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There's a lot of misinformation out there, but dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, is here to shed light on seven nutritional myths that could mess with your weight-loss efforts and your health. The Internet is like the Wild West when...
From: FitSugar | By: Julie Upton | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Our friends at YourTango discuss the dangers of the popular waist trainer trend. I always wanted a slimmer waist . . . but I did NOT want this. When it comes to trying to achieve a certain body type, I can honestly say I've tried tons of weight loss...
From: FitSugar | By: YourTango | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Losing weight is not always about aesthetic - not everyone is trying to drop pounds to fit into a new dress or look a certain way. In fact, many women turn to weight loss as a way to improve their mood and ensure they're living a long, healthy life....
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Friday, March 24, 2017
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If losing weight and getting healthier are on your mind, here are three things you can (and should!) do early in the morning before eating breakfast to help reach your goals. Sip on this: While drinking down a glass of water is a great way to detox the...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Our friends at YourTango have the diet you need for a better sex life. Your body will thank you. As anyone who has been following me for a while will know, almost every decision that I make is ultimately optimized for one of two things… My mental clarity...
From: FitSugar | By: YourTango | Friday, March 24, 2017
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In 2015, Impossible Foods announced their determined plan to roll out an entirely plant-based, lab-grown, vegan burger that looks, cooks, tastes, and feels like the real thing. Now, they seem to have delivered on that promise. The so-called Impossible...
From: FitSugar | By: Kelsey Garcia | Friday, March 24, 2017
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And for my grand Hawaiian finale, I'm a gotdamn mermaid (more pics soon!). @coralscandidphotography SLAAAAAAYED with her camera at sunrise. A post shared by Roz The Diva (@rozthediva) on Mar 16, 2017 at 10:24am PDT In her day-to-day, Roz Mays is a pole...
From: FitSugar | By: Kelsey Garcia | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Whether you're eating a diet that's vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, Paleo, or Whole30, this brownie recipe has got you covered. That's because it's made with only three common ingredients. You can't get any simpler than that! You probably already have...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The following post was originally featured on Love Sweat Fitness and written by Katie Dunlop, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective. This strawberry lemonade cheesecake is AMAZING! My girl Laura at Naturally Healthy Desserts created it special for the LSF...
From: FitSugar | By: Katie Dunlop | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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You started running months ago, yet every time you hop on the scale, you're let down by the results. What gives? While running does burn mega calories, here are some reasons you may not be seeing the weight-loss results you're after. Postrun Pig-Outs...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Why do we love circuit workouts? It's simple: they torch calories while building muscle. So we created this efficient full-body circuit that combines several exercises to work multiple body parts at once. And since you can easily do this workout in the...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi May | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Being pressed for time can make it hard to sit down and enjoy breakfast, and too many times, we skip breakfast altogether or opt for a calorie-laden pastry, which is not the best way to start your day. A healthy breakfast can help keep metabolism consistent...
From: FitSugar | By: Michele Foley | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Maximize your sweat session by mixing cardio with strength training. This combo burns calories while building metabolism-boosting muscle, and we call that a winning combo. Try this tried-and-true workout for yourself with this 30-minute cardio boot camp....
From: FitSugar | By: Anna Renderer | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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After years of yo-yo dieting, Ashley German was tired of feeling like her weight was something she couldn't control. But it took a trip to the emergency room and a number on the hospital scale for her to decide to make a change. Now, she's lost 115 pounds,...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta Shy | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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We have the best intentions when we choose healthy foods to nosh on. But if you eat them the wrong way, you could be missing out on valuable nutrients or getting more calories than you bargained for. Here are six good-for-you foods commonly eaten in...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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If you've already mastered how to do a Headstand, it's time to tackle the amazing Forearm Stand. What you need are a strong upper body and core, as well as open shoulders and hamstrings. Keep reading to learn how to target these areas so you'll be balancing...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Kettlebell fans love the heavy, round-shaped weights for a reason - kettlebell exercises combine cardio and strength training for a time-saving calorie burn. The amount of calories you can burn using kettlebells can be amazingly high: a study by the...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta Shy | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The following post was originally featured on Running to the Kitchen and written by Gina Matsoukas, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. This easy kale feta egg bake is a perfect quick weeknight dinner or savory breakfast. Add cooked ground sausage...
From: FitSugar | By: Gina Matsoukas | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Baking calms the mind and feeds the soul, but all that buttery goodness can pack on the pounds. If you're looking to make healthier baked goods, omitting some or all of the butter from your favorite recipes can greatly reduce the calories, fat, and cholesterol....
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Spice up your cardio and target belly fat with intervals! This 30-minute treadmill workout plays with speed and changes minute to minute. And switching speeds like this not only improves your overall running stamina, but it also increases the calories...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi May | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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If you've always wanted to try CrossFit but aren't ready to commit to joining a box, try this workout from CrossFit coach and competitor Dani Horan of Champlain Valley CrossFit. All you'll need is a jump rope and under 10 minutes to get your heart pumping...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Beyond reaching for the heating pad and handfuls of ibuprofen, there are some simple ways to self-treat your menstrual cramps and the achy lower back that often accompanies them. Let us teach you three acupressure points so you can lessen the pain with...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi May | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Alicia Napoleon's childhood dream was to be a boxer, but she had to fight tooth and nail to get there. Watch Alicia's full story on POPSUGAR's new TV series, Conquered, Tuesday, March 28, on Z Living....
From: FitSugar | By: Joanna Sloame | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Planning out meals, food shopping, and meal prepping can easily take up your entire day. If you're short on time and still want to get a head start on healthy eating for the week ahead, do these four things - they'll only take an hour and a half! Related:Set...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Squats are one of those exercise moves that almost everyone thinks they're doing correctly, but perfecting the form is slightly more complex than you might think. Think about your squat: do you get a good lower ab workout, or is it all in the booty and...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Friday, March 24, 2017
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This month, we're welcoming Spring with open arms but staying cozy while we do. We're gearing up with fun leggings and long-sleeved shirts to layer up during our workouts, then taking in our outdoor runs that celebrate the season. Check out our must...
From: FitSugar | By: Michele Foley | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Many of us love having the option to get in a quick, powerful, explosive workout - without wasting time. If you don't have the luxury of an extra hour for your daily routine, try this 12-minute HIIT workout on the treadmill - with intense sprint intervals...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Winter is typically a time of nesting. Cold weather and lots of good TV shows make it easy to cuddle up on the couch and stay indoors. But now that the snow is (hopefully) melting and temperatures are rising, it's the perfect time to head outside with...
From: FitSugar | By: Rebecca Brown | Friday, March 24, 2017
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This one's for the girls who don't sweat - they sparkle, because they're magical. Going to the gym can be hard as a mere human, but it's nothing if you're a mystical being. And that's why we've put together this list of items that will remind you that...
From: FitSugar | By: Lily Hiott-Millis | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Short on time but have big ab goals? You can fit this quick session into any part of your day, and you don't even need equipment. Try these three moves for one minute each to work the lower abs and that six-pack area; you'll be burning up, toning, and...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Lifting heavy, Olympic-size weights isn't a must if you want a strong, defined upper body. These essential moves are simple and effective, and most only require a set of dumbbells. Be sure to include these exercises the next time it's arm day, or tack...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Because how many kale Caesars can one really eat in life? Strawberries, peas, asparagus, fiddleheads . . . Spring's fruit and veggie bounty looks just as good as it tastes, so whip up one of these satisfying salads just in time for warmer weather. Related:12...
From: FitSugar | By: Kelli Acciardo | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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After a cardio workout, target the core with this five-move, five-minute ab workout. It involves bodyweight moves that will engage the entire core, revealing a strong, toned midsection. You'll definitely be feeling this tomorrow! Related:10-Minute Calorie-Burning...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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We love going to all sorts of workouts, from barre to boot camps, Pilates to dance cardio, and everything in between. But lately we've been noticing a common thread in ab day across all our classes - the hip dip. The elbow plank hip dip is a waist-whittling,...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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