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Tight Hips? Sore Back? 4 Poses to Offer Instant Relief

2 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If you have the ever-popular office job that involves sitting at a desk for eight hours a day, it can wreak havoc on your precious body, creating tight hips and lower back pain. Many stretches for your hips also stretch out your lower back, so these poses are like two for the price of one. Show More Summary

Lunchtime Quickie! 20-Minute Elliptical Workout For Beginners

2 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Lunchtime workouts need to be quick and efficient. And with the elliptical you can work different muscles of your legs and arms simply by switching directions on the machine. Time Resistance SPM Notes 00:00-3:00 3 130 Warm up 03:00-5:00 5 130 05:00-8:00 5 140 Speed...Show More Summary

To Drop Pounds, Eat More of Nature's Diet Aid: Chickpeas

2 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

While there is no magic weight loss pill, the common chickpea seems to come close - at least as a natural diet supplement. Nutritionist Julie Upton calls these beans a multitasking food for dieters. Chickpeas help keep hunger in check...Show More Summary

Why I'm Obsessed With Krav Maga and Why You Should Be Too

2 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

On a typical Tuesday night, when most of my friends are headed to Spin or yoga class, I put on a groin guard and grappling gloves to get punched, kicked, and choked - voluntarily. This might sound like some kind of underground club for masochists, but it's actually one of the best workout classes in existence, and it can save your life. Show More Summary

The Healthiest Bottled Fruit Juices

2 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Healthy juice doesn't have to be a DIY affair. Self tells us why store-bought juices can be just as healthy as homemade. We're all for a good juice. We've been pulping everything from leafy greens to beets so often that we've forgotten about the good old (and convenient) standby: bottled juice. Show More Summary

This Baked Spaghetti Adds a Twist With Some Kale, Mushrooms, and Tofu Ricotta

2 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The following post was originally featured on The Hummusapien and written by Alexis Joseph, MS, RD, LD, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. You guys. This is one of the best recipes I've ever made. I actually physically smiled after the first bite. Show More Summary

18 Crowd-Pleasing Pasta Recipes Fit For Vegans

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If you're a vegetarian, it's easy to partake in the cheesy goodness of pasta, but if you've taken on a vegan diet, it's a different story. Whether you're looking to lighten up your next meal or add a new dish to your cooking repertoire, these delicious vegan pasta recipes are perfectly fit to fill you and your guests with some loving comfort.

What to Say When You Hear, "You Don't Look Like a Runner"

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If someone asked you what a "runner" looks like, do you know how you would respond? Self-trained runner and marathoner Nicole Bedard of The Girl Who Runs Everywhere shares with us the outlandish questions she is asked on a regular basis...Show More Summary

Try This Quick and Healthy Cabbage Noodle Bowl

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. Last week I bought a head of cabbage to make cabbage soup. I was debating between this one with cabbage and lentils, a homemade minestrone, or something new. Show More Summary

26 Fresh Ways to Reuse an Old Yoga Mat

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Don't toss those worn-out yoga mats. Health.com has some great ideas for reusing them. By Su Reid-St. John If you've just eked your millionth sun salutation out of that thin, raggedy rectangle you call a mat, it might be time to spring for a new one. Show More Summary

How I (Finally) Learned to Love Myself Naked

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Loving your body can be a lifelong struggle for some. YourTango shares the journey of how one woman was able to love herself. It's all about perspective. I've struggled with my weight since I was about 12. One day, our maintenance man...Show More Summary

How Zumba Helped 1 Woman Lose Half Her Weight

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If the fact that Zumba is scientifically proven to make you feel happier hasn't won you over, maybe this incredible weight-loss transformation will. After being told her cholesterol was too high and being denied life insurance, Alena Shifrin decided that she needed to make a change. Show More Summary

How You Know It's Time to Lift Heavier Weights

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Cardio helps burn fat, but your body's real reshaping happens during a strength-training workout. If you're committed to seeing a radical transformation in your physique, you can't be afraid to lift weights. But if you're new to strength training, choosing the perfect size for your body's needs can be confusing. Show More Summary

You'll Tear Up Watching Orange Is the New Black's Uzo Aduba Explain Why She's Running the Boston Marathon

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

There are many reasons people choose to take on 26.2 miles. This story from Women's Health chronicles the emotional reason Uzo Aduba from Orange Is the New Black is running the Boston Marathon. To say that Orange Is the New Black actress Uzo Aduba has been impacted by cancer is, unfortunately, a serious understatement. Show More Summary

On a Quest to Slim Down? How to Not Want to Eat ALL Day Long

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

It's time for me to say goodbye to those last pounds of baby weight that have been holding on for dear life ever since - wait a sec - who am I kidding? I've had them ever since I lost those 40 pounds from college; they just don't want to let go! I'm on a mission, though. Show More Summary

Cooked vs. Raw: Which Veggies Are Healthier For You?

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Find out which veggies you're better off eating cooked - Self Tracy Anderson's bikini shape-up tips - Health The 1 ab workout you need to see results - Women's Health Banana bread smoothie made with tofu for a protein punch - Fitness 7...Show More Summary

The 15-Minute Recipe That Will Turn You Into a Salmon-Lover

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

I always knew salmon was chock-full of healthy nutrients, but this was a lean protein I reserved for special dinners out - I was terrified of cooking it correctly. If you can relate, this is the easy recipe that built up my kitchen confidence when it came to cooking fish at home; now, it's a staple in my weeknight routine. Show More Summary

Lena Dunham Has Started Exercising Regularly, and Not For "the Ass"

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Lena Dunham is known for getting personal with her fans, and she shared an honest, inspiring message over the weekend about why she's been exercising regularly and doesn't plan to stop. The Girls actress and writer began posting photos...Show More Summary

Celeb Trainer Tracy Anderson Shares Her Bikini-Season Secrets

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Tracy Anderson's top tips for bikini season - Health How your friends make you happier, healthier, and more successful - Real Simple 10 moves to help you master arm balances - Shape How to fight inflammation with your diet - HuffPost...Show More Summary

Work Your Entire Body Without Even Having to Get Up: The Lazy-Girl Workout

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Some days, getting to the gym seems impossible. Heck, sometimes evening standing feels like too much work. For the lazy days, we created a 10-minute workout where you never leave the floor. You might be surprised how much you work your muscles lying down! Grab a light set of weights, and take a seat for your next workout.

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