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5 Top Apps To Keep You On Track

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Hey Siri, what are the best fitness apps to download? Hey Alexa, what’s the best app to help keep me on track with my summer goals? Come on, I know I’m not the only one who’s googled this or asked my device to find me the top option, right? This summer, I’m all about crushing my fitness goals; and if you’re like me, you’ll take all the help you can get – even if it comes from an app. Read More

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Free Boston Summer Workouts

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After sitting at a desk for 8+hours a day, the last thing I want to do is stay indoors on a beautiful day. Lucky for us Bostonians, the Beantown outdoor fitness scene from June-September is robust with workout options for everyone. Whether you like yoga, HIIT, barre, Crossfit or Zumba – the Boston summer scene has a FREE workout for you! Lace up your trainers, grab a friend and head to one of these scheduled events under the sun. Read More

Get on the Water Flavor Train

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Do you absolutely hate the taste of water? You are not alone; for many people, staying hydrated is difficult for this exact reason. And dehydration is no joke. It can happen quickly and result in fatigue, loss of concentration, dizziness, confusion, and of course – less frequent urination. We lose water regularly through sweating, breathing, and going to the bathroom. If any of those has increased, we probably need to be drinking more. Special cases of water loss include breastfeeding and illness (through diarrhea or vomiting). Read More

The 1-2-3 of Taking Down Conflicts in Nutrition Conversations

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These days, there are so many nutrition philosophies out there it’s hard to keep up. And because nutrition science is still so new, the effectiveness of one over the other can be difficult to nail down. In truth, nutrition is only one facet to a long, healthy life, and human beings have successfully adapted to all sorts of dietary traditions. That makes it more difficult to rank one way of eating as more superior to another. Read More

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6 Habits of Healthy, Happy People

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As a lover of self-help books geared toward health and wellness, I often wonder: what truly makes people happy? Looking around the gym at people working out intensely, what motivates them? Walking by a Newbury Street outdoor restaurant and seeing a person laugh at dinner, what is making them happy? Obviously, happiness can be defined in many ways, but how is it defined by healthy and happy individuals? After doing a bit of digging, I’ve highlighted 6 different trends that seem to be commonly present in the lives of the healthy and happy. Read More

Perfect Nutrient Pairings: Get More From Your Foods

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In the world of nutrition research, we are still trying to figure out how nutrients are absorbed from our foods and how to get the most out of every meal for long-term health and longevity. What we have learned is, in many instances nutrients are better absorbed – or, more bioavailable – from foods than from dietary supplements. The hundreds of thousands of natural chemical reactions in our foods appear to be working synergistically throughout our digestion and absorption process. Read More