How Issa Rae Stopped Being a “Big Excuse Person” and Improved Her Health

Issa Rae is a pretty busy woman, but with all of the activities packing out her schedule these days (including her upcoming appearance at POPSUGAR Play/Ground this June), the Insecure […]

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If You’re Working Out Twice a Day, This Is What a Trainer Wants You to Know

As soon as people find out that I’m a trainer, they decide it’s time to play 21 questions. I get asked a variety of things, like what I eat, how […]

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Why Getting Rid of Belly Fat Shouldn’t Be Your Motivation For Exercising and Eating Healthy

Weight fluctuates. Our bodies are not made to fit the forms of department store mannequins, and it’s physically and mentally draining to live as though they are. As important as […]

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Here’s How Sleep Helps You Lose Weight – and How Many Calories the Zzz’s Alone Burn

Whenever you approach a new weight-loss plan, the first things that likely come to mind are diet and exercise. While those two are certainly key to achieving results, there’s another […]

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Tired of Getting UTIs? Gynos Say This Drink Can Help – and It’s Not Cranberry Juice

In today’s round of scientific fact or common misconception, we have a classic: using cranberry juice to prevent or cure UTIs. If you’ve ever had a UTI, chances are you’ve […]

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Can Those Hot 1 Day, Cold the Next Office Temps Make You and Your Coworkers Sick?

You know the struggle, never knowing which extreme your office will be from one day to the next – it’s either burning hot or freezing cold, with seemingly no in-between. […]

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Personal Trainers Say This Is the Key to Building Muscle and Getting Stronger

We can’t tout the benefits of strength training enough: it can help you burn calories, build lean muscle, get stronger, boost metabolism, lose weight, and even sleep better. And while […]

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Think About All the People Who’ve Touched Your Avocado (Eww!), Then Follow This Expert Advice

Now that I know that amazing storage hack for keeping avocados from turning brown, I recently stocked up on at least eight (my family is obsessed!), especially since avocados were […]

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Video: Demi Lovato Is Sorry (Not Sorry) About Punching Out Her Trainer’s Tooth

Demi Lovato is such a freaking badass. After knocking out THE Sylvester Stallone in the boxing ring, Lovato has proved she knows how to throw a punch. And, in an […]

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Train Like an Athlete and Strengthen Your Core With This Powerful, Full-Body Exercise

In my opinion, two things all great athletic training programs focus on are core strength and power. Don’t get me wrong: there’s much more that goes into training and being […]

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