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50 of Our Favorite Smoothie Recipes

5 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

A smoothie is a convenient meal or snack option anytime - just throw your ingredients in a blender, pour into a glass, and enjoy. Even better: the ingredient possibilities for shakes and smoothies are endless. We should know; we're always in the kitchen creating and re-creating our favorite healthy smoothie recipes. Show More Summary

The Secret to Burning More Calories in Zumba? Have Fun

16 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The death knell to my decades-long attempt to love running came from the numbers my heart rate monitor displayed at the end of a Zumba class. The amount of calories burned after dancing full out for 60 minutes was as high, if not higher, than what I was burning during my sad, lonely, 10-minute-mile-pace hour-long runs. Show More Summary

How to Get Fit by Working Out Less

2 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Is it better to work out more or less? Our friends at Shape have the solution. Fitness is in my blood. Growing up, my father worked as a surf lifeguard on the Australian coast, and I was expected to start junior surf lifeguard training when I was just 10. Show More Summary

Eat Like a Cavewoman: 42 Perfectly Paleo Recipes

2 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

It seems like everyone's raving about the Paleo diet, but once I learned all the foods to avoid on this plan, I asked myself, "What's left?!" If you've experienced a similar sentiment, then look to these 42 recipes that cover every meal of the day. Show More Summary

If You Want to Lose Weight by Running, Read This

2 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

You started running months ago, yet every time you hop on the scale, you're let down by the results. What gives? While running does burn mega calories, here are some reasons you may not be seeing the weight-loss results you're after. Postrun Pig-Outs Burning tons of calories can cause a famished feeling afterward, but it's important to fuel wisely. Show More Summary

Our Favorite Healthy Grab-and-Go Breakfasts

2 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Being pressed for time can make it hard to sit down and enjoy breakfast, and too many times, we skip breakfast altogether or opt for a calorie-laden pastry, which is not the best way to start your day. A healthy breakfast can help keep metabolism consistent and energy levels fired up. Show More Summary

6 Healthy Foods You May Be Eating All Wrong

3 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

We have the best intentions when we choose healthy foods to nosh on. But if you eat them the wrong way, you could be missing out on valuable nutrients or getting more calories than you bargained for. Here are six good-for-you foods commonly eaten in not-so-healthy ways. Related: Nutritionists Reveal the Biggest Weight-Loss Mistakes

Want to Balance in Forearm Stand? A Yoga Sequence to Get You There

3 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If you've already mastered how to do a Headstand, it's time to tackle the amazing Forearm Stand. What you need are a strong upper body and core, as well as open shoulders and hamstrings. Keep reading to learn how to target these areas so you'll be balancing in this Cirque du Soleil-like inversion in no time. Related: The Ultimate Yoga Pose to Strengthen Your Arms and Core

Stay Healthy, Eat Clean! 1 Month of 400-Calorie Lunches

3 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Counting calories and planning out your meals is a surefire way to drop pounds. To help, we've created a plan that maps out healthy lunches for an entire month. It maps out four weeks, Monday through Friday, with each day's meal consisting of 400 calories or fewer. Show More Summary

The Best 150-Calorie Snacks For After Your Workout

3 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Just as important as it is to fuel up before you exercise, don't forget to eat a little something once your workout is complete. Your body needs a combo of protein and carbs to build and repair muscle and quickly recharge lost energy. Show More Summary

A CrossFit Coach Crafted This Workout and It's Going Kick Your Ass

4 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If you've always wanted to try CrossFit but aren't ready to commit to joining a box, try this workout from CrossFit coach and competitor Dani Horan of Champlain Valley CrossFit. All you'll need is a jump rope and under 10 minutes to get your heart pumping and work your upper and lower body. Show More Summary

This 1 Tiny Tweak Will Make Your Squats Better

4 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Squats are one of those exercise moves that almost everyone thinks they're doing correctly, but perfecting the form is slightly more complex than you might think. Think about your squat: do you get a good lower ab workout, or is it all in the booty and hamstrings? If you're not feeling your abs, you're not doing it right. Show More Summary

21 Magical Items That Will Make You Feel Like a Unicorn at the Gym

4 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

This one's for the girls who don't sweat - they sparkle, because they're magical. Going to the gym can be hard as a mere human, but it's nothing if you're a mystical being. And that's why we've put together this list of items that will remind you that you are a honest-to-God unicorn every time you hit the weight room. Show More Summary

This Woman Won't Be Bothered By What Haters Say About Her Glam Mermaid Shoot

4 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

And for my grand Hawaiian finale, I'm a gotdamn mermaid (more pics soon!). @coralscandidphotography SLAAAAAAYED with her camera at sunrise. A post shared by Roz The Diva (@rozthediva) on Mar 16, 2017 at 10:24am PDT In her day-to-day,...Show More Summary

Embrace Spring With These 15 Healthy Salads You'll Want to Eat Every Day

5 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Because how many kale Caesars can one really eat in life? Strawberries, peas, asparagus, fiddleheads... Spring's fruit and veggie bounty looks just as good as it tastes, so whip up one of these satisfying salads just in time for warmer weather. Related: 12 Recipes For When You Want to Embrace Spring Via a Straw

These Brownies Are Healthy Enough to Get You a Hall Pass on the Whole30

5 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Whether you're eating a diet that's vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, Paleo, or Whole30, this brownie recipe has got you covered. That's because it's made with only three common ingredients. You can't get any simpler than that! You probably...Show More Summary

Trainers Everywhere Love This Ab Move For a Tight Waist

5 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

We love going to all sorts of workouts, from barre to boot camps, Pilates to dance cardio, and everything in between. But lately we've been noticing a common thread in ab day across all our classes - the hip dip. The elbow plank hip dip is a waist-whittling, ab-sculpting move that trainers LOVE to use for carving out the waistline. Show More Summary

Carrie Underwood and 2-Year-Old Son Hit the Gym to Redefine Child's Pose

5 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

My workout buddy...mama's in @caliabycarrie and the big man is in his fire truck PJs...whatever works! #StayThePath PS, please excuse my yoga form...I don't do much yoga, but like to stretch... A post shared by Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood)...Show More Summary

Watch This Woman Viciously Destroy the Phrase "Body Goals"

5 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

We need to talk about the phrase "body goals." More specifically, what does it even mean? In a recent impassioned rant, video blogger Tova Leigh completely eviscerated the frequently used term. Her refreshing video analyzed the pressure...Show More Summary

3 Printable Workouts For Brides (or Anyone Who Wants Strong Abs and Arms)

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The vast majority of brides I have trained, as they prepped for their wedding day, wanted to work their arms and abs exclusively. These requests were definitely inspired by the fashions - sleeveless dresses and tight bodices - they would be wearing down the aisle. Show More Summary

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