The Checkup: The 10 Biggest Weight-Loss Mistakes, According to the Pros

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• If you’re looking to lose weight, you’re going to want to make sure you aren’t falling into any of these traps. Think sabotaging your efforts with a quick (and calorie-packed) grab-and-go lunch because you didn’t plan ahead and make a mason jar salad, keeping your weight-loss goals a secret, and more. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• Calling all pickle lovers: Here, how to pickle anything and everything. You can thank us later. [BuzzFeed]

• If you’ve ever begged someone to pee on you after getting a killer jellyfish sting (we’ve all been there, right?), sorry to break it to you but that trick doesn’t actually work. [Women’s Health]

• Not only does meditation get rid of those weird anxiety butterflies that set up shop in your stomach on the regular, it also makes you a nicer human, new research shows. [The Atlantic]

• Hey, cyclists: A little something to satisfy the wanderlust in you. [Q by Equinox]

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