Fair Trade: Your Give Up This, Go For That Guide

June 11th, 2013
Watch your waist line whittle with our top swaps for your formerly fave foods. Give up: French fries. Seriously, just don’t go there. Go for: Baked sweet potato fries. Loaded with vitamin C, fiber, potassium and as much beta-carotene per serving as carrots, sweet potatoes sliced up and sprinkled with olive oil (one that can…
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Into the Great Outdoors

May 28th, 2013
Summer’s here—and while we think nothing beats a Focus Fitness workout, we know that you probably won’t be able to make it here every day. A summer jam-packed with plans doesn’t mean you can let your exercise routine fall by the wayside. On the contrary, you’ll need your workouts to balance all that fun you’re…
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The Soul Focus Mother’s Day Gift Guide

May 1st, 2013
Not sure what to get the moms in your life for Mother’s Day? How about the gift of good health? Here are our five favorite fitness and nutrition go-to gifts, guaranteed to keep them feeling and looking as fabulous as they are. Focus Fitness Membership Well, come on now! There are gyms and then there…
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Feelin’ Alright: Five Ways to Feel Fab Now

April 18th, 2013
Water Your World One of the best natural appetite suppressants, water is instrumental in getting your entire system working like a well-oiled–or should we say well-watered—machine. Just a two percent drop in your body water can trigger everything from constipation to depression—not to mention slow weight loss. Just a few days of drinking eight to…
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The Dirty Dozen: The Top 12 Fruits and Veggies To Buy Organic Now

April 4th, 2013
Not all fruits and vegetables are created equal—while they all pack a powerful wallop of nutrients you need, some are more prone to pesticide residue than others. To help shoppers separate the wheat from the pesticide-laden chaff, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) puts together a list of the “Dirty Dozen,” which identifies the fruits and…
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Dark Chocolate-Dipped Figs With Almonds

April 1st, 2013
Looking for a sweet treat with benefits? Look no further than the trio of potent superfoods of figs, chocolate and almonds. Figs: Known as a fertility booster, they’re packed with heart-healthy fiber, which helps to keep you feeling full (read: eating less) naturally. Almonds: This nutrient-dense nut is packed with vitamins and minerals, including selenium,…
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