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Healthy living is more than a diet - it's a lifestyle, and Lauren Shaber knows this all too well. After years of failed diets, Lauren realized that the road to happiness wasn't about meeting a number on the scale. She shares her journey from junk-food-lover...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Monday, May 4, 2015
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If you've heard the buzz around yerba mate tea but aren't sure what it's all about, Shape is here to tell you! Here's why this South American tea might be the new "It" superfood. Move over, kale, blueberries, and salmon: there's a new superfood on the...
From: FitSugar | By: Shape | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Just about all women have it, and whether genetics has blessed you with a little more than you'd like, cellulite is just one of those things we have to embrace. What causes that dimply, orange-peel-looking flesh? When fat cells push up against our skin...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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I should like running. I'm an active, health-conscious, and motivated fitness editor, but I've been plagued by side stitches and a general disdain of the activity since my elementary-school days. I've continued to hit the treadmill, because I know it...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Exercise is essential when it comes to dropping pounds. So if you're eager to lose the weight, then here are three everyday changes that will help increase your calorie burn. Hello Sunshine Moving workouts to early mornings may mean cursing your alarm...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Monday, May 4, 2015
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There's nothing sweeter than snacking on a juicy slice of watermelon. But you might not realize that this is a very healthy habit. Watermelon is 92 percent water and rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, and lycopene, an antioxidant that supports a healthy heart...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Kat Borchart Running a 5K anytime soon? Let this upbeat playlist serve as the soundtrack to your race. Every song in this mix is the perfect speed for your needs, so if you run a 12-minute mile, you won't need to shuffle...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Monday, May 4, 2015
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It's that time of year again . . . you're feeling inspired to change your eating habits and get in your best shape ever - Summer 2015, let's do this! A diet lifestyle change definitely has its ups and downs, and from the moment it starts, it's an emotional...
From: FitSugar | By: Erin-Cullum | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Tens of thousands of people have taken on the Whole30 program, a monthlong clean-eating program that promises a bevy of health and emotional benefits. Developed by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, a husband-and-wife team with backgrounds in sports nutrition,...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Reaching a fitness goal can be as simple as giving it a go - you never know what you can accomplish unless you try, right? Sometimes you surprise yourself and nail it, and well, other times, like these, you don't....
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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There's no sitting down when faced with a two-hour show in front of a sold-out arena, something Carrie Underwood knows all too well. To make sure she can give the best to her fans, Carrie turns to trainer Erin Oprea to keep her in shape. This leg workout...
From: FitSugar | By: Michele-Foley | Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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Last week, Orangetheory Fitness kicked my ass. I was down in Florida where these studios are abundant, and after my first class, I was hooked. I loved the combination of cardio and strength training in a fast-paced class, plus wearing a heart rate monitor...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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Source: Getty / Mpu Dinani If you're familiar with professional volleyball player and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings, chances are you're familiar with her strength - most noticeably her core (ahem, defined abs). But a strong core...
From: FitSugar | By: Michele-Foley | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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These protein- and carb-packed energy bars from The Runner's World Cookbook are the perfect snack to grab while you're getting ready for a workout, or for when you need to refuel after one. Almonds, cashews, sesame seeds, and sunflower seeds fill you...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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No weights? No problem. Tone your abs and core with one single bodyweight move - the plank. These five variations will get your heart pumping and your arms and core burning. It only takes three minutes, so if you want a longer workout, repeat this circuit...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Simple, healthy, and full-of-fresh-flavor Cinco de Mayo recipes - Self How Facebook stalking affects your body image - Real Simple What not to say to runners, like, "Aren't runners supposed to be thin?" - Shape Fire up your obliques with these 10 supereffective...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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We were psyched to hear that Chipotle is removing GMOs from its menu, and for moms who make their kiddos Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, they're excited that the company is planning to swap the fake orange color for one made using paprika and turmeric. And...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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For the last few months, my Instagram feed has been blowing up with friends documenting teatox experiments. Don't worry - this doesn't mean they're only consuming tea for an extended period of time! They're drinking multiple cups a day while keeping...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Spice up your cardio and target belly fat with intervals! This 30-minute treadmill workout, day five of our Better-Body Challenge, plays with speed and changes minute to minute. Playing with speed like this not only improves your overall running stamina,...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi-May | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Sometimes, one direction or a quick piece of advice can totally change the course of your workout. We've tapped into some of the most respected and sought-after celebrity trainers for those surprising tips and tricks you don't hear at the gym every day....
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Source: Getty The Met Gala gave us enough glamour for a lifetime on Monday. If you still can't process all the celebrity appearances, over-the-top beauty looks, and eye-grabbing fashions, read on for the details from across the POPSUGAR network. Feast...
From: YumSugar | By: Nick-Maslow | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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Never one to shy away from a revealing dress, Jennifer Lopez stepped onto the red carpet at Monday's Met Gala in a red dress that showed off all her amazing assets - including her famously ample backside. Her sheer look may not be for the faint of heart,...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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The Met Gala (aka the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art) is one of the biggest nights for the most fashion-forward actresses, models, designers, and more, and stars are preparing for the evening with workouts and clean eats. Check...
From: FitSugar | By: Erin-Cullum | Monday, May 4, 2015
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On some mornings, an überhealthy kale and blueberry smoothie or tofu scramble is what your tummy craves - but not today! You want a sugary, sweet, soft, and moist baked good. But you know grabbing one from a local coffee shop is just going to make you...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Throughout high school, I was tasked with having to take a mile test - at the beginning and end of each year. The goal was to ramp up your running speed. And guess what? I cheated. While I'm not proud that I lied to my gym teacher Mr. Facet - I said...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Monday, May 4, 2015
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When you're trying to get your health back on track, there are many ways to detox your way to feeling better. The best way to flush out toxins, however, is simple: lots and lots of water. But you don't have to drink it plain; you can add a little flavor...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Monday, May 4, 2015
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How to prevent "runger" - Shape 7 healthy reasons to drink green tea every day - Real Simple Boost the nutrition in baked goods with these healthy swaps - Cooking Light Kristen Bell is over the baby-weight discussion - Women's Health Hilarious GIFs illustrating...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Exercising hard enough to raise your heartbeat will burn major calories, but not everyone loves to run. Luckily, there are many ways to hit your cardio goals that don't involve miles. These 43 cardio moves will help burn fat and build muscle, no running...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Monday, May 4, 2015
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After a long day, you deserve 30 minutes all to yourself. As part of our Better-Body Challenge, we've enlisted yogi Mandy Ingber to help get you long and lean. Much like what you'll find in both Mandy's Yogalosophy DVD and her book Yogalosophy: 28 Days...
From: FitSugar | By: Anna-Renderer | Monday, May 4, 2015
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Craving the crisp satisfaction of sweet potato fries without the fat? This baked recipe comes together with minimal prep, and the results are absolutely delicious. With less than 155 calories per serving (including the creamy and spicy chipotle-pepper...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Source: Thinkstock Certain dance or hip-hop classes might seem intimidating, but Zumba attempts to alleviate any trepidations. If you've wanted to try a dance class but feel like you have two left feet, Zumba is a great intro into the world of dance...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Achieving toned, beautiful arms doesn't have to feel like a constant struggle, but you can't rely on cardio and light weights for dramatic results. Expert trainer, KIND spokesperson, and author of Strong Is the New Skinny Jennifer Cohen doesn't need...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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If you're new to yoga, getting hands-on attention from a teacher is the best way to build a strong foundation. But if you're strapped for cash, it's still possible to build a solid yoga practice on your own. Both seasoned students and newbies alike can...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Working out releases endorphins, and endorphins make you happy - so hitting the gym should be like the adult equivalent of visiting Disneyland, right? In reality, getting our butt to the gym is a challenge, and once we get sweating, there are always...
From: FitSugar | By: Aemilia-Madden | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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For the ultimate morning starter, this recipe combines two superproteins: quinoa and eggs. The quinoa serves as a crust while providing 12 grams of complete protein per half-cup, while each egg offers seven grams of protein You'll even get your iron...
From: FitSugar | By: Jaime-Young | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Get your body and booty right with this nonstop dance cardio workout! Jennifer Johnson, creator of JJ Dancer, shares how to get those long, lean dancer legs with this 30-minute body-sculpting workout....
From: FitSugar | By: Anna-Renderer | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Even if you're not a dessert junkie, you might be shocked at some of the everyday foods that pile on the sugar. According to the American Heart Association, most women should be consuming no more than 100 calories from added sugars per day, or about...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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Burn calories and build metabolism-boosting muscle with the next workout in our Better-Body Challenge. We mix cardio bursts into your strength training. It's a 1:1 ratio to keep your heart rate up. The cardio portion is jumping rope, but don't worry,...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi-May | Sunday, May 3, 2015
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