The Checkup: How to Stay Insanely Fit Without Ever Stepping Foot in a Gym

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• You know when you see someone who’s insanely fit and looks like they probably ran a marathon, like, yesterday? And then you ask them what they do for fitness and they say, “Oh, I don’t work out,” and you kind of want to punch them in the face a little bit? Well, here, one of those people dishes on how she never does your typical gym workout but still manages to stay in tip-top shape. Hint: She does not just sit around watching Netflix all day. Listen and learn, people. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• Planning on getting your green thumb on this spring? A few ways to avoid contaminants you definitely don’t want mixing with your homegrown veggies, like lead and asbestos, right this way. [NPR]

• Because if you sit in a desk chair all day long, you need all the help you can get: 11 tips to help you burn more calories throughout the day. [Yahoo Health]

• To smear coconut oil all over your face, or not to smear coconut oil all over your face? That is the question. [BuzzFeed]

• Eight foods nutritionists never eat — including cantaloupe. Interesting! [Women’s Health]

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