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Lose Weight Naturally with a New Morning Routine

Lose Weight Naturally with a New Morning Routine

What's the best way to lose weight? Count calories? Work out three hours a day? There's no single "best" answer. What works for one person might make no difference for another. Sometimes there's a frustrating trial-and-error period until you find what works best for you. However, most people in the health industry agree on certain norms. Their extensive research has resulted in quite a few standard practices that they recommend. Processed foods are a no-no, for instance, and everyone agrees that the majority of us need to incorporate more physical activity into our days. Making a conscious effort to follow...

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5 Easy Ways to Get an Energy Boost Every Day

5 Easy Ways to Get an Energy Boost Every Day

Have you been feeling extra groggy lately? Has a lack of energy been preventing you from living your life to the fullest? If you're otherwise in good health, then it may be time to make some simple changes to your everyday routine. From getting more sleep to kicking cortisol-causing stress, we've got some simple ways for you to give yourself a boost. Let's take a look: 1. Exercise More (Trust Us) It might sound counterintuitive, but sometimes when your energy is too low to keep active, the key is actually to increase your exercise levels. The Brookings Institute breaks down...

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Natural Ways to Lose Weight with an Office Job

Natural Ways to Lose Weight with an Office Job

With so many of us having office jobs, we know how difficult it can be to lose weight when we are sitting for many hours throughout the day. When you are stuck behind a desk for up to 8 hours, it can really take a toll on the body. Over time, we don't realize that we are not burning as many calories, and as a result, the number on the scale tends to go up instead of down, which can be extremely frustrating! The good news is that it certainly does not have to be this way. Let's take a...

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How to Find Time to Get Outside When Work Is Crazy

How to Find Time to Get Outside When Work Is Crazy

There are times when a crazy work scene is actually a good thing. Maybe you just got a promotion, or started working on a project that's super challenging. If you work for yourself, maybe you're pushing yourself to new entrepreneurial heights. So, crazy work doesn't have to be a negative. Unless, of course, it's detracting from the time you're spending doing what you love. If you love the feeling of fresh air and sunshine — but your job is keeping you from exploring, adventuring, and enjoying the great outdoors — then that's a problem. Luckily, no matter how hectic your...

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5 More Powerful Tips for Training Like a Pro & Living Like an Adventurer

5 More Powerful Tips for Training Like a Pro & Living Like an Adventurer

As you train intensely, travel widely, and wander freely seeking your next awesome adventure, here are some ways to make it all even more fruitful and inspiring: Life-hacks to nourish and turbocharge your body and mind. Enjoy! 1. Supercharge Your Diet With Healthy Fats & Oils When you're on a long trek -- hiking, camping, backpacking, cycling, or climbing -- meals are likely to be a bit ad hoc. Freeze-dried chicken and dumplings, anyone? And when you're exploring a new city, of course you want to sample the local cuisine, even if it's (ahem) less than perfectly healthy. But your at-home...

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