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5 Yoga Poses for More Restful Sleep

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This article was written by Alanna Zabel, star of the Element: Beginner Level Yoga DVD. Everyone experiences trouble sleeping at one time or another. It can be very frustrating, and it can negatively affect your mood and health. If stress is causing your sleep to suffer, yoga is a phenomenal way to help stimulate relaxation. Gentle body...

3 Tips to Rehab an Injury—And Come Back Stronger!

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If you’re like the average active person, even a minor injury that sidelines you from a regular workout routine can become a huge headache. You tweak your back, twist your knee, experience shin splints… and all of a sudden, you’re going stir crazy, wondering when you can get back in the game. Welcome to the dangerous, post-injury gray...

Just a Nibble! Cheese Is Healthy In Moderation

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Cheese—guilty pleasure or part of a healthy diet? Experts fall on both sides of the fence, some praising the benefits of protein and calcium, others condemning high calories, saturated fat, and sodium. But no matter how you feel about it, you’re likely still nibbling away—Americans eat 34 pounds of cheese per person per year. Cheese, Healthy...

7 Healthier Ways to Top Popcorn

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Popcorn has gotten a bad rap, from movie theater tubs overflowing with salt and grease. But if you can resist drenching it in butter, popcorn is in fact a whole grain, boasting fiber, antioxidants, and other health benefits. Get back to the grain and lighten up your toppings for a crunchy and satisfying snack. Start with 8 cups of plain, freshly...

3 Awesome Fitness Ideas to Keep Your New Year Momentum Going

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Having a plan makes sticking to your New Year’s intentions infinitely more doable. Sure, your goal to workout five days a week might seem attainable today. But what happens in a couple weeks when you’re pressed for time, bored with your routine, or simply can’t get outside for a walk? Here are three awesome ways to keep moving all year with...

5 Ways Marathon Training Has Changed Now that I’m a Mom

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Los Angeles, CA has always been a special place for my running career. (Hi Fitbit readers, it’s Sara.) From being an unknown freshman winning both the 1600 and 3200 at the high school California State Track meet at Cerritos College, to competing in my first race as a professional runner, to debuting in the marathon at the LA Marathon in...

Stuck on a Treadmill? Watch this Video to Up Your Fun!

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Sick of your regular treadmill workout? Crunch Group Fitness Instructor, Jen Renfroe, shows you how to break out of your routine and step it up a notch with interval and strength treadmill training. Click here to get a free week of workouts at Crunch gym. Don’t live near a Crunch location? Get access here to 30 free days on CrunchLive.com with...