Helpful Nutrition, Fitness And Lifestyle Articles from Simply Slender

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Our goal is to provide you with valuable information on the latest diet, exercise and weight loss news and trends to help you make smarter nutritional choices, exercise more efficiently and to help you live your healthiest life.



Woman drinking water after workout

Hydrating Post-Workout Drinks

Turns out a sports drink may not be the best drink to consume after your workout. Yes, they hydrate and replenish lost electrolytes, but they’re mainly developed for hardcore athletes and not the average person who exercises.According to Consumer... Read More

How Water Weight Affects Weight Loss

How Water Weight Affects Weight Loss

If you’re just starting out in your weight loss journey, you may notice your weight fluctuate on the scale. You may even be shocked at how much weight you’re losing. That weight is water weight.What is water weight?When we lose weight we lose fat,... Read More

Woman eating late night dinner

How Late is Too Late to Eat Dinner

With our busy lifestyles, we don’t always have the time to sit down and eat dinner on time. We end up getting a late night meal to go and more often than not, it’s not the healthiest meal option to have.But can eating late at night pack on the... Read More

Woman stretching and warming up

Why You Need to Stretch Before a Workout

Strength training builds muscles, cardio improves aerobic health and stretching keeps us flexible and limber.Stretching is something we do at the start of every activity. It’s become so routine that we forget how important it is and why we should be... Read More

Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight And Keep It Off

Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight And Keep It Off

The key to long-term weight loss is making a change for life. It’s about turning new behaviors into lifetime habits. We’ve listed 7 habits you can adapt today to help you lose weight and keep it off for good!1. Eat a high-protein breakfast – Protein... Read More

Woman weighing herself on a digital scale

How Much Weight Should You Be Losing?

When you’re trying to lose weight, it’s easy to go overboard and lose as much weight in as little time as possible. You may even think that you’re doing your body good by cutting calories drastically and losing weight fast. The truth is you’re just... Read More

Leg Cramps

Walking and Running Pains You Shouldn’t Ignore

It’s normal to have a little bit of pain after exercise. You may feel sore after a good run. But when should you worry?Here are a few walking and running symptoms that you should never ignore.Aches and Pains and What they Could MeanDo you have a... Read More


Treadmill Walking Mistakes to Avoid and How to Fix Them

It’s time to move that ever-growing pile of unlaundered clothes, dust off your treadmill and put that to good use! Did you know that just 30 minutes a day of aerobic exercise can make a big difference in your life? According to a 2012 study, 30... Read More

Woman lifting dumbbells

5 Reasons to Start Lifting Weights Today

Are you planning on adding strength training to your weight loss plan? You should! Weight lifting doesn’t just build muscles, it has plenty of other benefits from lowering your risk for cardiovascular diseases, preventing cognitive decline, and even... Read More

Running with weights

Should You Try Walking with Weights?

Walking with weights has its share of pros and cons. It’s important to know what they are before you start your exercise plan using wearable weights.Hand Weights Pros and BenefitsAccording to the American Council on Exercise, adding extra weights... Read More

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