This post is sponsored by Fleet Feet. For our sponsored post policy, click here. What motivates you to live an active life? I’m aware that the answer can be a bit complicated. You know how we feel about finding your big, meaningful, feel-it-in-your-soul why — that strong, internal motivation. It’s huge, and, when it comes to making healthy choices day after day after day, there’s just no substitute. But … it doesn’t have to be the only thing that gets you out the door. I mean, if you ask me my main motivation for staying active, it’s honestly all about feeling the best…

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There’s something magical about a good high-five, right? via GIPHY It can lift you up. Make you feel recognized. Help you keep going when you’re dragging. Energize you even more when you’re feeling good. Generally, they just rock. via GIPHY Like these eight new workout songs do. Seriously, they’re the musical equivalent of a high-five! Can’t Knock the Hustle, Weezer Can’t knock YOUR hustle. No Scrubs, Weezer Because we love this original song. And apparently we also dig Weezer. Bones, Galantis featuring OneRepublic Feel that good workout in your bones. Falls – The Knocks Get Up Mix, ODESZA featuring Sasha Sloan Keep going…

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This week marks National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. To help bring awareness to a serious health issue affecting more than 30 million people, we’re sharing some myths about eating disorders — and the truth about them — from Dr. Allison Chase of the Eating Recovery Center. 9 Myths About Eating Disorders — and the Truth While there have been recent, tremendous breakthroughs in the science and treatment of eating disorders, widespread misconceptions remain that challenge identification, diagnosis, and early intervention of the disease. Myth 1: Eating disorders aren’t serious illnesses. Truth: Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and eating disorder…

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This time of year, it feels like love is in the air. Valentine’s Day isn’t for everyone — and I totally get it — but even if you aren’t all that into making a grand gesture of love on a specific day in February, you have to admit that it’s awfully nice to have love and kindness front and center. via GIPHY I mean, if there’s anything we love with our whole hearts around here, it’s love itself, in all its forms. After all, we believe that finding self-love is the first step toward a truly happy, healthy life —…

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Erin Wathen is a holistic health coach and author of Why Can’t I Stick to My Diet?: How to End the Food Drama. We’ll have her on our podcast as a guest soon, but in the meantime, she’s doing a special guest post for us today on how to practice radical self-love. With it being Valentine’s Day soon, we figured the timing couldn’t be better, whether you’re in a relationship or not … How to Practice Radical Self-Love by Erin Wathen Like many of us, I am a product of the media I absorb. When I was dating, Sex and…

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It’s February! via GIPHY To celebrate, we’ve got 10 new workout songs you will adore. via GIPHY It is the month of love after all. via GIPHY Worst Nites, Foster the People Never say, “goodbye,” we say, “hello” (to awesome workouts). If It Feels Good (Then It Must Be), Leon Bridges “We don’t have to act so serious …” Juice, Lizzo Play. Sip. (Workout.) Repeat. I Like That, Janelle Monáe featuring Easy All-Stars & Michael Goldwasser Reggae Remix Oh, yeah, we like that. High Hopes, Panic! At The Disco Mama said, don’t give up … and play this for your…

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Inspire Bath has been a sponsor of the site and our podcast for months now and we are so, so grateful to have the support of such an amazing company. Inspire Bath not only gives back to those in need but also helps to empower women in their everyday lives with all-natural deodorant products that work. Simply put: we LOVE them! And, we are jazzed to be able to give away away a full line of Inspire Bath products for New Year New Rear Week (remember: you can get all the special posts here)! That means that one lucky U.S.…

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Have a kiddo whose love of the water is second only to a fish, mermaid or — my daughter’s fave — a Mer-pup? Or, wish your little one loved the water more? If so, and you live in the Kansas City area, you are IN LUCK! Because today’s giveaway (see the rest of them here) will do just that: it’s two free months of swim lessons at Goldfish Swim School in Overland Park, Kan. Plus … Here’s exactly what the lucky winner will get: 2 months of group swim lessons from Goldfish Swim School in Overland Park, Kan. (only location offered for…

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Did you vow to sweat more in 2019? If so, we have THE GIVEAWAY FOR YOU! And, the best part? It’ll make it simple to get in one heckuva workout from the comfort of your own home. That’s right, we’ve partnered with Les Mills to give three lucky U.S. readers a free three-month trial to Les Mills On Demand — which includes unlimited access to 600+ Les Mills powered-by-science workouts, plus free workout guides and plans. New workouts are added each week with access to up to three devices at any time. Workouts range from 15 to 55 minutes long — from…

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This post is sponsored by BewellConnect. For our sponsored post policy, click here. When living a life full of adventure and activity is truly your jam, it makes a healthy lifestyle so much easier. After all, if sitting is the new sugar (which, of course, is the new smoking), then those of us who crave movement and seek out new ways to challenge our bodies are really ahead of the game. But lots of movement — especially the type that so many of us love because it really pushes our limits and helps us become stronger, both physically and mentally — often leads…

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