The Checkup: 8 Things Not to Do If You’re Trying to Lose Weight

Today's top health and fitness reads from around the Web



• Look, we all make mistakes, especially when it comes to our health and fitness. So in the interest of helping you avoid one or two, here are eight common weight-loss mistakes good-intentioned people make when they’re trying to drop a pants size or two. Please, learn from their examples. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• This is SO not where I expected to find a big ol’ heaping dose of fitness motivation today. Well done, Toyota. [Competitor]

Coffee? To help you sleep? Here’s a decaf coffee with an extra sleepy-time boost. [TIME]

• This is REAL girl talk: how to run and exercise comfortably if you have large breasts. [Zelle]

• You can skip the Bengay this week. Check out this DIY warming muscle rub you can make from things found in your kitchen. [BLDG 25]

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