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Coffee: Run Faster & Reduce Post-Exercise Pain (and burn more fat)

I am a coffee drinker. It’s not that I neeeeed it per se. I don’t have a headache if I skip it despite the fact that I have been a devotee for 15 years- I know, weird. In fact, I really don’t even notice a difference in my energy level if I don’t drink it. Yet every morning, unless there are seriously extenuating circumstances, coffee starts my day. Why? Because I love the stuff. I crave it. I do. Another fact: I workout 30 minutes after my last am cup almost every morning. And, according to a recent Australian study, that’s a good thing! Here’s why…



8 Late Night Snacks To Avoid

You’re warned not to eat late at night because you don’t really burn calories while you’re sleeping. The truth is though, if you’re eating late at night, you may have trouble getting any sleep at all! The reason being that many of our favorite late night snacks tend to be foods we wouldn’t chow down on in the light of day in front of others…Or food that you simply force yourself not to eat all day but come night time, your will power is exhausted. And these foods happen to be loaded with ingredients that could be taking away your precious beauty sleep and adding pounds.



Soaks & Scrubs that Slim

Bath products and scrubs that contain caffeine or algae actually help reduce puffiness and, over the long run may minimize the appearance of cellulite! Just make sure you are soaking in all-natural green suds, salts, and powders. Remember: your skin is actually an extremely porous organ, ingesting anything that touches it- chemicals and all. You wouldn’t suck on chemical stick would you? So why would you soak in them?