How Much Exercise Is Too Much Exercise?

Do you love working out? Great. But how much exercise is too much exercise? An expert personal trainer weighed in. Click here to read more. iStock/tempura We all know that getting your sweat on is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Regular physical activity improves your health, endurance, muscular strength, as well as alleviates stress, and gives you that much-needed dose of energy to get you through your day. Those feel-good endorphins can leave many of us wanting more to the point that we might be in danger of…

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Busting 5 Common Myths About Intermittent Fasting

Busting 5 Common Myths About Intermittent Fasting Intermittent fasting is a popular diet trend, but there are still quite a few myths floating around about the practice; we set out to set folks straight. iStock/DashMed Intermittent fasting is getting a lot of press of late, but some folks are still worried about whether this diet fad is healthy, useful, or even safe. To assuage your fears, New York Times bestselling authors Dr. Mark Hyman, Director of the Cleveland Clinic for Functional Medicine, and Max Lugavere, health journalist, are busting five…

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Natural Beauty Lovers

Mother’s Day is around the corner and we’ve rounded up some of our favorite beauty essentials to pamper her. There is no better way to show love and appreciation on Mother’s Day than by making the mothers in your life feel special. We know it can be hard to find the perfect gift but we are here to help and to tell you that there is no better way than to pamper her with some all-natural beauty and wellness products to make her feel great inside and out – now…

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5 Reasons to Love Carmel by the Sea

Carmel is the perfect weekend getaway for foodies and art lovers. Whether you’re artsy or a foodie. Or just love a cute town by the sea – Carmel never disappoints. Rated “One of America’s Top Beach Towns”, Carmel is much more than just its heavenly location. There are secret passageways, courtyards, and hidden gardens tucked throughout this tiny European-style town. All that and its iconic white sand beach and you’ll know why Carmel gets busy on the weekends.  Carmel has retained its artistic renegade flair that its freethinking iconoclastic artist and…

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Here's How to Get Scarlett Johansson's 'Avengers' Body

From her fitness regime to her diet, what you need to know. There’s no denying just how kickass Scarlett Johansson looks, and acts, in “Avengers: Endgame.” So just how did the actress pull off her superhero physique? Well, according to her trainer, Eric Johnson, it took a lot of hard work and dedication.   “We’re trying to create this crazy comic book hero in real life with somebody who’s normal,” he told the Hollywood Reporter in a recent interview in which he shared the star’s “Avengers” fitness routine, including just how…

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The 4 Must-Have Natural Anti-Pollution Skincare Products

Anti-pollution skincare is on the rise thanks to growing research that air particles and toxic fumes and chemicals can cause aging skin. iStock/ferrantraite There’s a lot of focus on how excess sun soaking expedites the formation of wrinkles and leathery skin, but there’s something else just as inescapable that does a number on your skin: pollution. Smog, chemical air particles, and car fumes aren’t just harmful to your lungs—your skin suffers, too. Despite the fact that your skin’s very purpose is to protect the body as your outer “shield,” the…

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Reese Witherspoon's Beauty Must-Haves at 43

The actress shared her simple and relatable tips. It’s hard to believe that Reese Witherspoon has graced our screens for over twenty years now. Compare her starring role on 2017’s “Big Little Lies” with her breakout in 2001’s “Legally Blonde” and you’ll see that the 43-year-old actress has barely aged a day.  So how does she do it? Luckily the Oscar-winning star recently spilled her beauty secrets to Allure magazine, so we can all indulge our inner Tracy Flicks and take a lot of notes. She Takes Prenatal Vitamins  While…

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The Crazy Link Between an Awesome Sex Life and Your Chakra System

The chakra system makes up the seven energy centers, two of which govern your sexuality. Here’s what you need to know to reignite the passion. iStock/MilosStankovic According to India’s healing systems of Ayurvedic and Yoga, within each and every one of us is a chakra system made up of seven spinning energy centers, each governing a different aspect of our physical, mental, and spiritual health. And it should come as no surprise that two of these energy centers also impact our sex lives. When they’re out of balance, our path toward…

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The Dangers of Headstand and How to Avoid Injury

While headstand is a beneficial posture in yoga, it can be harmful if you’re not careful. These alignment tips will help you avoid the dangers of headstand. iStock/fizkes Headstand (Sirsasana) has been called the “king of all yoga poses” because it’s so beneficial to those who practice it daily. But for yogis that do it incorrectly, it can cause immediate or gradual damage to the neck and spine. Learn to correct your alignment mistakes and prevent injury when you turn upside down. The Benefits of Headstand The main reason why…

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Celebrity Personal Trainer Sia Cooper on Why Target Zone Training Works

The Instagram fitness star spills all of her workout secrets. Want to Boost Your Butt and Tone Your Thighs? Try These Tips From Instagram Personal Trainer Sia Cooper   Let’s be honest: no matter how hard we hit the gym and how frequent we attend our spinning and yoga classes, we all have that one trouble area (or maybe a couple of areas) that seems almost impossible to tone.  Or, on the flip side, maybe you have a specific area of the body — like your butt, for example — that…

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