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8 Most Effective Fitness Tips and Exercise for a Healthy Life.

Nowadays, health and fitness information is easily accessible. And this makes workouts easier for all fitness enthusiasts. Exercising has both immediate and long-term benefits. Although most people believe that they are for those who want to lose weight, physical exercises are associated with many health gains. Hence the need to understand how to exercise right.

Check out practical fitness and exercise tips for a healthier body:

  1. Talk to your doctor

Exercises are beneficial for weight management, lessening the risk of heart diseases, and strengthening your muscles. However, if it’s been long since you worked out, or have other health conditions, seek advice from your doctor before enrolling for any fitness regime.

  1. Eat healthily

Eat the right food and the appropriate portions to reap the benefits of exercising. Your body requires the necessary nutrients to function optimally. Eat a high protein diet after a workout; the protein will help in rebuilding your muscles.

 Take snacks high in carbs, resist the urge for sugary foods, and stay hydrated. For a constant supply of clean drinking water, acquire a whole house water filter. By so doing, you’ll not only remain hydrated but also keep ailments at bay.

  1. Exercise daily

Set time for moderate physical activities each day. Although you may sometimes lack time to work out, there are also ways on how to stay fit without a gym. Also, there are many ways to keep fit and healthy, and even the most trivial activities are useful. So, forgo the lift and use the stairs, go for a brisk walk over lunchtime, or park your vehicle far from your office and this will enable you to walk shortly after work.

  1. Avoid alcohol

Although this may seem like common knowledge, many people don’t realize how drinking alcohol can affect their health and weight. Alcohol can put you at a higher risk of injuries while exercising. It can also cause dehydration even when drinking enough water.

Moreover, avoid sports drinks when doing a casual workout. They compensate fluids, sugars, and salt lost by people doing strenuous workouts. For exercises that burn fewer calories, it’s advisable to drink water instead.

  1. Listen to your body

Workouts are a great way to improve your health, but it’s crucial to always listen to your body. Working out while sick will only aggravate your condition. Again, it’s not good to push yourself to exercise when your body says no.

  1. Sleep adequately

Sleep is one of the major fitness and exercise tips. It reinvigorates your body and supplies you with energy to exercise the next day. To stay healthy, you should sleep six to eight hours daily, and avoid working out late at night for this can cause insomnia.

  1. Track your calories

The number of calories consumed in a day should help you plan your physical exercises. Be keen on your meals and consume more healthy calories than people who don’t exercise. However, losing weight will also involve more physical activities than the calories ingested.

  1. Circuit exercises for a healthier body

To make your body fit, combine workouts, and strength training. Besides, most of the sports and activities complement each other. For example, strength training for your legs is one of the best exercises to stay fit. It will also benefit your core, which will make you run better.

Conclusion

There are different fitness and exercise tips that you can practice to stay healthy. But you should pick the ones that suit your needs. The above ideas will make it easier for you to succeed in your work out sessions, so use them to improve your health.

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Game-Changing Beauty Products to Snag this Fall

As the seasons change from Summer to Fall, your beauty bag is due for an upgrade! This fall, discover CocoOil, a natural skincare brand, to have a beautiful Fall season.

We love using products that are inspired by the tropics, but how often do we think about the benefits they have for the health of our skin? When you use the certified Fair Trade cold-pressed organic coconut oil found in COCOOIL, you see advantages far beyond exotic scents. Escape to the tropics with their line of body and suncare products that feed your skin with nutrients that hydrate, nourish and protect. Unlike water-based products for sun protection, COCOOIL suncare products include 100 percent natural botanicals which are more effective for producing a uniform and long-lasting film of sun protection on the skin.

COCOOIL started with a love for coconut oil and the Pacific Islands. During a trip to Fafa Island in the Kingdom of Tonga in 2011, the founders had a vision of a luxury skincare and suncare range formulated with certified Fair Trade cold-pressed organic coconut oil. CocoOil only uses coconut oil produced sustainably in the Pacific Islands, supporting local communities and ensuring the ingredients are sourced ethically.

This nourishing range of natural products was created to capture the natural health benefits of organic coconut oil and provide a luxurious feel while hydrating and protecting skin.

COCOOIL SPF products are deeply hydrating oils with Broad Spectrum filters to protect the skin from UVA & UVB radiation that cause skin damage. Plus, they smell like tropical bliss! Formulated with Fairtrade cold-pressed organic coconut oil and added SPF protection, the patented formula is dermatologist tested + approved in independent labs in Australia.

Unlike most oils, lotions or sunscreens, the primary task of COCOOIL is to feed your skin with nutrients that hydrate, nourish and protect. When the skin retains its moisture, it aids in the prevention of premature aging & helps reduce UV damage.

COCOOIL’S Suncare Range includes SPF protection to guard against UV, with:
  • COCOOIL Tanning Oil SPF6
  • COCOOIL Beach’n’Body Oil SPF15
  • COCOOIL Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF30
CocoOil SPF range is a Patent granted formulation that complies with international sunscreen standards. These suncare products have also been complemented with:
  • COCOOIL Face Oil with Rosehip
  • COCOOIL Body Oil
  • COCOOIL Baby Oil with Lavender
  • COCOOIL Ocean Spray, for those beautiful beach waves for your hair.
CocoOil range is formulated with Fairtrade cold-pressed organic coconut oil and natural botanicals – full of vitamins and antioxidants to feed your skin with nutrients that hydrate, nourish, and protect skin! CocoOil’s luxurious range uses carefully selected natural ingredients to keep skin soft and healthy from head to toe.
All COCOOIL products are not tested on animals, scientifically proven, and dermatologically tested + manufactured in Australia.
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Best Eyeshadow Palettes Under $25

Eyeshadows have ruled the makeup world for some time now. Everyone needs that perfect neutral shade for daily wear or that risqué color for a night out. If you are looking to try out some great new shades without breaking the bank, here are some of my favorite eyeshadow palettes under $25.

Morphe’s 9A Always Golden Eyeshadow Palette

These nine golden shades in the Morphe 9A Always Golden Eyeshadow Palette are sure to take you places, faux real. Crazy-creamy, powerfully pigmented, beyond-blendable eyeshadows perfect for some fun in the sun or some fake-it-til-you-make-it action. Choose your own color adventure. But one thing’s for sure; you’ll never run out of ways to turns heads.

Price: $12.00

Essence’s All About Toffee Eyeshadow Palette

This Gorgeous Essence All About Toffee Eyeshadow Palette has eight complementing, buildable colors and multiple finishes; satin, matte and metallic effects. It blends easily and the colors will stay on all day! Perfect palette for everyday wear.

Price: $5.49

Covergirl’s Goldens TruNaked Eyeshadow Palette

CoverGirl’s Goldens TruNaked Eye Shadow Palette has a stunning range of neutral shades for your perfect nude eye look. Richly pigmented shadows in golden, and in a range of colors and textures – from neutrals to Smokeys and shimmers to mattes.

Price: $5.99

Makeup Revolution’s Iconic 1 Redemption Eyeshadow Palette

Makeup Revolution’s Iconic 1 Redemption Eye Shadow Palette is a perfect mix of pearl, shimmer and matte shades. As comfortable and familiar as your favorite t-shirt, the bronzy tones of this palette will make you want to strip down and bare all (in the best way possible).

Price: $7.00

NYX’s Cosmic Metals Shadow Palette

Create a spectrum of out-of-this-world eye looks with the Cosmic Metals Shadow Palette – a new eyeshadow set inspired by NYX Professional Makeup Professional Makeup’s beloved Cosmic Metals Lip Cream. Powered by six pigment-packed eyeshadows, this gorgeous set loads your lids with rich, metallic color and incredible color payoff.
Price: $9.99

E.L.F.’s Online Only Need It Nude Eyeshadow Palette

Achieve beautifully natural eye looks with these perfectly curated 10 neutral eyeshadow shades in the e.l.f. Cosmetics Need It Nude Eyeshadow Palette. This collection of hues is ideal for shading, highlighting, and defining the eyes. These silky smooth shadows can be used as a liner, on the lid, and in the crease of the eye for an expertly contoured and blended look. Cruelty free and vegan.

Price: $10.00

Sleek Makeup’s Under A Spell Eyeshadow Palette

Create a variety of stunning looks with these 12 shades of mineral based, highly pigmented eyeshadow in the Sleek MakeUP Under A Spell Eyeshadow Palette.
Price: $12.99
BH Cosmetics Be… by BubzBeauty 12 Color Eyeshadow Palette
Known to her YouTube fans as BubzBeauty, Lindy Tsang hand-picked the must-have shades in her BH Cosmetics Be… by BubzBeauty 12 Color Eyeshadow Palette. Each shade offers day-to-night versatility – and emphasizes fans’ beauty, both inside and out.
Price: $14.50

Models Own’s Supernatural Eyeshadow Palette

Go to a parallel universe with this Models Own Supernatural Eyeshadow Palette. From dark secrets to sultry whispers, it’s totally bewitching. With the brush, apply metallic nudes, shimmer browns and rich golds for a look that’s out of this world.

Price: $17.99

 

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IT Cosmetics Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Take the stress out of your holiday shopping, avoid the lines and endless searching for the right gifts! Let IT Cosmetics help you quickly cross off all the beautiful women on your gifting list with amazing online BLACK FRIDAY and CYBER MONDAY beauty deals! itcosmetics.com is your one-stop shop this holiday season!

 

Black Friday Weekend

Available 11/23/17 – 11/24/17 (11:59pm ET)

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Available 11/25/17 – 11/26/17 (11:59pm ET)

  • Spend $25 and receive a Discover IT Kit – a travel size set of your favorite IT Cosmetics must-haves including Bye Under Eye, Brow Power, Superhero Mascara plus two bonus sample packets

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Available 11/27/16 (11:59pm ET) for ONE DAY ONLY!!!

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Wait…there’s more!

 

Available 11/28/17 – 12/3/17 (11:59pm ET)

Enjoy free shipping all week-long! And every order includes an exclusive IT Girl Tote complete with free samples of your favorite IT Cosmetics products!

 

Happy shopping!

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Inspired Beauty

It is finally starting to feel like fall around New York City, and that can only mean one thing: Pumpkin spice everything! Yes—that includes your beauty routine! Try a PSL-inspired look using glimmering bronzers, warm-toned eyeshadow, orange-hued lipstick and more. Shop our favorites below!

 

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Emmy Looks for Less From Azazie

Television’s elite rocked the red carpet to celebrate the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards and a rainbow of fashion frocks took center stage.  If you want to sport a similar style, but not sure you can handle the price tag, don’t fear!  Azazie.com – an online bridal wear retailer that boasts made-to-measure dresses at a fraction of industry costs – has an array of stunning styles to make sure you look like a million dollars, without spending it. For some style inspiration, highlights of the night include:

 

Wonderful in White – With summer wedding season barely in the rearview mirror, many celebrities – such as Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black) and Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld) – opted to wear white for television’s big night.  Trying to extend her newlywed status a little longer, Sofia Vergara joined the club, donning a beautiful strapless white Marx Zunino mermaid gown that showed off her amazing figure. For a similarly stunning look, Azazie’s Misty ($249) gown is a flattering sweetheart tulle strapless gown with a full pleated bodice and corset back that is sure to fit you like a glove, without breaking the bank.

 

Red Carpet Ready  – Red is always a sizzling color that ensures you’ll stand out in a crowd. Helping her to do just that, Edie Falco wore a beautiful one-shouldered red gown that accentuated her curves in all the right places.  Similarly stunning, Azazie’s Carissa floor-length one-shoulder chiffon dress boasts a trumpet/mermaid silhouette, twisted flare in the back and one-sided ruching at the hip, all for the incredible cost of $129.

 

Orange is the New Black – Color dresses were abundant at the award show and Viola Davis is always one to embrace a bold hue. Tonight was no exception, as she wore a bright orange Zac Posen gown with thick straps and front detailing. Azazie carries several similar styles that offer a ton of bang for your buck.  The floor-length Melinda dress (shown in Tangerine; $129) features spaghetti straps leading up to a halter neckline, pleating throughout the top of the bodice and pockets to stash some money and your favorite shade of lip-gloss.  Kaitlynn (shown in papaya; $119) is a floor-length, empire style dress with a heavily pleated bodice that is sure to flatter any figure.

Back to the Basics – Celebrities were looking to make their mark at the Emmys and did so with interesting necklines (plunging galore!), embellishments and back detailing.  Shailene Woodley showed off her sexy side, wearing a green spaghetti strap dress with double back strap detailing for a little edge.  Azazie’s floor-length Kailyn ($119) dress boasts a similar strappy look, featuring an overlay of chiffon for an illusion halter neckline and back straps held together with a jewel button.

All Azazie.com dresses range in size from 0-30, as well as custom sizing and come in over 60 colors.

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