Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Secret to Wintertime Clean Eating? The Soup Pot!

It’s pretty easy to eat clean in the summertime. From farmers market tomatoes and watermelons to big fresh salads and easy grill meals, the abundance of warm-weather options provides an embarrassment of edible riches to to health-savvy diner. Come wintertime, things get a little trickier. You know it’s better for your wallet, your waistline, and the environment to eat with the seasons, but sometimes it’s hard to stomach one more meal of winter squash, roasted brussels sprouts, or another casserole.

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When is the Best Time of Day to Work Out?

Despite some evidence that morning workouts can capitalize on willpower strength and evening workouts can set you up for great sleep, there’s no hard-and-fast rules about when you should work out. The most important thing to consider when scheduling your workouts is making sure they’re at a time that works for YOU consistently. Sure, 5:30am workouts fit into most work schedules, but unless you’re actually able to keep to that commitment, those early mornings will result in a lot of late cancellation fees!

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Should You Skip the Gym When You’re Sick?

It’s that time of year—everyone at your office is coughing and sniffling, the doctors offices are full, and the weather won’t let you warm up enough to shake off that cold that’s been sneaking around your house for weeks. Then one morning you wake up with a little scratch in your throat, a bit of a headache, and you have to admit it. You’ve been hit with the winter bug that’s been going around. You don’t feel bad enough to take the day off work, but how about the gym? We asked Honest’s trainers to weigh in on whether it’s working out will make you feel better of worse.

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