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10 Healthy & Cheap Foods To Always Have On Your Grocery List

It happens to the healthiest of us — the week gets busy, your social calendar fills up and you forget to meal prep. I’ve done this too many times to count. I would end up ordering out or picking up takeout for dinner pretty much all week. Or going to the grocery store with good […]

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The Major Health Benefits of Alkaline Water

Embed from Getty Images Slow down the aging process simply by drinking your 8 cups of water per day, just make sure it’s alkaline. Alkaline refers to the pH of the water. A pH of 1 is extremely acidic, while a pH of 9 is alkaline. The ideal alkalinity is 8-9. Alkaline water is in […]

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I Got Accupunture–& Discovered the Most Surprising Thing

Embed from Getty Images When I started experiencing lower back pain in 2013, I ignored it. It only hurt first thing in the morning and would dissipate after an hour and I could go about my day. But as the pain got worse, I would dread waking up in the morning because I knew I’d […]

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The Amazing Benefits of Drinking Chlorophyll

I had my first taste of chlorophyll water at Pressed Juicery. It has a very mild greens flavor, it’s definitely not bad tasting but not delicious. Research into the benefits of drinking chlorophyll in water continues to be ongoing, but from my personal experience, I can tell you this stuff makes my skin glow! It’s like […]

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How Sanitary Are Steam Rooms at the Gym?

Embed from Getty Images I wanted to like the dry sauna but the stifling heat made it too unpleasant. But the steam room, I love! It’s my reward after a tough workout. Even though my body can only handle about 10-15 minutes, I can immediately feel the benefits. See: Why You Should Use Your Gym’s Steam Room […]

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Why You Should Use Your Gym’s Steam Room

Embed from Getty Images If you’ve never been in a steam room, the thought of sitting in a small hot steamy room might sound a bit claustrophobia-inducing. I thought the same thing. But once I started using my gym’s steam room a decade ago, it became my treat at the end of a long workout. […]

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Squeeze Fitness Into Your Workday with FitChimp

Did you know the average person sits for more than nine hours each day? It’s often said that the key to longevity is being active and not sitting for long periods at a time. But getting physical activity can be especially difficult when you sit at a desk all day. Austin-based startup FitChimp has a solution to […]

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Hula Hooping for Adults Will Whittle Your Waist

Relive your childhood summers with this fun hula hoop workout! Hoopnotica is a new online company offering hula hoops for adults. While it feels like play, hula hooping burns roughly 420 calories per hour, according to the American Council on Exercise. You can buy a toy hula hoop anywhere but those are made for children. […]

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How to Use Avocado Oil

Avocado oil is one of the healthiest oils you can use in your food. It is rich in vitamins A, D, and E, which are all involved in cell regeneration, plus contain anti-inflammatory properties. I typically avoid heating oils, except for coconut oil, which has a high smoking point. The smoking point is the temperature […]

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Wello Purchased By Weight Watchers: What Will Happen Now?

I’m a big fan of the concept of Wello — a website that allows you to workout with a personal trainer via two-way video from anywhere in the world. I’ve done a few session on Wello in the past and really enjoyed the convenience. The sessions are affordable and you can choose from a variety […]

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