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on Nov 26, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

One of the most shameful kitchen sights has to be a trash can full of leftovers and rotting produce, a sign of wasted money, time, and food. It’s sad to see, but sometimes the situation is hard to prevent! Lack of time and ideas, poor planning, an abundance of food…multiple excuses can leave you with no choice but to toss things. Sound like a common occurrence? Here are a few tips for putting good food into your body instead of into the trash (and keeping more cash in your pocket).

 

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on Nov 24, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Confession: I’ve spent several nights watching (OK, obsessing) over inspiring videos promoting races and competitions. There is The Spartan Race and Tough Mudder, various marathons, the Color Run, MMA meets, triathlons, 5K’s and more. There’s something for everyone and training for one, either alone or as a team, can motivate you to keep up with workouts. Imagine yourself among the people, the excitement, the cheering, the sweat, finishing and feeling accomplished. If this sounds like fun, what are you waiting for? Read on to get started.

 

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on Nov 10, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Shorter days, darker nights, and holidays are right around the corner. If this means that your workouts are going to go on vacation, make a change to set yourself up for success. Instead of slacking, try one of these tips to ensure that your workouts get done.

 

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on Nov 05, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

We’ve all had days where we’re dragging by noon and ready to pass out by dinner. For some these feelings are daily occurrences, and unfortunately they directly affect what and how much we get done. Coffee isn’t always the answer though. Just like a simple breakfast helps give your day a great start, simple changes to your nutrition routine can improve your productivity. Try the tips below if you experience one of these common problems. 

 

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on Nov 03, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

What goes into running a successful marathon? Some say it’s choosing the right shoes. Others say it’s training to the max. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or going for your first, you know that conquering the 26.2 miles is not all physical. Preparing your mind and fueling your body play crucial roles too!

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on Oct 28, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Last weekend, a group of calorie counters, who only knew each other online, met in person for the first time. They met through Calorie Camp, and supported each other as they lost weight, maintained, and refined their personal fitness and nutrition goals. This weekend, amidst the stories, laughing, and hugging, the group took a moment to tally their total weight loss – a colossal 698 pounds. Over the rest of the weekend, however, they focused on the new friendships and lives they had gained.

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on Oct 22, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

A Hollywood smile isn’t just a matter of good oral hygiene. It should be no surprise that the food you eat affects your teeth in the same way it affects your body, hair, and nails. The sweet, starchy foods that aren’t ideal for your health are also not ideal for your teeth, causing enamel erosion and tooth decay. A well-balanced diet is most important, and choosing teeth-friendly options can brighten up your smile even more.

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on Oct 20, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Enter the world of running shoes and you might find yourself at a loss for what to choose. Don’t run away from all the options though, especially if you think you need a new pair. The variety of choices available means that you can find the perfect fit for your feet. Follow the tips below to narrow down your choices and choose the shoe that’s right for you.

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on Oct 15, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Each week, we publish a recipe from New York Times Bestselling Author and creator of Hungry Girl, Lisa Lillien. Today, we're going behind the scenes to give you an inside look at the woman behind the brand and her huge following that all started with a daily email

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on Oct 13, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

The focus on our food and how it is grown is now one of the world’s hottest topics. The increasing health-consciousness is not only sparking healthier waistlines, but everything from writing to sustainable dining, too. Experience the fruit of the farm-to-table movement for yourself through one of these top five activities.

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on Oct 08, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

October is National Apple Month. Here we break down how to enjoy the month apple-style.

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on Oct 06, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

While summer created opportunities for fun workouts to beat the heat, cold and dark fall and winter days seem like a perfect excuse to ditch the workout. Two whole seasons of no workouts seems like a lifetime and can really set you back on your goals! Instead of cuddling up with a blanket and a book, try one of these five methods to keep on track.

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on Oct 05, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

If you have to think about what's for dinner every single day, you will either go hungry, or eat out more often than if you took the time to plan your meals in advance. Here we help you determine the different ways you can plan your meals.

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on Sep 29, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Now that it’s officially Fall, there are new options for workout clothes on the market we thought we’d offer up to help you stay cool, warm, and comfortable as you exercise. Here is our take on some must-haves for your workout for both men and women.

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on Sep 24, 2013 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Environmentally friendly choices have reached out to a whole new market: food. Although trends like buying local food and grass-fed beef products have been getting publicity for a while, the future holds some new and (somewhat) exciting ones. From local food to edible packaging, at least one method is sure to appeal to you.

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