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10 JUNK FOOD Replacements

23/10/2021

When that craving for something sweet or salty comes up and all you can think about is having the perfect snack on hand, grabbing something healthy may not be top of mind. Cravings are emotional experiences that turn on a demand response to seek out something to satisfy that specific need. When your mind turns to the attention of a craving, it becomes a sort of tunnel vision, making it difficult to focus on anything other than finding a way…

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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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How a Plant-Based Diet can IMPROVE YOUR VAGINAL HEALTH

21/10/2021

If you really want to pamper your nether regions, start with diet. We all know the age-old trick of scarfing down loads of pineapple right before, ehem, date night. Makes things brighter, sweeter smelling and tasting, and overall healthy and lubricated. That’s the enzymes and hydration in that super juicy fruit tending to your juicy fruit. You get it. But the buck doesn’t stop at pineapple. In fact, many, if not most, fruits and veggies will help keep things absolutely ideal not just…

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Foods That Keep Your VAGINA HEALTHY

18/10/2021

Once you realize your whole body works together to create balance, everything changes. One of the most important parts of this is what’s called pH balance, or, homeostasis. Both are the goal, yet they have slightly different meanings. The “pH” refers to the acid-base balance in our body. “Homeostasis” refers to the ideal body temperature, which we all know is 98.6° F. Our bodies have the innate ability to achieve and constantly work toward both these goals. That’s amazing in itself,…

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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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Anxiety attack: what to do when the symptoms hit

12/10/2021

For a lot of people, to live in the time of coronavirus is to live with a sense of anxiety. A survey conducted by Women’s Health of over 2,500 readers found that of those of you who responded, 70.3 per cent reported that your mental health has deteriorated since the start of the pandemic. This, of course, has knock-on implications for other areas of your life. A study conducted by King’s College London found 50 per cent of the population struggled with sleep during the national…

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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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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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