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Stay Hydrated: How to Drink Enough Water Daily

We all know how important it is to stay hydrated each day. So why is it one of those things we let slip? Our days get busy and before we know it we find ourselves picking up our kids from school and thinking “I’m thirsty”. Then we realize we haven’t had a single glass of water the entire day, unless you count the two cups of coffee that morning. I mean, there is water in coffee, right? The fact remains that staying hydrated each day helps every system in your body operate better, and basically prevents you from shriveling up like a raisin. Although raisins are sweet, I don’t think you want to look like one, so here are some tips to get you drinking the right amount of water each day.

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Get More Energy with These 11 Tips

Get more energy tips

Your toughest days can be the ones when you don’t feel like you have enough energy to get through them. The good news is, if you deal with low energy, there are ways you can beat it. Whether on occasion, acutely (short term), or chronically (long term), try these tips to boost your energy and feel great each and every day.

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Tension Headache: 3 Simple Steps to Relieve It

Headache relief

Headaches are an irritating occurrence that can totally mess with your day. A tension headache is an especially common type, and stems from muscle contractions in the scalp, neck, and shoulders. Triggers can depend on your lifestyle, but these types of headaches are often a side effect of stress, anxiety, activity, or injury. Both my husband and I get them. His are usually from too many hours spent working at his desk, and mine tend to be from nearly 14 years of carrying babies around. Instead of reaching for something in my medicine cabinet as a short term fix, I relieve our tension headaches at the source with the following three simple steps.

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The Best Workout on the Web: She’s Got Body

If you want to feel motivated to workout, find a routine that you like. It’s easier to fire up your ambition and get the most out of exercise when you find the best workout for YOU. Years ago I found this great workout on Pinterest called “She’s Got Legs”. However, as the title indicates it was a workout that was aimed primarily at toning your legs. I really liked it, but I wanted to tone my entire body. So rather than looking for a different workout I revamped my favorite one and made it into a total body strengthening routine. It now gives your body the best workout all over and it can be done anywhere with just a set of weights and a mat or towel.

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4-Minute Workout You Can Do At Your Bathroom Counter

Isn’t every woman looking for the quickest workout to squeeze into their busy day?  And really what is more true to character than one you can do while multitasking. I do this quick 4-minute workout every night while I brush my teeth. Yes, I’m serious. While I brush my teeth!  Find out what you can do in just 4-minutes per day.

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The Best Coffee that will Improve Your Skin, Hair, & Nails

Healthy coffee for better skin, hair, and nails.

I love my morning cup of coffee. Like, LOVE it. It’s the first thing I crave as soon as I wake up and I can’t seem to start my day without it. Addicted? Yes, but hey, we all have our vices. I also love finding easy health and beauty hacks that I can work into my routines at home. I’m all about getting the most benefit from the lowest amount of time and effort. As a mom of five, taking care of myself can be challenging so any helpful tips that come my way are tricks I want to share with other busy ladies. So when I discovered that I could get healthy skin, hair, and nails by adding just one thing to my coffee in the morning, I was all over it. Trust me, this is the best coffee that every woman should be drinking in the morning.

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Get Smooth and Toned Legs with this Surprising Routine

Shave, exfoliate, moisturize, repeat.  Ugh, the routine us ladies have to have can be exhausting, so why wouldn’t we want the best results after putting in the effort to groom ourselves.  Well wait no more, whether you are in shorts or jeans this season I will tell you the secret on how to get smooth and toned legs.  The best part is it is simple, cheap, and doesn’t take a lot of time.

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28-Day Workout Plan | No equipment, do anywhere.

Recently we were asked by a friend’s teenage daughter to create a summer workout plan for her so she could stay in shape during her off season from high school sports. We of course jumped at the chance, knowing it was a great opportunity to take all of our favorite workouts from the web and put them together in an unbeatable 28 day get fit plan. Having already tested all of these workouts out we are confident that this is a great collection of exercise routines for teens and adults alike to get or stay in shape. Continue reading “28-Day Workout Plan | No equipment, do anywhere.”