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Find Your Tribe

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a lone wolf when it comes to fitness. Aside from playing team sports for 10+ years, all of my other exercise was always done solo. Long runs, track workouts, yoga and spinning classes, early morning weight lifting sessions, pilates…all done primarily by myself. Once in a […]

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Happy (and Healthy) Holidays

Ah, the Monday after Thanksgiving break. Anyone still recovering from a food coma? From now until New Year’s Eve, we’re bombarded by parties, family gatherings, and other events where there’s no shortage of alcohol, sweets, and decadent dishes. And while the holidays shouldn’t be a free-for-all when it comes to eating, it’s perfectly fine to […]

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Why Are We So Scared of Feeling Hungry?

When did we decide that hunger was something to be feared? Pick up any popular diet book or magazine (usually geared towards women, but that’s a post for another day) and you’ll likely see tips like these: Make sure to eat every 2-3 hours to stoke your metabolism, or else you’ll get hungry and binge […]

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Dear Shortcuts: You Suck.

For lots of people, not having a microwave in the kitchen would be a deal breaker. After all, how else are you supposed to heat up leftovers? What about canned soups, frozen meals, popcorn, water for tea, potatoes, and all of those freaky mug cakes that you see on Pinterest?  When we first discovered that […]

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How I Conquered My Cheese Addiction

If you ask a group of people their thoughts and feelings on cheese, you might receive some of the following reactions: “I’m literally addicted to cheese.” “I FREAKING LOVE CHEESE.” “It’s my one true love.” “Cheese makes everything taste better.” I know, because I probably uttered similar phrases throughout the years. When I lived in […]

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