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9 Ways to Exercise at the Mall

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When winter hits and walking outside becomes too cold for comfort, it can be too easy to skip exercise and curl up on the couch to weather winter. Not so fast: With this easy (and free) mall exercise plan, you can continue to walk off weight all winter long. Even if you’re not a mall rat, you’ll find that if you time it right and do the proper moves, you can get fit in the same place you shop. Here’s how to make it fun and effective. More

Your Perfect Post-Thanksgiving Workout

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Just in case you overdid the turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving, we have the perfect workout for you! Created by Delon Nelson, owner of D&I Fitness Studios in Manhattan and New Jersey, this eight-exercises-in-eight-minutes-circuit workout is guaranteed to get you back on track after a big meal.

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Pre- and Post-Thanksgiving Workout

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Thanksgiving, and the holiday season, seems like a weight-gain trap. Instead of depriving yourself from the delicious meal, boost your metabolism to burn fat and calories. More

7 Healthy Hacks for Your Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Fall’s most famous drink is—spoiler alert—often loaded with sugar and doesn’t have a whole lot of actual pumpkin. Make these healthy tweaks to your next order for a better, more balanced sip. More

8 High-Protein One-Pan Dinners

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I’ll be honest: I’m not someone who revels in the challenge of cooking a complicated meal. And to me, complicated means running around between different pots and pans on the stove. Nothing’s ever done at the same time, and it’s just not my idea of a relaxing evening in the kitchen. And let’s not even start on the pile of dishes. Enter one-pot and one-pan dinners.

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The No. 1 Diet Mistake You Make on Vacation

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All that time you spend getting “bikini ready” for a beach vacation can be undone with this one very common thing. With each bite, each sip, you can undo your very hard work and make it that much harder to resume normal life at home.

What you’re eating (or for that matter, not eating) is the biggest diet mistake you make on vacation. Fortunately, it’s one of the easiest to address and still have as much fun as you banked on! More

7 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer

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The image of a personal trainer yelling and pushing his clients until near collapse may scare some people away from hiring a trainer, but the benefits of using a personal trainer should be considered carefully. While some in the field provide “tough love” motivation, personal trainers typically work with clients in a non-threatening way, helping them to achieve specific fitness goals. Understanding the potential benefits of a personal trainer can help you decide if the financial investment is worthwhile.

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