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Greatist helps you find what’s good for you. Because in the end, you don't have to choose between being happy and being healthy; they're really the same thing. #gfy

Why 2-A-Day Workouts Could Be The Best Way To Shed Those Last 5 Pounds

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For the spring semester of my junior year, I packed up my yoga mat, P90X DVDs and as many clothes as I could feasibly squeeze into one suitcase and flew to Australia. Six months later, I packed it all back up and headed home. But, I took something…

4 Reasons 'Everything In Moderation' Doesn't Mean You're Healthy

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"Everything in moderation." It seems like such a good idea. It feels right because it promotes the idea of a balanced approach to nutrition in a nice, neat, simple saying. But does it help us or hurt us? Let’s look at the term "moderation," which is…

How To Respond To Misguided Friends Who Proclaim, 'Ugh, I'm So Fat!'

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This article was written by Katherine Schreiber for Greatist. Hanging out with a friend can turn from super fun to super awkward in a second. Imagine this: You're standing in front of a mirror getting ready after barre class when she clutches the…

Is It Healthier To Skip Breakfast Or Just Eat A Doughnut?

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This article was written by Katie Golde for Greatist. How many times have you been reminded to start your day off right with a healthy breakfast? How many times have you slept late, felt too rushed, and held off on eating anything before noon? For…

Sexy Six-Pack Abs: 29 Must-Try Abdominal Exercises For Everyone

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This article originally appeared on Greatist. Sure, everyone wants sexy six-pack abs, but the core muscles are responsible for much more than a few appreciative looks at the beach. The core (composed of the oft-mentioned abdominals, as well as the…

15 Recipes That Prove Clean Eating Can Be Easy and Delicious

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This article was written by Courtney Sunday for Greatist. Clean eating is one of those trendy terms people like to throw out there -- and nobody really knows what it means. So we find ourselves asking if we can consider our meal “clean” if it has an…

15 Superfood Recipes You've Never Tried, But Are Guaranteed To Love

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This article was written by Maya Dangerfield for Greatist. What the heck are these superfood things people keep talking about? Certain foods (mainly fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds) are particularly packed with essential nutrients,…

25 Pre-Workout Snacks To Fuel Your Body For Optimum Strength Training

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This article was written by Kellie Davis for Greatist. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for some, but for those who manage to squeeze some gym time into their routine, pre- and post-workout foods can be just as huge. While everyone's…

The Real Reason Why Women Are Going Commando At The Gym

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This article was written by Amy Eisinger for Greatist. Whether your immediate reaction to this article was, “Of course I go commando, doesn't everyone?!” or “What! That's so... weird!” you're not alone. According to a small survey done by Cottonelle…

10 Bad Habits That Could Turn A Good Relationship Into An Unhealthy One

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This article was written by Laura Schwecherl for Greatist. Romance isn't just about a box of chocolates on Valentine's Day. A satisfying relationship can also make people feel happy and healthy. But keep in mind that successful relationships aren't…

41 Awesome Mental Health Resources When You Can't Afford A Therapist

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This article was written by Katherine Schreiber for Greatist. Sure, pretty much everyone could benefit from therapy. But not everyone can afford it. Thankfully, there's a whole world of free or affordable mental healthcare out there designed to help…

The Number One Thing That's Stopping You From Loving Your Body

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This article was written by Jessi Kneeland for Greatist. I've been thinking a lot lately about confidence: Where does mine come from? What about everyone else's? How can I better teach and foster it in my clients? Is it a skill that can be taught…

45 Simple Swaps For Healthier Choices That Could Change Your Life

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This post was written by Laura Schwecherl for Greatist. Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart -- just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. We decided to go all out and provide 45 “this for…

Get Up! 12 Morning Workout Tips That Will Actually Get You Moving

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This article was written by Hannah Newman for Greatist. We know not everyone is a morning person. (And even fewer of us are eager to wake up and hit the gym.) But getting up and moving can actually be an amazing way to start your day. While the best…

The 7 Questions I Asked That Seriously Changed My Life

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This article was written by writer and confidence coach Susie Moore for Greatist. From a young age, we're usually told not to ask a lot of questions: don't interrupt the teacher; hold your comments until the end of the meeting; figure things out on…