15 Day Ab Challenge: A fit body starts with a strong core!

Although the thought of a bikini ready body may be all the incentive you need for working on your core, there are plenty of important reasons to have a strong midsection. In just 15 days and only 4 different exercises, you’ll be well on your way to a strong (and beautiful!) core!

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How to know if you’re dehydrated – and what you can do about it!

Drinking enough water has always been difficult for me. If I’m busy I can go hours upon hours without a drink, only to be so thirsty later in the day I’m gulping down water a full glass at a time. Why do I do this to myself?! It used to be common for me to get headaches during the day, which I would chalk up to be dehydrated. What I didn’t know is that those headaches were my body telling me that it was struggling!

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Train Smart for Your Next Race: The Ultimate Guide to Improving Performance and Avoiding Overtraining

If you’ve ever trained for a race, you know how taxing it can be on your body. Our friends at fix.com have put together a useful guide to help you determine if you are overtraining and provide tips to train smart, improve your performance and prepare for race domination!

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The Beginner’s Exercise Plan: 30 Day Work Out Routine To Get You Started

If you’re one of the many that are committed to making 2016 a fit and healthy year, congratulations! Now that you’ve made the decision to focus on your health, are you overwhelmed with where to start? If you haven’t worked out in awhile, the thought of getting back into it can be daunting. The On The Road To Fit 30 Day Beginner’s Exercise Plan was created to help ease you into working out regularly. Starting simple will increase the likelihood that you will stick with it!

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Benefits of Lemon Water: 11 Reasons to Drink Lemon Water Every Morning

Trying to cut coffee out of your morning? A cup of hot water with fresh lemon juice is an ideal alternative. It tastes great and has a handful of health benefits as well.  Here are 11 compelling reasons to make this quick concoction part of your morning ritual!

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6 Tips To Stay Fit Over the Holidays: Christmas Doesn’t Have To Mean Weight Gain!

Let’s be honest here, indulging during the holidays is pretty much a non-negotiable. Christmas ham. Cocktail parties with massive cheese plates. Eggnog-fueled caroling runs. December is ripe with parties, meals and snacks that can fill you with the holiday spirit and way too many calories. But staying in shape during the holidays doesn’t mean forgoing all your favorite traditions and activities. Below are 6 tips from the 12 Minute Athlete to keeping fit and healthy to ensure you enter 2016 in your best shape.

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Natural Energy Booster! Simple Superfood Smoothie Recipe

Who doesn’t need a mid-day energy boost? Whether it’s to get you through the end of the workday, finding the energy to make it to the gym, or something to fill those mid-day cravings, this is an excellent recipe from FitLifeTV that will give you a wonderful burst of energy while nourishing your body.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: 20 Gift Ideas for the Fitness Enthusiast in Your Life

In search of  the perfect gift for the fitness enthusiast in your life? Look no further! I’ve compiled a list of 20 gift ideas that are sure to please. From practical, to quirky, to motivational, there’s ought to be an idea to win over that special person on your list.

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Ultimate Guide To Eating Right: 20 Super Foods to Build Muscle & Lose Fat

It’s no surprise that your diet is just as important in getting fit than the time you put in at the gym. But do you know exactly what foods you should be eating to build muscle and lose fat? Stronglifts.com compiled a list of the top 20 super foods to build muscle and lost fat. Get a pen and paper ready to make your next shopping list!

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The Power of the Turkish Get-Up: The Exercise That May Save Your Life

Turkish Get-Ups are one move that I get pretty excited about. The Turkish Get-Up is a highly functional movement that requires all the muscles of the body working together in order to accomplish the task. It’s great move for your entire body,  requires a clear mind to master the technique, and some would argue that it can also save your life!

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