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Can yoga really help you lose weight?

21/10/2021

We know yoga can help with flexibility when you’re feeling tight, help strengthen your muscles or help relax you even on your worst days. But can you lose weight doing yoga – or are you better off trying something else? The good news: yoga can definitely help you change your body composition if that’s your goal. Yoga burns calories (depending on the type of yoga), and it can help you get in the right head space to make decisions that will help you lose weight. “From…

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WHY DO I GET Night Sweats?

16/10/2021

Waking up in a pool of your own sweat? That’s not hot. Seriously, sometimes we aren’t really even that warm. It’s uncomfortable, it stains our pillows, our sheets, our pajamas, and feels downright icky. For some, this happens every month. For others, it’s a later-in-life development. And yes, it’s connected to hormones. A lot of us experience hormonal shifts as some sort of pure evil punishment from Satan himself. When we don’t fully understand what’s going on in our bodies, hormones can definitely feel…

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5 ENERGY-BOOSTING Afternoon Habits

15/10/2021

The afternoon slump—some days, it just hits harder than others. Wanting to boost mid-afternoon energy typically translates to something more specific: the desire to improve both focus and alertness, to influence our productivity and performance at the task at hand. The five habits below can be leveraged to accomplish just that. Each utilizes a different action to attenuate afternoon lulls: blood sugar stabilization, intelligent timing of work sequence based on circadian biology, autonomic arousal through respiration, non-sleep deep rest, and increased blood flow.…

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WHAT NOT TO EAT: Heartburn Edition

14/10/2021

When somebody tells me they suffer from heartburn, I instantly want to review what they regularly eat. I also want to share with them all the natural remedies that help to improve their painful symptoms. But it doesn’t really matter if they continue to eat the foods that are causing the problem. Did you know that stress and anxiety are huge contributors to heartburn? Like so many other issues in our bodies, we need to manage our stress well to overcome…

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ENERGY HACKS Everyone Should Know

13/10/2021

Every day hits different when it comes to energy levels. There are some activities that are mindful and require no energy, activities that exert little energy, and then the ones that demand high levels of energy (people who love lazy workouts will probably skip the last category). Effort levels aside, we’ve gathered the best hacks for boosting your energy when you just don’t have the grit to get over your afternoon lull or even out of bed in the morning. Plus, for when…

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5 Ways to use a Workout Band FOR A GREAT BUTT

12/10/2021

Gravity not being kind to your booty? Same. But don’t worry, we’ve got you. With the help of American Ballet Theatre ballerina Kathryn Boren, we’re sharing five ways to sculpt and strengthen your butt using a workout band. The booty-toning routine only requires one piece of equipment and can be done in the comfort of your home. Save this guided exercise for the next time you’re binging your favorite show for a little multitasking ~ass~ action.Learn the sequence and how to do each move in…

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ORAL CARE HACKS Everyone Should Know

09/10/2021

Have you been brushing your teeth wrong? Yes, no, maybe so? Since it’s an everyday habit you’ve been doing since your baby buckers first grew in, you may not even know there’s a more efficient way to keep your smile healthy. Perhaps you brush too hard or too quickly—surprisingly, there is an art to cleaning your teeth.To ~freshen~ your morning and evening routine, we’re highlighting tips and products that will help keep your gums, teeth, and tongue looking and feeling…

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Dr. Says: 3 EASY WAYS TO REDUCE BLOATING

08/10/2021

Our guts are so highly individual. A diet that may work perfectly for one person could cause havoc for another. Our BFF that eats like total sh*t has virtually no digestive problems, meanwhile, our other friend who is intentional, mindful, and makes virtually only healthy choices has erratic and volatile digestive duress. Sigh. Do we just eat the pizza and call it a day? Ok, yes. Pizza is delicious. But if we could shout it from the mountaintops, we’d shout, “All things…

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At-Home Moves You Can Do with a MAGIC CIRCLE

07/10/2021

One tool, five moves, and all the muscle magic. Pilates is one of the best ways to elongate and strengthen your figure. With each pulse, breath, and stretch, your body and mind are focused on engaging your core and glutes to build and sculpt defined muscles. In today’s rotation, we’re highlighting how to use a Pilates ring to intensify and elevate your next at-home workout session. Learn the routine and how to do each move in the video below. The Routine: Chest Opener with…

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Workout Ideas for LAZY PEOPLE

06/10/2021

Do you dread the idea of going to the gym? Run in fear at the thought of a treadmill? Fear not, working out doesn’t have to be an arduous activity. If you are someone who doesn’t want to spend your days at a workout class, or you simply don’t have the time or energy to schedule a full workout, we have a solution for you. Below, we’re sharing foolproof exercises that can be done even on your laziest of days. Don’t…

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