Health Fitness

Why You Should Eat More Fat and Less Sugar

Photo: Twenty20 Think back to the ’80s and ’90s when buying anything that didn’t don a low-fat label was simply taboo. Back then, butter and egg yolks topped the “do not eat” list, while refined carbs and packaged foods weren’t given a second thought. But times have definitely changed. These …

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7 Weight Loss Tips When the Scale Won’t Budge

Photo: Twenty20 Whether the scale hasn’t budged for one week or six, it’s always a frustrating experience — especially when you feel you’re doing everything “right” to get the weight off. But before you start beating yourself up or throw in the towel on your healthy eating plan, know that …

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Are You Foam Rolling All Wrong?

Photo: Pond5 These days, foam rollers are everywhere — the gym, your physical therapist’s office, your living room and even your suitcase. After all, foam rolling has emerged as the darling of the fitness world and the cure-all for many different aches. Essentially, foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial …

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The 15-Minute Medicine Ball HIIT Workout

Photo: Twenty20 While kettlebells may be all the rage and dumbbells never go out of fashion, its time to give some love to the no-frills medicine ball. Great for at-home workouts or at the gym, weighted med balls can target just about every muscle group, improve coordination, challenge core stability, …

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Meditation Meets HIIT in New Mindful Fitness Approach

Photo: Twenty20 High-intensity training is getting a mindful makeover, and you’re going to want to clear some headspace for this. Thanks to a few fitness renegades, yoga studios aren’t the only group fitness classes that are baking meditation into their exercise regimen. So don’t be surprised if you find yourself …

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The Low-Impact Workout That Will Make You Sweat

Photo: Courtesy of The LIT Method Don’t get us wrong: We’re big fans of high-intensity training and running, but what happens when you’re recovering from an injury and want to take it easy on those burpees and sprints? Fitness trainers Justin Norris and Taylor Gainor were faced with this dilemma …

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Can’t Do a Push-Up? Here’s Where to Start

Photo: Twenty20 Avoiding push-ups like they’re the plague? We don’t blame you — the bodyweight exercise is daunting if you’re new to fitness. But if you’re reaching for any crazy excuse to skip this bootcamp favorite, you might be cheating yourself out of a seriously effective workout.  RELATED: Hate Crunches? …

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