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The Beachbody Blog | Fitness Tips, Nutrition Advice & Healthy Recipes

Fitness13 of the Best Leg Exercises By Andrew Heffernan CSCS, GCFP; April 4, 2018<p>Recipes15 Healthy Lunch Recipes to Meal Prep By Toshi Jones; March …

15 words to eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter

People don't have the time or the attention span to read any more words than necessary.<p>You want your readers to hear you out, understand your message, and perhaps be entertained, right? Here's a list of words to eliminate in order to help you write more succinctly.<p>It's superfluous most of the time. …

Healthy Airport Food (and Airport Food to Avoid)

Once you've entered the airport, your stomach is at the mercy of faceless fast food corporations and busy airport cafes that serve processed …

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Road Trip: Healthy Convenience Store Foods

Make healthy choices when you're traveling by choosing these light snacks from the convenience store. By: Karen Ansel, RD<p>1 of 11<p>Healthy Road Trip …

20+ Healthy Foods to Pack When You Travel

Hitting the road this summer? Whether traveling by car or plane you can still make healthy choices.<p>Hitting the road this summer? Whether traveling by …

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Pack healthy meals and snacks on roadtrips.<p>(Photo: Noel Hendrickson/Digital Vision/Getty Images )<p>It's easy to give up on your diet or general healthy eating plan while you're traveling. Whether the trip is for leisure or business, the constant rush of activities may make it tempting to stop at a …

Nutrition

Eating Well and Staying Active While Traveling

It's tough to stick to your usual diet and exercise regimen while traveling, but it's not impossible. Don't miss our tips for eating healthy and …

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

As many of you know, I’m currently on a 16-city tour to promote my new book, Your Personal Paleo Code (published in paperback as <i>The Paleo Cure</i> <i>in</i> …

30 Bible Verses to Help Beat Worry and Anxiety - Encouraging Scripture Quotes

Life can be overwhelming at times, especially in today's ever-increasing complexity. Learn how to alleviate yourself from worry and anxiety by …

The Beachbody Blog | Fitness Tips, Nutrition Advice & Healthy Recipes

Weight LossStart Eating Clean with the 8-Week Transition Diet By Steve Edwards; April 30, 2018 Ideally, clean eating should become a lifestyle, not …

15 Great Road Trip Foods | Recipes | The Beacbody Blog

The car is packed, the kids are happily occupied in the backseat, and you’re ready to hit the road. But, when stomachs start rumbling, what’s the …

The 16 Best Healthy, Edible Plants to Grow Indoors

From farmers’ markets and Community Supported Agriculture, to urban farms and rooftop gardens, to produce delivery services, more and more people …

Gardening

13 Easy Ways To Drink More Water Every Day

Let's raise a glass. (Or better yet, several.)<p>Maybe you already drink a decent amount of water every day — or maybe you hardly drink any. Start by figuring out how much you consume now, and how much you should consume. Then zero in on real numbers: like going from four to nine glasses per day.

4 Exercises That Make It Easier to Walk in Heels

You'll basically look like a runway model.<p>Want to strap on your highest heels — and walk like you're wearing sneakers? Certain exercises can train your body to balance better.<p>The moves below were designed by Rachel Piskin, co-founder of ChaiseFitness in Manhattan and former New York City Ballet …

When “Every Little Bit Helps” Improve Your Health, and When It Doesn’t

When it comes to building better habits, small changes set the stage for much larger ones. However, once you’re moving and have a goal, small steps …

Weight Loss

Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

The One-Hour-A-Day Fast Track to Goal Achievement

You can achieve all of your goals in just one-hour-a-day. John Updike—the American novelist, poet, short story writer, and literary critic—, when …

9 Popular Foods That Are Total Frauds

Whether you’re dining out or whipping up an easy dinner at home, you like to think that the foods you eat are as advertised, right? Choosing fresh, …

76 Genius Coconut Oil Uses for Everyday Life

We’re going a little nuts for coconuts—or its oil, at least. But can you blame us? It turns out that this miracle oil is the solution to many of …

Gun Dog Training Tips: How to Teach a Dog to Stay

There was a good question asked on the message board from dovehunter2, and some good advice was given – along with some stuff I don’t exactly agree …

The Best Foods to Help You Sleep (and Others to Avoid)

Ever wonder why some nights you can’t make it 10 minutes into your latest Netflix obsession without falling asleep, while other nights, you fall down …

Coconut, Almond, Soy or Hemp? Your Guide to Dairy Alternatives

A breakdown of the nutrients present in the various dairy alternatives, and some commentary on the continued increase in popularity of soy-free …

16 Healthier Ways to Satisfy Any Chip Craving

Once you pop you can’t stop. And since it’s usually game over once that bag opens, we’ve rounded up a list of crunchy, customizable chip-like …

Food

11 Superfoods That Work Better Together

Peanut butter and jelly. Soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. There are a few classic pairings that will never go out of style. But some food …

Nutrition

When God Makes You Wait

Jesus could have come and healed Lazarus when he was still alive. Instead, He waited to raise him from the dead when he was already in his grave. God …

Pizza Is the Most Addictive Food, According to Science, So Here's Some Tips On Not Becoming an Addict

There are some foods that you feel like you could just eat all day, every day, and never get sick of them — and it turns out you might be right. …

9 Ways to Eat Cookies for Breakfast

Waking up to a blaring alarm clock is a terrible way to start the day. Waking up to a fresh batch of breakfast cookies? Much better. We're thinking …

Why the Key to Happiness May Be Trying Things You Don't Like

I write about and sing the praises of living a healthy lifestyle, simplifying your life, and doing work that matters. But the truth is that even …