The Checkup: This 10-Minute Activity Could Replace Your 30-Minute Run

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• Two words: Jump. Rope. [Q by Equinox]

• These three science-backed motivation tips will keep you on track with your workouts—guaranteed. [Women's Health]

• Meal inspiration: 25 healthy dinner recipes that are über-popular on Pinterest. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• And then there was the time an Ivy League college tried to dictate what one of its students ate. What? [New Haven Register]

• How to know if you’re running too much. [Men's Fitness]

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BeWOW: The Butt-Kicking Interval Sprint Workout You Need to Try

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This week, we’re pushing our legs and lungs to the limit with an intense interval workout. Here’s the deal: You’ll do a series of sprints, ranging from 30 seconds to 60 seconds, followed by rest periods. The idea is to push yourself as hard as you can during the sprints, then take it easy with a walk or light jog during the recovery time. There’s just one rule: Don’t stop moving!

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Why You Shouldn’t Hire a Personal Trainer

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Don’t get me wrong, I believe a personal trainer can be a tremendous asset in whatever fitness goal you may have. Trainers can serve as a motivator, an educator and a source of accountability. They can be the difference between failure and success, and can help their clients learn lifestyle changes that can improve their health for the rest of their lives.

However, there are a few reasons NOT to hire a personal trainer. I should know—I am a personal trainer.

Here are four reasons you shouldn’t hire a personal trainer.

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Editor-In-Chief Lucy Danziger Replaced at SELF: Is Tutu-gate to Blame?

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SELF magazine is a having a rough week. Just a few days ago, we wrote about the backlash surrounding a tutu-shaming piece published in the magazine’s April issue—a piece that had many of its readers up in arms. And today it was announced that longtime editor-in-chief Lucy Danziger will soon by replaced by Joyce Chang of Cosmopolitan. Ouch.

Now, there’s no evidence Danziger was ousted for the whole tutu-shaming brouhaha. But we’ve got to say, the timing does seem a bit suspect, don’t you think? Danziger is no stranger to body-shaming scandals, though. Here, a rundown of the most memorable scandals at SELF under Danziger’s helm. Because everyone loves a good scandal. Proof: the hit TV show.

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The Checkup: How to Shop for Wine Like a Total Pro

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• If there’s one habit we health nuts can all justify in spades, it’s sipping the semi-regular glass of wine (or two). But am I the only one who feels lost at the wine store? Check out these pro-level wine-shopping tips for finding the good stuff and avoiding stinkers. [Men's Health]

• Actress Emma Watson could be teaching your next yoga class. [Blisstree]

• Why you should crack open a beer and … marinate your meat? [Women's Health]

• There are seven new gluten-free foods on the market that are actually worth trying. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• It’s about time: Philly finally has a hospital-recovery center for the homeless. [Daily News]

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