its capability of flushing out toxins, and the spice has been celebrated
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Curling up with a warm mug of hot chocolate on a chilly day is one of our favorite Winter activities. But what if your hot chocolate could help you recover from your workouts? This high-protein hot chocolate, made with homemade vegan protein powder, cocoa powder, and coconut palm sugar, mixes together to provide a decadent
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.@zayjones11 floats back to his feet and we cannot stop watching 😯 pic.twitter.com/dbsuIcTaEE — The Checkdown (@thecheckdown) November 27, 2017 If you think magic is just something fictional reserved for Harry Potter books, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Zay Jones would like a word with you. The NFL player caused people nationwide to question their own
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Maybe eating half a pan of brownies for breakfast isn’t the best of ideas since you’ll feel pretty crappy afterward, but this oatmeal? Yes. Yes, you can and totally should inhale this chocolate overnight oatmeal. It’s so perfectly creamy and chocolaty — kind of like brownie batter. And not only will your chocolate dreams come
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A handful of weeks ago, I interviewed a series of wonderful women in wellness — gurus of all kinds — to ask what their favorite form of self-care was. Much to my surprise, a lot of it was centered on food. The way in which we feed ourselves is surprisingly one of the easiest and
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Listen, there’s a difference between having small boobs and no boobs. As someone who has the endlessly annoying size of 30D (that not even Victoria’s Secret makes), I know as well as you that even though you’re small, there’s still volume that requires support. From high-impact activities like running to gentle Vinyasa classes, I’ve tested
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Lately, I have experienced heart-racing, stomach-turning signs of stress interrupting my day and ruining my ability to sleep through the night more times than I can count. I realized I needed to make a change in order to take back my life from the constant stressors. But I wasn’t able to remove all of them