Weight Loss

A smoothie has two jobs: to taste utterly delicious, and to fill you up with hunger-satiating nutrition. Look no further, because this right here is the ideal smoothie recipe. It follows the perfect weight-loss formula designed by registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke, RD, and Willow Jarosh, RD, of C&J Nutrition. Packed with protein, fiber, healthy fats,
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My weight-loss journey wasn’t one of those amazing stories like you see on The Biggest Loser where the pounds just melted off. Oh no. I spent years making the same mistakes over and over, which meant not losing a single pound. If you’re on the quest to lose weight, learn from my story on what
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When I started lifting weights regularly, it didn’t take long for the lower-body work to show up in my thighs and butt. My dedication to squats, deadlifts, and lunges was visibly paying off after a couple of months, but I couldn’t really say the same for my upper body. No matter how many dumbbell exercises
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With so many positive reports on how the keto diet has changed lives and bodies, it’s hard not to be convinced to try it out yourself. Though the high-fat, low-carb diet provides a wealth of benefits, from weight loss to improvement in energy, it’s not for everyone. According to Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, CNS, DC,
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Since we’re living in the age of enormous super-sized portions, bottomless this, and all-you-can-eat that, we’ve really lost sight of what an actual serving size is. And for those of us trying to lose or maintain our weight, we know we need to tone down our portion sizes, but what does that look like on
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Diet plays a huge role in reducing body fat percentage, and there are certain foods proven to target abdominal fat specifically. Ingredients such as whole grains and MUFAS (monounsaturated fatty acids) — think avocado, nuts, and seeds — help diminish visceral fat around your inner organs. Don’t forget about lean protein, especially fish like salmon,
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The machine might appear a bit intimidating at first, but surely if Kim Kardashian, Sofia Vergara, Michelle Obama, Vanessa Hudgens, Calvin Harris, and Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio can master it, the Lagree Fitness Method must be worth it, right?! Meet the Megaformer, the machine behind the innovative workout that is shaping bodies all over
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One of the most common mistakes marijuana newbies make is smoking or consuming more than they can handle. When you’re unsure of your limits, the golden rule is always to start low and slow. But with that being said, even the most seasoned stoners can get higher than they intend from time to time. Once
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Creamy, smooth, subtly sweet, and high in protein, this banana milkshake smoothie offers over 20 grams of protein, but it’s not made with protein powder or dairy products. Oh no! White beans are the star, so aside from protein and iron, you also get a ton of fiber. If you’re trying to lose weight, the
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As if pimples, emotional outbursts, cramps, exhaustion, and feeling bloated aren’t enough, the PMS demons have to throw uncomfortable back pain your way too. Lower back pain during your period, or primary dysmenorrhea, is caused by contractions in the uterus. Every month your body builds up a thick uterine lining (called endometrium) in preparation for
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Get ready to work your entire body in 30 minutes! In our Two-Week Tone-Up Plan, we figured it’s time to add some hand weights into the mix to help build lean muscle. So welcome to your first weighted workout; we suggest grabbing some medium-weight dumbbells, between five and 10 pounds, and some water! You’re going
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I’ve never been the type of lady who effortlessly has a six pack. In fact, I’m a little suspicious about the ones that do have a chiseled midsection. Still, after recently penning an open letter to my hidden abs (I know they’re in there somewhere), I had a moment of pause. If I were to
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The keto diet has been one of the most talked-about health trends in the past year. The low-carb, high-fat diet induces a state of ketosis in your body, creating ketones that burn fat instead of the glucose converted from carbohydrates. In other words, the keto (short for ketogenic) diet forces your body to burn fat
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Cauliflower pizza crust has been trendy for quite a while, so it was only a matter of time until something equally buzzy came along. Enter cauliflower gnocchi, one of the latest Trader Joe’s products that’s flying off shelves. When I first heard about this impasta — Get it? Like when zoodles try to be pasta?
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Image Source: Getty / Alberto E. Rodriguez and Courtest of David Kirsch Jennifer Lopez has the body of a 20-year-old at the age of 48. She is quite literally twice my age and in better shape than I will ever be. And I recently discovered how. Lopez’s trainer, David Kirsch, is an overtly intimidating bad-ass
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Are you ready to dedicate 30 minutes a day to self-care over the next two weeks? Are you looking to gain lean muscle, get stronger, and tone your entire body? Then we have a two-week tone-up plan for you. So why not start today with this printable bodyweight workout? For the first workout, we’re keeping
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There are millions of different exercises out there, but the tried-and-true classics are just that for good reason. Whether you’re feeling like you’re stuck in a rut or you just need some basic tips to get started in the strength-training game, we gathered several different weight-loss exercises for you to do. They’re all approved and
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You know you’re supposed to drink plenty of water — conventional wisdom says eight glasses (even though it’s more like 80 ounces, more if you’re active) — to boost your energy levels, keep your skin looking its best, and to better your overall health. The good news is, you can also get water from a
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It’s no secret that Kayla Itsines has the ability to transform women’s bodies. The BBG (Bikini Body Guide) program exploded in the fitness world and catapulted Itsines into international stardom (and Instagram fame). The PDF guides have been out for years, so when the SWEAT app launched (it encompasses BBG in addition to other workout
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The following recipe was originally published on The Herb Somm. There’s nothing better than adding soft, smooth butter to a recipe. The richness increases depth to the flavor and can bring delicious creaminess to a variety of foods. How about adding cannabis to that butter? Even better! Throughout The Herb Somm guides, we use many
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