Do Natural Weight Loss Shakes Really Make a Difference?

For those of you just beginning your weight loss journey, one of the easiest entry points is the weight loss shake. These drinks offer controlled calorie intake, little, if any prep time, and flavorful choices that don’t feel too much like “diet food.” However, despite the popularity of store-bought weight loss shakes, health experts have …

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Fitness Trackers and the Dawn of Personalized Fitness Plans

Just 10 years ago, if you wanted a personalized fitness plan, you had to make an appointment with a personal trainer, pay for an expensive gym membership, and continually text your friends to make sure you were all meeting up for that “fitness pact” you made together. Certainly, there is nothing wrong with that approach, …

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Juice Vs Smoothies: Which is Healthier?

When it comes to health drinks, there is a bit of confusion about juice versus smoothies. Both drinks essentially take fruits and vegetables, and one way or another turn them into liquid – but is there a huge difference between the two? Is one inherently more nutritious than the other? To help you decide whether …

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Simple Ways for Fitness Beginners to Stay Motivated

Looking through fitness magazines, or checking out health-centric websites, you are bound to come across pictures of people at the top of their game. Runners crossing finish lines, yogis holding challenging poses, or basketball players seeming to leap over their opponents. These fitness photos can spark two feelings: the thought that this type of exercise …

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18 Instagram Profiles for Summer Fitness Motivation

Instagram can be a fantastic place to pick up inspiration. Here’s our list of 18 instagram accounts you should be following for summer fitness motivation; @plankingforpizza Jess is all about body positivity, fitness, and a healthy relationship with food. You can see her weight loss (and muscle gain!) journey across her Instagram account, and she’s …

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The Benefits of Organic Vs. Non-Organic Green Tea

Thanks to recent investigative journalism, more people are now aware of the realities of tea plantations. Everything from harmful chemicals, to unsanitary tea fields, to unsafe working conditions has been exposed; sometimes even on plantations run by highly recognizable companies such as Twinings and Tetley. Naturally, consumers have become very concerned, wanting more information about …

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The Daily Challenges of Losing Weight with PCOS

Women who have been diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome may experience some very noticeable changes to their outward physical appearance. These can range from acne, to excess hair growth, to perhaps the most troublesome of all – weight gain. Unfortunately, there’s no magic pill to cure PCOS so instead, women living with this diagnosis may …

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6 Exercises for Stay-at-Home Moms

Whether you were a religious gym attendee or you simply took the occasional jog prior to your baby’s arrival, you’ll have probably realized that workouts become much more difficult to fit in once there are kids in the picture. Lots of moms are in the same boat. Thanks to the extra time and money required …

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How To Lose Weight After Pregnancy

We get it. If you see one more tabloid proclaiming that a celebrity mom lost her baby weight in eight weeks, you’re going to scream. Not only is that a completely unrealistic goal, it can also be hurtful to moms who are struggling with their new post-baby bodies. You have probably heard experts use the …

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The Future of Fitness Trackers

Think back to 2010 – what did fitness wearables look like just seven years ago? The pedometers or step counters that were available tended to be large, clunky, and rudimentary at best. People wanting to keep track of their fitness levels would clip a plastic monitor onto their belts or bra straps, and hope for …

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