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Contributors
ISSA-CPT Model for “Built on the Beach” (Page 28) Claire P. Thomas grew up playing soccer and basketball and competing in track, and she went on to compete as a hurdler and heptathlete for the University of Oregon. “Now that I no longer participate i
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Soy Story
If an award were given for “Hyphenate of the Year,” the phrase “plant-based diet” would win by a landslide. Recommendations abound urging you to eat more plants, which is not a bad idea given the well-documented positive effects of a veggie-full diet
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From Bullied To Bikini Model
growing up, Ellie Marie Manacchio realized that she didn’t look like her peers. “I was always the heavy kid in a room of super-thin friends,” she remembers. “My dad told me I was ‘big boned’ and that it was just our family’s genetics.” Manacchio came
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Built On The Beach
AH, THE BEACH — THE SUN, THE SAND … THE WORKOUT? WHY NOT! Sand is a forgiving surface, reducing the force of normally high-impact moves such as plyometrics. It’s also unstable, requiring all those small, stabilizing muscles to play a bigger role than
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Weight-loss Rx
after her mastectomy in 2019, April Capil was at a weigh-in for reconstructive surgery. She watched in disbelief as she saw the nurse add more weight to the arm of the scale until it read 204. “Here I was having major surgery to reduce my risk of a c
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Recovery discovery
IF YOUR IDEA OF RECOVERY CONSISTS OF A FEW HALFHEARTED STRETCHES AND A HOT SHOWER, IT’S TIME TO LEVEL UP. HERE ARE 10 OF-THE-MOMENT PRACTICES TO HELP REVAMP YOUR RECOVERY ROUTINE AND SPEED ALONG YOUR PROGRESS. (aka photobiomodulation) The theory behi
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Inhale
YOUR GUIDE TO FITNESS, FOOD AND LIFE ■
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Raising The Bar
In recent years, the energy bar section of the supermarket has exploded. Yet with all the available options, it’s still a Sisyphean effort to find a product with real, whole ingredients that isn’t loaded with sugar, preservatives and whatever sketchy
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move THE LATEST
Girls rule when it comes to fat burning, according to research published in Experimental Physiology. Women who are fit and healthy tend to burn more fat than men, giving us the metabolic advantage when it comes to insulin sensitivity and endurance. M
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Bite Or Take Flight?
‣ Larger size means more protein and nutrients per single egg. ‣ A dozen duck eggs costs two to three times more than chicken eggs. Show and Tell: Obviously, these eggs are laid by ducks rather than chickens and are actually more popular in many plac
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Accidental Ninja
THE FIRST TIME I MET ANGELA GARGANO was in a small, cluttered basement room of a massive televangelical church just outside Orange, Connecticut. I was shooting for the September/October 2017 issue of Oxygen with a photographer I had never used before
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The AARP Open?
Yesterday, I received a letter from the AARP inviting me to become a member. I wasn’t sure whether I should be off ended that they thought I was 65 or flattered that someone believed I was successful enough to have already retired. I went with option
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Ask the Nutritionist
Q + A What are the most common nutrient deficiencies in the US? Though more prevalent in developing countries, nutrient deficiencies do exist in America. Limited and/or imbalanced food diversity and restricted food groups are frequent reasons for mis
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Oxygen
Brand Director & Editor-in-Chief Lara McGlashan Copy Editor Jeannine Santiago Art Director Donna Giovannitti Senior Director of Production & Circulation Heather Arnold Director of Production & Manufacturing Barbara Van Sickle Executive Producer, Onli
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Desperately Seeking Stability
Balance is a component of all movement, and combining it with your mobility training preworkout reinforces equilibrium in your kinetic chain and improves stability, alignment, strength and flexibility. It also can help prevent injury, hone focus, boo
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Flexible Fat Loss
Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “No battle was ever won according to plan, but no battle was ever won without one.” Much in the same way, fat loss is a battle, but with some planning and foresight, you can come out victorious. But how do you wage thi
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Flex Recipes
MAKES 4 SERVINGS 5 oz dry pasta2 tbsp olive oil1 large onion, diced1 large zucchini, diced12 oz cooked chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces1 tsp Italian seasoning1 (14.5 oz) can fire-roasted tomatoes2 cups fresh spinach½ cup shredded reduced-fat mo
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Thrive HEALTH
Perhaps because of their association with hot dogs and processed meats, nitrates and nitrites have earned a bad reputation. But truth be told, you’re probably getting the majority of these naturally occurring elements from vegetables, which absorb ni
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Maximize Your Gym Time
We get it, you’re busy, but warming up is an essential part of your workout. Save time by arriving at the gym already warmed up. Do walking lunges from your house to the car and from the car to the gym, suggests Gretchen Zelek, AFAA group fitness ins
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My Obsessed-with List
‣ Patience is not one of my strong suits, and waiting 24 hours for cold brew is impossible. This machine delivers smooth, rich coffee in less than 25 minutes, and the carafe fits easily in the fridge door. $80, vincihousewares.com or amazon.com ‣ Now
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The Drop Zone
Marrying exercise bands with drop sets is as natural as pairing caffeine and cardio. To do this classic weight-room intensity technique, you perform an exercise to near failure or failure with one weight, then decrease (“drop”) the weight one or more
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Flexible Fat-loss Meal Plan
‣ DAILY NUTRITION FACTS
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Thrive
FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH, WELLNESS & INSPIRATION ‣ OPPORTUNITIES TO EXERCISE ARE ALL AROUND YOU. TAKE A STROLL AROUND YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD AND SCOUT LOCATIONS WHERE YOU CAN POWER OUT SOME STRENGTH TRAINING. FOR EXAMPLE, A PARK BENCH LENDS ITSELF TO DIPS, PLAN
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Members Only
Whether you’re in the best shape of your life or could use a dose of motivation, our brand-new Fitness Quests are for you! Each 30-day plan has a specific goal to keep you engaged, such as hiking Mount Everest, building to a five-minute plank or exec
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Barefoot Training
a good pair of shoes seemslike a no-brainer for resistance training, yet every now and then, you’ll see a super-fit person crushing a workout in bare feet. Is there something to this, or is it just some peculiar personal preference? Our dynamic duo o
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Fuel
FEED YOUR BODY, MIND AND CURIOSITY ‣ LOOKING FOR SUMMERTIME HYDRATION? TRUE TO ITS NAME, WATERMELON IS MORE THAN 90 PERCENT WATER. IT’S HIGH IN VITAMINS A AND C, AND IT ALSO CONTAINS CITRULLINE, AN AMINO ACID THAT HAS BEEN SHOWN TO REDUCE MUSCLE SORE
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Here, Here For Hesperidin
It might not be familiar, but hesperidin is a flavonoid compound found in citrus fruit, which can be of benefit to athletes. A new study published in Antioxidants suggests hesperidin supplementation may be a natural way to improve how efficiently you
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Buy And Try
These energy bars are made with beef raised using regenerative agricultural practices, encouraging better soil health and plant biodiversity. ‣ $30 (box of 12) ‣ epicprovisions.com Made with lentils and peas, this product ensures pasta night is reple
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QUICK-FIRE Q&A
Should you use an overhand or a mixed grip when deadlifting? Denise Cervantes: “I recommend beginners start with an overhand grip until they learn the proper mechanics and get stronger. Use a switch or mixed grip when the weight gets heavy and the ba
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Move
WORK YOUR BODY, STRETCH YOUR LIMITS ‣ IT’S PROBABLY SAFE TO ARGUE THAT A DEADLIFT ENGAGES MORE MUSCLES THAN ANY OTHER BARBELL LIFT, BUILDING FUNCTIONAL AND ATHLETIC STRENGTH AS WELL AS LEAN MUSCLE MASS AND POWER. LEARN ALL THERE IS TO KNOW — AND MORE
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