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8 Benefits That Will Come from Exercising this Summer

8 Benefits That Will Come from Exercising this Summer

With summer in full swing, it’s pretty hard to avoid getting hot and sweaty. It’s old news that exercise is good for you, but there are still surprising benefits that you may not know about.

5 Simple Ways to Avoid Sugary Sweets This Holiday Season

5 Simple Ways to Avoid Sugary Sweets This Holiday Season

Whether it’s Halloween candy, Thanksgiving pie or Christmas cookies, the holiday season is sure to bring one thing: temptation. And, while you may have indulged on everything in sight in years past, this year will be different. There are countless reasons to do so, too; aside from the fact that over-eating can cause notorious seasonal weight gain, sugar has been proven to be an addictive part of a person’s diet. In fact, some research shows that it has the same addictive effect on the brain as drugs do. Avoid the sugar highs and lows this holiday season with the following 5 tips, designed to help you steer clear and feel great every single day of November and December this year.

How To Avoid Getting Germs From the Gym

How To Avoid Getting Germs From the Gym

It’s no secret that hitting the gym has innumerable benefits for your body and mind. That’s why it’s such a bummer that the gym isn’t always the healthiest place for you to hang out. In fact, a fitness center can be host to a plethora of germs brought in by guests and missed by cleaning crews, no matter how thorough they are. There is good news, though: you can avoid getting unwanted germs from the gym during your next workout and beyond. The following five tips will help you do it.

Wine 101: 7 Popular Myths About Wine Revealed

Wine 101: 7 Popular Myths About Wine Revealed

Think you know everything about wine? You may be surprised. There are a lot of myths about wine, and it’s ruining the experience for many people. You may end up choosing wine based on an untrue myth rather than on your preferences. The following list will debunk a few myths about wine so that you can enjoy it more.