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In the beginning of a weight-loss journey, pounds melt away like ice cream on a hot Summer's day. But as you get closer to your goal, it's not unusual to hit a plateau. Here's how to keep those pounds dropping and keep the weight off for good. Beef Up...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Intense cardio sessions burn boatloads of calories, but what about that walk in the park or that Zumba class? Check out the chart below to see how different types of exercise compare when it comes to burning calories the fastest. Can you believe kettlebells...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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The jeans don't lie. You knew you let yourself go a little bit, and after throwing the stupid bathroom scale away because it said you were (insert red-flag number here), you went for the true test - slipping on your favorite jeans. Ugh. Not being able...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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If you're looking for a quick breakfast that's highly nutritious, check out what top nutritionist Alan Aragon recommends to power your morning in this post originally featured on Men's Health. At Men's Health, we receive a lot of good questions from...
From: FitSugar | By: Kelsey-Kennick | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Red-meat eaters, before you savor that last Summer burger or celebrate #TacoTuesdays, you might want to read this. According to a new report, approximately 80 percent of conventionally produced beef contains two or more types of health-causing bacteria...
From: FitSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Not everyone feels like running a marathon when they're pregnant or lifting heavy weights - heck most expectant mommas have a hard time making it off the couch to go pee! Symptoms of pregnancy can be so intense that they make exercising seem nearly impossible....
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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You feel fine all day, but something happens when you tuck yourself into bed. A tickle in your throat leads to a nagging cough that only seems to happen at night, interfering with your sleep and leaving you irritable the next day. If you've ruled out...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Every body comes in different shapes and sizes, but if you're a little self-conscious about chubby cheeks or a double chin, you can take matters into your own hands. It's true: there's no way to spot-reduce fat, but if you incorporate these practical...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Friday, August 28, 2015
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It's T-minus seven days to your swimsuit-clad vacation, and you haven't accomplished any of the healthy goals you had in mind when you booked. We've all been there. Slow and steady wins the race when it comes to sustainable weight loss, but that doesn't...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Friday, August 28, 2015
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What's not to love about high-intensity interval training? Not only does HIIT save you time, but it also burns tons of calories, both while you work out and after (even if you're doing nothing at all!). One of our favorite ways to HIIT is Tabata, a type...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Another year, another absolutely wild night at the MTV Music Video Awards. The show took over LA on Sunday night, and there were scores of entertaining moments. On top of the incredible performances, there was plenty of drama, a good amount of shade,...
From: SavvySugar | By: Ryan-Roschke | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Even if you don't have access to a boat and seven fit friends, you can row solo at the gym. Former Olympic rower Judy Geer created this rowing machine pyramid interval workout that works the entire body, hitting muscles in the core, legs, arms, back,...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Berries are finally in season! Pick up a pint, and make these moist and naturally sweet muffins. Made with Greek yogurt instead of buttermilk, they're a tasty way to get some protein without all the fat. These are so light and summery, with bursts of...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Whether you're tackling your first 5K or training for a marathon, it's important to fuel your body in order to kick some butt during your sweat session. While exercising on an empty stomach isn't the best idea, fueling up the wrong way before a run can...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Even though you're staying warm in bulky, oversize sweaters and bikinis are pushed to the back of the closet, you shouldn't skimp on core-strengthening exercises. That's right - now's the perfect time to get a sweater-ready six-pack with these five tummy-toning...
From: FitSugar | By: Anna-Monette-Roberts | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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The never-ending deluge of Halloween junk food can make it hard to stick to any healthy-eating resolutions. Thankfully, there are fun ways to say no to the candy bowl while still feeling like you're indulging. Read on for over 40 healthy smoothies, candies,...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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There's not much to hate about leggings, a wardrobe staple both in and out of the gym. While they cover up, these skintight pants leave little room for forgiveness. The good news: we can assure you that this 20-minute workout will help you rock the tights...
From: FitSugar | By: Emily-Bibb | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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If you deal with digestive issues or bad bloating, lactose could be the culprit behind your belly woes. A life without dairy takes a little getting used to, but a life without dessert is just not an option. These 25 decadent desserts will spark your...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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No one move will make back fat disappear - decreasing the overall percentage of body fat is key for that. But keeping your upper back and the area around your shoulders toned and tight will help diminish that pesky bra bulge. Working this area will also...
From: FitSugar | By: Anna-Renderer | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Is there anything more comforting than macaroni and cheese? Cool nights call for this warming classic. If you're looking to lighten things up the next time you dig into this indulgent dish, opt for this twist on tradition that amps up the nutritional...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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If you just can't seem to back in the groove of your running routine, it might have something to do with your music. Give your standard mix a happier facelift with new, upbeat tunes that will keep bringing a smile to your face as you're hitting your...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Do you hear the ice cream truck calling? Nope, it's not coming from down the street. It's coming from your freezer. If you remember creamy Fudgsicles when you were a kid, whip up this healthier version made without high-fructose corn syrup or added sugar....
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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My obsession for quick breakfasts and my love for steel-cut oats do not go hand in hand, that is, until this very moment. Since I'm way too hungry in the morning to sit around for 40 minutes to wait for my bowl of oats to cook, this little hack has changed...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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If back-to-school time has inspired you to get more serious about your workouts and you're a hit-the-gym-for-a-class kind of girl, I'm sure you've experienced your fair share of fitness instructors - some good, and some not so good. And then there's...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody - from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of eight hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort,...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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You hear that sound? I'm applauding your efforts for attempting to work out at home. You have the best intentions to pop in a fitness DVD, hop on your home treadmill, or bang out some bodyweight exercises, but let's face it - unless you are super committed,...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Looking for a way to strengthen your abs and tone your thighs at the same time? This move is so effective and done on the floor, so you can tone your body during commercial breaks! Sit on a mat or carpeted floor. Loop one handle of the resistance band...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Start your Fall morning off on a nutritious note with this oatmeal that's pretty much Autumn in a bowl. Belly-filling steel-cut oats, metabolism-boosting cinnamon, and heart-healthy flaxseeds ensure that you're doing your body good as soon as you start...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Whatever your fashion choices, toned inner thighs will help you rock your look. We have created a 10-minute workout that focuses on toning and tightening the inner thighs. But don't you worry. Your entire body will be worked. Grab a mat, press play,...
From: FitSugar | By: Anna-Renderer | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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While the idea of zucchini bread may sound healthy, don't be fooled! Most are loaded with sugar and butter, which means they're also loaded with calories - we're talking 340 per slice! Naturally sweetened with ripe banana, this recipe is also vegan,...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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There's nothing that can stop Usain Bolt in his tracks, unless of course it's a Segway. Fresh off his win at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, where he beat Justin Gatlin for a second time for the 200 meters title, Usain was taking his lap...
From: FitSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Just one look at the list of ingredients in conventional candy corn is enough to make you shriek. Who knew there were so many different words for sugar? But we'll admit that those cute kernels, with an enticing trio of colors and honey-sweet flavor,...
From: FitSugar | By: Anna-Monette-Roberts | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The pros and cons of counting calories - Shape Don't believe these myths about getting great abs - Women's Health Don't let this grocery mistake cost you calories - Real Simple Start your day off on the right foot with these breakfast hacks - Cooking...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Friday, August 28, 2015
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You can easily enjoy a tasty Fall treat without blowing all your calories for the night. All five of these tasty desserts clock in well under 200 calories!...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Whether we like it or not, body hair is something we all have to deal with (some of us more than others). Check out this YourTango article on the seven quirky facts you'll be surprised to learn about hair. Good news for hairy people We spent a lot of...
From: FitSugar | By: YourTango | Friday, August 28, 2015
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