Fitness

I’ve never been superlean, and when I gain weight, it goes straight to my belly and it seems that it’s the last place I lose it. I’m in my 40s and my belly fat has been around since high school, and now that my youngest is old enough that I can no longer refer to
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Fat loss doesn’t have to be complicated or hard. You just need to prioritize certain aspects of your life. CPTN-certified personal trainer Dan Cudes, who’s also a certified nutrition counselor in Canada, posted these two pie charts to illustrate what you need to do (and not do) to lose fat. “Unfortunately, the fitness industry influences
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US Open winner Naomi Osaka made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday, and Ellen wasted no time in grilling the tennis champion on the controversial events that surrounded her final match, which saw her opponent Serena Williams being fined $17,000 for code violations after she was accused of illegal coaching, as well
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The wellness world can sometimes feel like an intimidating place, especially if you don’t know your kale from your Kundalini, so we’ve compiled a list of eight great podcasts that will take your hand and help guide you on your wellness journey. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or a full-blown yogi; there is
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Costco’s at it again, folks. After gifting us with its dreamy acai bowls, keto-friendly snacks for days, and cauliflower crust pizza, it seemed impossible for the superstore to outdo itself. Well, we never should have doubted, because Costco’s got poke bowls in stock — and they’re packing a protein punch. Thanks to Instagram account @costco_doesitagain,
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It seems like there’s always a new fad diet or supplement that promises to blast away belly fat: Atkins, Whole30, green tea, keto, cinnamon, intermittent fasting, to name a few. And while many people have found varying success on many of these programs, the promises that they can immediately transform your body are overblown. “There
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If sculpted abs are your thing, or perhaps you’re just looking for a challenge, I’ve got the move for you: the hanging knee raise. I love doing this move because it feels like every single muscle in your body is working at once — because they are! You’re going to feel this move throughout your
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We all know that the elbow plank is a great core exercise. But this move, like any other, can get a bit stale. And if you’re bored with an exercise, chances are high your body has become accustomed to the move and you’re no longer benefiting from it. If you’re ready to add variation to
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Craving that pumpkin pie flavor this time of year? This is the perfect snack as it is easy to make, involves no processed ingredients, and is lower in calories than a slice of pumpkin pie or a pumpkin spice latte. All you need to make these homemade bars (that will remind your Larabars) are cashews,
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Jennifer Lawrence wants everyone to cut the crap. Though that seems to be her usual disposition, the 28-year-old actress was specifically referencing illusions about people’s diets in a recent interview for the October 2018 issue of InStyle. “If you are 20 pounds underweight and talk about eating pizza and fried chicken all the time, that’s
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To love dance is to eat, sleep, and breathe it. The obsession is by no means limited to your time at the barre — ballet is everywhere, and those who have a passion for it will soak it up wherever and whenever they can. Ballet movies can range from extremely realistic documentaries to fantastical portrayals
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If you’re following the keto diet, the low-carb, high-fat diet that’s helped countless people lose weight, then you may feel like you’re missing out on pumpkin spice season. All of the delicious treats of the season, such as pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin spice muffins, are packed with sugar and carbs, meaning they’re
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What I’m about to tell you is no secret: lifting weights will help you decrease your fat mass and increase your lean muscle mass. There are many ways to build muscle, and the consensus is that lifting weights and incorporating compound exercises — moves that work multiple muscle groups at once — into your routine
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While we love sports for the fun of the game and the thrill of competition, it doesn’t hurt that they consistently serve up some serious eye candy. There were an abundance of steaming-hot athletes to cheer on during the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea and again at this year’s World Cup, and now with
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We’ll admit it: detoxes and cleanses tend to have bad raps. They’re known for being unhealthy, unsustainable, expensive, and typically being marketed to help people lose weight. Because of this, Alejandro Junger, MD (yes, Gwyenth Paltrow’s favorite doctor and Goop contributor), created the Clean Program, his version of a detox done by what he refers
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Halloween isn’t just for kids. In fact, the festive holiday is arguably more fun for adults: clever costume ideas, spiked witch’s brew, and, of course, you can still eat candy. And costumes shouldn’t just be limited to themed parties and walking your kids around to trick-or-treat; get festive in the gym with some athleisure-inspired Halloween
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Chrissy Teigen is known as the goofy, funny, and likable celebrity everyone wants to be BFFs with. Whether she’s clapping back at haters on social media or posting a funny video, she always has us in stitches. But things weren’t always so upbeat for the model and cookbook author. In fact, Chrissy has opened up
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In strength training and weightlifting, there’s one word that gets mentioned over and over again: rep. It pops up when talking about performing an exercise, putting together a circuit, and completing sets of exercises. But what exactly is a rep? Rep is short for repetition. “A rep or repetition is one complete motion of exercise,”
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You’ve probably seen all the fuss over Bulletproof Coffee: coffee mixed with grass-fed butter or ghee and coconut oil or MCT oil. It’s supposed to boost energy and productivity, keep you satiated, and help with weight loss. But is this keto-friendly coffee drink really all it’s cracked up to be? As nutrition expert Amanda Meixner
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Carbs: one of the most debatable food categories. There are tons of diets out there promoting an elimination or severe reduction of carbohydrates in our meals to help us lose weight. But are carbs good or bad for us? Can we eat them and still lose weight? Are they healthy? Do they contribute to belly
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If you’re all in on the keto diet, you’ve already grieved a very dramatic breakup with Chipotle’s warm, crunchy chips and overstuffed burritos. But even if your own menu has changed, you won’t have much luck convincing your favorite food chains to stop tempting you with the carby goodness you’re working so hard to avoid.
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If you’re in the habit of eating way past the point of fullness, or if cleaning your plate has become a daily occurrence, it can lead to bloating and weight gain. If you struggle with that cycle of overeating, NASM-certified personal trainer Sam Altieri shared these six strategies in an Instagram post to get you
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As the keto diet has grown in popularity, more and more people are eschewing sugar and simple carbohydrates to get their body into the fat-burning state of ketosis. And since the diet follows a pretty strict macro breakdown of 70 to 80 percent fat, 15 to 20 percent protein, and five to 10 percent carbs
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