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  • December 14, 2018 Health

    A Conversation with On Being Human‘s Jennifer Pastiloff

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    Jennifer Pastiloff is a writer, yoga instructor, workshop leader and soon-to-be published author of On Being Human (available for pre-order now, out June 2019). If you’re thinking, “she sounds so L.A.,” then we’re here to put those assumptions to rest. While yes, Pastiloff is a proud California resident, the triple threat may be unlike any…

  • December 11, 2018 Health

    10 Easy Hacks to Help You Stay Fit This Holiday Season

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    When it comes to the holiday season, nothing seems quite as stressful as flight delays, holiday shopping and wintery weather. But while holiday travel is inevitably always worth it, sticking to a healthy diet and maintaining your workouts can sometimes feel even more stressful. To stay both sane and fit this holiday travel season, try…

  • December 8, 2018 Health

    Healthy for the Holidays: 5 Tips to Stay on Track

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    Haley Shaw is a wellness specialist and public speaker for her company, Amp Up Fitness. Here, she writes about making healthy choices this holiday season. It’s easy to go overboard when it comes to indulging in your favorite sweet and savory foods during the holiday season. We understand if you’re feeling tempted to eat all the snacks,…

  • December 7, 2018 Health

    5 Health Hacks to Use This Holiday Season

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    Erin Oprea, whose clients include Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris and Jana Kramer, is a celebrity trainer. Here, she provides her top tips on how to be healthy this holiday season. Here we are at the dietary minefield that is the holiday season! Family gatherings and office parties can leave you reaching for your elastic pants. But here’s…

  • December 5, 2018 Health

    What You Need to Know About Biohacking Your Coffee

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    Is optimizing your wellness plan as easy as perfecting your morning coffee? Some wellness experts would have you think so. When you have a long day ahead, you need a boost that gets you up, out, and both looking and feeling your best. That’s why it’s becoming more and more popular to “biohack” that morning…

  • December 3, 2018 Health

    Courtney King: Why I Stopped Doing Bikini Fitness Competitions

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    Courtney King is a fitness guru, holistic nutritionist and Vital Proteins ambassador. Here, she writes about her experience competing in fitness competitions — and the reason behind her departure. Follow her on Instagram (@courtneykiing) and watch her workout videos on YouTube (Courtney King) I remember the day I fell in love with the gym like it was…

  • December 1, 2018 Health

    How to Keep Your Energy Up on Long-Distance Runs

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    So, you’ve decided to tackle your first 5K, 10K, marathon — or maybe you just want to run more regularly. You’ll want to make sure you’re fueling up properly so you can look and feel like a pro come race day. Plus, no one wants a dreaded tomato face in pictures. Because, let’s be honest,…

  • November 28, 2018 Health

    The Big Buzz: Breaking Down the Health Benefits of MCTs

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    MCTs are a hot topic in the health and nutrition communities these days. A large part of their success is thanks to the popularity of food trends like butter coffee, a caffeinated concoction made from high-quality coffee and fats, often derived from butter or coconut oil. People seem truly wowed by these morning brews, claiming that they…

  • November 27, 2018 Health

    How to Recover from Overtraining: 6 Steps You Should Take

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    Haley Shaw is a wellness specialist and public speaker for her company, Amp Up Fitness.  Do you remember the last time you took your rest day seriously? I’m talking six to eight hours of sleep and active recovery days, including a yoga/stretch session or meditation. Or even a full rest day from work and working out.…