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Carly Drake
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Carly Drake is a freelance writer living in New York City. She grew up surrounded by health nuts and has tried nearly every fitness and diet trend out there. Since trends and fads really aren't her thing, her preferred method of staying healthy is sticking with whole foods, yoga, HIIT training, and Pilates.
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Quick And Delicious Salad Ideas That ...

Healthy, portable and easy to throw together.

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The Best (And Worst) Gym Machines For ...

Which machines burn the most fat — and which are you better off avoiding?

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15-Minute Treadmill Workouts For Those ...

Strapped for time? Try these simple, effective treadmill workouts.

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Four Different Ways To Burn 700 Calories

What’s magical about the number 700? If you can manage to burn 700 calories a day, you’ll be able to lose one pound of body weight over five days. However, a workout that burns that many calories is going to be intense, so you’ll want to check with your physician before you start.

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Can Ashtanga Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

Ashtanga yoga, or eight-limbed yoga, is an invigorating practice that focuses on good breath and posture. Why is it called eight-limbed yoga?

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5 Most Common Pushup Mistakes

Pushups are one of the few total body exercise moves that you can do quickly, easily and without any equipment. In a pushup, you engage multiple muscle groups across the entire body. But warning: If you make any of these five common mistakes, this powerful tool can turn into a nightmare of injury or poor results.

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Why HIIT is Such a Mega Fat-Burner

HIIT (high-intensity interval training) might be one of those exercise fads with staying power. Why? Because with a workout that can span anywhere from five to 15 minutes, the results are the same, if not better, than a traditional one-hour workout.

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12 Healthy Cake Recipes

The words “healthy” and “Christmas cakes” don’t really seem to belong in the same sentence. Unless the sentence is: “That Christmas cake is so not healthy!”

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15 Zucchini Recipes to Have for ...

Zucchini is one of those fantastic, all purpose veggies. A member of the squash family, it’s high in folate, antioxidants and dietary fiber. Zucchini has a mild flavor and a moist texture, making it ultra-adaptable.