• 30 Day Plank Challenge

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    Planks are one of the best core exercises you can do. In fact, it isn’t just a powerhouse exercise for your core, but for your posture, balance and mood! In this article, you’ll learn the many additional benefits it can offer you, and how to successfully complete a 30-day plank challenge—allowing you to transform your […]

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  • Improve Your Health With Fish Oil

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    Who knew that one small tweak to your vitamin intake could provide you with such a positive impact on your overall health? Whether you want clearer skin, or you want to lower your cholesterol, fish oil is an amazingly simple way to improve your physical, mental and emotional health. Here are a few of the […]

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  • How to speed up recovery after a hard workout

    Portrait of tired woman having rest after workout. Tired and exhausted female athlete sitting on floor at gym.

    Health experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise weekly for optimal health. On a scale of 1 to 10 (with ten being most intense), vigorous exercise measures an 8 or above. Exercise at this level requires care for recovery. Here are some tips for your recovery plan. Chug chocolate milk […]

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  • Are workout bands effective?

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    Workout bands offer ease and convenience for exercise at home or on the go. You get versatility, too. But, are these workout wonders dazzlers or duds of the exercise world? Here’s the scoop… Workout bands are a winner Writing for Prevention, Marianne McGinnis reported the magazine’s comparison of weights, resistance balls, bands, Pilates, yoga and […]

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  • Cut the carbs, keep great taste


    You don’t have to sacrifice great taste when cutting carbs. These easy swaps are just as good as the original yet, they won’t wreck your waistline. Go crazy with cauliflower Who knew this humble, white head could be so versatile? Cauliflower is enjoying a renaissance of sorts as people repurpose it as a stand in […]

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  • Best kettlebell circuit for 2017


    Looking for a way to get in a killer workout for your whole body in just a few minutes? Try this kettlebell circuit. Burn mega calories and tone up in just minutes each day. Best of all, you only need one kettlebell. What are you waiting for? Get swinging now. Beginners should set a timer […]

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  • To free or not to free – fat that is: Full fat, lite or skim?


    Grocery shelves are full of products offering each of these. What does it all mean? Is there an advantage to one over the other? Here’s the skinny on full fat, fat-free and the in-between. Let’s start with the difference among these We’ll use milk here as an example. From fat-free to full-fat, milk has about […]

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  • Workout must haves

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    Having the right gear can mean the difference between a workout that is just okay and one that raises the bar on performance. Think about it – you wouldn’t show up to work without the right tools. Workouts are a kind of work. When you adopt an attitude of preparedness you set the stage for […]

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