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Guiltless Garlic Edamame Bean Spread

Guiltless Garlic Edamame Bean Spread Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups cooked edamame (shelled soy beans) Pinch of salt 3 Tbsp freshly-squeezed lemon juice 1 Tbsp tahini or almond butter 4 to 5 Tbsp water 1/2 cup (about 3/4 ounce)

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10 Reasons Why Sleep is Important For Weight Loss

Weight loss not going all that well? You might need more sleep.  Surprisingly, experts believe there’s a strong link between lack of sleep and weight gain. So if you’ve been trying to lose weight and are having a hard time, try increasing your daily sleeping time by an hour or two and see how that

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Aerobic Exercise Basics

You likely already know you need aerobic exercise for top physical fitness. But what is it exactly? Aerobic exercise involves using a major muscle group, like your legs for instance, to elevate your heart and breathing rates for an extended period of time — most experts agree on a minimum of 10 minutes to qualify

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Water Bottle Accountability for Weight Loss – Shanna Ferrigno

Check out more of Shanna’s healthy eating Tips at: The Reset Plan  Try to always keep water near you. Having a water bottle around will make it easier on you to drink more water when you are home, at work, or out running errands. Here is one of my favorite tips that has helped me stay

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Almond Egg Hummus

Almond Egg Hummus 1 (15 oz. can) chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 large red bell pepper, diced 2 large eggs, hardboiled 1 Tbsp. tahini 1 Tbsp. fresh dill, finely chopped 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/4 tsp. hot sauce 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/4 cup slivered almonds PULSE all ingredients except

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More Tips To A Fitter, Healthier You!

Keep your weight workouts under an hour. After 60 minutes, your body starts producing more of the stress hormone cortisol, which can have a testosterone-blocking, muscle-wasting effect. If you think you’re too busy to exercise, try this experiment: For one day, schedule a time to work out, and then stick to it—even if you can

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Fun Workouts To Try At Home This Summer

Fun Workouts To Try At Home This Summer As a lot of people focused on fitness will tell you, it’s important to vary your workouts. Generally speaking you should mix up cardio and strength training, but even within these categories you should keep your body guessing to some degree. With weight training, you should find

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Understanding Calories

Are you trying to lose weight by ‘watching calories,’ ‘counting calories,’ or ‘limiting calories’? Have you heard the ‘eat less calories and exercise more’ advice a bit too often? Simply put, understanding calories and being able to shop for the right foods is a must to achieve lasting weight loss without compromising on the body’s daily