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6 Ways I Benefited From Turning Off My Phone For Just 1 Week

I’ve had a cell phone since I was 11. I know – let that sink in for a second. Post 9/11, my parents wanted to make sure my brother and I had a way to get in touch with them in case of emergencies, so for the past decade and a half, I’ve had a…
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I Drank Mushroom Coffee Every Day For a Week, and This Is What Happened

First we added nut milk, then we added butter, and now the world may have just gone mad with the addition of mushroom coffee. I’ll be the first to admit that it sounds gross, but let me explain why I decided to try it. The mushrooms in question are actually a new kind of “magic”…
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Stephanie Gilmore, One of the Best Surfers in the World, Is Ready to Wear Olympic Gold

It seemed as though Stephanie Gilmore was untouchable. She was the first person to win a world title in a rookie season (2007), and went on to collect three more titles consecutively. But, there was a period of time when the momentum came to a halt after an assault in 2010 that caused her to,…
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I Got a Vitamin B12 Shot, Then Slept Like a Baby – So I Asked Doctors If There’s a Link

Recently, I had a spa day at California-based chain Burke Williams – and it wasn’t your typical “lemon water, massage, sauna, and go” kind of day. The spa had recently added certain medspa treatments to the lineup, and as the true investigative health journalist that I am (all about trying IV drip therapy or crystal…
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This 1 Thing Eased My Anxiety Almost Immediately, and I Never Would Have Guessed

I’ve been suffering from a mysterious illness that causes fatigue, dizziness, inflammation, and severe anxiety for several years. When I began taking a more holistic approach to treating my symptoms, I never thought acupuncture would be on my list of things to try. For one thing, I think my illness partially stems from my anxiety,…
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What I Do to Ensure I Actually Work Out at Home, Instead of Crashing on the Couch

I hate the gym with a burning, fiery passion. It’s the birthplace of all my insecurities and frustrations with my body. There’s nothing that shakes my confidence more than wandering around those shiny pieces of equipment, flustered and confused, while people with perfectly sculpted abs glide around the space like they own it. You know…
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Techy Ski Gear That’ll Keep You Warm on the Slopes

No one should get cold feet (literally and metaphorically) on the slopes due to chilly conditions – instead, maximize your mountain time by splurging on heated snowboard and ski gear. When mother nature dishes out her worst, be prepared with the following electric products. You’ll thank us the minute you feel those peak winds. Related:…
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Is the Stretch Routine at the End of Your Workout Class Enough?

I’m as guilty as they come. With seconds left on the timer, I power through the last few difficult reps of a group fitness class, and then immediately walk out of the studio – totally skipping the post-workout stretch. Believe me, I know it’s a bad habit that could contribute to painful injuries, but the…
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Alex Morgan, 7 Months Pregnant, Hypes Up the USWNT on Twitter Like the Supportive Queen She Is

Alex Morgan is currently seven months pregnant and taking time off from the US Women’s National Soccer Team, but of course that’s not stopping her from being the most supportive teammate around. The team recently competed in – and won – the Concacaf Olympic Qualifying tournament, securing their spot at the 2020 Summer Olympics and…
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Washington State’s Dance Team Full-On Crushed This Heart-Pounding Kanye West Routine

Even if you (like me) don’t have a rhythmic bone in your body, there’s something so mesmerizing about a perfectly in-sync dance routine. And when you take it up to the competitive level of collegiate dance, where teams go head-to-head under the pressure and glaring spotlights of the national championships, the intensity hits even harder.…
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Living With Anxiety Is Hard, but These Habits Have Helped Me Feel More in Control

For people who struggle with anxiety like I do, every day can feel like a series of challenges you just have to get through. Compounding my anxiety is the fear that I’ll somehow “miss it” – no matter what that moment is – because I’m distracted by my racing heart, shallow breathing, and an unrelenting…
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This 1 Trick Helps Me Fall Back Asleep During the Night and Feel More Rested in the Morning

I’ve never been the kind of person who can pull an all nighter, then power through the day with just a cup of coffee and a good pair of sunglasses. If I don’t sleep, I don’t function – it’s as simple as that. In some ways, I find waking up in the middle of the…
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New to Working Out? A Trainer Recommends These 5 Exercises to See Results Faster

When it comes to working out, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the different training philosophies, especially if you’re a beginner. But there’s one truth experts tend to agree on: compound exercises will get you quicker, longer-lasting results than almost anything else. “Compound movements are exercises that target multiple muscle groups at the same…
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After Weeks of Speculation, Cheer’s Gabi Butler Just Announced She’s Returning to Navarro

No, we still don’t know whether Cheer will get a second season, but we have learned that one more star is returning to the Navarro team: the original cheer-lebrity herself, Gabi Butler. On Monday, Gabi confirmed via Instagram that she’s back for another season with Coach Monica Aldama and the rest of the national champion…
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Sculpt and Strengthen Your Abs in 10 Minutes With This Intense 6-Move Workout

You’re probably here because you have no idea how to train your abs, you want a new ab workout, you’re looking for a quick workout, or all of the above. If you’re ready for a workout that will elevate your heart rate, give you a burst of energy, and have you feeling stronger (mentally and…
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These Chocolate Walnut Brownie Overnight Oats Offer 17 Grams of Protein (No Protein Powder!)

If you’re trying to eat plant-based but you don’t like the idea of eating processed food (like protein powder) to get your nutrition, whip up this overnight oats recipe made solely with whole foods. While adding protein powder to recipes is a quick way to get a blast of protein, it’s not the only way.…
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The Fitness Marshall Taught Kelly Clarkson His “Toxic” Dance, and the Audience Got SO Into It

We’ve known and loved The Fitness Marshall, aka Caleb Marshall, ever since we stumbled across his always-on-point pop-song dance workouts on YouTube. That’s probably why we felt like proud parents when we caught him on The Kelly Clarkson Show on Feb. 10, teaching his moves to Kelly and her guests, Peter Gallagher of The O.C.…
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Run, Don’t Walk to Trader Joe’s to Claim These Healthy Items (They’re Delicious!)

Shopping at Trader Joe’s is a lifestyle. A passion, really. It’s affordable, there are tons of healthy options, the crew is friendly, samples abound – and if that weren’t enough, there are always new products rolling in. In fact, the store has an entire section dedicated to these often seasonal and holiday-inspired items. If you…
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Oral-B Genius Pro 8000 Review: Who Needs a Smart Toothbrush?

The Oral-B Genius Pro 8000 is a Bluetooth-connected smart toothbrush that uses onboard sensors and your phone’s front-facing camera to track the position of the brush head in your mouth as you clean your teeth. We see the appeal of the real-time feedback that position-detecting smart toothbrushes offer, but after spending nearly five hours testing…
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Chelsea Fit Full Body With Kettlebells

More information on kettlebell workouts: https://draxe.com/kettlebell-workout/?utm_campaign=kettlebell&utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_content=chelsea Get your full body involved with this at-home kettlebell workout. Watch Dr. Chelsea Axe guide you through some of her favorite kettlebell exercises and then try them out yourself! ————————————————————— Subscribe to my channel for more workouts and information! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drchelseaaxe/ ————————————————————— *DrAxe.com strongly recommends that you consult with…
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Strong, Toned Upper Body: Chest and Tricep with Kettlebells

More information on kettlebell workouts: https://draxe.com/kettlebell-workout/?utm_campaign=kettlebell&utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_content=chelsea Here is an awesome at-home kettlebell workout, presented by Dr. Chelsea Axe. Learn how to get the most out of your kettlebell workouts from the comfort of your own home. Get ready to feel the BURN! ————————————————————— Subscribe to my channel for more workouts and information! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drchelseaaxe/ —————————————————————…
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The Perfect Push Up: How to Do It Correctly

Dr. Chelsea Axe shows you how to do the perfect push up, no matter your fitness level! Learn how to get the best use out of your push up, safely and effectively. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drchelseaaxe/

Upper Body and Core: At Home with Kettlebells

Want a workout that burns in just the right way and hits your upper body from every angle? You’ve come to the right place! Get ready to feel the BURN! ————————————————————— Subscribe to my channel for more workouts and information! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drchelseaaxe/ ————————————————————— *DrAxe.com strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any…
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Total Body Toning: Fat Burning at Home Workout with Bands

Learn more about resistance bands on DrAxe.com here: https://draxe.com/exercise-bands/?utm… Here is an awesome at-home, full body workout for you, presented by Dr. Chelsea Axe. This workout video incorporates a resistance band. Exercise bands (or resistance bands) are one of the best ways to build strength. They’re also affordable and super travel-friendly, making this a great…
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The Truth About Building a Booty

Glute strengthening exercises are extremely important because the glutes work to stabilize the pelvis and support the hips, stabilize your femur, support your back muscles and more. Check out my at-home workouts to build stronger glutes and build that booty! ————————————————————— Subscribe to my channel for more workouts and information! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drchelseaaxe/ ————————————————————— *DrAxe.com strongly…
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10 Minute Abs Workout- Abs and Obliques Blasting At-Home Workout

Learn more about resistance bands on DrAxe.com here: https://draxe.com/exercise-bands/?utm… Here is an awesome at-home glute workout for you, presented by Dr. Chelsea Axe. This workout video incorporates a resistance band. Exercise bands (or resistance bands) are one of the best ways to build strength. They’re also affordable and super travel-friendly, making this a great workout…
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Carb Cycling: Dr. Chelsea Axe’s Guide

Carb cycling is an amazing way to lean out or shed unwanted fat. Learn how I went from the ketogenic diet to what I call keto cycling! ————————————————————— Subscribe to my channel for more workouts and information! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drchelseaaxe/ ————————————————————— *DrAxe.com strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. You…
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What Happens If You Don’t Drink Water?

Learn more about the signs of dehydration: https://draxe.com/dehydration-symptoms/ There’s a lot more to dehydration than simply feeling very thirsty. Signs of dehydration can also include spasms, tension in your neck or jaw, constipation, vomiting, and heart problems. Many people who experience symptoms like trouble concentrating or lingering muscle pains have no idea that they’re really…
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10 Minutes to Build a Booty- At Home Workout for Great Legs and Lifted Butt

Learn more about resistance bands on DrAxe.com here: https://draxe.com/exercise-bands/?utm… Here is an awesome at-home glute workout for you, presented by Dr. Chelsea Axe. This workout video incorporates a resistance band. Exercise bands (or resistance bands) are one of the best ways to build strength. They’re also affordable and super travel-friendly, making this a great workout…
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The Top 5 Best Peloton Alternatives

With a huge push in recent months, it’s no wonder that Peloton has become a household name. But for many people, the cost or the… The post The Top 5 Best Peloton Alternatives appeared first on Women’s Fitness Headquarters.

AllCall AWATCH GT 4G Android 7.1.1 3GB/32GB Smartwatch (Cheap PRIME Clone): Unboxing & 1st Look

AWATCH GT Buying Link: (Banggood): https://bit.ly/2GF5rjG ( Coupon Code: BGACWT Price after Coupon $129.99 Expires 2020-02-29 ) You now have special access to the Mr. Ticks Global Banggood coupon discount spreadsheet! See coupons for currently discounted Banggood smartwatches. Copy the coupon code, then click on the little square in upper right of the purchase link…
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AllCall AWATCH GT 4G Android 7.1.1 3GB/32GB Smartwatch (Cheap PRIME Clone): Quick Overview

AWATCH GT Buying Link: (Banggood): https://bit.ly/2GF5rjG ( Coupon Code: BGACWT Price after Coupon $129.99 Expires 2020-02-29 ) You now have special access to the Mr. Ticks Global Banggood coupon discount spreadsheet! See coupons for currently discounted Banggood smartwatches. Copy the coupon code, then click on the little square in upper right of the purchase link…
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THE BEST CHAIR WORKOUTS AND SEATED EXERCISES | Rebecca Louise

Wanting to tone your body without moving around? This Chair and seated workout routine is for you! 🔥 Not sure where to start? Kickstart your healthy lifestyle, enter your email to receive your FREE workout & meal plan – https://rebecca-louise.com Need a pair of resistance bands? 🙋🏽‍♀️ You can get them here in my shop…
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COUPLES Q&A – Marriage, Kids, Dating an Older Man.. we answer it all!

Katie Corio & boyfriend Weston Boucher (@westonboucher) sit down to answer the following subscriber-submitted questions for an impromptu Q&A: When are you getting married? How did you two meet? Are you going to have kids? What are your pet peeve about each other? If one of you weren’t into health and fitness, how would that…
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Follow This Self-Love Artist on Instagram, Because We All Deserve to Feel Amazing in Our Bodies

If you’re a fan of scrolling through Instagram for body-positive inspiration, head over to Dani Sheriff’s page and follow her ASAP. She’s a self-love artist I stumbled upon while looking through my recent favorite tag, #NormalizeNormalBodies. Her drawings are simple yet bold and deep, and I always feel empowered to stay on my self-love journey…
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Here’s What Vegetarians and Vegans Can Expect After Trying Meat Again After a Long Time

If you’ve been meatless for quite some time, your body might not know how to handle a 22-ounce ribeye steak. Of course, a tip might be to start slowly, only eating a little bit of meat to test it out, rather than scarfing down that bad boy, but either way, you might notice some immediate…
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Skipping My Half-Marathon Felt Like Sh*t, but I Don’t Regret It

I thought it was just your normal, average, post-race soreness. I’ve run nine half-marathons (give or take) and my feet usually hurt for a few days afterwards. I take my mandated two weeks off from running and things are usually fine. Key word: usually. When I toed the starting line in November 2019, I’d been…
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Through Weight Loss and Weight Gain, Suzi Developed Stretch Marks and Is Finally in Love With Them

View this post on Instagram A post shared by S U Z I (@suzi.curtis) on Feb 6, 2020 at 4:33am PST I recently started following the #NormalizeNormalBodies hashtag on Instagram, and it’s been life-changing. Every post where a woman shares her belly rolls, jiggle, and dimply skin makes me feel better about my body, knowing…
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Heat Up Your Core With 32 Small-Space, On-the-Floor Ab Moves You Can Do Right on Your Mat

If you have enough space for a mat, you have enough space for a great ab workout. That’s my motto, at least. I live in a small apartment, but there’s one scrap of floor in front of the TV that’s just the right size for my yoga mat, and lately that area has seen a…
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Download These Apps, Head to the Gym, and Own Your Workout

There are a handful of tools that’ll help you maximize your gym experience: comfortable exercise gear, upbeat music, and a solid workout plan. Getting the first two covered is easy, but as much as hiring a personal trainer to craft the ideal exercise routine for you would be awesome, we totally get that it’s hard…
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I Tried Chromotherapy to Relax My Mind, and Here’s How I Felt About All of the Lights

I’ll admit it – I always thought the multicolor neon lights in infrared saunas were for Instagram pic purposes. I think Gwyneth Paltrow’s sauna snap illustrates my point. It wasn’t until I actually went to an infrared sauna myself that I learned the colors were meant for something more than photo ops. A late bloomer…
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If You Have Trouble Staying Asleep, an Expert Recommends Reading in Bed – Here’s Why

Have you ever been so exhausted you felt like you could barely function (because that’s what happens when you’re deprived of sleep), only to get home, get ready for bed, and then lie awake all night? If you’ve experienced this more than once and you’re determined to wake up feeling refreshed – sans eye bags…
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Want to Lose Weight? Try This Celebrity Trainer’s Simple, 4-Week Walking Plan

When it comes to weight loss, celeb trainer and New York Times bestselling author Harley Pasternak, MSc, has a catchphrase: “Strong in the gym, lean in life.” The nutrition scientist, and personal coach to the likes of Amy Schumer, Kim Kardashian, and Rihanna has told POPSUGAR on numerous occasions that the best way to lose…
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You Don’t Have to Like Sports to Be Captivated by These 10 Sports Documentaries on Netflix

Maybe you’re not a sports person. Maybe you don’t even know what a first down is. However, the great thing about sports documentaries is that you don’t have to like or even understand the game to become deeply invested. If you teared up during Brian’s Song and felt your heart grow three sizes while watching…
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Knowing is different than doing

Knowing is different than doing Knowing WHAT to do is not the same as actually DOING IT. My back was flared up after a 6 hour flight of sitting. Not the zaps I had pre surgery (not even close) but enough that it was bothering me and I was going into self beat up and…
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Fix Your Pain with Mike Wasilisin Founder of MoveU

Fix Your Pain with Mike Wasilisin Founder of MoveU Mike Wasilisin is a good friend, but also the founder of MoveU and unless you’ve been living under a rock, you already know it is making incredible waves in the online space! In the year 2000, Dr. Mike began his 17-year journey in healthcare as a…
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I was almost divorced AGAIN

I was almost divorced AGAIN “I’m not sure I want to be married to you anymore.” Ouch. Gut punch. I had no idea that was coming. That was three years ago when my husband Brooks told me that. We were 7 years into a relationship and this was my second marriage. Wow. Maybe it isn’t…
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The US Women’s Soccer Team Qualify For the Olympics, Win a Tournament While They’re at It

Fresh off a dominant performance at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the US women’s soccer team will have yet another opportunity to prove themselves on the world stage: this time at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. A 4-0 victory over Mexico on Feb. 7 secured their spot at the games, where play will…
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7 Signs That a Friendship Is Hindering Your Happiness

If two people move through life’s twists and turns together for long enough, they will ride through all kinds of seasons. The climate and scenery will shift and change. There will be cliffhangers and stretches of boredom. There will be colorful periods of celebration and expansion and duller periods of contraction and withdrawal. Sometimes turbulence…
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These 16 Body-Positive Drawings Are the Reminders We Need to Love Ourselves Fiercely

The Just, Girl. Project is a movement that empowers girls and women to embrace honesty, passion, and struggle. They create art, poetry, and blog posts about self-love, mental health, confidence, and friendship – positivity and empowerment is at their core! Scroll through some of their inspiring body positive artwork in case you need a little…
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