The Checkup: 25 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight (That Are Easily Fixed)

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• If you wake up before the crack of dawn every morning to go for a run, then follow that run with a nice big bowl of fiber-rich cereal every freakin’ morning, but still have yet to shed a pound, it could have something to do with these 25 habits that curb weight loss. Don’t worry: Many of them — like eating standing up while eating, for one — are easy to fix. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• There’s nothing like a killer side stitch to ruin what was a great run. Here, a breathing technique that could help you say adios to abdominal pain while running. [Men’s Health]

• An excuse to up your olive oil intake: Taking up a Mediterranean diet isn’t just good for your waistline, it’s good for you brain, too. [TIME]

• THIS is why you’re terrible at remembering people’s names, science says. [Science of Us]

• This just might make you reach for the organic apples over the conventional varieties next time you hit the grocery store: A look into how going organic changes your body in just two weeks. [Huffington Post]

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