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Post Workout Mistakes
Exercise is a crucial part of a healthy routine, but your post workout choices could be sabotaging your results. From not allowing enough time for recovery, to skimping on sleep, not eating enough protein, and more, we’ve compiled common mistakes you could be making. If you’re putting in the work, you might as well get your best results possible. Check
Cholesterol and Menopause: 9 Things Women Should Know | While high cholesterol is often caused by lifestyle habits like eating fatty food, not exercising, being overweight, smoking, and drinking alcohol, drops in estrogen during perimenopause and menopause can also cause an increase in LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol levels. Even if you have no history of high cholesterol, this can quickly change in you 40s and beyond. Click to learn all facts, plus tips to lower your levels.
Cholesterol and Menopause: 9 Things Women Should Know
Cholesterol and Menopause: 9 Things Women Should Know | While high cholesterol is often caused by lifestyle habits like eating fatty food, not exercising, being overweight, smoking, and drinking alcohol, drops in estrogen during perimenopause and menopause can also cause an increase in LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol levels. Even if you have no history of high cholesterol, this can quickly change in you 40s and beyond. Click to learn all facts, plus tips to lower your levels.
5 Effective Cold Plunge Alternatives | Cold plunges have taken over the wellness world, consistently trending on social media platforms due to their plethora of health benefits such as reducing inflammation, improving immunity, boosting your mood, increasing your metabolism, reducing stress, and improving sleep. But it's not for everyone! If the thought of climbing into an ice water bath intimidates you but you'd still like the reap the benefits, we're sharing 5 alternatives that work!
5 Effective Cold Plunge Alternatives
5 Effective Cold Plunge Alternatives | Cold plunges have taken over the wellness world, consistently trending on social media platforms due to their plethora of health benefits such as reducing inflammation, improving immunity, boosting your mood, increasing your metabolism, reducing stress, and improving sleep. But it's not for everyone! If the thought of climbing into an ice water bath intimidates you but you'd still like the reap the benefits, we're sharing 5 alternatives that work!
How to Lower Cortisol Levels | If you suspect you have high cortisol, this post is a great resource. We're explaining how cortisol works, what causes cortisol to spike, signs of chronic elevated cortisol levels, and natural treatment tips to help you figure out how to reduce cortisol for relief from insomnia, fatigue, weight gain, belly bloat, IBS, high blood pressure, etc. Learn the best exercise and workout plans for high cortisol, foods to eat and avoid, and more! Yoga, Adrenal Fatigue, Fitness, Nutrition, Lower Cortisol Levels, Reducing Cortisol Levels, Cortisol Levels, Hypothyroidism, Cortisol Reduction
How to Reduce Cortisol Levels Naturally: 9 Diet & Lifestyle Tips
How to Lower Cortisol Levels | If you suspect you have high cortisol, this post is a great resource. We're explaining how cortisol works, what causes cortisol to spike, signs of chronic elevated cortisol levels, and natural treatment tips to help you figure out how to reduce cortisol for relief from insomnia, fatigue, weight gain, belly bloat, IBS, high blood pressure, etc. Learn the best exercise and workout plans for high cortisol, foods to eat and avoid, and more!
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6 Soft Workouts for Women (and Why They Work)
6 Soft Workouts for Women (and Why They Work) | Ideal for beginners, active recovery days, and if you're coming back from an injury, soft workouts are less intense, low impact workouts that emphasize mindful practice and overall well-being while also improving balance, mobility, and flexibility. They are less dramatic than classic HIIT or tabata workouts, but you can still make them intense. Click for a list of soft exercises to add to your weekly workout routine for consistent results!
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5 Beginner Karate Workouts for Women
5 Beginner Karate Workouts for Women | Karate workouts are a great full-body fitness option for women who want to improve their balance, posture, flexibility, and strength while also learning self-defence moves. Through kicking and punching, this form of martial arts offers a full body workout while also getting your heart rate up and burning calories. Not sure how to get started? Click for our favorite at-home karate workouts for women that you can also do at the gym!
Embark on a transformative journey with Dr. Ana Maria's Plant Challenge! 🌱 Discover the power of plants in nourishing your body, mind, and soul. Join the movement towards a healthier, greener lifestyle today. Start your journey now! #PlantChallenge #HealthyLiving #Wellness Healthy Eating, Healthy Recipes, Health, Health Guide, Mindful Eating, Healthy Living, Wellness, Nutritious Meals
The Plant Challenge
Embark on a transformative journey with Dr. Ana Maria's Plant Challenge! 🌱 Discover the power of plants in nourishing your body, mind, and soul. Join the movement towards a healthier, greener lifestyle today. Start your journey now! #PlantChallenge #HealthyLiving #Wellness
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6 Soft Workouts for Women (and Why They Work)
6 Soft Workouts for Women (and Why They Work) | Ideal for beginners, active recovery days, and if you're coming back from an injury, soft workouts are less intense, low impact workouts that emphasize mindful practice and overall well-being while also improving balance, mobility, and flexibility. They are less dramatic than classic HIIT or tabata workouts, but you can still make them intense. Click for a list of soft exercises to add to your weekly workout routine for consistent results!
How to Dress to Look Thinner | Want to lose 10 pounds without exercising or dieting? Whether you’re plus size or just want to know how to dress for your body shape, these tips and ideas are for you! We’ll teach you what to wear, the importance of choosing clothes that fit, how to avoid cellulite on your legs, the best neckline, and everything you need to know about skirts, jeans, pants, patterns, and more! #lookthinner #dressthinner #looktaller #fashionhacks #beautyhacks #loseweight #flatbelly Skinny, How To Look Skinnier, 10 Pounds, Body Shapes, Fashion Tips For Women, How To Wear, Fitnes, Fit
How to Dress to Look Thinner: 23 Slimming Fashion Tips That Work!
How to Dress to Look Thinner | Want to lose 10 pounds without exercising or dieting? Whether you’re plus size or just want to know how to dress for your body shape, these tips and ideas are for you! We’ll teach you what to wear, the importance of choosing clothes that fit, how to avoid cellulite on your legs, the best neckline, and everything you need to know about skirts, jeans, pants, patterns, and more! #lookthinner #dressthinner #looktaller #fashionhacks #beautyhacks #loseweight #flatbelly
30/30/30 Morning Routine for Weight Loss | Weight loss / body composition goals all boil down to the quality of your habits. Creating a solid morning routine will help you stay accountable. The 30/30/30 routine is a great option -- it involves eating 30 grams of protein (builds lean muscle) within 30 minutes of waking up (boosts metabolism) followed by 30 minutes of low impact exercise (burns fat). Click for our best tips and ideas to create a 30/30/30 routine that works for you and your goals! Composition, Protein, Health Fitness, Ideas, Boost Metabolism
30/30/30 Morning Routine for Weight Loss
30/30/30 Morning Routine for Weight Loss | Weight loss / body composition goals all boil down to the quality of your habits. Creating a solid morning routine will help you stay accountable. The 30/30/30 routine is a great option -- it involves eating 30 grams of protein (builds lean muscle) within 30 minutes of waking up (boosts metabolism) followed by 30 minutes of low impact exercise (burns fat). Click for our best tips and ideas to create a 30/30/30 routine that works for you and your goals!
51 Motivating Atomic Habits Quotes | James Clear's "Atomic Habits" is popular in the personal development space, and for good reason! In our journey towards self-improvement, he argues that the focus shouldn't be on making huge life transformations. Instead, we should create systems that make good habits easier and bad habits more difficult. When we focus on getting 1% better everyday, these habits compound, leading to remarkable results. Click for the best James Clear quotes to inspire you!
51 Motivating Atomic Habits Quotes by James Clear
51 Motivating Atomic Habits Quotes | James Clear's "Atomic Habits" is popular in the personal development space, and for good reason! In our journey towards self-improvement, he argues that the focus shouldn't be on making huge life transformations. Instead, we should create systems that make good habits easier and bad habits more difficult. When we focus on getting 1% better everyday, these habits compound, leading to remarkable results. Click for the best James Clear quotes to inspire you!
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5 Beginner Karate Workouts for Women
5 Beginner Karate Workouts for Women | Karate workouts are a great full-body fitness option for women who want to improve their balance, posture, flexibility, and strength while also learning self-defence moves. Through kicking and punching, this form of martial arts offers a full body workout while also getting your heart rate up and burning calories. Not sure how to get started? Click for our favorite at-home karate workouts for women that you can also do at the gym!
How to Go Plant Based: 10 Tips for Beginners | If you are interested in trying a plant based diet but don't really know how to get stared, this post is for you. Plant based diets are known to help lower BMI, blood pressure, and cholesterol, and can also improve digestive health, reduce inflammation, and give your immune system a nice boost. Click for a list of plant based protein sources as well as tips for beginners to help make the transition easier and more sustainable. Nice, Plant Based Diet, Plant Based Diet Weight Loss, Plant Based Eating, Plant Based Diet Meal Plan
How to Go Plant Based: 10 Tips for Beginners
How to Go Plant Based: 10 Tips for Beginners | If you are interested in trying a plant based diet but don't really know how to get stared, this post is for you. Plant based diets are known to help lower BMI, blood pressure, and cholesterol, and can also improve digestive health, reduce inflammation, and give your immune system a nice boost. Click for a list of plant based protein sources as well as tips for beginners to help make the transition easier and more sustainable.
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7 Sore Muscle Relief Tips and Remedies that Work
7 Sore Muscle Relief Tips and Remedies that Work | While sore muscles come part and parcel with working out, it can be uncomfortable. And sometimes sore muscles have nothing to do with exercise -- it can be the result of sleeping wrong or pulling a muscle while bending over or lifting something heavy. Whatever the reason, there is hope. In this post, we're sharing our best tips for quick relief that lasts. From essential oils, to epsom bath soaks, to DIY salves, and more, this post is for you!
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7 Full Body Kickboxing Workouts for Women
7 Full Body Kickboxing Workouts for Women | Kickboxing is a form of martial art that combines moves from karate and boxing. It involves punching and kicking as well as footwork, and "cardio kickboxing" has been gaining popularity given all of the health benefits it offers -- improved heart health, balance, coordination, and bone health, stress reduction, and better self-esteem to name a few. In this post, we're sharing our fav at-home routines for women for a fun and effective cardio workout!
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7 Full Body Kickboxing Workouts for Women
7 Full Body Kickboxing Workouts for Women | Kickboxing is a form of martial art that combines moves from karate and boxing. It involves punching and kicking as well as footwork, and "cardio kickboxing" has been gaining popularity given all of the health benefits it offers -- improved heart health, balance, coordination, and bone health, stress reduction, and better self-esteem to name a few. In this post, we're sharing our fav at-home routines for women for a fun and effective cardio workout!
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7 Sore Muscle Relief Tips and Remedies that Work
7 Sore Muscle Relief Tips and Remedies that Work | While sore muscles come part and parcel with working out, it can be uncomfortable. And sometimes sore muscles have nothing to do with exercise -- it can be the result of sleeping wrong or pulling a muscle while bending over or lifting something heavy. Whatever the reason, there is hope. In this post, we're sharing our best tips for quick relief that lasts. From essential oils, to epsom bath soaks, to DIY salves, and more, this post is for you!
Fibromyalgia 101 | Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes pain and tenderness throughout the body. It’s accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues, and can cause tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. In this post, we share everything you need to know -- causes, symptoms, and lifestyle changes to help you cope. From exercise to massage therapy, cutting out caffeine and more, here are 6 tips and resources for people living with fibromyalgia. Cake, Jerry, Body, Pins, Pinterest, Chronic, Tips, Post
Fibromyalgia 101: 6 Tips and Resources to Help
Fibromyalgia 101 | Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes pain and tenderness throughout the body. It’s accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues, and can cause tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. In this post, we share everything you need to know -- causes, symptoms, and lifestyle changes to help you cope. From exercise to massage therapy, cutting out caffeine and more, here are 6 tips and resources for people living with fibromyalgia.
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Heart Rate Training Zones: 7 Tips for Maximum Results
Heart Rate Training Zones 101 | Heart rate training uses beats per minute (bpm) as a guide to hitting a certain workout intensity. This type of training involves keeping your heart rate within a certain range for a designated period of time. Training this way can help you improve your overall fitness, lose fat, build lean muscle, and increase your endurance and stamina. Click to learn how to calculate your heart rate zones, what they mean, and how to use HR training for fat loss.
Fibromyalgia 101 | Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes pain and tenderness throughout the body. It’s accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues, and can cause tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. In this post, we share everything you need to know -- causes, symptoms, and lifestyle changes to help you cope. From exercise to massage therapy, cutting out caffeine and more, here are 6 tips and resources for people living with fibromyalgia. Lower Abdomen, People Living, Trouble Sleeping, Massage Therapist, Lifestyle Changes, Regular Exercise, Massage Therapy
Fibromyalgia 101: 6 Tips and Resources to Help
Fibromyalgia 101 | Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes pain and tenderness throughout the body. It’s accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues, and can cause tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. In this post, we share everything you need to know -- causes, symptoms, and lifestyle changes to help you cope. From exercise to massage therapy, cutting out caffeine and more, here are 6 tips and resources for people living with fibromyalgia.
9 Motivating Fitness Goals that Aren't About Weight Loss | Physical exercise is about your body AND your mind. There are so many benefits of working out -- more energy, improved heart health, better mood, and more. Losing weight takes time, so it's not always the best motivator, but if you focus on the other benefits of regular exercise, you'll be more likely to stick with it. Setting non-scale victories to strive for is a great way to keep momentum going -- click for a list of goal ideas! Workout Challenge, Friends, 30 Day Fitness, Fitness Goals
9 Motivating Fitness Goals that Aren't About Weight Loss
9 Motivating Fitness Goals that Aren't About Weight Loss | Physical exercise is about your body AND your mind. There are so many benefits of working out -- more energy, improved heart health, better mood, and more. Losing weight takes time, so it's not always the best motivator, but if you focus on the other benefits of regular exercise, you'll be more likely to stick with it. Setting non-scale victories to strive for is a great way to keep momentum going -- click for a list of goal ideas!
9 Motivating Fitness Goals that Aren't About Weight Loss | Physical exercise is about your body AND your mind. There are so many benefits of working out -- more energy, improved heart health, better mood, and more. Losing weight takes time, so it's not always the best motivator, but if you focus on the other benefits of regular exercise, you'll be more likely to stick with it. Setting non-scale victories to strive for is a great way to keep momentum going -- click for a list of goal ideas! Weight Loss, Fit Board Workouts, Hiit Class, Physical Fitness
9 Motivating Fitness Goals that Aren't About Weight Loss
9 Motivating Fitness Goals that Aren't About Weight Loss | Physical exercise is about your body AND your mind. There are so many benefits of working out -- more energy, improved heart health, better mood, and more. Losing weight takes time, so it's not always the best motivator, but if you focus on the other benefits of regular exercise, you'll be more likely to stick with it. Setting non-scale victories to strive for is a great way to keep momentum going -- click for a list of goal ideas!
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Heart Rate Training Zones: 7 Tips for Maximum Results
Heart Rate Training Zones 101 | Heart rate training uses beats per minute (bpm) as a guide to hitting a certain workout intensity. This type of training involves keeping your heart rate within a certain range for a designated period of time. Training this way can help you improve your overall fitness, lose fat, build lean muscle, and increase your endurance and stamina. Click to learn how to calculate your heart rate zones, what they mean, and how to use HR training for fat loss.
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Heart Rate Training Zones: 7 Tips for Maximum Results
Heart Rate Training Zones 101 | Heart rate training uses beats per minute (bpm) as a guide to hitting a certain workout intensity. This type of training involves keeping your heart rate within a certain range for a designated period of time. Training this way can help you improve your overall fitness, lose fat, build lean muscle, and increase your endurance and stamina. Click to learn how to calculate your heart rate zones, what they mean, and how to use HR training for fat loss.
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7 Full Body Hotel Room Workouts to Help You Stay Fit
7 Full Body Hotel Room Workouts | If you're a frequent traveler trying to stay on top of your fitness goals, these full body workouts for small spaces are for you! We're sharing simple tips to help you stay active while travelling, portable fitness essentials to invest in, and our fav high intensity, low duration workouts you can stream for free. You can do these low impact, no noise, and no jumping exercises in your hotel room or at the hotel gym to burn calories and build muscle!
7 Best At Home Butt and Thigh Workouts | Are you looking to tighten and tone your lower body? We've compiled a list of 7 exercises that help you tone your glutes, inner & outer thighs, and calves. This list includes no-equipment workouts and exercises with dumbbells, kettlebells, resistance bands, & ankle weights. Whether you're a beginner or a crosstraining athlete, add these thigh slimming, booty sculpting exercises to your leg day workout plan and build a strong lower body you love! Abs, Exercise To Reduce Thighs, Lose Thigh Fat, Lower Body Workout, Reduce Thigh Fat, Buttocks Workout, Leg Day Workouts
7 Best At Home Butt and Thigh Workouts to Tighten Your Lower Body
7 Best At Home Butt and Thigh Workouts | Are you looking to tighten and tone your lower body? We've compiled a list of 7 exercises that help you tone your glutes, inner & outer thighs, and calves. This list includes no-equipment workouts and exercises with dumbbells, kettlebells, resistance bands, & ankle weights. Whether you're a beginner or a crosstraining athlete, add these thigh slimming, booty sculpting exercises to your leg day workout plan and build a strong lower body you love!
5 Physical Signs of Stress (and How to Cope with Them) | We all know that prolonged periods of stress can impact our emotional and mental health, but did you know it can also cause physical symptoms? From headaches, to digestive issues, to fatigue, and insomnia, chronic stress can spike our cortisol levels, leading to a host of uncomfortable symptoms that can impact our daily lives. Click to learn 5 common physical symptoms to watch for and 15 tips to help you cope. Physical Symptoms Of Stress, Coping With Stress, Stress Symptoms, Signs Of Stress, How To Relieve Stress, Chronic Stress, Mental And Emotional Health, Tension Headache
5 Physical Signs of Stress and How to Cope with Them
5 Physical Signs of Stress (and How to Cope with Them) | We all know that prolonged periods of stress can impact our emotional and mental health, but did you know it can also cause physical symptoms? From headaches, to digestive issues, to fatigue, and insomnia, chronic stress can spike our cortisol levels, leading to a host of uncomfortable symptoms that can impact our daily lives. Click to learn 5 common physical symptoms to watch for and 15 tips to help you cope.
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How to Manage Displaced Anger: 7 Tips that Help
How to Manage Displaced Anger: 7 Tips that Help | Everyone gets angry, but displaced anger can have longer lasting consequences on your mental health and relationships with others. Displaced anger occurs when you direct your rage at someone or something completely unrelated to the source of your anger, often resulting in feelings of shame and guilt. It is more common than you might think, and can have a ripple effect if it goes unmanaged. Click for our best anger management strategies to help!
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6 Full Body Dynamic Stretching Exercises to Warm-Up Your Body
6 Full Body Dynamic Stretching Exercises | While static stretches are a great way to cool your body down and increase your flexibility after physical activity, dynamic stretches should be done prior to your workout. These stretches are specifically designed to be part of your warm-up -- they improve your speed, agility, and acceleration, increase muscle temperature, decrease muscle stiffness, and improve range of motion. Click for 6 moves to warm up your upper body, lower body, back, and core!
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6 Full Body Dynamic Stretching Exercises to Warm-Up Your Body
6 Full Body Dynamic Stretching Exercises | While static stretches are a great way to cool your body down and increase your flexibility after physical activity, dynamic stretches should be done prior to your workout. These stretches are specifically designed to be part of your warm-up -- they improve your speed, agility, and acceleration, increase muscle temperature, decrease muscle stiffness, and improve range of motion. Click for 6 moves to warm up your upper body, lower body, back, and core!