Fitness

Mastering a push-up is no easy feat. The classic bodyweight move challenges your abs and upper body all at once, and requires a tremendous amount of strength and control. While doing push-ups on your knees is a classic modification, it’s not the most effective in helping you build up the strength to perform the exercise
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Before going back to your co-worker’s stash for another fun-size Snickers or inhaling half the goodies your kiddo brings home from trick-or-treating, you need to know that even though Halloween candy is small, it still contains calories. Shocker, I know! But really. Knowing the amount of calories doesn’t really mean a whole lot, but this
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We caught up with Alexis Eggleton and her mom, “Momma Shelley,” while they were on the Weight Watchers Cruise in the Caribbean over Mother’s Day weekend. The two have been on the Weight Watchers plan together to lose weight and get healthy — and the results have been amazing in a number of ways. Alexis
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You’ve overstayed your welcome, belly fat. If you’ve been running consistently but still, you look down and can pinch an inch (or several) from your middle, it’s time to kick that gut to the curb. Crunches aren’t the answer, so change things up by adding high-intensity intervals to your routine. We recommend doing this 45-minute
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We asked wellness coaches, trainers, therapists, and dietitians what their favorite self-care tips were, and not just for their clients, but what they themselves do when they need an instant pick-me-up and balance for an otherwise stressful life. These health experts shared tips that are so easy to implement — you can do most of
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If you’re deeply obsessed with a fan of Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Pizza Crust and its frozen Organic Riced Cauliflower, then you’ve got to get your hands on this latest frozen cauliflower staple: cauliflower fried rice. Riced Cauliflower Stir Fry ($3) is the answer to your low-carb comfort-food needs. Each serving is just 50 calories and
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So listen, we definitely lost our minds when we got our hands on Califia’s almond milk cold-brew pumpkin spice latte . . . but what about when you want a hot Fall drink? Califia apparently heard our silent prayers and then blessed us with the Pumpkin Spice Creamer, made from almond milk and coconut cream.
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There’s so much to love about a strong midsection — most importantly, it’s essential for a healthy body. Fact: strengthening the core helps improve posture, prevent everyday injury, and combat chronic back pain, which is all too common if you sit at a desk all day. This is exactly why no workout with Austin Lopez,
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Beautiful scenery, a higher calorie burn, and a toned lower body are just a few things to look forward to when you start running outside. But if you don’t play it safe, then you can just as easily be looking at a slew of new injuries, frustrations, and unmet expectations. Stay safe and make sure
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Like many women, Louise Aubrey, a fitness personality with over 52,000 followers, knows the importance of body positivity and loving yourself no matter what. She also knows how difficult it is to put this into practice when you’re looking at pictures of yourself. Even the most confident women fall victim to self-scrutiny while checking themselves
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There’s a lot to love about apple cider vinegar. Several studies support the claims that ACV helps the body lose weight and debloat. It also doesn’t hurt that it’s been shown to up energy levels either. And did we mention you can use it to wash your hair?! Before you start guzzling the bottle of
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Kathie14560129 2 years I would have liked a video version, I am not alway sure of the final moves. HealnCure 3 years Hitting the gym constantly but not seeing the results you want? This may be because your cardio routine is not getting your heart rate into the right range. Working out above your target
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If you’re not enjoying pumpkin seeds regularly, then it’s time to start incorporating these little guys into your diet. While the seeds straight from the pumpkin are delicious — after they’re roasted, of course — the more concentrated nutritional value comes from raw pepita seeds, the hulled, flat, green seeds you’ll see in the bulk
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Because the two workouts are so different, the kind of food you eat right after a weight-training session will be different than what you might eat after you do cardio. When you’re doing strength training, the goal is to build muscle mass, which will boost your metabolism and ultimately help you shed fat, and you
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It’s no secret that Kayla Itsines has the ability to transform women’s bodies. The BBG (Bikini Body Guide) program exploded in the fitness world and catapulted Itsines into international stardom (and Instagram fame). The PDF guides have been out for years, so when the SWEAT app launched (it encompasses BBG in addition to other workout
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Spend 15 minutes getting down with girlfriends at a club, and you can tell you’re getting some sort of a workout. Your heart rate is high, the sweat is beading at your hairline, and your feet kind of hate you a little bit. Dancing, from salsa and hip-hop to ballroom and dance cardio, is a
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Get the printable version of this seven-minute HIIT workout here! When it comes to high-intensity interval training (HIIT), the pros definitely outweigh the cons. While it may feel unpleasant to push your body to go faster and harder for that short time period, the rewards are worth it: HIIT helps you blast more belly fat,
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I’m a big snacker. Because I’m always busy, I’m constantly reaching for a quick bite from my fridge or pantry to tide me over until I can throw a meal together. Because of this, I feel like my kitchen is pretty well stocked with snacks that are Weight Watchers friendly. Of course, grabbing fruits and
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If you think Orangetheory Fitness (OTF) studios seem to be popping up all over the place these days, you’re not mistaken. The bright colors, enthusiastic community, and unique logo are probably enough to make you want to drop in, and you’ve likely already read a good review that has convinced you to give it a
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Victoria’s Secret Angels Josephine Skriver and Jasmine Tookes, who have a joint Instagram account joja, are always giving us fresh ideas for workouts — especially booty ones. Their latest post features Jasmine doing an elevated split squat using nothing but her body and a park bench. It looks anything but easy! “A workout you can
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In my 20s, I was a french-fry, soy-ice-cream, pasta-and-bread-loving vegan. I ended up gaining 40 pounds and — surprise, surprise — always felt tired, foggy-headed, and on the brink of another cold. After six years, I started eating eggs and dairy, and I felt a little better, but that’s probably because I was finally eating
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Dieting in general can be tough, not to mention going fully Paleo and cutting out carbs, dairy, and gluten altogether. Blogger Geraldine DeRuiter of The Everywhereist describes her experience going Paleo and why this nutritional approach didn’t exactly work out for her. Recently, I went pseudo Paleo. I say pseudo, because, like most things in
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