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Runner Gets Real About Cellulite With Inspiring Side-by-Side Photos 

Beal, who has completed 32 marathons, took to Instagram with two side-by-side photos of herself mid-race. The picture has clearly resonated with fans, because Beal has garnered almost 3,000 likes and hundreds of comments thanking her for posting both versions. How many of you have let a race photo steal joy from you??

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Chrissy Metz Calls 'This Is Us' Weight-Loss Contract a 'Win-Win' — Is She Right?

In short, sometimes making promises to other people can hold you accountable for the promises you make to yourself when it comes to getting in shape and losing weight. Actress Chrissy Metz seems to buy into that ideology, which is why she was happy to sign a weight-loss contract when she landed her role on the NBC show This Is Us, according to TVLine. Metz’s weight loss is crucial to the storyline of her character, Kate, a 36-year-old who is on a journey to shed pounds because she feels that is the only way she’ll fulfill her dream of getting married and having a family.

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The Amazing Links Between Exercise & Anti-Aging

That rush of adrenaline after a long run, spin, or yoga session is usually followed by a gorgeous, pink-cheeked flush—that might be the first thing you notice after exercise, but it’s not the only benefit.

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Even DJ Khaled Is Going Vegan

DJ Khaled — hip-hop star, Snapchat savant and purveyor of fried chicken wings — has announced that he’s going vegan, if only temporarily.

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Do You Need A ‘Fitness’ Mattress?

The specialty beds are garnering buzz. We asked an expert to weigh in. If you consider that sleep is the best form of recovery, it’s fair to ponder the importance of slumber’s prime accessory, the mattress. But while we’ve been given ample tools that supply an edge during our (daytime) training sessions (trackers, foam rollers, footwear), experts have been fine-tuning nighttime equipment.

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Sleep Advice For Athletic Bodies

Research scientists and sleep medicine doctors share the counsel they give to the fittest bodies. “No matter how good your nutrition is, no matter how good your exercise routine is, if your sleep isn’t any good, the other two don’t matter—that’s a brave statement, but it’s true,” says James Maas, Ph.D., a sleep and performance expert who works with professional and collegiate athletes.

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12 Ways to Own Daylight Saving Time (And Not Feel Exhausted)

Too much light can suppress melatonin production (the hormone that helps us sleep), explains Daniel Neides, M.D., medical director for Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute. So open up those curtains or, better yet, go for a morning walk outdoors.

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Should You Choose Your Workout Over Sleep?

By: Nicole Catanese, Q by Equinox Exercise is always the virtuous choice—except when it isn’t. If a crack-of-dawn cycling class or late-night yoga session takes away from your sleep, you may need to rethink your priorities, according to Equinox advisory board member and sleep expert James B. Maas, Ph.D., author of Sleep for Success!, whosays that if by getting in workouts you have to lose out on sleep night after night, you could actually trigger a cycle of weight gain and fatigue. Related: The Sleep-Exercise Connection On the contrary, getting more sleep can actually improve your performance in the gym.

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The Workouts You Shouldn’t Be Doing, According To Experts

Given that many of us pay upwards of $20 per boutique fitness class, it makes sense we’d trust our instructors to keep our bodies safe no matter the difficulty level involved. So we were curious what those same instructors would advise us against doing, whether because we’re likely to do it wrong or because it’s just not as good for us as we thought. We asked the experts, and here are nine maneuvers you might want to avoid, according to those who know best.

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Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports or occupations. Physical fitness is generally achieved through correct nutrition, moderate-vigorous physical activity, exercise and rest. It is a set of attributes or characteristics seen in people and which relate to the ability to perform a given set of physical activities.

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