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How Your Brain Tricks You During Exercise and the Importance of Building Mental Toughness

How Your Brain Tricks You During Exercise and the Importance of Building Mental Toughness

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During exercise your brain tries to protect you from pushing too hard. It has your best interests in mind, but sometimes pushing a little past those brain signals that tell you to stop can lead to greater fitness gains. Learn how your brain deceives you during exercise and how you can maximize your fitness gains by developing mental toughness.

Slimming Sweets: Quick and Healthy Dessert Ideas Even Dieters Can Enjoy

Slimming Sweets: Quick and Healthy Dessert Ideas Even Dieters Can Enjoy

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When you have a sweet tooth, sticking to any type of healthy eating plan can be tough. From afternoon snacking to midnight munching, there are so many opportunities for your diet to derail. Fortunately, you can still satisfy your sugary cravings without doing damage to your waistline. You just have to be a little smarter about what sweets you choose. Here are some quick and healthy dessert ideas even dieters can enjoy:

5 Surprising Weight Loss Foods That Have Science Behind Them

5 Surprising Weight Loss Foods That Have Science Behind Them

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You hear so much about weight loss foods – foods that will magically help you lose weight. No food by itself will cause the weight to fall off and if you eat large quantities of a single food, you won’t have a very balanced diet. Still, there are foods that may give you some advantages when you’re trying to lose or control your weight. Here are five surprising foods that may help.