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James Vincent’s blog on fashion, food, and fitness

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From Lycra leotards to maple-infused water, the fitness industry is not without its fads. Luckily, for those who would rather shed pounds than dollars, this year’s trend is a “back to basics” approach using proven methods to get you fit, lean and toned. So before you leap into the rip

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Charlize Theron.  Robert Downey, Jr.  Jennifer Aniston.  Adam Levine.  Joe Johnson.  Alessandra Ambrosio.  What do all of these celebrities have in common (besides being A-list actors, musicians, athletes, and supermodels)?  They all swear by yoga.  And their physical appearance and mental aptitude enthusiastically scream the benefits associated with practicing yoga.

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Whether you play sport in a recreational league or varsity ball, off-season training can be the key to becoming the best player you can. The hard work you do in your time off — and the time you take to let your body recover — can “make or break” your

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Beloved dairy products like milk, butter, and yogurt can be a delicious part of a healthy diet. To enjoy the full benefits of this creamy food group, choosing the right dairy is essential. As a rule, grass-fed, whole milk products are tastier and more nutrient dense than the heavily marketed

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Between work, family commitments and chores, who has time to exercise? While it might seem impossible to fit exercise into a hectic schedule, it’s actually easy to get some exercise every day, no matter how busy you are. Here are five ways to exercise when you don’t have any spare

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Healthier Pasta: Why You Should Be Eating Whole-Grain Pasta By Carlton Ryan Pasta is a delicious and consequently highly popular food. However, pasta is also not particularly healthy since it is high in carbohydrates and has little nutritional value. Eating pasta isn’t terrible for you, but it certainly won’t make you

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By Carlton Ryan Many of us eat too much. The average person would be healthier if they ate less everyday. Of course, doing so is hard. Among the myriad difficulties is hunger. If you try to eat less, you may feel as if you are starving much of the time.

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Vitamins And Sport
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Well-Timed Nutrition for the Best Possible Workout A well-timed intake of nutrients before, during and after exercise is a primary determinant of how effective (and comfortable) your workout will be. If you’ve ever hit the gym after a large meal or without enough food or in your stomach, you will

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Mediterranean Diet A Mediterranean diet may be the key to a longer, healthier life. Switching to a Mediterranean diet means reducing red meat consumption while increasing intake of seafood, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and virgin olive oil. A growing body of research links the Mediterranean diet to lower levels

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By Wanda Marie If you’re busier than ever these days, you’re admittedly not alone. Even so, a hectic schedule is not an excuse to cut workouts from your calendar. In fact, evidence suggests you might be shooting yourself in the foot by eliminating your trips to the gym. These are

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