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Here’s What 6 Teaspoons of Sugar Look Like

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Move over full-fat, low-fat, and non-fat anything. Sugar is the new food villain, and with good reason. There’s strong scientific evidence pointing towards its negative impact on health, which has led the World Health Organization to reduce its recommendation for sugar intake to no more than 6 teaspoons (or 25 grams) of sugar per day.   Too...

3 Easy Ideas for Overnight Oats

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Breakfast has long been touted as the most important meal of the day. But if you’re like most Americans, you don’t have the luxury of making it a lengthy, sit down affair. If you’re lucky, it’s a bowl of cereal before dashing out the door. And if you’re late, it’s a grab-and-go option like a bar, or a muffin from the coffee shop next...

Tough Workouts: Train Your Brain to Take the Pain

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It’s no secret I have a different relationship with pain than the average person—I embrace it with my mantra, “Shut up, legs!” After years of training at an elite level, I’ve learned to see the benefits that come from suffering through a tough workout. Pain is not your enemy—quite the opposite, and if you stop resisting it, you will...

Why You Should Stop “Trying” to Get Healthy

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Every year, January is the season for getting back in shape and getting healthy—or “trying to get healthy” as so many put it. It seems safer that way. To try is to give your best effort, while still leaving the back door open in case you can’t quite reach your goals. Well, no more “trying,” no more excuses, and no more half-hearted...

What’s the Deal with Buttered Coffee?

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Rumor has it, adding a dollop of butter to your morning cup of Joe can give you an edge in your next workout, improve your mental performance, and help you lose weight. Professional distance runners Ryan and Sara Hall are fans of the buttery beverage—but does fat-filled coffee really live up to the hype? Here’s the buzz! What Is Buttered...