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What Do I Do if I Don’t Like Vegetables?

By Krista Haynes, RD, CSSD It’s not the end of the world if you don’t like vegetables, but they are the pinnacle of health when it comes to your diet — these fiber-filled rockstars are key players when it comes to healthy digestion, weight management, satiety, longevity, and disease prevention. But good news for veggie haters: Over time, your taste


Quick and Efficient Workouts Under 30 Minutes

We all know there aren’t enough hours in the day, but that’s no excuse to skip a sweat session. You can crush your daily workout in less than 30 minutes, trust us—we designed them (and tried them!). If you’re reading this, you’re probably pressed for time, so without further ado, here are a few of our quickest and


The Difference Between Simple Carbs and Complex Carbs

By Kelly Plowe, M.S., R.D. As you likely know by now, not all carbs are created equal: Some are “better” than others, while some add almost no nutritional value to your diet. Whether you love carbohydrates or choose to limit them, you need to know how to tell the difference between simple carbs and complex carbs.

Breakfast Pops

Shakeology Breakfast Pops

Have you ever considered eating a popsicle as part of breakfast? If you’ve lived in Los Angeles in September, you most certainly have. Whether it’s 100° F when you wake up or the idea of a breakfast popsicle just sounds brilliant, this Breakfast Pops recipe really hits the spot. But eating clean and eating popsicles for


Foam Rolling vs. Stretching: Which Is Better?

By Brittany Risher Foam rolling has become the golden child of muscle relief. Walk into a big box gym and you’ll see people doing foam rolling exercises, or attend a group fitness class and you might use foam rollers before the warmup. Some studios even offer entire foam rolling classes. This increasing knowledge and use of

Beachbody Fitness Shoot July 2017

Why Weight Lifting Is Making You Stronger But Not Bigger

By Lauren Bedosky During my first year doing strength training workouts, I experienced exciting progress week after week. I lost stubborn fat, developed noticeable muscle, and moved weights I never imagined I could lift without straining. After a while, though, I grew frustrated. My strength gains kept coming, but my physique stayed pretty much the same. I kept

Daily Sunshine vs Shakeology

Shakeology vs. Daily Sunshine: What’s the Difference?

We know what you’re probably thinking right now: “If Daily Sunshine is for adults, too, then why should I drink Shakeology? Should I drink both? Do I need one more than the other? What’s the difference?” Keep calm and carry on, Shakeology and Daily Sunshine lovers — we’ve got the full breakdown between our two smoothies right here:  

Tuna Poke with Avocado

35 Healthier Hawaiian Recipes

By Toshi Jones Here in Los Angeles, it feels like there’s a new poke spot popping up every week. But this isn’t the only Hawaiian recipe that’s made it to the mainland. Spam musubi is starting to become a more popular menu item as has loco moco, a dish that typically features white rice topped

How to Improve Your Mental Strength to Push Through a Hard Workout

By Brittany Risher In the middle of a HIIT workout, when your shirt is soaked through with sweat and you’re about to start yet another round of burpees, it’s not uncommon to think, “I can’t do this. I can’t even do one more rep.” But what’s sending that message – your body or your brain? Are your muscles truly