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Healthy Alternatives to Your Favorite Junk Food

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What if you could enjoy your favorite junk foods and keep your figure? If it sounds too good to be true, it’s not! Here are some healthy alternatives for the most popular junk foods, so you can surge forth confidently for a more health-conscious year! Mexican Food Lots of fried chips, the giant deep-fried beef […]

21 TRX Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

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What Exactly is TRX? TRX is a type of suspension training or resistance training that utilizes your own body weight for resistance instead of other types of freestanding weights such as free weights, barbells, or kettlebells.  The basic device consists of a long strap with a hand grip on either end.  It sounds deceptively easy, […]

Five Surprising Diet Downfalls

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Most of us work at minimum to maintain our weight, or possibly lose. And sometimes it seems that no matter what we do, those pounds stay stubbornly in place. We have ditched the sodas, the ice cream, and the potato chips. What could be lurking around wreaking havoc on all your hard work? Here are […]

Realism: Build a Healthy, Filling Salad

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Yes, salads can be a great diet food if you make the right choices. But those choices include making sure that you are getting enough nutrition to keep yourself full until the next meal. Having a salad for lunch does you no good if you end up at the vending machine mid-afternoon because you are […]

Healthy Italian Options

Healthy Italian food

Italian cuisine is mostly known for being carbohydrate- and dairy-heavy and diet-unfriendly. And even the best disciplined of us have a hard time turning down the amazing scent of garlic bread. But if you plan ahead and choose wisely, you can still enjoy your favorite Italian flavors without the side dish of guilt. Start with […]

Healthy Mediterranean Options

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Mediterranean cuisine is widely accepted as one of the healthier diets to eat, filled with lean protein, vegetables, and whole grains. But be aware that there are pitfalls even in the best of dining. Being aware of the smarter choices before you peruse the menu will help ensure a delicious and healthy meal. Falafel – […]

The Ultimate Workout Playlist

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Sometimes you need a little extra motivation to get yourself in the zone for the best workouts. As anyone who’s ever been to a spin class knows, sometimes music can be the best motivator. Here are the best songs to add to your playlist to ensure you’re reaching your maximum workout potential! “Indestructable” by Robyn […]

What is Barefoot Running?

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Barefoot running, as the name implies, is having a run without wearing any kind of footwear. Running without shoes has been prevalent since the days of our forefathers, and the people of the Tarahumara tribe in Mexico still practice this tradition until today. This kind of running was not popular until the later years of […]