Mind & Body

Abs Are Not the Key to Happiness

Abs Are Not the Key to Happiness

March 3, 2017

We have disorder our eating awareness in February, so  there is nothing more important than talking about the reality of disordered eating and why it impacts the lives of so many people. While an estimated one in five women struggle with an eating disorder, a greater percentage (75%) report having some sort of disordered eating, […]

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3 Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Reduce Stress

March 1, 2017

There’s no question stress can have a negative impact on your life—it can put you in a bad mood, amplify aches and pains, and wreak havoc on your sleep. Recent studies have linked stress to low productivity at work and high blood pressure. But there’s good news in the battle against bad stress, researchers have […]

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Why Gabby Wrote Her Body a Love Letter (And You Should Too!)

March 1, 2017

Every Valentine’s Day, so much focus gets put on the love we get and receive from other people. Although valuable, I want to try something different this month: Let’s count the things we love about our bodies. I’m serious. I want you to scribble down a love letter to your body. I’ll go first. 5 […]

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5 key strategies to stick to your New Year's resolutions

5 key strategies to stick to your New Year’s resolutions

January 14, 2017

When New Year comes, many guys make New Year’s resolutions, stick to them for a month, don’t see results, and quit. It’s the phenomenon behind the “January rush”—and the reason that most gyms are back to their usual crowd by mid-March. You can be the one that different from those average dudes who abandons a […]

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6 Yoga Poses For A Better Night's Sleep

6 Yoga Poses For A Better Night’s Sleep

October 12, 2016

An anxious mind and unsettled body will result in restless sleep. As we go about our day, stress from work, family, friends, finances, and fitness builds up, affecting our moods and physical health. That stress, combined with our busy schedules and our need to scroll through Facebook and Instagram when we’re lying in bed—FOMO is […]

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6 Under-The-Radar Tips For Great Workouts

6 Under-The-Radar Tips For Great Workouts

September 29, 2016

It’s been said that 80 percent of success is just showing up. If that sounds like your approach to training, you’ve probably attained a certain amount of success through all your check-ins and check-outs at the gym. However, you can exponentially increase the quality of your workout by employing a few techniques to goose your […]

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The One Lift Every Woman Should Do

September 23, 2016

Each woman has her own reasons for working out. But, no matter what  your goal is, you need to be doing this essential exercise! Declaring that one lift is so important every woman should do it is bold. Not only does the lift have to provide incredible benefits, it also has to be scalable to […]

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8 Gym Benchmarks Everyone Can Achieve

September 19, 2016

You might be strong in one or two lifts, but are you up to the same standard in these 8 classic moves? If not, make these your next goals! Plenty of us tell ourselves, “I’m not the competitive type,” but once we get fairly serious about any activity, that statement transforms into a question: “So, […]

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The Strength Training Routine Your Workout Regimen Needs

September 19, 2016

With so many studio classes taking over as fitness crazes, it’s easy to forget the simple things, like our dumbbell roots! Let Grokker’s Kelly Lee take you back to the basics of strength training with a workout designed to help you build (or reinforce) a strong foundation with perfect techniques. Break through your strength limitations […]

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Wipe Out Acne and Acne Scars With Coconut Oil?

September 18, 2016

Acne is a common skin disease that affects up to 80% of people in their lifetime. It is most common among teenagers, but it can affect adults of all ages. Because of coconut oil’s many health properties, some people have started using it to treat acne. This involves applying coconut oil directly to the skin, […]

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