October 2nd, 2014

carnivaloftherandom:

glutenfreewaffles:

Ladies of the MCU + Misogyny

"Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult." - Charlotte Whitton

AUTO-REBLOGGING FOREVER.

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October 1st, 2014
dailyhealthyliving:

Want to enjoy pizza without all the carbs? Check out these 16 low carb pizzas recipes. #6 looks super delicious! Read more: 16 Low Carb Pizzas Recipes
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dailyhealthyliving:

Want to enjoy pizza without all the carbs? Check out these 16 low carb pizzas recipes. #6 looks super delicious! Read more: 16 Low Carb Pizzas Recipes




image credit: www.damyhealth.com

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healthfitnessfoodhumour:

Dumbbell exercises to master by Greatist

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September 30th, 2014
thehealthycook:

1) SPEND TIME EACH WEEK LOOKING FOR RECIPES.This may feel like an indulgence, but just let yourself do it. Browse blogs and websites for recipes that look delicious. Hang out on Tasteologie. Pile up some cookbooks and reach fo the sticky notes. Get inspired!
2) CREATE A PLACE TO SAVE YOUR RECIPES, and keep it SIMPLE. Do whatever works for you. Don’t get caught up in a system, just use whatever works best and most easily. Personally, I like Pinterest because it’s easy to visually browse what I’ve saved. (Watch for another post coming soon with a rundown of our readers’ favorite places to save recipes.
3) ASK OTHERS WHAT THEY WANT TO EAT. Like. your partner, family, and roommates. This might sound obvious, but it’s easy to get caught up in our weeks and forget to ask our households what they would like to eat. I get extra inspired, too, when I feel like I’m cooking a meal as a gift — trying to please and delight the palate of someone I love.
4) KEEP A MEAL JOURNAL. One of my best inspirations is my own record of things I’ve cooked in the past. Take a look at what you were cooking a year ago, two years ago. It’s a good way to remember things you used to cook, and still love.
5) START A CALENDAR. Now that you’re getting inspired in what to eat, start a calendar of what you’d like to cook over the next few days or few weeks. It can be as organized as a Google Calendar, with notes on each day for that day’s menu. Or you can just jot notes to yourself in the corner of your laptop screen. The important thing is to write it down.
6) GO WITH THEME NIGHTS. (soup night, pasta night, beans). I find find it really helpful to have a theme night each week. This doesn’t work for everyone, but it may be especially helpful for those with kids. Keeping the focus narrow will help you and your household make quick recipe decisions.
7) CHOOSE A SHOPPING DAY AND MAKE A LIST. A lot of the readers who seemed to have success in meal planning shopped very purposefully. They looked at their recipes and made a shopping list. Some of the meal planning and recipe-saving services let you do this easily, extracting ingredients from the recipes you have saved.
8) CHECK WHATS ON SALE. Some people really like to organize their meals around sales. Is organic chicken a dollar off this week? Or canned chickpeas? Check out your grocery store circular and adjust your meal plan or shopping list a bit.
9) PLAN FOR LEFTOVERS. Most of us have at least some tolerance for leftovers. I regularly cook one or two big healthy casseroles at the beginning of the week and eat off them all week long for lunch. Some people can only eat leftovers for a single night. Either way, try to make your cooking always do double duty. Make a little extra of everything, and if you don’t want it right away, freeze it.
SOURCE:
http://www.thekitchn.com/10-tips-for-better-weekly-meal-planning-reader-intelligence-report-177252

thehealthycook:

1) SPEND TIME EACH WEEK LOOKING FOR RECIPES.
This may feel like an indulgence, but just let yourself do it. Browse blogs and websites for recipes that look delicious. Hang out on Tasteologie. Pile up some cookbooks and reach fo the sticky notes. Get inspired!

2) CREATE A PLACE TO SAVE YOUR RECIPES, and keep it SIMPLE. Do whatever works for you. Don’t get caught up in a system, just use whatever works best and most easily. Personally, I like Pinterest because it’s easy to visually browse what I’ve saved. (Watch for another post coming soon with a rundown of our readers’ favorite places to save recipes.

3) ASK OTHERS WHAT THEY WANT TO EAT. Like. your partner, family, and roommates. This might sound obvious, but it’s easy to get caught up in our weeks and forget to ask our households what they would like to eat. I get extra inspired, too, when I feel like I’m cooking a meal as a gift — trying to please and delight the palate of someone I love.

4) KEEP A MEAL JOURNAL. One of my best inspirations is my own record of things I’ve cooked in the past. Take a look at what you were cooking a year ago, two years ago. It’s a good way to remember things you used to cook, and still love.

5) START A CALENDAR. Now that you’re getting inspired in what to eat, start a calendar of what you’d like to cook over the next few days or few weeks. It can be as organized as a Google Calendar, with notes on each day for that day’s menu. Or you can just jot notes to yourself in the corner of your laptop screen. The important thing is to write it down.

6) GO WITH THEME NIGHTS. (soup night, pasta night, beans). I find find it really helpful to have a theme night each week. This doesn’t work for everyone, but it may be especially helpful for those with kids. Keeping the focus narrow will help you and your household make quick recipe decisions.

7) CHOOSE A SHOPPING DAY AND MAKE A LIST. A lot of the readers who seemed to have success in meal planning shopped very purposefully. They looked at their recipes and made a shopping list. Some of the meal planning and recipe-saving services let you do this easily, extracting ingredients from the recipes you have saved.

8) CHECK WHATS ON SALE. Some people really like to organize their meals around sales. Is organic chicken a dollar off this week? Or canned chickpeas? Check out your grocery store circular and adjust your meal plan or shopping list a bit.

9) PLAN FOR LEFTOVERS. Most of us have at least some tolerance for leftovers. I regularly cook one or two big healthy casseroles at the beginning of the week and eat off them all week long for lunch. Some people can only eat leftovers for a single night. Either way, try to make your cooking always do double duty. Make a little extra of everything, and if you don’t want it right away, freeze it.

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horsepowerfit:

varsitea:

yeah squats are great but have you ever tried:
lunges
side lunges
reverse lunges
donkey kicks
hip raises
yoga
deadlifts

there are many ways to get the booty.
mix it up a bit.

And can’t forget running!

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the-exercist:

Great article about runner Julie Creffield:

“Despite my size 18 frame I am a runner,” she wrote on the Huffington Post. “I have in fact been a runner for the last ten years running everything from 5k fun runs to full marathons. I run because I love the feeling of running, I love the community of runners where I have made many friends, but I admit I also run to keep control of my weight, and to help me lead a healthier and happier life.”
She has recently launched the website Too Fat To Run which will provide first-time runners with the resources, including safety tips, to make their dreams a reality. The site will also sell merchandise, because, you know, you got to keep the lights on. Actually, one of the coolest things “Too Fat To Run” is doing, merch-wise, is selling runners apparel that provides a range of sizes for plus-sizers (most fitness wear does not clothe women past a size 16 or 18). The idea is to be able to make this business profitable enough to make “stylish, sexy, technical apparel” for plus-sized athletes.
"What we need are practical solutions where women feel empowered to be more active and where exercise is seen as something enjoyable and fun rather than a chore and something we must do."

mrcomatoseoverthr:

shuckl:

wildy0ungbeautiful:

shuckl:

could i pay someone to take over my body who actually knows how to look after it so they can like. make me healthy again and then let me take over once i’m fit n healthy

You mean a personal trainer and a nutritionist

no i mean some sort of supernatural being who can do literally all of the work for me

So like the ghost of a personal trainer and nutritionist

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September 29th, 2014

justonebreathatatime:

mightyhealthyquest:

In my opinion the only person you should get healthy for is yourself :)

absolutely love this

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dailyfries:

"Baked Garlic Sweet Potato Fries" by Damn Delicious

dailyfries:

"Baked Garlic Sweet Potato Fries" by Damn Delicious

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dont-touchmycurves:

Fit people who don’t look like fit people are still fit people. 

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September 28th, 2014
fitness-barbie:

BENEFITS OF JUMPING ROPE

Jumping rope is one of the best exercises for improving cardiovascular health that we have. And, the added benefit, is that this piece of equipment is one of the cheapest pieces of fitness equipment that you can purchase which proves that you don’t need a ton of money to be fit & healthy.
The fitness rope is used in many sports as a conditioning exercise. After adding this exercise to your fitness routine, you will notice a change in your body after a few weeks. You will find that your reflexes have improved, your endurance has been greatly enhances, and your coordination is much better than it was before you included it as part of your normal routine.Another really great thing about this exercise is that you can practically carry it anywhere. Unlike a set of barbells, medicine balls, treadmills, and the like - the jump rope, aside from running shoes, is about the most portable piece of fitness equipment that you can carry. And you can use it just about anywhere. On a nice day, you can simply go outside or to the park and exercise outside. On rainy days, if your ceilings are high enough, you can use it indoors as well.If you have never used this type of equipment as kid, it may take you a bit of time to become adjusted to it and to become coordinated enough to use it without tripping over yourself.The jumping rope is also a virtual calorie burning machine. All of the major muscle groups of the body are put into motion. The upper torso including the arms, shoulders, and chest. and the lower part of the body such as the thighs and calves. And the intensity of the exercise can be increased by simply spinning the rope faster as you jump.The only real bad thing about jumping rope is the strain that it can put on your ankles and feet, especially if you are heavy. You can mitigate this, to a certain extent, by jumping rope on padded floor surfaces that can absorb the shock of your body weight as you jump up and down.Having the right shoes is important as well. You want to have shoes that support your arches and have sufficient absorption padding on the soles. If, however, the combination of the padded floor and good support shoes, still give you foot discomfort, you should temporarily suspend jumping rope from your fitness routine until you can see a foot specialist to determine if you have a problem with your foot or legs.

fitness-barbie:

BENEFITS OF JUMPING ROPE

Jumping rope is one of the best exercises for improving cardiovascular health that we have. And, the added benefit, is that this piece of equipment is one of the cheapest pieces of fitness equipment that you can purchase which proves that you don’t need a ton of money to be fit & healthy.

The fitness rope is used in many sports as a conditioning exercise. After adding this exercise to your fitness routine, you will notice a change in your body after a few weeks. You will find that your reflexes have improved, your endurance has been greatly enhances, and your coordination is much better than it was before you included it as part of your normal routine.

Another really great thing about this exercise is that you can practically carry it anywhere. Unlike a set of barbells, medicine balls, treadmills, and the like - the jump rope, aside from running shoes, is about the most portable piece of fitness equipment that you can carry. And you can use it just about anywhere. On a nice day, you can simply go outside or to the park and exercise outside. On rainy days, if your ceilings are high enough, you can use it indoors as well.

If you have never used this type of equipment as kid, it may take you a bit of time to become adjusted to it and to become coordinated enough to use it without tripping over yourself.

The jumping rope is also a virtual calorie burning machine. All of the major muscle groups of the body are put into motion. The upper torso including the arms, shoulders, and chest. and the lower part of the body such as the thighs and calves. And the intensity of the exercise can be increased by simply spinning the rope faster as you jump.

The only real bad thing about jumping rope is the strain that it can put on your ankles and feet, especially if you are heavy. You can mitigate this, to a certain extent, by jumping rope on padded floor surfaces that can absorb the shock of your body weight as you jump up and down.

Having the right shoes is important as well. You want to have shoes that support your arches and have sufficient absorption padding on the soles. If, however, the combination of the padded floor and good support shoes, still give you foot discomfort, you should temporarily suspend jumping rope from your fitness routine until you can see a foot specialist to determine if you have a problem with your foot or legs.

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fitblrholics:

Asparagus + orange + parmesan (x)

fitblrholics:

Asparagus + orange + parmesan (x)