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The Truth about the Paleo Diet

Is the Paleo diet built on sound research, or is it all just hype? Here's what the science says about this booming diet trend.
Posted 8/4/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 52 comments   139,470 views
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Clean Eating 101: Healthier Eating Made Easy

Is the ''clean eating'' trend right for you? Here are some simple tips to cleaning up your diet without breaking the bank.
Posted 5/22/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 23 comments   487,610 views
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7 Cool Health & Fitness Gadgets from CES 2014

Coach Nicole shares her favorite products from a recent high-tech health conference.
Posted 1/9/2014  5:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 19 comments   34,163 views
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6 Races So Fun, You'll Forget You're Exercising!

Does your exercise routine need a pick-me-up? Try one of these unique and fun races for a little something out of the ordinary!
Posted 9/6/2013  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 34 comments   37,537 views
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We Tried It: Frozen Greek Yogurt

We decided to see whether frozen Greek yogurt desserts offer any health benefits compared to regular frozen yogurt. Plus, answer the most important question: How does it taste?!
Posted 8/21/2013  8:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 53 comments   102,666 views
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hCG Injections for Weight Loss: Do They Really Work?

People are jumping at the chance to eat 500 calories a day and inject themselves with a pregnancy hormone in hopes of losing weight. What's the deal with this new diet trend?
Posted 7/24/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 212 comments   532,188 views
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9 Ways to Use Chia Seeds

Curious about chia seeds and how to use them? Start with these delicious recipes!
Posted 6/18/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 54 comments   605,253 views
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The 4-Minute Miracle Workout (That Really Works)

Could a workout that lasts less than five minutes actually be effective? This smart technique has major benefits--and doesn't require any special equipment. Believe it!
Posted 5/24/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 124 comments   218,970 views
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You Asked: How Should I Train for a Mud Run?

Mud runs and obstacle races have exploded in popularity in recent years. Each race is different, so it's important to know exactly what you're getting into before you sign up.
Posted 3/11/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 62 comments   116,192 views
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13 Healthy Foods to Try in 2013

Did you resolve to cook more in 2013? Want to branch out from your favorite healthy foods? Here are my top 13 healthy foods you have to try in 2013!
Posted 12/31/2012  12:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 18 comments   25,988 views
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You Asked: Is the Raw (Vegan) Diet a Healthy Way to Lose Weight?

A lot of people ask us about the raw diet for health and weight loss. Is it really as healthful as it claims to be?
Posted 9/12/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 9 comments   21,817 views
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5 Reasons I've Never Tried CrossFit

Curious about the CrossFit workout trend? Coach Nicole shares her thoughts on this popular form of exercise.
Posted 7/13/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 126 comments   130,689 views
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Is Hooping Really a Workout? We Tried It to Find Out!

Hooping may be hip, but does it deliver a workout? Coach Nicole shares firsthand experience and the latest research on the art (and exercise) of hooping.
Posted 5/2/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 63 comments   73,887 views
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Why I Hoop (Hula, That Is)

Learn about MOSTMOM1's unexpected love of hula hooping and how it keeps her going!
Posted 3/20/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Shelli Mosteller : 61 comments   11,868 views
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Poll: Do You Still Use Fitness DVDs?

Almost everything is available online or on-demand these days, including workouts. What does this mean for workout DVDs? Are you still using them, or are they a thing of the past?
Posted 3/9/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 164 comments   17,826 views
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