Fitness

Hop on the ACV Train With This Protein-Packed Flat-Belly Smoothie

One ingredient all the experts hail as a supporting weight loss is apple cider vinegar, affectionately called ACV. But if your lips pucker at the thought of adding ACV to your water or doing shots (actually you shouldn't do these because the acidity ca...

Study Reveals Scary Link Between Daily Alcohol Intake and Risk of Breast Cancer

Screw apples; I live by the mantra "A glass of wine a day keeps the doctor (and the stress!) away." But some concerning scientific findings are making me (and many other women) rethink this way of life. Researchers have known for quite some time now ...

Do You Have to Worry About Getting Botulism at Your Next Barbecue?

After hearing the terrible news that one person has died and nine have been hospitalized with botulism after eating contaminated gas station nacho cheese sauce, we don't blame you for feeling worried for your own health. According to the Centers for ...

If Losing Weight Feels Like an Uphill Battle, You’ll Find Inspiration From This Before-and-After

May of 2016 year verses May of 2017. For me, in January of this year, something finally just clicked. I've never been a sedentary person, even at my heaviest but it certainly has slowed me down. Because there is so much I want to do and love to do,...

If Losing Weight Feels Like an Uphill Battle, You’ll Find Inspiration From This Before-and-After

May of 2016 year verses May of 2017. For me, in January of this year, something finally just clicked. I've never been a sedentary person, even at my heaviest but it certainly has slowed me down. Because there is so much I want to do and love to do,...

Holy Hell! This Running + Strength Workout Is Intense

There are weeks when all you have time for is a one-and-done workout. The kind of workout that leaves sweat dripping from every inch of your body and every muscle shaking. The kind of workout that takes less than an hour to finish, but feels like you ...

This Is What It’s Like to Run a Half Marathon – Through Disneyland

While most parts of my job get me pretty excited, I must say I was particularly freaking the f*ck out delighted when I got invited to the Tinker Bell Half Marathon at Disneyland - and that's putting it mildly. My Disney-loving, 5-year-old-at-heart sel...

Breyers Just Made All My Vegan Dreams Come True

I was hitting up the grocery store for, you know, the usual - kale, bananas, avocado, and rolled oats - and then I turned down the ice cream aisle, planning to stock up on eight a couple pints of dairy-free Ben & Jerry's, but I screamed out loud wh...

How 1 Simple Facebook Photo Motivated This Woman to Lose 80+ Pounds

It was a simple family photo that Cortland West's mom posted to Facebook that threw her weight struggles into focus for her. "When I finally looked at the picture, I was shocked. I honestly didn't recognize myself," Cortland said. And at 5'6" and 236 p...

You’ve Heard All About BBG From Kayla Itsines, but Does It Actually Work?

You've been following Kayla Itsines on Instagram for forever. You've seen the before and afters. But you're still wondering, can you have weight-loss success with BBG? Does this work for everyone? RelatedKayla Itsines's New "BBG Stronger" Is Live on S...

I Didn’t Eat Breakfast For 3 Months and This Is What Happened

My weight-loss journey has been a long one, with many mistakes along the way, including spooning peanut butter from the jar and eating too much during half-marathon training. Even after years of religiously exercising and eating right and not reaching ...

This Before-and-After Proves Weight Isn’t What You Need to Lose This Summer

BREAKING NEWS: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO LOSE WEIGHT TO BE WORTHY OF WEARING A BIKINI THIS SUMMER. · I know that goes against every 'Get Beach Body Ready!' message you're seeing right now. Trust me, I used to believe those messages too. I used to spend every single summer starving and sweating to get the body on the left, telling myself that I was only allowed to be seen in swimwear once I'd hit that goal weight (and even once I did, it still wasn't enough). Not once did I ever hear the message that you don't have to shrink your body to deserve a summer in the sunshine. · Which is why I'm telling you now, so that you know the truth: you do not have to lose weight to be worthy of wearing a bikini. · This year I didn't set a goal weight to hit before my holiday. And I didn'...

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