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3 Ways to Eat Clean for Optimal Health

Summer entails not just sunshine and opportunities for travel, but plenty of occasions to indulge in some of our favorite foods. But as the season’s sunshine helps smash the blues, a cleanse or detox just in time for quality summer fun can chase away the sluggishness that often slows down our bodies after a long winter. Eating clean […]

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How Journaling Can Improve Your Life

Between pimply, youthful dreams, pages plastered with Lisa Frank stickers and all that blue-penned angst, notebooks have a teenager-y sort of stigma. But “journaling” (as we refer to it in the post-puberty stages), is the next big trend this year following coloring books. The tradition of healthy reflections dates far back with some of the earliest […]

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7 Must-Have Foods for Flat Abs

It’s that time of the year again when being fit seems to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. After a few months of paying a little less attention, suddenly we all become obsessed with how flat our abs are again. It’s only natural that as the weather gets hotter and less clothes are necessary […]

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7 Recipes to Make for Hamburger Month

It seems that the food holiday business is preparing us for grilling and outdoor eating season a little early. Because while it’s only just now getting nice enough outside to do such things, May is officially known as National Hamburger Month. There are so many different ways — both inside and out — to make […]

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7 Sweet and Savory Ways to Dress up Your Oatmeal

Let’s make oatmeal better. For how popular and versatile it is, oatmeal doesn’t seem to live up to its potential, often falling into the category of foods we eat because we know they’re good for us. But it can totally fall into a more favorable (and flavorful) category with just a few little tweaks to […]

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6 Essential Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Healthy living is often associated with expense more frequently than it should be for how important it is to daily life. From niche fitness boutiques to quick service health-focused restaurants to the food that you buy in your grocery store, it’s easy to feel like having a healthy lifestyle is out of reach if you […]

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Why You Should Warm-Up Before You Run

Us runners tend to be an impatient bunch. We have lots of things that we want to happen and we want them to happen now. Things like wishing the humidity would get lost, for that race to be here now, for our pace to get quicker, or for the distances we can manage just to […]

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Why You Should Eat Ginger Everyday

There are certain flavors that pop up around this time of year, are unavoidably popular, and then mostly disappear; not to be seen or heard from again for the next 9ish months. First it’s apple, then pumpkin swoops into the spotlight, and soon enough it will be the “holiday spices” turn. You know, the perfectly […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Running (Without Freaking Out)

Coping with the demands of family, work life, school and social activities can often create difficulty when setting aside time or finding motivation to start a new fitness regimen. Today many are integrating a running routine into their lifestyle in hopes to aid just about every part of their health with physical and mental benefits that […]

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Have You Tried Chia Yet?

Everyone and their mother have talking about chia seeds lately, and with good reason.  Hailed as the one of the hottest and most super of all foods, chia seeds are actually quite ancient. The nutrient rich seeds were widely used in Aztec and Mayan cultures for the energy they provided. In fact, the word chia means […]

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How To Makeover Your Salad

Greens are a necessary part of a healthy diet and salads are the way many of us end up eating them. Thinking about the connotation that the word “salad” has (are you grimacing?)—eating them this way is probably more out of convenience than out of want. When I started changing the way I ate a […]

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7 Reasons You Should Try Yoga This Year

The start of the year is a popular time for many of us to try and begin life changes, especially ones involving health. Whether it’s feeling over fed and under exercised after the holidays, the illusion of a fresh start from the new year, or a combination of both, healthy living gets a lot of […]

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Living Better Overhaul: How to Finally Make This Year Your Healthiest

Admit it: when you said that you were “going to get healthy” in the New Year, you probably pictured yourself at the gym everyday or drinking kale smoothies for each meal. It sure sounds like what we all imagine to be the optimal path for healthiness. After all, consistent exercise and dieting would probably make just […]

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