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I Got an IUD and I’m Never Going Back – This Is Why

In my mid-twenties and nowhere closer to having a baby, I was still on the same birth control I’ve been on since high school. I realized there had to be better options out there than the current birth control pill I was on, and decided it was time to make a change. After research and […]

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17 Low-Carb Recipes That Are So Simple, You'll Never Be Tempted by Takeout Again

There’s nothing quite like the crush of work stress and family responsibilities to throw you off your weight-loss goals. When you need to satisfy a deadline-induced craving for a crunchy snack or throw together a weeknight dinner fast, it’s essential to have simple, healthy recipes in your back pocket. These low-carb dishes will help you […]

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Here's Exactly Why Tracy Anderson Never Gives Instruction During Her Classes

Image Source: Nick Gerber The method behind the Tracy Anderson Method is a unique one: the temperature in her dance-cardio classes is cranked up to 86 degrees with 69 percent humidity, and Tracy provides zero instruction. Now, if you’ve ever taken a group fitness class, you’re probably accustomed to motivational speeches in between sets or […]

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Why You Should Never Ignore Painful Sex

If you ever find sex to be a painful experience, it could be a sign of an underlying health condition. Frustratingly, it’s often dismissed as a mental health issue rather than an actual physical problem. Whatever your pain is stemming from, one thing is for sure — it’s best not to ignore it. Donna Begg […]

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The List of Veggies This Trainer Says You Never Have to Track in Your Macros

Some veggies have so few calories, such as celery and cucumbers, that they’re thought of as negative-calorie foods — meaning, your body burns more calories digesting them than actually eating them. And while this isn’t entirely true, there is something to the idea that certain vegetables can be considered zero-calorie. As personal trainer Max Weber, […]

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A Barry's Bootcamp Instructor Shares 7 Things You Never Knew About the Cult Favorite

Founded a decade ago, Barry’s Bootcamp has become the godfather of high-intensity, strength, and cardio group fitness classes. If you’ve never been to a Barry’s class, you can expect a sexy ambience with red light, great beats, and an inspiring group of instructors to lead you through the hour-long class. You’ll alternate between weights — […]

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You'll Never Guess the Secret Ingredient in These Vegan, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

A healthy recipe doesn’t have to mean bland or boring and certainly doesn’t have to exclude foods we have come to crave. Choosing to follow a particular diet or live a certain way shouldn’t always have to be about sacrifice, especially not during the upcoming holiday season, with its aromatic spices and tempting comfort foods. […]