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Dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health puts it best: "You wouldn't cheat on your partner, and you don't cheat on tests, so why would you cheat on something as important as your diet?" Today, there's no cheating. Instead, your mission is...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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There's good reason chia seeds have been on everyone's minds these days. These tiny seeds are high in protein, fiber, calcium, antioxidants, and omega-3s, but there is a right and wrong way to eat them, and one man recently learned the hard way. Source:...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Monday, January 26, 2015
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When I ditched dairy over the Summer, I didn't realize how my Reese's Peanut Butter Cup obsession would be affected. I'm not gonna lie - Halloween was really tough, having to live without that perfect marriage of chocolate and peanut butter. But having...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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How a pre-workout cup of coffee can help with weight loss - Self Indoor-outdoor workout swaps - Women's Running Lightened-up spinach artichoke dip for Super Bowl Sunday - Cooking Light Tiny tweaks to encourage faster weight loss - Women's Health Ultimate...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Beans may be known mostly for their unpleasant odiferous side effect when eaten, but beans are actually nutritious little gems. If you follow these tips, you can eat beans without the bloat, which means you can reap these weight-loss benefits. Here are...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Goop is good for a lot of things: dreaming, workout inspiration, and a whole lot of giggles (mostly related to sky-high prices and unrealistic suggestions about lifestyle). When Gwyneth Paltrow's site released its annual Detox Diet plan, one blogger...
From: FitSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Monday, January 26, 2015
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To lose weight, you don't always need to spend hours at the gym. In fact, HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, has been proven to be one of the best ways to burn more calories and target belly fat. But just how short can you get? Try just four...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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If you think you hate cauliflower, it's time to see the light. The white, neutral-tasting vegetable is packed with nutrients (like cancer-fight antioxidants, anti-inflammatory vitamins, and digestion-relieving fiber) while being low in calories to help...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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The growing popularity of oil pulling may be undeniable, but the actual benefits of coconut oil continue to be a topic of debate. Some experts like Dr. Oz swear by its superpower properties, but others like Dr. Weil feel that the research isn't ready...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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For a lot of people, Super Bowl Sunday equals Super Bowl snack time. Savory items like chips, dips, wings, and pizza are standard, but it's not a bad idea to also offer up healthy, lighter fare for your guests. Intercept empty calories, sugar, and fat...
From: FitSugar | By: Michele-Foley | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Tabata is the ultimate fitness trifecta. It's fast. It's fun. It's effective. We've tweaked the standard structure a bit turning each Tabata into a superset. Rather than doing one exercise for four minutes, you alternate between two complementary moves...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi-May | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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You might be overdoing it with these superhealthy foods - Women's Health Snowed in? 6 ways a snow day is actually good for your health - Real Simple This 15-minute yoga routine will wake you up better than coffee - Greatist 12 new and delicious ways...
From: FitSugar | By: Erin-Cullum | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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If you're constantly battling a bug, a weakened immune system is probably part of the problem. Studies have shown a 25 to 50 percent decrease in sick time for people who take part in moderate exercise for at least 45 minutes most days of the week, but...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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If you're in the market for some new healthy dinner recipes, you've come to the right place. Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, or even Paleo, there are a number of delicious dishes in this long list of 75 that will satisfy your dietary preferences...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Kath Eats Real Food and written by Kath Younger, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. Karen and I had a lot of fun cooking while she stayed with us! We were brainstorming a meal plan one morning and stumbled...
From: FitSugar | By: Kath2226 | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Too cold outside? Our friends at Self have your indoor workout covered. What happens on a snow day has changed a bit. Instead of sledding down the neighborhood hill, you'll be spending your day sleeping in and finally reading the novel that's been sitting...
From: FitSugar | By: Self-Magazine | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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If your New Year's resolution to lose weight isn't panning out, take a look at your evening-snacking habits. Nighttime noshing often means munching hundreds of junk-food calories while catching up on episodes of Homeland or Game of Thrones. Julie Upton,...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Finding the perfect prerun meal can include a lot of trial and error. Forget all the guesswork, and blend up this all-natural smoothie that Runner's World contributing chef Pam Anderson loves to sip before a long run. Creamy, sweet, and fruity, this...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The first step out the door is the hardest, right? Well sometimes all the steps afterward can make staying on the healthy path impossible. Like spilling your kale, kiwi, banana smoothie on the floor. Keep reading to see more #fails - have these happened...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Plagued by anxiety night after night? Relying on over-the-counter meds? Just not getting the seven hours your body requires? If any of this sounds all too familiar, this breathing trick will help you get to bed sooner - no prescriptions required. The...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Looking for the perfect Super Bowl party snacks, but worried about the guilt that follows? Thankfully, dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, is here to offer eight different guilt-free snack ideas that will help you score major points...
From: FitSugar | By: Julie-Upton | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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While most CrossFit enthusiasts hope to someday graduate to the 24-inch box jump, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has been busy jumping nearly five feet. Seriously! Measuring in at a whopping 6 feet, 5 inches tall, the Wisconsin-born NFL player...
From: FitSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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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 | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Spice up your cardio and target belly fat with intervals! This treadmill plan is only 30 minutes, but playing with your speed increases the calories you burn after you jump off the treadmill. This boredom-busting run changes by the minute, ramping up...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi-May | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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It's impossible to check out the new movie Wild in theaters and not be inspired to hit the trail ASAP. But if you're a camping newbie, prepping your pack can be a bit of a struggle - if you've seen the film, just think about Cheryl trying to get Monster...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Even if you don't have tons of time to dedicate to a long workout, short rounds of exercise can add up over the course of a day. Here are five hacks for sneaking in extra exercise at home and the office. Don't (just) wait: In line for the bus or waiting...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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When you hit the 30-year mark, it not only means more candles on your birthday cake than someone in their 20s, but it majorly affects your workouts as well. Give a little nod or chuckle (or shed a little tear) if you can relate to these....
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Is it just us, or is Ellie Goulding totally killing the fitness game lately? First she took over a Barry's Bootcamp class to give members an unforgettable workout, and now she's partnering with Nike in a beautiful campaign that celebrates women's fitness....
From: FitSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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After a tough cardio session, taking the time for a cooldown helps regulate blood flow, prevent injury, and improve flexibility. Take a few minutes to move through these stretches and give a little love to your tired muscles. Cross-Legged Fold Source:...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Monday, January 26, 2015
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How to get your best sleep yet, thanks to our friends at Shape. It's time to rethink our idea of a healthy night's sleep. It's not about when, where, or even how much mattress time you get. In fact, obsessing over these factors can backfire, turning...
From: FitSugar | By: Shape | Monday, January 26, 2015
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If you always keep honey on hand at home, it might be time to revamp your habit and go raw. Raw honey isn't filtered, strained, or heated above natural hive temperatures, a process used in conventional honey production that can destroy the beneficial...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and was written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. As I'm sure you all have noticed, I love making homemade versions of things - whether it's a meal I've had out...
From: FitSugar | By: eatingbirdfood | Monday, January 26, 2015
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