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Do triathletes tolerate pain better than the rest of us? New research suggests they might! via @HealthyLiving
Do triathletes tolerate pain better than the rest of us? New research suggests they might! via @HealthyLiving
6 minutes ago
Need some great jams to improve your workout? How about our workout magic hour playlist on #songza
Need some great jams to improve your workout? How about our workout magic hour playlist on #songza
30 minutes ago
Take your favorite #Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte from 300 calories to 85 (!) with this healthy recipe makeover: #PSL
Take your favorite #Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte from 300 calories to 85 (!) with this healthy recipe makeover: #PSL
about 2 hours ago
Last night reaffirmed an important life lesson: yoga is not like pizza. Ashley had suggested a candlelight hatha class, and I thought it would be good to go stretch, especially after my fall. When we got there, there was a sub, which is...
Last night reaffirmed an important life lesson: yoga is not like pizza. Ashley had suggested a candlelight hatha class, and I thought it would be good to go stretch, especially after my fall. When we got there, there was a sub, which is usually NBD; subs have helped me to find new instructors that I really love. Right away, we could tell that maybe it wasn’t going to be what we expected…. We almost got the church giggles, but tiptoed out of there after about 15 minutes of rolling around on the floor So, yoga is not like pizza. It’s either everything you could wish for, or not really at all. No in-betweens. Before the almost-yoga practice, I had an awesome dinner with the fam. Soup is one of those things that always seems to work out. I love how versatile and hearty is it, and it’s a guaranteed meal that Liv will love. I cooked two chicken breasts in the slow cooker, and roasted some sweet potatoes and carrots with olive oil, salt and pepper. When everything was finished, I sautéed some garlic in a large pot, added the chicken, veggies, deglazed with a little wine, and then added brown rice, chicken broth, 1 cup pureed pumpkin, 1/2 bag of spinach, salt and pepper. It was kind of an interesting combo, but it worked. I almost wish I would have written down the actual recipe, but it was one of those on-the-fly things that will probably be different next time. This morning, I’m off to work, but I had to ask to be taken off my active classes and will miss track practice tonight :/ Fingers crossed a day off will help me heal. Have a lovely hump day! See ya later on the Fashion page. xoxo Gina Any fitness fails lately? What’s something you adore about your favorite yoga instructor? I enjoy instructors who help you get deeper into the poses, and one of our favorite teachers here in Tucson SINGS during savasana. It’s like a yoga angel swoops down to serenade us.
about 3 hours ago
Is your lunch healthy? Self breaks down the calories, carbs, and everything else that should be in your brown bag. In Self's October issue, we begged you to "give lunch some love" - because nearly 85 percent of your eat your desk whi...
Is your lunch healthy? Self breaks down the calories, carbs, and everything else that should be in your brown bag. In Self's October issue, we begged you to "give lunch some love" - because nearly 85 percent of your eat your desk while multitasking, a habit that leaves you feeling less satisfied and more likely to pig out later. So: What makes a perfect lunch? Start by aiming for 450 calories total if you're dieting, 550 if you're maintaining your weight and 600 if you're super active. Within these guidelines, shoot for: 55 percent carbs: You want the complex kind (whole-grain bread, brown rice, produce) that digests slowly for lasting satiation so you won't be hungry soon after. Goal: 55 to 83 grams; at least 6 g fiber 20 percent protein: Lean but hearty sources, such as chicken, shrimp, turkey bacon and lowfat yogurt, help build calorie-burning muscle mass and rev metabolism. Goal: 11 to 34 g 25 percent fat: We're talking the healthy monounsaturated type found in nuts, avocado and olive oil that curbs hunger and prevents fat storage - not the saturated stuff. Goal: 13 to 18 g; 6 g saturated, max More from Self.com: Chained to Your Desk? Pack These The 23-Minute Lunchtime Workout Slim Down For Skinny Jeans!
about 5 hours ago
No gym membership? No excuse! Check out this video to learn @keairalashae's pro tips for setting up a home gym.
No gym membership? No excuse! Check out this video to learn @keairalashae's pro tips for setting up a home gym.
about 6 hours ago
Is there anything more comforting than macaroni and cheese? The change in season and cooler temperatures call for this warming classic. If you're looking to lighten things up the next time you dig into this indulgent dish, opt for this t...
Is there anything more comforting than macaroni and cheese? The change in season and cooler temperatures call for this warming classic. If you're looking to lighten things up the next time you dig into this indulgent dish, opt for this twist on tradition that amps up the nutritional value as it cuts back on calories and carbs. Versatile and nutrient-rich spaghetti squash lays the base to this recipe, while broccoli adds even more vitamin A to this Fall recipe. The best part of all? The mix of lower-fat cheeses that results in a dreamy, rich-tasting sauce you can enjoy sans guilt. Keep reading to get this delicious, comforting recipe.
about 7 hours ago
If you don’t have too much time to spend in the gym, you should consider following a plyometric workout. The best thing about it is that it makes you work several muscle groups at once to save time and increase efficiency. The main point...
If you don’t have too much time to spend in the gym, you should consider following a plyometric workout. The best thing about it is that it makes you work several muscle groups at once to save time and increase efficiency. The main point is to keep the heart rate up during the entire workout. […]Related Posts:The Backyard Workout – Effective Outdoor Fitness Routine15 Minutes to Shape the Flabby StomachButt Lift Workout For DummiesPerfect Routine for Balance and Body StrengthBest Moves to Improve Your Tennis Game
about 7 hours ago
You finally stand up after sitting all day at your desk, and your hips, lower back, and shoulders are screamingly tense and sore. Shake off the tightness and stress of the day by stepping onto a yoga mat, and do this relaxing yoga sequen...
You finally stand up after sitting all day at your desk, and your hips, lower back, and shoulders are screamingly tense and sore. Shake off the tightness and stress of the day by stepping onto a yoga mat, and do this relaxing yoga sequence to target all those oh-so-tight areas. View Slideshow ›
about 8 hours ago
Race day is finally here, and you've carefully laid out the gear that's going to take you from start to finish (hopefully chafe-free!). Two things to leave off your race-day outfit checklist, however, are your earbuds and running playlis...
Race day is finally here, and you've carefully laid out the gear that's going to take you from start to finish (hopefully chafe-free!). Two things to leave off your race-day outfit checklist, however, are your earbuds and running playlist. Almost anyone who's trained for a race knows how crucial your workout playlist is to your motivation, especially if you've been racking up major miles week after week. But listening to music on a solo training run is far different than navigating through all the racers on the road with your volume on full blast. Wearing headphones during the race can cause you to miss announcements from officials, cut in front of someone, or not move out of the way if a runner is trying to get around you. Ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes, who's been in his fair share of races, has seen runners miss certain cues countless times because of music. "I've seen too many people cut people off and not answer questions. It's disrespectful to the other racers," he says. "People should unplug during the race." For these reasons, some races ban the use of headphones during a race, but it's hard to enforce this rule when there are thousands of participants. But even if you might not get caught, you should still try to run without them; after all, if you're busy listening to your music, you'll miss out on the best part about a road race - enjoying the atmosphere with your fellow runners and hearing the motivating cheers from crowds. If you feel like you can't slog through 26.2 miles without your own personal soundtrack, however, do as Dean recommends: "At most, just use one earbud."
about 9 hours ago