The Checkup: The Secret Ingredient in This Low-Calorie Cookie Dough Fudge Will Blow Your Mind

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• The secret ingredient to make low-calorie cookie dough fudge you won’t feel bad about eating? Lentils. Seriously. This vegan and gluten-free cookie dough fudge is made with lentils, which ups the protein count to nearly 6 grams per serving, and it’s sweetened with dates. So really, you won’t feel bad about eating it — at all. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• If you’re crunched for time, take these into consideration: 17 ways to get more out of your gym time. [Refinery29]

• Does the thought of writing another work email literally make you shed a tear? If the answer is yes, it’s safe to say, you’re probably suffering from a bad case of work burnout. But a new study shows, heading to the gym could help — a lot. [TIME]

McDonald’s really wants to win over the health-conscious among us: Soon, you’ll be able to order your cheeseburger with a lettuce bun and top it off with some guacamole. But, I mean, it will still be a McDonald’s cheeseburger. [Yahoo]

• If you’ve ever done your first downward dog in a yoga class only to realize you definitely donned the wrong pair of underwear for the occasion, never again. Here, the best underwear to wear at the gym. (Or you could just go commando, which apparently is quite the popular practice.) [Q by Equinox]

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