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Self care: what it really is & why you need it

“Just do some self care!” is advice you might hear a lot, but we would never give – and here’s why. There are so many misconceptions about self care. In the US, we so often glorify busy-ness and it can be hard to fit in something we perceive as self-indulgent to that schedule. Self care…
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How to Increase Motivation When You’re in a Slump

Before Bruno Mars became a fixture of every wedding playlist ever, he wrote the Lazy Song—a chart-topping ode to just chillin’. In this reggae-infused track, your mother-in-law’s favorite singer proudly proclaims, “Today I don’t feel like doing anything, I just wanna lay in my bed.” How often have you felt like that? It’s such a…
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Why Following Your Passion Is Not Enough to Become Successful

Did you know that Vincent Van Gogh never made it big in his lifetime? Despite a prolific passion for painting and producing over 900 paintings in 10 years, he only ever sold one in his lifetime for 400 Francs, 7 months before his death in 1890. Jump forward 100 years, and his painting Portrait of…
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What is Project Time Management (And Tips to Improve it)

Project time management, as the name itself explains, is another version of time management. It is the scheduling of time for effective outputs but with the specific aim of successful results in a project. The importance and value of time are well-known. The real deal is using this time to complete your projects and professional…
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This Stunning Ice Dance to “Hallelujah” Just Won Our Hearts – and a Gold Medal

Like most other sports, figure skating was put on pause back in March. Now the circuit is officially back for the 2020-2021 season, and while things might look a little different – the stands are full of cardboard cutouts, the applause is recorded, and the field was smaller than usual due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions…
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Trump Blames the COVID-19 Spike on Increased Testing – but the Numbers Prove He’s Wrong

The US is headed straight for its third COVID-19 spike, but according to President Donald Trump, it’s nothing to be concerned about. He has repeatedly made the claim that there’s a simple reason behind the surge. “Cases up because we TEST, TEST, TEST,” he tweeted on Oct. 26, dismissing any argument to the contrary as…
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Channel Your Inner Flower Child With This ’60s-Inspired Yoga Flow

Halloween is just around the corner, and Obè Fitness wants to help you celebrate. This week, the at-home workout app kicked off its special holiday programming with its Time Warp series of decade-themed classes. Each class is inspired by a different decade and incorporates a different kind of exercise. Certified yoga instructor Beth Cooke teaches…
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Yikes! These Dangerous DIY TikTok Hacks Can Seriously Damage Your Teeth

Many people turn to TikTok to stay up to date on the latest trends, from home improvement hacks to makeup tips. It can even be a resource for wellness and oral hygiene advice. But, there are also plenty of dangerous fads that go viral on social media with little transparency about the harmful effects. The…
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Don’t Let the Cold Weather Stop You This Season – I Vouch For This Running Jacket

Shopping for cold-weather running gear takes a bit of research. Finding the right pieces – and figuring out how to layer them appropriately – are specific to your outdoor conditions. You don’t want to put on too much that you overheat; the general rule is to dress for 10 degrees warmer than it actually is.…
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Cupping Isn’t Just For Muscle Pain – It’s Used For Gut and Digestive Health, Too

During my first cupping consultation, the acupuncturist pulled out a set of small glass spheres and claimed that suctioning them to my skin over certain acupuncture points would help temper my lower-back pain and anxiety. And let’s just say I blissfully floated the whole way home covered in holistic hickies. At the time, she listed…
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You Can Bet I’m Only Eating Fall-Inspired Dairy-Free Ice Cream Until It Snows

I’m making up for the lack of Halloween happy hours and costume parties this year by stocking my freezer with fall-inspired dairy-free ice creams – I figure they’ll pair perfectly with spooky-movie marathons. You won’t be surprised to see pumpkin made this list – it’s a rite of passage – but, the autumnal classic isn’t…
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Meditation Could Help Support Your Gut Health – Here’s What You Need to Know

When my stress levels peak, that frazzled feeling of anxiety tends to come along with physical side effects. Headaches, insomnia, and breakouts are the three I’m most familiar with, but recently, I’ve felt like my worries have thrown my digestive system out of whack, too. Looking for relief for my heartburn and nausea, I kept…
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If Everyone Wore a Mask, It Could Save 130,000 Lives This Winter, an Analysis Suggests

For many, mask-wearing has become a part of everyday life during the COVID-19 pandemic, as communities work to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Now, research suggests that this simple action, if adopted universally, could have an even greater impact than you might think – saving thousands of lives in just the next few…
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Here’s What the “Fittest Woman on Earth” Eats in a Day (Spoiler: It’s a LOT of Carbs!)

Tia-Clair Toomey has won the CrossFit Games for her fourth year in a row, and with the title of the “Fittest Woman on Earth,” aren’t you curious to know what she eats to fuel her workouts? In this video she shows us exactly what she eats in a day, and includes the macros for each…
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It’s Pitch Black Outside at 5:30 A.M. – Here’s How I Stay Motivated to Run When It’s Dark

I crave my early-morning runs to get the head-clearing exercise and alone time I need for my mental health. The only roadblock is that the sun is rising later and later, and now it’s pitch black when I go on my runs. For a couple weeks, I cursed the dark, gave up those runs, and…
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Not Sure How to Train? Follow Along to This Trainer’s Strengthening Bodyweight Workout Plan

Having a workout plan to follow along to makes life so much easier, because you don’t have to worry about coming up with a last-minute workout, your days are already planned out, and all you have to do is show up and get to work. If you’re new to resistance training or you’ve taken some…
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Don’t Come at Lizzo With Those “Brave” Comments, ‘Cause She’ll Have None of That, Thanks

Grab a pen and paper and take a seat, dear reader, because Lizzo is getting real. Over the weekend, David Letterman’s third season of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction dropped on Netflix and featured interviews with Kim Kardashian, Dave Chappelle, Robert Downey Jr., and Lizzo. It’s a strange concept, an interview in a celebrity’s…
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Get Your Time Warp Ready With This 20-Minute Rocky Horror HIIT Dance Workout Video

Nothing screams Halloween like The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and we’re so excited that Emily Thorne, otherwise known as Emkfit, shared a HIIT workout full of dance moves set to music from the iconic musical-comedy horror film. The Canfitpro-certified personal trainer chose some truly legendary songs: “Dammit Janet,” “Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me,” “Hot Patootie…
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Tia-Clair Toomey Diet and Workout Plan

The Tia-Clair Toomey diet is an athletic meal plan made to fuel the body. Tia-Clair has tried many different meal The post Tia-Clair Toomey Diet and Workout Plan appeared first on Protein Teacher.

DAY IN THE LIFE VLOG! It’s my PUPS BDAY MOTHER PUPPERS

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From Pies to Muffins to Smoothies, These Vegan Pumpkin Recipes Are Packed With Protein

If fall makes you want to get in the kitchen, try these protein-packed vegan recipes bursting with pumpkin spice flavor. Many of them use canned pumpkin puree to add fiber, but they also incorporate protein powder, whole grains, nuts, and seeds to increase the satiating protein. From pies to smoothies to cookies to oatmeal, you’ll…
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We Want to Make This No-Fuss 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter and Chocolate Slice Every Single Day

@julzwihongi Lazy vegan PB & banana slice 🍌🍫 #fyp #vegan #newzealand #veganbaking ♬ original sound – Julz 🦋 With ingredients you probably already have at home, you can make a decadent, perfectly sweet, and healthy vegan tray bake in under 25 minutes. Thanks to TikTok user @julzwihongi, we now have a recipe for a perfect…
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TARGET YOUR LOWER BODY! Sculpt stubborn areas + INNER THIGHS

Target your booty, thighs and calves with these 10 Min Lower Body Workout! All the grit that you need to complete these workouts is right there as soon as you press play 👊🏻 Start getting results right now! Grab your weekly workout schedule from me, just add your email here and get a free 30…
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I’ve Tried Working Out in 8 Brands of Masks, and Carve Masks Are My Fave – They Only Cost $8!

Ever since I started wearing masks back in March, I’ve been trying out different brands to find the perfect fit. I’ve probably tried eight or more and have finally found a mask I love for both casual wearing and working out. These face masks by Carve Designs ($8) are made with their signature swimwear fabric,…
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After Johnson & Johnson Paused Trials on Its COVID-19 Vaccine, Research Will Resume

Update, Oct. 26: Johnson & Johnson is planning on resuming its large-scale Phase 3 “Ensemble” human trial that began in September and was paused in mid-October. According to The Washington Post, a man who received a vaccination during the trial suffered a stroke that could have been triggered by an infection, but after an investigation,…
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Wearing a Face Mask Could Be Irritating Your Eyes, but These Expert Tips Can Help

It goes without saying that wearing a face mask is the simplest step we can take to help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). When I first began experiencing breakouts and foggy glasses from wearing a mask, I thought that would be the only downside. But according to Shanika Esparaz, MD, a board-certified…
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From “Boombayah” to “Ice Cream,” These Blackpink Workouts Are Too Freaking Good

We waited two long years for a Blackpink comeback, and now that it’s here, I personally refuse to listen to anything else. That goes double for any time I’m working out, because Blackpink have some of the best workout songs out there, no matter what kind of exercise you’re doing. “Kill This Love” makes me…
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This $30 Balance Board Allows Me to Strengthen My Core While Watching TV

If you want to strengthen your core, improve your balance, and work out from home – all in front of a good TV show – look no further than the Gradient Fitness Wobble Board ($30). I’ve had this piece of exercise equipment for the past two years, and it remains one of my favorites because…
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How Effective Are Blue Light Glasses in Combatting Headaches? Experts Weigh In

Screens are pretty much unavoidable these days. We rely on them to work, read the news, watch TV, stay in touch with friends and family, and even order food. But with their added convenience also comes some drawbacks, such as screen-related eye strain and headaches. Blue light glasses have emerged as a possible solution to…
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What Happen When Pre-Teens Get Their Hands on Social Media with Penelope Gonzalez

What Happen When Pre-Teens Get Their Hands on Social Media with Penelope Gonzalez What happens when pre-teens get their hands on smart phones and social media? Insecurity, Anxiety, Comparison, depression, addiction and even lying can start to spin out of their control. This may be one of the hardest interviews I have ever done. In…
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