Fitness

Tabata interval workouts are all the rage these days, and for good reason. This high-intensity training is fun, blasts calories, and moves so quickly that it’s hard to get bored. For Tabata, you perform an exercise at maximal intensity for 20 seconds, followed by 10 seconds of rest. You repeat this on-off pattern a total
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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 makes
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When anxiety wraps its ugly fingers around my wrists and tries to pull me down with it, I’ve found ways to tug right back. Reading has helped me find a quiet space in my mind to escape the grasp of anxious thoughts, and no one was more shocked than I to discover that even cleaning
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If you feel too tired to have sex late at night, you might want to make some shifts in your schedule to make room. It turns out that having sex before heading off to bed can actually improve your circadian rhythms and make for a sounder sleep overall. Seems like those few extra minutes may
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Flu season is in full, miserable swing, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning that this year’s strain is especially dangerous. Due to the nature of this year’s strain, the flu shot is less effective than usual — but the vaccine is still beneficial because it can potentially make
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b Baby, it’s cold outside! So, if you’ve managed to resist the temptation of cozy blankets, sweats, and a steaming mug of hot chocolate in favor of sticking to your regular running routine, kudos to you. Not only are you well on your way to increasing strength, muscle tone, and cardiovascular health, but you’re proving
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Rebecca Grafton told POPSUGAR that after college, “My weight ballooned up higher than it had ever been before.” After graduating and living on her own, cooking all her own meals, and drinking more alcohol than she had before, Rebecca said, “It got to the point where my body was changing so much — my face
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The Paleo diet, also know as the caveman diet, takes its followers back to a simpler time — a time when humans only ate foods that the Earth gave to them naturally. So, while some may consider this just another modern-day dieting trend, this way of eating has actually been around longer than we have.
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If getting better at running is one of your goals but you’re still new to the game, incorporating more walk-run workouts into your routine will help you build up the endurance and strength needed to run a whole mile without stopping. Luckily, Michael Olzinski, Purplepatch endurance coach and Equinox run coach, has created an exclusive
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Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Rima Brindamour Do your friends consistently ask about your yoga-plus-a-healthy-eating-plan secret to weight-loss success, but since you’re so Zen now your only tangible answer is, “Trust the universe”? Since the only moment we have is now, take a pause (hint: that’s one way yoga helps with fat burning) to understand
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Between social media, email, and texting, it’s easy to go without actually talking to your closest friends. If you find yourself stressed out during your day, whether it be work-, family-, or life-related, there’s no reason you have to deal with it on your own. Picking up the phone and reaching out to someone you
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As my favorite SoulCycle instructor once said, you can’t throw a penny in New York without hitting a gym or fitness studio. Allow me to confirm that she is, in fact, correct. From chain gyms to buzz-worthy boutique studios, nearly every street you walk down is home to several options. Like careers and good food,
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One tip people often hear when trying to lose weight is to count your calories. But how do you figure out the specific number of calories you’re supposed to eat in a day, and how do you translate all your meals and snacks into that number? It can feel a little daunting, but Stephanie Ferrari,
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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
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While some of us may think of weed as a way to mellow out, some have had an opposite reaction. Sometimes, for some people, panic attacks can happen. “Street marijuana will not cause panic attacks if it has low levels of THC,” said addiction specialist Dr. Cali Estes. “However, if they’re dabbing or have a
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What started out as what I thought was a tummy bug last year turned into months and months of extreme belly bloat, pain, and embarrassment. Multiple doctor’s visits and test after test came up completely blank. No one knew what was wrong. They thought it might be IBS, but they didn’t know how to get
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Get ready to work your abs, legs, and butt with this toning and sculpting workout from Selena Gomez‘s trainer Amy Rosoff Davis. The workout mixes Pilates, dance, and yoga to create long, lean muscles. If you’re new to working out, you can still do this 30-minute sculpting session as Amy provides helpful modifications, one being
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What’s that golden, frothy latte you’ve been seeing around vegan eateries? It’s a traditional Indian drink known as haldi, but it’s commonly referred to as a turmeric latte, made by blending milk (usually nondairy), turmeric, spices, and a sweetener (honey or dates). Health-conscious folks have flooded to drink this elixir over the last few years,
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Didn’t exercise today, or yesterday, or the day before that? In fact, you actually fell off the training wagon a while ago, and you haven’t found the motivation to get back on track? Really, no sweat (we mean this in every sense of the word). Sure exercise is all a part of a balanced, healthy
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The keto diet is still hotly contested, but clinical nutritionist Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNC chalks a lot of that up to one giant misconception: “It’s not just butter and bacon.” Though it is a very high-fat diet (up to 80 percent of your calories come from fat!), Dr. Axe noted that most people
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Carina’s Instagram profile radiates with honesty. She speaks frankly about how her weight has fluctuated over the years due to her pregnancy, and we’re sure there are countless mothers out there who can identify with her story. “It’s ok for you to prioritise your own health and physical/emotional well being, especially if you are a
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