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Exactly How Much Water Should You Drink In a Day?

If you’re looking for a blanket recommendation on exactly how much water you should drink every day, you’re going to be disappointed, but stay with us. “Like everything with nutrition, it seems like it should be simple, but it’s not,” says nutrition expert Amanda Baker Lemain, M.S., R.D. That “rule” to drink eight, 8-oz glasses […]

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My day on a plate: Khan Porter

Australian CrossFit athlete, Khan Porter, 29, shares his day on a plate. Khan Porter. 7am I kick-start the morning with a coffee, a banana and a greens powder supplement. 10.30am After my first training session, I'm starving. I head to a cafe to refuel with a big breakfast of eggs, bacon, toast, mushroom and spinach. […]

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Try These 5 Yoga Poses If You Sit At a Desk All Day

In case you haven’t heard, sitting is the new smoking. Medical research has been sounding the alarm for the last few years about the hazards of too much time spent sitting. Those endless hours spent planted in a chair may seem harmless, but have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, […]

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Easy Ways to Sneak Exercise Into Your Day

When it comes to exercise, a lot of us have the best of intentions, but it can be tough to find the time to make a dedicated trip to the gym. But the truth is, it’s more than that. We know that exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and something we should […]

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Even Math Haters Will Love These Delicious Pi Day Deals

Ahhh, Pi Day. This mathematic holiday, which is on March 14th every year, celebrates the most beguiling of mathematical constants: the irrational number 3.14159….well, you get the picture. This year, Trader Joe’s wants to celebrate Pi Day not by forcing you to perform a bunch of confusing grocery store-based math, but rather by selling their […]

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My day on a plate: Ky Hurst

Athlete Ky Hurst, 37, shares his day on a plate. Former Australian Olympian and Ironman Ky Hurst,.Credit:James Brickwood 5.45am A mug of warm water with half a lemon squeezed into it. 7.45am After a 12-kilometre run, I have a bowl of Special K with coconut milk with my kids. 8.05am I sip on coffee with […]

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How many carbs should you eat each day to lose weight?

Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy, as well as fuel for vital organs, such as the kidneys, central nervous system, and brain. Healthful carbs, such as so-called complex carbs, are necessary for the body to work optimally. Carbohydrates are broken down into a simple form of energy called glucose. The body uses insulin […]