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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes from FIXATE

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes from FIXATE

When faced with a Thanksgiving table laden a cornucopia of comfort foods, some of us throw our diets out the window, eating and drinking whatever we want – and as much as we want. We vow to get back to healthier habits and weight loss goals once the holiday is over and all that pumpkin pie is gone, but that


35 Vanilla Shakeology Recipes

Think Vanilla is basic? These Vanilla Shakeology recipes prove that it is anything but. In fact, light and creamy Vanilla Shakeology is the most versatile Shakeology flavor. Made with real organic vanilla beans from Madagascar, on it’s own it tastes like a luscious vanilla milkshake (and who doesn’t want one of those?). But, blend it with anything, from


How I Lost Weight With a Team Beachbody Coach

Truth time, people: How many times have you gotten as far as putting on workout clothes, and then thought to yourself, “Ugh. I don’t feel like working out,” — and didn’t? We’ve all been there, and we’ve all made the same excuses: don’t feel like it, don’t want to, not in the mood, too tired,


The Ultimate Guide to Fiber Supplements

Those three-minute rounds in CORE DE FORCE already feel long enough, but when you’re distracted by your digestive system, every second can feel like an eternity. You already know that fiber is an important part of a healthy diet — it’s what helps keep things moving smoothly, among other things — but that doesn’t mean we’re getting enough of


10 of the Best (and Worst) Workout Buddy Types

Finding your soulmate is no easy task. Someone to have and to hold, from this day forward… but there are more soulmates in your life than just your spouse. There’s your work husband/wife — that person in your office whom you tell everything. Then you have your book club bestie who loves the same characters and


10 of the Best Lower Back Exercises

We all want chiseled arms, strong legs, and glutes that pop — but what about your lower back muscles? Ripped abs are great for showing off, but the humble erector spinae, quadratus lumborum, and psoas major form an often forgotten group that is every bit as essential to a strong core. “Your back musculature should complement the strength of your [front], neither


4 Spooky Halloween Smoothies

Your Halloween costume is on point, you have a plan in place to avoid eating fistfuls of candy, and you even made healthy Halloween snacks for the kiddos. Now all you need is a Halloween treat of your own. How about one of these spook-tacular Halloween drinks? Our Shakeology smoothies are getting in on the haunted holiday fun with ghoulish


Jack-O’-Lantern Protein Balls

With Halloween around the corner, there’s no shortage of sugary treats — in fact, they seem to already be lurking in everywhere! While the mini candy packages are handy when it comes to portion control, they’re still enough to make your teeth hurt and send your blood sugar surging. Why not whip up a healthy and festive treat like these

Chaga: Everything to Know About This Superfood

Tea is trendy right now. There’s matcha, yerba mate, kombucha — and now there’s one more for the list: chaga. You might have seen chaga tea (also called chaga mushroom tea) on the menu at your favorite teahouse, or on the shelf at your local health food store. You can also find chaga (as well as matcha) in the


10 Reasons Why You Hate Working Out

It’s difficult to start an exercise program, much less stick with it long term. Between busy work weeks, happy hours, and a general lack of exercise motivation, it’s easy to find reasons to skip a workout… but that can lead to a vicious cycle. “The more we don’t [exercise] and the less fit we become, the


Yoga for Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a joyous time, but it is also a time of constant change. Your favorite foods may be off-limits or unappealing, you frequently experience new sensations and emotions, and your body changes quickly — sometimes overnight. That’s one reason why Emily Silver, a Boston-area nurse practitioner specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, recommends yoga during