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Summer Body Challenge: How to Transform Your Body in 30 Days!

How to work for your revenge summer body in 30 days! Have you ever heard the saying "summer bodies are made in the winter?" Well, winter is over and you have less than 20 days to get your body prepared for summer. It's not an overnight process, but you can transform your body and mind in 30 days. Here's a bootcamp workout that can help maximize your results in 30 days before summer. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BjS1wKeHhLN[/embed] Bootcamp Workout: 4 Box + Med Ball Power Moves Squat Thrust to Box Jump Core Slam to Elevated Thrust Forward Lunge with Rotation to Seated Overhead Press Russian Twist Slam You can watch the video to learn how to perform each movement effectively. Try to complete each workout for 15 reps and 3-5 sets. Key Takeaway Make sure you schedule each...

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Head to Toe Nutrition Series with Regan Janelle: How Tomatoes Can Benefit Your Diet

Large pores?? Dull skin?? Let me tell you about the magical powers of a tomato. Tomatoes are packed with VITAMINS A and C, which are your best friend vitamins when looking for brighter and tighter skin. Antioxidants, like Vitamin A and C, are responsible for producing glowing skin and skin repair. [embed]https://youtu.be/n5NaLwtAu9M[/embed] Simply, rub a tomato half on your skin, let it sit for 5 minutes and wipe off it off with a cool wet face towel and see how it’s agents will tighten your pores. Tomato's also helped protect our skin from sun rays making it an age-defying food as well! Enjoy the benefits of tomatoes for healthier and brighter skin! By Regan Janelle...

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Are you up for the challenge? Run a Half Marathon with Less than a Month to Train

The Love for Running! Often times, when you hear people training for a 5K race, 10K race or a half-marathon race, they usually train for months. They have a set goal and each day they're working on reaching that target. But what if you only had one month to train for a half marathon race? Would you quit or would you come up with a workout routine to prepare? Most people would actually give up and throw in the towel. They would make a bunch of excuses as to why they can't train for the race and finish. But not this guy - he ran had less than a month to train for his half marathon race and with the help of his wife (who's also a runner)...

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5 Ways to Enhance Your Hair Growth With Rice Water

Hair Growth The majority of us women have either did the big chop or transitioned into a more natural hairstyle. When it comes to being a natural sister with thick and curly hair, we experiment with at least 50 products to figure out which ones provide nourishment and shine to our hair. But - what if those hair products we seek are right in our kitchen cabinets. Have you tried rice water? [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9vPG0WuVfo[/embed] Here are 5 ways to use fermented rice water on natural hair to promote hair growth: Pre - Poo - Make sure your hair is dry before your spray the rice water throughout your hair. This will help remove any calcium build-up in your hair before washing. Co-Wash - You can add some rice water to your shampoo...

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How to Avoid Loose Skin DURING and AFTER Weight Loss

Tightening Your Skin During and After Weight Loss Lossing weight takes time and it doesn't happen overnight. Most people believe it should only take 5 months to drop 40 pounds. Although this is possible, everyone's body is different and therefore, you shouldn't compare yourself to others. Everybody's health and wellness journey is different and we all have different genetic makeups. So, throughout your weight loss journey remember to solely focus on you. Here are some great tips on how to avoid skin during and after weight loss: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze8ac2gGAuc[/embed] Key Takeaway If you watched the full video above, you know during your weight loss journey you must continue to care for your skin by exfoliating, consuming detox drinks and meal prepping. Also be mindful of your age, but don't make that as...

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12 Treadmill Upper & Lower Body Workouts to Help You Get in Shape for Summer

Summer is Coming May I remind you that summer is less than 50 days away, so we still have time to get the summer physic we desire. Instead of forcing yourself to hit the gym and not having a prepared workout routine this 12 treadmill upper and lower body workout routine is just what you need to maximize your calorie burn. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BirlINKng3W[/embed] 12 exercises you can add to your treadmill routine to target both upper and lower body: Pull Ups Pull-Ups Legs Extended Up-Right Row Uphill Bicep Curl to Shoulder Press Uphill Rotate and Reach Weighted Slow Single Arm Jabs Hold Isometric 10 seconds Triceps Kickback Turn Palms Up Jog and Walk Uphill Side Shuffles Low Squat Side Shuffles 12 Squats to Calve Raises Watch the full workout video...

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Head to Toe Nutrition Series with Regan Janell: The One Food that Will Help You Improve Your Oral Health

Why is oral health important? When people think about improving their health, the last thing they think about is their teeth. However, research has proven that the gateway to overall health starts with oral health. The various unhealthy foods a person consumes doesn't just affect their body, but it can affect their teeth and breathe. In this video, Regan Janelle shares with you some key tips to improve your oral health and the one food that can leave your teeth pearly white and prevent bad breath. [embed]https://youtu.be/gl3vjTnsBMY[/embed] Tips for improving your oral health: Brush your teeth two times a day (once in the morning and once at night) Floss your teeth after each meal Use toothpaste with tartar and plaque ontrol, as well as mouthwash Brush your teeth with charcoal...

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Get Your Glutes Right Just In Time for Summer

Summer is Coming Ladies, summer is less than 50 days away, so you know what that means, we have to start working towards our summer bodies. If you're hitting the gym 5-6 times a week, you can't forget about toning your glutes. Doing cardio alone won't help you shape your lower body, but if you add strength training to your workouts, you'll be able to tone your lower body fast. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BikRdmbgIJY[/embed] Here's a lower body workout that will help shape your glutes: Box squat and pop up jumps Dumbbell Box curtsy lunges  Side to Side Box Squats  Note: Repeat 5-6x and 10 reps each! Key Takeaway You have less than 50 days to get your body right for summer. Let's get it!...

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Head to Toe Nutrition Series with Regan Janelle: How Sweet Potatoes Can Help Clear Your Skin

It's Skin Deep [embed]https://youtu.be/RXw-yIL55IQ[/embed] I received my first compliment in years on my skin and I almost teared up. They asked me what I had been doing and I told them eating more sweet potatoes.  In my research on skin types and texture, vitamin A kept popping up. Sweet potatoes are packed with beta-carotene which pretty much turns into Vitamin A once it ’s consumed. Sweet potatoes are also an anti-inflammatory food for my blood type which is a WIN all the way around for me. Skin Transformation I have noticed an incredible difference in the texture of my skin and even more of a natural glow. I also matched my topical regimen with my nutrition this month and I believe that has helped tremendously as well in these results. The...

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3 Races that Will Help You Get in Shape and Increase Your Endurance

The secret behind races Most people dread the idea of running either a 5K or a 10K. However, running is one of the best ways to get in shape fast and easy. Instead of rushing to a gym on the weekends, try participating in a race. When competing in a race, you will be more focused on finishing and not realizing you're completing a workout for the day. So, would you rather go to the gym or participate in a fun workout activity? I don't know about you, but I rather run a race any day over going to the gym. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BiJ0T-Ml68P[/embed] Here are 3 races that will help you get in shape and increase your endurance 5K - this race consists of a three-mile run. The majority of people finish...