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5 Under 5: Healthy, On-The-Go Snacks

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Back to school means back to crazy schedules and some how managing to fit classes, jobs, internships, workouts, sleep and a social life into 24 hours a day. The first thing that tends to fall on the backburner is eating, and especially eating healthy. If you’re going to power through crazy days you’ll need snacks that you can stash in your bag to pull out …

No Gym Necessary Workout

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Don’t belong to a gym or don’t feel like getting there? There’s no excuse not to squeeze a workout in when you can do it from home. Here are some of my favorite moves to strengthen your legs, arms, and abs- with no gym required! **You can use weights, gallons of milk, textbooks, whatever you have handy that will add weight resistance to these exercises. …

20 Healthy Habits You Should Be Doing

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  We all have our habits, good and bad, which dictate our health over time. The rule of thumb is that it takes 21 days to make a habit stick if you commit to it. Try to implement some of these healthy habits to start seeing positive changes to your daily life!   Wash up every morning; A quick shower or even just washing your …

Happy and Healthy Snacking

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Instead of reaching for junk food that fails to fill you up no matter how much you eat, try some of these healthy alternatives to energize your body throughout the day and satisfy your hunger! 6 oz of Non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt with flax seeds, chia seeds, and a sprinkle of cinnamon is a perfect combo to conquer your sweet tooth, fill you up, and …

Fitting Fitness In

      My first year at college was quite the rude awakening to my fitness schedule. Living in a smaller space without a gym in my building made it harder to find the motivation to exercise. All the new classes, activities and events also created a packed schedule that could be difficult to work around. After a while I realized that I’d completely fallen …

The Importance Of An Active Life For Mental Health

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The importance of living an active lifestyle is something you hear all the time. “It’ll make you look good!” “You’ll be hotter if you work out!” “It’s the healthy thing to do!” That last line has a double meaning. Most people think of being physically healthy as having an average-to-hot body type (all though, what IS average these days??) and not having any major health …

Exercises for Unwanted Underarm Fat

EXERCISES FOR UNWANTED UNDERARM FAT

It’s officially summer, and that means halter-tops and tanks. Unfortunately, that leaves your excess weight you’ve been carrying under your arms exposed. Not only is it unpleasant, it’s also extremely hard to get rid of. Since you cannot target just one area for weight loss, a combination of a healthy diet and cardio will help burn the calories. Luckily there are exercises that target and …

3 Super Healthy Smoothies That Taste Amazing

3 HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS SMOOTHIES

Portable, great-tasting and healthy smoothies are a great alternative for breakfast, an afternoon snack or even dessert! They are full of protein, vitamins and minerals that are important for a healthy lifestyle. Although it can be time-consuming to cut up your own fruit, it is a much better alternative than smoothie packets and gives you a chance to create your own! Here are 3 of …

Healthier Homemade Mac and Cheese

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Mac and cheese is one of the easiest go-to comfort food options out there, especially for those of us who spend most of our year living in dorms. However, it’s not always the healthiest, and at some point you usually end up getting sick of the orangey tubes from a microwave container and craving something a little more flavorful and homemade. After being in Rome …

Train yourself to LOVE working out!

Train Yourself to Love Working Out

We all have times where we fall into a slump routine of binge watching Netflix while also binge eating everything in your kitchen and the thought of working out or even getting off the couch? Awful. However, being caught in this cycle of unhealthy habits can take a toll on your health, energy, and happiness rather quickly. With a few easy changes to your daily …

5 Beauty Treatments You Would Never Think to Try

5 Beauty Treatments You Would Never Think to Try

Within the past few years, more and more at home beauty treatments are popping up all over the internet. While many seem easy to make, it’s questionable as to which treatments are proven to work and are healthy for your body. We’ve tested a few out for our readers to ensure maximum satisfaction and the greatest results! 1. Apple Cider Vinegar If there is one …

4 Tips for Committing to Fitness This Summer

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Summer means plenty of sunshine, bare feet, growing temperatures, and more revealing clothing. Tank tops, shorts, and bikinis, oh my! It is the perfect time of year to get outside and tone those arms, abs, and legs. We all want to do it, but the hard part is committing to fitness. Go Outside When the temperatures are between 70 and 90 degrees, a walk or jog …