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This App Is Like a Gym for Your Mind

This App Is Like a Gym for Your Mind | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Happify We don’t want to admit how many hours each day we spend playing Angry Birds and Candy Crush (just assume you'd be embarrassed for us). After all, while the borderline-addictive games are fun, they’re also pretty mindless.
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The Best Foods for Your Brain (And Why We Might Owe Fat an Apology)

The Best Foods for Your Brain (And Why We Might Owe Fat an Apology) | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, eating fat is essential for short- and long- term brain health. Here's the real deal on how fat benefits our brains, which types of fat are best, and the best foods to eat for the most brain-boosting benefits.
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How Often Should I Interval Train?

How Often Should I Interval Train? | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
HIIT can be a great option if you're looking to cut time and burn fat. Here's what to know before you begin.
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If Fitness Class Descriptions Were Actually Honest, This Is What They'd Say

If Fitness Class Descriptions Were Actually Honest, This Is What They'd Say | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Let's face it, fitness classes these days are getting tougher and tougher, making #fitnessfails way more likely to happen. It doesn't help that the descriptions most gyms use for their classes are totally bogus. Luckily, blogger Geraldine DeRuiter of The
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8-Step Daily Routine for Hip Mobility

8-Step Daily Routine for Hip Mobility | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Our hips and the muscles that surround them are the base for most of our movement.

They propel us in walking and going up stairs, as well as supporting us in kneeling and squatting. And in pretty much all sporting activities, good hip strength and flexibility is one of the keys to good performance.

Unfortunately, the necessities of daily life can make our hips less functional than we’d like. Sitting most of the day stiffens the hips and can make them weaker from prolonged positioning.

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The Surprising Way To Heal Your Gut (Infographic)

The Surprising Way To Heal Your Gut (Infographic) | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Let's say you're already eating clean but still suffering with bloat, constipation, or any other chronic gut issue. What's the best way to heal? It's not probiotics. It's not even diet related. We...
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Why More Companies Today Are Embracing Wellness - Adweek

Why More Companies Today Are Embracing Wellness - Adweek | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Even Don Draper meditates. And when he does, the fictional ad titan comes up with a seminal feel-good commercial for Coca-Cola that teaches the world to sing in perfect harmony. Should everybody be saying oooooommmmm?
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10 Ways A Good Workout Changes Your Brain

10 Ways A Good Workout Changes Your Brain | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
As a neuroscientist, I've always been fascinated with the awesome malleability of our brains. I focused much of my early career studying the changes in the brain that occur as we form new long-term...
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25 Three-Ingredient Smoothie Recipes [INFOGRAPHIC]

25 Three-Ingredient Smoothie Recipes [INFOGRAPHIC] | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Fire up your blenders, folks! Smoothies are a quick and convenient way to get a blast of nutrients, including protein, carbs and vitamins A, B, C and more.
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The Benefits of Lemon Water

The Benefits of Lemon Water | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
I’ve occasionally had a glass of warm lemon water in the mornings for years, but usually just because it sounded good and I wanted something warm besides coffee or herbal tea.
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The 5 Best Exercises To Prevent Common Running Injuries

The 5 Best Exercises To Prevent Common Running Injuries | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
I've trained my share of long distance runners, triathletes and Iron Man competitors, and no matter how fit these die-hard enthusiasts are, they often find their way to my Pilates studio due to a...
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Lacking a few key exercices such as box squat (w/ elastics), deadlift or 1-leg deadlift, x-walk, amongst other things but overall good stuff. 

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Beyond Turmeric: 5 Indian Spices You Need in Your Pantry Now

Beyond Turmeric: 5 Indian Spices You Need in Your Pantry Now | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Here are five other Indian spices you need in your pantry now, oppose to just turmeric.
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7 Things the Thyroid Docs Never Tell You.

7 Things the Thyroid Docs Never Tell You. | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
The game is about to change.
Far too many men and women with obvious signs and symptoms of thyroid problems are not getting the help they need from their doctors.
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13 Legit Ways to Stop a Hangover

13 Legit Ways to Stop a Hangover | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
We understand. Staying fit, healthy, and happy sometimes means enjoying more than one glass of red wine. Still, don't go reaching for the hair of the dog—there are healthier ways to wake up ready to get back on track.
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Why We Sign Up For Gym Memberships But Never Go To The Gym

Why We Sign Up For Gym Memberships But Never Go To The Gym | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Gyms take on way more members than they have space for. Here's a look at how they get us to sign up and never show up.
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Blend Up the Ultimate Smoothie Bowl Breakfast

Blend Up the Ultimate Smoothie Bowl Breakfast | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.

I know many people say they enjoy smoothies, but find that it's impossible to have one for a meal because they need
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4 Fitness Rules That Are Flat-Out Wrong

4 Fitness Rules That Are Flat-Out Wrong | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
By K. Aleisha Fetters, DETAILS


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Common knowledge is overrated. Hence why common accomplishments are just so-so. Don't let stale fitness rules hold back your fitness gains. Brea
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10 healthy, delicious ways to make your own ice cream

10 healthy, delicious ways to make your own ice cream | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Try one of these 10 healthy, easy ice creams made right from your blender.
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34 Quick and Easy Veggie-Packed Breakfast Ideas

34 Quick and Easy Veggie-Packed Breakfast Ideas | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Breakfast is often a sweet meal, with oatmeal, cereal, fruit smoothies, and Greek yogurt parfaits dominating our mornings.
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Corporate Wellness -- Health, Wellness and an Improved Bottom Line - Forbes

Corporate Wellness -- Health, Wellness and an Improved Bottom Line - Forbes | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
It seems every time we turn around there is a buzz about “corporate wellness.” I have heard it so many times that I wonder if people are becoming skeptical and leery of it being a marketing ploy.
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4 Plant-Based Mason Jar Meals For A Lighter Lunch

4 Plant-Based Mason Jar Meals For A Lighter Lunch | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Sure, we're all into the idea of packing a healthy lunch to bring to work. But between the unappealing Tupperware, figuring out which items may or may not get soggy, what food should be packed...
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What should you eat when sick? [Infographic] Foods that help you fight bugs faster (and avoid catching them at all).

What should you eat when sick? [Infographic] Foods that help you fight bugs faster (and avoid catching them at all). | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
We’ve already walked you through how to handle your gym routine when you’re sick. For today: How to play your diet when you’re feeling lousy.
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The 14 Best Exercises To Build A Vacuum Tight, Lean, Impenetrable Lower Back

The 14 Best Exercises To Build A Vacuum Tight, Lean, Impenetrable Lower Back | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
The lower back might just be the most important muscle you're not hitting. We've compiled 14 of the best lower back exercises to improve your posture, extinguish pain, and build a vacuum tight, lean lower back.
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7 Healthy Reasons to Have Sex - Tonight!

7 Healthy Reasons to Have Sex - Tonight! | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Skipping the gym for a romp in between the sheets isn't something you should do every day, but it's still a healthy distraction - it does burn calories, after all! Check out what other health benefits come from having sex.
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Step Aside Mario Kart — Virtual Reality Treadmills Are The Newest In Fitness Gaming

Step Aside Mario Kart — Virtual Reality Treadmills Are The Newest In Fitness Gaming | Fitness and nutrition | Scoop.it
Has the gym of the future arrived? Virtual reality meets total body movement with the Virtuix Omni Treadmill — a full-blown immersive experience that makes you run, jump, crouch, and sprint as you explore 3D worlds.
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Après danse whatever revolution.... bientôt dans une chaîne de gym près de chez vous! LOL!

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