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5 Reasons Fitness is a Mental Health Miracle Drug

I know I’m always talking about the external, physcial benefits of working out (6 pack by summer, J-lo legs, Michelle Obama arms).  But, let’s not forget about all of the ways that fitness helps us on the inside.  Maintaining our mental health is critical for overall wellness.  Here are the top 5 “non-physical” reasons I believe exercise is a mental …

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My weight loss journey: How my “slip-ups” helped me “shape-up”…

This post was originally published as a guest feature on  Greatist.com, the fastest growing site in health and lifestyle content, reaching more than 3 million visitors in just one year! Follow @jshakeshaft, the amazing fitness editor, who helped me with this post! Long story short, I’m a fan of “plans.”  It started in high school when I discovered …

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Sweat Sesh

Name: Sweat Sesh by Brit Duration: 1 – 1.5 hours Focus: Moderate/high intensity cardio, max calorie burn Calories Burned: 600 – 800 Location: Any gym with cardio machines Commentary: I made this workout for my friend/colleague who’s just starting to get back into the gym.  We did it on Tuesday and our booties were burning on Wednesday morning!  …

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