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Aging’s Biggest CULPRIT

24/02/2021

Hydration is the name of the game for optimal health and well-being. Pretty hair, pretty skin, pretty nails, and pretty much everything else depend on being super hydrated. And, it affects how you feel. This is because every cell in your body relies on water to survive and thrive. But three out of four Americans are dehydrated—this means you’re probably dehydrated reading this right now! It happens easily when our standard is eating a highly acidic diet and drinking water with…

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Looking to Cut Back on Cheese? TRY THESE ALTERNATIVES

23/02/2021

Thinking about cutting back on cheese and looking for delicious alternatives you can use in your recipes? Here is a guide to cheese substitutes, including easy homemade “cheese” recipes and some of the best store-bought vegan cheeses. Cashews If you want creamy, saucy cheese, blended cashews are your go-to. Cashew Cheese Sauce This cheesy sauce recipe tastes like nacho cheese and is perfect on tacos, pasta, or as a dip. Recipe: 1 1/2 cups raw cashews (soak in filtered water…

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EXERCISES TO FIRM Up Your Boobs

18/02/2021

The body naturally starts to lose muscle mass and tone as we age (typically around 30), causing overall weaker firmness. Also around this age, collagen production begins to slow down, resulting in less elasticity in our skin—which is why it’s important to add collagen back into your daily routine (Poosh’s Blueberry and Lemon Collagen Vibes from their collaboration with Vital Proteins is a great source). When it comes to our body parts, the three areas that I feel are most affected by gravity as we age…

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7 common winter running mistakes to avoid

13/02/2021

No matter how dedicated you are to your winter running routine, waking up day after day to dark, gloomy, chilly weather can be the place you become unstuck. Because, in spite of your winter running leggings and other cold-weather gear, snuggling up under the covers seems far more appealing. But stick with it. A Northern Arizona University study discovered that the big freeze can increase your speed by 29 per cent, and that’s just one of the benefits of running in the cold. That said, tackling these…

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How to Tone Your Body AND BURN CALORIES

13/02/2021

Working out can be challenging during the holiday season as schedules begin to fill up through the end of the year, which can lead many to feel unmotivated. Full-body exercises can help solve this problem as they are not only a great way to get a workout in, but they are time efficient and can be done at home. Maximizing your time is one great part of full-body workouts, but another is that they are beneficial for those looking to…

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How to Manage Your SLEEP POSTURE

11/02/2021

We know we look better when we stand up straight. Shoulders back, chin up, chest out, core tight. This goes the same (if not more importantly) for sitting for long periods of time. It’s easy to slump over, fully hunchbacked, reinforcing our tech-neck lines and increasing muscle tension in our shoulders, neck, and jaw. If only we could glance at ourselves from the side every so often … it might inspire us to transform.Sleep posture is the same, but different.…

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FOODS TO EAT TO HELP with Headaches

10/02/2021

There are many different kinds of headaches and many triggers that can set them off. Some of the most common causes include your diet, hormones, allergens, viruses, stress, lack of sleep, or exposure to loud noises. It may come as a surprise that certain foods can provoke headaches, while others help treat mild forms of headaches. This means that you may not need to turn to medication for relief. Next time you feel the throbbing set in, try some of these natural…

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THE BEST CARDIO ROUTINES to Add to Your 2021 Workouts

09/02/2021

Stressed? A cardio session is a quick cure. Pent-up energy? Cardio is your release. While it’s great to rotate your fitness routines—focusing on different areas of your body and incorporating an assortment of exercises—if you’re looking for a way to get your heart rate up and give yourself a boost of adrenaline and mental clarity, cardio is at the top of the list. To update your 2021 beast mode selection, we’re sharing four tutorials to add to your at-home (cardio)…

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How to Stay Hydrated in 8 Easy Ways, According to a Celebrity Nutritionist

08/02/2021

Water is essential to our health and bodily well-being. And yet it’s not uncommon for us to feel at a loss for how to stay hydrated—especially as busy, burned-out individuals in lockdown. “Everything in your body depends on optimal hydration, from organ function to hormone balance,” explains Los Angeles–based nutritionist Kimberly Snyder. “When you’re hydrated, your joints are lubricated, your skin is being nourished, and your hair follicles are able to grow in healthfully.” And when you’re not? Not only will skin…

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MOVES TO GET A ROUNDER (And Stronger) Butt

30/01/2021

Quarantine has led to many extra hours on the couch watching endless hours of Netflix and educational documentaries. Which can, unfortunately, lead to a flat rear (or at least the feeling of a squishy bum). To firm, tighten, and bulk up your butt, we tapped fitness expert, Sydney Cummings, to share and demonstrate the top five exercises to get a rounder (and stronger) butt. Learn the moves below. The Routine: Band-Resisted Squat Walks Moonwalk Staggered Romanian Deadlifts Bulgarian Split Squat with a…

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