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5 Moves to get your body Wedding Dress Ready NOW!

You’re about to walk down the flower, friend, family, and photographer-lined aisle, cementing your love to your soon-to-be, legally. But oddly, that’s not what you’ve been stressing about for the last 3 months. Looking good in your dress for the big day, and even more importantly- for forever (thanks to the all-important occasion documenting photographers) has been the dominant fear factor. Though you have committed lots of hours to it, stressing is actually not going to help you look better in your dress… Exercise will.

 

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Try This, Not That, To Cure A Headache

Headaches can interfere with your life big time. They can make you lash out on those around you, they can make you do a sloppy job at your work, they can definitely be an excuse to not exercise. As soon as we become dysfunctional, we become desperate and that’s when we resort to quick, man-made fixes like pills. The trouble is, long time use of popular medicines for head aches can put you at risk for stomach bleeding, vision problems, seizure, weight gain, chest pain and the list goes on. Wouldn’t it be so much better not to be dependant on these unnatural substances? You don’t have to be.

 

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Food For Runners (and intense exercisers)... shopping list

Nothing ruins a marathon or even a mid-morning jog like hunger pangs. However, you also don’t want to have a cramp in your stomach because your body isn’t sure if it should be sending blood to digest your food or power your muscles. The answer? Eat an hour before you go on a run, and eat foods that keep you fuller longer. Grains keep you full longer so you can tack on that extra mile before lunch time. Try these an hour before putting on that spandex:

 

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Stamina: Bites with Benefits

Anything your body digests slowly is great if you’re concerned about your stamina. You don’t want a performance-killing blood sugar crash halfway up a mountain hike. Avoid melted power bars sticking to the inside of your backpack, and try one of these foods before rigorous activity that will give you energy for hours: