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It seems like diet sabotage is everywhere you look this season. But it's not just about sugary office treats and endless holiday party spreads; some of the most common Winter foods actually help, not hurt, your waistline. Want to know which ones? Read...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta Shy | Monday, December 5, 2016
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We've all see-sawed between depriving ourselves and binging on the food we crave, usually because we crave things that we know we should avoid. According to Annemarie Colbin, PhD, founder of the Natural Gourmet Institute and prominent author and lecturer...
From: FitSugar | By: Anna Monette Roberts | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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You gotta love lazy weekend mornings, making homemade pancakes topped with fresh fruit and maple syrup, but what a mess! Getting out all the ingredients and having to put everything away isn't how you want to start your day. But if you always had a healthy...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Monday, December 5, 2016
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It's clementine time, and although snacking on a couple juicy clementines is the absolute best way to enjoy them, this creamy smoothie is a close second. Light, sweet, and dairy-free, it tastes like joy in a jar. Plus, if you're watching your weight,...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Ann-Marie Alcantara Hi there! We're Dominique and Ann-Marie (POPSUGAR Fitness and Tech editors), and we just spent the past few weeks testing out the new Nike+ Apple Watch. We've both got unique perspectives on what...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Even though full hips and thighs are a beautiful thing, many a woman has looked begrudgingly at her legs in the mirror. Unfortunately there's no one exercise or food that does the trick - spot reducing fat doesn't work - but keep reading to find out...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Monday, December 5, 2016
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It can be frustrating to feel like you are logging hours in the gym without seeing the efforts manifest on your body. What gives? You may be doing it wrong, says fitness trainer and healthy chef Katy Clark, a former contestant on Food Network Star. She...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta Shy | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Anxiety sucks, and while there's no outright cure, there are so many ways to help mitigate its crippling effects. Aside from necessary therapy and possible medication (depending on the case), there are tools, products, and natural supplements that can...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Get ready to jump the calories away with this plyometric circuit that combines bodyweight exercises with power moves. We've added some weightlifting to round it all out. Print this poster, head to the gym, and get your sweat on!...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi May | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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"Is it fat shaming if you know you're not fat and have zero shame in your game? I don't think so." If that's not a mic-drop moment from Amy Schumer, we don't know what is. Very very honored to be nominated for 2 Grammys and to be considered to play an...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Don't be that person bringing a store-bought crudité sampler to the party. Instead, impress your hostess (or guests) with pretty dips, salad skewers, artfully arranged platters, and small bites that are light in calories, but big in flavor. Who said...
From: FitSugar | By: Kelli Acciardo | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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A wild and whimsical baby shower - Pretty My Party This shower is a must for Oreo-lovers - Today's the Best Day Twice the baby means twice the fun! - Pillow Thought Give the perfect shower gift every time with this expert list - Glam Hungry Mom Set sail...
From: BuzzSugar | By: Coady Demuri | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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If your schedule is feeling tight, don't skip your workout. We have made a quick calorie-burning workout just for you. In only 20 minutes, you can burn up to 200 calories. So grab a set of five-pound dumbbells if you have them, press play, and work it....
From: FitSugar | By: Anna Renderer | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Your busy schedule hardly allows for time to exercise, so when you steal away for an hour, you want to make that workout count. If a toned physique is your goal, here are essential strength-training tips for quickly achieving the sculpted muscles you...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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What you regularly choose for breakfast could make or break your weight-loss results. If you're on a mission to shed a few pounds, look to these 22 recipes for help. They're all high in protein, fiber, and other essential nutrients that will keep you...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie Fuhr | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Calling all beginner runners! If lacing up your sneaks is one of your New Year's resolutions, this workout is a must! Since it mixes walking with jogging, it's the perfect way to ease your body into it. This 60-minute walk-jog workout alternates between...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Our annual LIVE Holiday Gift Guide show was full of picture-perfect goodies for everyone on your holiday shopping list - from your fitness-loving friend to your makeup-obsessed mom. If you missed the live show, don't fret! We have you covered with all...
From: LilSugar | By: Shannon Murphy | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Take your side plank to the next level with this effective variation. Holding the elbow side plank is a challenge, but by lifting your pelvis up and down you work your abs and arms in a whole new way. This exercise really targets the obliques to define...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi May | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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New Year's resolutions don't have to feel overwhelming and impossible! Here are 30 easy changes you can make this year that won't take much effort, but will make you feel healthier and happier....
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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We can always count on Jillian Michaels to brighten up our day (and honestly, our lives) with her uplifting fitness mantras and need-a-towel-ASAP workouts, but now, she's sharing a personal story that can speak to anyone who's ever been overwhelmed or...
From: FitSugar | By: Perri Konecky | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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For the sixth year in a row, we're bringing our holiday gift guides to life with our 2016 LIVE Holiday Gift Guide show! Watch as our editors and celebrity guests show off their holiday gift picks for the season and give away insanely amazing prizes....
From: LilSugar | By: Brandi Milloy | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Foam rollers are great for massaging tight and sore muscles, but did you know they make for a killer ab workout? Watch this short video to learn 10 flat-belly moves from alignment specialist Lauren Roxburgh. Then grab your roller and work your abs! On...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi May | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Whether you're cutting back on carbs, looking to lose weight, or trying to incorporate more fresh foods into your life, salads are essential. But there's nothing worse than putting together a beautiful salad for lunch or dinner and still wanting more...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie Fuhr | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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If you can barely do a handful of push-ups, you'll be floored to see this amazing clip. Ellen Degeneres climbed on the back of This Is Us star Milo Ventimiglia, and he proceeded to effortlessly perform nine push-ups and looked like he could keep going!...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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From your first class to your 100th, Downward Facing Dog is probably the pose you do most often. That's why it's important to do the pose correctly: not only to avoid injury, but also to make it as comfortable and effective as possible. Here are four...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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It's that time of year when illness spreads like jam on toast. Have you been hit by a stomach virus? Or maybe it was food poisoning? It's good to know which it is, so you know whether or not you are contagious or if other people shouldn't eat the mystery...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Love it or hate it, a major plus to sweating it out on the elliptical is that you can work your body in a variety of ways using this machine. Pedaling forward works your quads, while going backward targets the hamstrings and butt. Pushing the handles...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi May | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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You can get your heart rate up in the comfort of your own home. Skip the gym and the cardio machines for this short, fun, and challenging cardio workout. We think you'll love it! And your arms and legs will feel worked, too. Equipment wise, you will...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi May | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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This 20-minute body-sculpting workout helps get Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio runway ready. Created by Alessandra's trainer Heather Dorak, founder of Pilates Platinum, the workout is loaded with moves to work multiple body parts at once,...
From: FitSugar | By: Anna Renderer | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Banana with peanut butter is always a delicious snack, and while we'd never want to mess with this perfect combination, it's fun to mix it up a little. And this salty-sweet treat is only 114 calories. Swapping out the PB for almond butter makes this...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Besides being delicious on its own, roast chicken is the meal that keeps on giving, making it a perfect dish during the busy holiday season. While generally considered the main attraction of a dinner spread, roast chicken should also be your go-to when...
From: FitSugar | By: Michele Foley | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Have you been dreaming about working out to Christmas music? Well, dream no longer, because it's reality: here are 14 upbeat, pop-powered, ultrafestive songs that'll get you through a run, cardio session, or some weightlifting. And yes, we obviously...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Relive your best fitness memories of 2016 . . . with songs, of course! Do you remember your hot power yoga class set to the tune of Sia's "Cheap Thrills"? Or The Fitness Marshall's choreography to "Work From Home"? Maybe you had your best run ever while...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Mixing the flavors of peppermint and chocolate is one of our favorite ways to celebrate the holiday season. We've made the popular drink vegan and saved some calories along the way. Watch this video to learn how to whip up your own mocha. Enjoy! Related:Our...
From: FitSugar | By: Susi May | Monday, December 5, 2016
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There's nothing worse than getting excited about a recipe and seeing a laundry list of ingredients you don't have on hand - especially when it comes to breakfast! Keep breakfast simple with these sweet and savory breakfasts that all clock in at five...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie Fuhr | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Get on the floor and try this stretch that targets tight shoulders and increases side-to-side mobility in your lower back. Admittedly, it looks very pretzel-like, even tortuous, but we promise that it feels amazing. There are three stretches in this...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Monday, December 5, 2016
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So what if it's been a while, and you've taking a break from running? You're finally inspired to lace up your sneaks and go! A few minutes into it, you start to experience an itchy sensation all over your legs, and it's so overwhelming that you have...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny Sugar | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Winter is the unofficial soup season, I think we can all agree to that. It's bitterly cold, gets dark out by 5 p.m., and typically nothing sounds better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of something warm and comforting, like soup. Whether it's...
From: FitSugar | By: Rachel Fendel | Monday, December 5, 2016
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If you're a Disney fanatic and looking for a new fitness challenge, then boy do we have something special for you today: The Disney Princess Workout Challenge. Related:33 Pieces of Disney Workout Gear That'll Get You Pumped . . . Princess Style These...
From: FitSugar | By: Dominique Astorino | Monday, December 5, 2016
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