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Make Up Your Mind... And Your Body Will Follow

It’s too easy to exercise mindlessly. You get on the treadmill and you read a magazine- which means that you have to walk slow enough to focus on the small print on the pages. Hard to get your heart rate up when you are desperately trying to read the latest gossip about your fave reality star. Hey, I’m in the same bucket as you- I do it too.



Time to Come Clean: 7 Ways to Detox

Detoxing, cleansing, and fasting are not new trends. Hippocrates, considered to be the father of Western medicine, believed in fasts as a way to heal the body, purge the system of pollutants, and even excrete the emotional residue built up from daily life. And while modern medicine has tended to be symptom-focused, seeking healing through pill-popping and reactionary remedies, recently there has been a shift, returning faith to the time-tested holistic practices of our medicinal forefathers. Seems that, though we continue to technologically advance, we are in fact looking back and acknowledging the benefits of preventative medicine in addition to curative care.



5 Easy Ways to get Flat Abs

Stop with the hundreds of crunches already! You see, you can crunch until the cows come home and still have a muffin top folding over your jeans. The reason? When you’re doing those hundreds of daily sit-ups you are actually extinguishing all of the oxygen from your muscles, essentially you are suffocating them as opposed to strengthening them. This doesn’t mean that crunches are pointless. But there are techniques you can do to make your ab-routine more effective and efficient, giving you better results in less time- as little as 5-minutes a day!



Bites w/ Benefits to Fight Bad Breath

Chewing gum can help bad breath for a while…but what happens when your date comes in for a kiss? There are a number of factors that contribute to bad breath, including plaque, bacteria in the mouth, and food particles left in the teeth. Here is a list of foods that will make you less dependent on your Mentos: