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    Life can get pretty busy and stressful, and the “common” headache is sometimes overlooked or masked with a painkiller (which, especially when overused, can sometimes cause more serious health issues). A headache is a good indicator that your body is missing something – maybe you need to take a breather, drink some water or change ...
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    How to Get a Slimmer Waist In the first installment of our series with structural integrative specialist, Lauren Roxburgh, we talked about what fascia is—and how you can manipulate it for longer and leaner legs thanks to its malleable nature. Luckily, there are ways to slim and streamline the waist, too—a particularly poignant fact for ...
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    What to Eat Before a Workout What’s the best thing to eat before a workout, game, or race? (a) a candy bar or other sugary food 15 minutes before, (b) a protein shake or bar 30 minutes before, (c) a low-­fat, high-­carb meal or snack one to four hours before, (d) nothing; you should fast. ...
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    Lighter Weights, More Reps, Big Results To build muscle, doing more repetitions with lighter weights is as effective as fewer repetitions with heavier weights—as long as you lift to the point of exhaustion. A study from McMaster University in Canada, published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, helps further dispel the long-held notion that heavier ...
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    5 Beginner-Friendly CrossFit Workouts It’s nearly impossible to talk about fitness trends without CrossFit entering the conversation. This high-intensity workout program of constantly varying functional movements has swept the nation and doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. “The great thing about CrossFit is that it can work for anyone,” says Nick Lobotsky, CrossFit Level 1 ...
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    Be Good To Your Gut Bacteria: Exercise! You exercise for heart health, lean muscle strengthening, fat loss and happy hormones. Now it turns out that all those workouts may also benefit your gut bacteria — a (hopefully) diverse ecosystem of trillions of microorganisms that live in your intestines and help keep your digestive system running ...
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    How to Fit Exercise into Your Routine—No Matter How Busy You Are We all know by now that maintaining an active lifestyle should be one of our top priorities in life. Only by taking care of ourselves do we stand a chance of being the kind of person we strive to be on the job, ...
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    6 Easy Ways to Get Exercise While at Work Say goodbye to coffee shops or conference rooms and hello to the pavement. Moving while working? Now that’s the way to get things done. Why You Should Ditch Your Chair Unbroken hours spent seated in a chair hurt our bodies in a way that even regular ...
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    The Problem with Olive Oil Is olive oil healthy? It is considered a highly nutritious and healthy oil due to its high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids and Vitamins A and K (unlike oils like canola, soybean and vegetable oil, which are problematic). It is also an excellent source of certain antioxidants. As Authority Nutrition explains: ...