Jess Schips

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Running Stoned? The Effects of Marijuana on Athletic Performance

Pot changes your mental state and athletic performance—but not necessarily for the worst. Here, a look at the effects of marijuana on running …

52 simple ways to motivate yourself

1. Close your eyes, and visualize yourself reaching your goals.<p>2. Try something new today.<p>3. Take a walk in a park, and let nature reset your mind.<p>4. Make a to-do list. You'll feel encouraged as you cross off items.<p>5. Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation could be making you less motivated.<p>6. Drink …

Defying the Odds: 8 Tips for Sticking to Your Health and Fitness Goals

<i>by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition</i><p>We've all read the bleak statistics: Study after study drills home the fact that less than 5 percent of folks who shed pounds are able to keep them off.<p>Yet, some do defy the odds.<p>Like Sandie …

Training Motivation | 5 Tips For Breaking A Weight-Loss Plateau

<b>Luke Teuma | UK Personal Trainer</b><p><b>w</b><b>ww.leanwithluke.co.uk</b><p>One of the main reasons why people hire personal trainers is not only to lose weight or gain …

14 Life-Changing Reasons To Work Out Right Now

None of which include the words "beach bod."

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Scientists say 'runner's high' is like a marijuana high

That happy, invincible feeling you get when you're floating through the air at the peak of a workout?<p>You've probably heard that it's something called endorphins that your body produced during prolonged exercise. That idea, which has been around since the '80s, is based on the theory that these …

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Scientists say ‘runner’s high’ is a lot like a marijuana high

A-A+<p>That happy, invincible feeling you get when you’re floating through the air at the peak of a workout?<p>You’ve probably heard it’s something called …

Still a Runner

Sometimes, in running and in life, you have to hit the restart button.<p>“How’s your training been going?” a friend asked me as we walked out of the coffee shop recently.<p>“It hasn’t,” I said.<p>And that’s the truth, too.<p>Four weeks ago, I was starting a new job, juggling a new school schedule for my …

Healthy Recipes

Find delicious and healthy dinner, lunch and breakfast recipes, plus snacks and desserts you’ll crave. Choose from a bunch of easy recipes including …

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3037.jpg<p>Spicy Beef and Potato Curry<p>You’re probably familiar with turmeric, the beautiful golden-yellow spice found in curry powder. Traditional …

The Chili Recipes You Need To Survive The Cold Weather

Warm your soul with these hearty recipes.<p>Once the breeze starts to feel brisk, it's time to make a big ol' batch of chili. This hearty stew is quintessential cold-weather food. It's warm and comforting, begs to be loaded with toppings (like cheese, tortilla chips and sour cream) and it's easy to …

5 Easy Breakfast Bowls That Are Healthier Than Cereal

A nutritious breakfast that tastes like dessert? Sign us up.<p>There’s no speedier morning routine than pouring milk over a bowl of cereal, but breakfast from a cardboard box is far from the most energizing choice. Luckily, you can shovel in a quick-and-easy breakfast while majorly upping the …

17 Breakfast Recipes You’ll Actually Want to Get Out of Bed For

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And honestly, there’s nothing better than starting your morning with a delicious and filling meal. While it is easy to fall into the same old, same old breakfast rut, it’s time to make this fall your best brekkie season yet. No need …

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11 Healthy + Hearty Bean Soup Recipes for Fall

As hot summer days give way to chilly fall nights, it’s time to trade backyard BBQs for those cozy fireside suppers. Packed full of fiber and a whole lotta nutritional value, bean soup is a healthy and hearty way to greet the season. Try one of these 11 flavorful recipes for dinner, then pack the …

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10 Impressive Recipes You Can Make in 5 Minutes (or Less)

CHIMICHURRI SHRIMP<p>In a food processor, add 1 bunch (about 1 cup) parsley leaves, ½ cup extra virgin olive oil, 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar, 1 garlic …

7 Ways to Use Avocados Beyond Just Guacamole

This article originally appeared on FWx. For more stories like this, visit foodandwine.com.<p>In the throes of lust for avocados, we have seriously …

Here's What Healthy People Actually Eat All The Time

For when you're trying to eat healthy but you also have zero idea what to make and don't want to be sad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

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25 Genius Spaghetti Recipes You Should Know

It's noodle time.<p><i>Mei Chin contributed to this post. For more, visit Food52.</i>

Fall Soup Recipes To Warm You Up On Those Chilly Nights

Coziness in a bowl.<p>The end of summer is always met with bittersweet emotions. It's hard to say goodbye to the endless sun, but it's really nice to cuddle up in a blanket and eat heart-warming meals again. Fall promises the reintroduction of many great foods, and one of its humblest is possibly one …

3 Zesty Recipes to Excite Your Taste Buds & Boost Your Health

As a registered dietitian in the health and wellness industry, I know the importance of eating healthy and fresh ingredients. As a Latino and Peruvian, it is essential that food is made tasty and explodes with flavor in your mouth. Many people till this day think that eating a nutritious and …

The 10 Healthiest Beers, Ranked

<i>By Jaqueline Burt for DETAILS</i>.<p>There's no question that beer gets a bad rap when it comes to whether or not it's good for you--in fact, you've probably just come to accept the fact that knocking back a pint or two is somehow derailing your general well-being. But while it's true that a few too many …

10 DASH Diet Recipes That Taste Damn Good

Stick to the DASH plan while dining on tacos, pad thai, and crepes with these under 400-calorie meal ideas that'll make you forget you're on a …

33 Healthy Eating Habits Lazy College Students Will Appreciate

Spoiler: Mac and cheese and ramen are involved.

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5 Apps That Are Better Than A Personal Trainer

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock</i><p>Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't.<p>But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets. If the apps below are any indication, this geekery can help us get in the best shape …

21 Dogs Who Will Make You Believe In Happiness

If you're ever sad, just remember that dogs exist.

Why Running Makes Us Happy - It's More Than Endorphins - PsyBlog

Why exercise feels so rewarding.<p>The so-called ‘runner’s high’ is down to more than just endorphins, a new study finds.<p>A neurotransmitter called …

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Why Magnesium for CrossFit?

Are you getting enough magnesium through your diet? And why should you care? Frank Bodnar shares a brief primer on this essential element.

This Self-Rolling Yoga Mat Harnesses '90s Slap Bracelet Technology

Does the frustration involved with rolling up a mat keep you from avoiding a daily yoga routine? That’s my excuse, which is now rendered moot with a …

Climbing On Mount Denali

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