Why Yoga Is Here to Stay

- - Yoga

It seems as though every other time you log into your social media accounts, there is a new trend. Whether it is jeggings, ombre hair-dos, or a new exercise class, every one you know somehow got the memo at the same exact time. Unless you are in another country where...


10 Ways to Take The Work out of Workout

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Some of you workout because you enjoy it. Others do it because it’s what the doctor ordered, but for most of you it’s just flat out work and you either choose not to do it, or are very hesitant. If you would rather scrub a toilet then hit the gym,...


Just How Much Exercise Do You Really Need?

- - Fitness

30 minutes a day... 15 minutes of all-out activity... less is more... an hour and a half of cardio... what is the right answer?! There is so much information out there recommending and prescribing various forms and durations of exercise. It can be hard to figure out just how much...


The 7 True Traditional Types of Yoga

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When we think of Yoga, we probably think of mats, downward-facing dogs and stretching. What if I told you that is only a tiny fraction of the very vast world of Yoga? The Yoga we know and love is called Hatha Yoga. Within it there are several sub-categories of Yoga...


Herbal Tea Remedies

- - Nutrition

Herbal tea remedies have been used in many different cultures as a natural cure for sickness. Just remember that natural doesn't always mean safe. Chemicals are present even in nature, and that's exactly what makes a herbal tea work to change your mood or ease your pain. The benefit...


12 Reasons Why Hiking is Healthy

- - Fitness

Hiking is a healthy hobby with a view. If you haven’t gone for a hike yet, now is the time; all you need is a good pair of hiking boots, a backpack and an awesome sense of adventure. We spend way too much time indoors, missing out on the magnificent world...


7 Yoga Poses to Improve Posture

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The best way to lean out quickly is to stand tall and strong. Here are 7 yoga poses that can lengthen and strengthen your stance. An easy way to complement an expensive outfit is to project a confident posture when posing. However, with all of the technical gadgets that rock...


To Eat Or Not To Eat Before Bed

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Is eating before bed good or bad? Is there a specific time to stop eating? Will eating before bed prevent fat loss? This article is aimed to provide information on whether or not it is a good idea to eat before bed if weight loss is the goal. Keep in...


Snacking on This? Try This Instead.

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Snacking throughout the day can be beneficial or detrimental to your weight loss attempts and your overall health. Eating small meals or snacks throughout the day helps keep your metabolism working, and produces energy for your body to continue running efficiently. However, if your snacking lacks portion control and...


Full Body Stretch Routine

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Nothing like a good stretch to loosen up the stress load of any day. Below you will find a lengthy list, pun intended, of stretches to try from foot to head. Feet Use a golf ball or tennis ball to roll under the sole of each foot. Applying appropriate pressure helps to...


10 Easy Ways to Drink More Water

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It’s time you started drinking more, and we don't mean those drinks with little umbrellas in them, although in the right circumstances those are great too! Rather, we're talking about the energizing, refreshing, detoxifying substance which comprises most of you - yes water! We all know how good water is for...


6 Reasons to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

- - Mind

The comparison game is something we all play. We look at fitness models on the cover of magazines. We see Instagram posts of healthy dinners that someone made. We compare our arms to the girl next to us at the dumbbell rack. We get jealous. Our self-esteem receives another lowering...


10 Surprising Benefits of Drinking Hot Water

- - Nutrition

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! We all know that drinking water is good for our health, but what about hot water? If that idea doesn't exactly fill you with joy (especially during the Summer), you're not alone, but it turns out that it could actually be pretty good for you. To quench their...


11 Fun Fitness Challenges You Have To Try

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Fitness challenges are a great way to motivate you to get moving while having fun, getting to know new people, raising awareness for a great cause, or simply trying something new! Obstacle and themed races are all the rage currently, so there is no shortage of fun. There are various...


Staying Healthy During Your Summer Vacation

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After that never ending winter season, it seemed as though summer was going to be bypassed and we were headed straight to fall. But alas, summer has greeted us with its long, sunny days and warm nights. For many of us, summer time also means family vacations. The best thing...


3 Exercise Habits That Cause Bloating

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We all know that exercise is incredibly good for you, and for so many reasons, but did you also know that it can also bring relief to a myriad of stomach issues and reduce the frequency of tummy aches? So why is it that often after a gruelling workout session,...


10 Things Highly Confident People Never Do

- - Mind

Let's face it: no one can be confident all the time. Even super confident people sometimes don't feel that confident in some situations, and like everyone else, they come with their own set of flaws. We all experience challenges but there is one thing that prevents certain people from falling...


Green Tea vs. Coffee: Which is Better?

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Coffee or green tea, that is the question. At least for some of us. For many people coffee reigns supreme as the beverage of choice (especially first thing in the morning) but that was before that little upstart green tea arrived on the scene. Green tea, even the name sounds...