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Try These Methods to Stop Food Cravings

A food craving can be a challenge for anybody to deal with, but for those individuals who are actively trying to lose weight, it can be a major impediment to your progress. Unfortunately, it is often when you are trying to restrict yourself and to eat healthier that those unhealthy cravings most often arise, and you find yourself dreaming of all the things that you know you should not have.

How to Get Energy Out of Your Food – Without Caffeine

When many people are in need of energy, it is their habit to pick up a cup of coffee or, worse, guzzle a can of soda or an energy drink. But these caffeine-filled drinks can do a lot of damage to the body, and they are best avoided (or in the case of coffee, consumed in minimal amounts).

Fortunately, when you are in need of energy, there are plenty of delicious and nutritious foods that you…

Try These 5 Weird Weight Loss Strategies Today

Fad diets come and go, and really – you’re better off without them. But there are some weird strategies that are completely healthy and that really do work. These strategies aren’t fads, and they don’t require you to consume weird foods or to change up your routine in unforeseen ways. They’re just little tweaks that can make all the difference in your weight loss routine because of…

New to Running? Answers to Common Questions

Trying any new activity can bring on a certain amount of anxiety, and running is no different. If you’re new to running or even just thinking about beginning, you likely have many questions about how to get started, how quickly to progress, what equipment you need, and more. Here are some answers to common questions and help for your new journey.
What’s the best way to start a running…

Lost Weight? Here’s How to Avoid Gaining It Back

You lost the weight you wanted to shed – congratulations! Celebrate, treat yourself to a new outfit, a trip somewhere nice, or whatever reward you had planned for when you hit your goal weight – then get back to work. Because now, you have a new focus: maintenance. Preventing yourself from gaining weight requires a different approach than losing the weight in the first place. Here are som…

4 Easy Tips for Planning (and Sticking to) a Healthy Diet

Healthy eating is not about self-deprivation, strict limitations, or trying to stay unrealistically thin. Instead, it’s about feeling great, increasing your energy, and stabilising your mood – and it’s well worth it. However, it can be hard to know where to start when creating a healthy menu. Try these simple tips for eating healthfully every day with ease.
1. Set yourself up for…

Use Your Weight to Lose It: 6 Best Equipment-Free Exercises

A gym membership can be a great way to work out regularly. However, if you’d rather exercise at home (occasionally or every day), you can. You don’t need fancy gym equipment or even any equipment at all to tone, shape, and sculpt your body. Here are some of the best exercises you can do that use only your own bodyweight and nothing else.
1. Squats
Squats work all of your lower-body muscles…

Are You Eating Enough Fish?

When you think about what to make for dinner, is fish one of the options? It should be. Fish is one of the best natural sources of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which your body cannot produce and can be obtained only from food. Fish is especially important for pregnant or breastfeeding mothers because of the role it plays in infant brain and eye development (along with the heart-health benefits…

Seven Lose-Weight-Fast Tricks to Try This Week

When we’re trying to lose weight, we tend to have one goal above all others: lose weight fast. The reality is that fast weight loss is often temporary weight loss, with the number on the scale creeping right back up as soon as you abandon whatever fad diet you were following. However, there’s something to be said for seeing enough progress to keep you motivated. In the spirit of jump-starting…

Coconut Oil: Worth the Hype?

If you use the Internet at all (let’s face it – if you’re like most people, you use it far more than you intend to), then you’ve no doubt heard about the supposed health benefits of coconut oil. Proponents claim a large number of such benefits, including promoting heart health, clearing acne, boosting metabolism, and detoxing your body. But is it really all it’s cracked up to be? T…