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Should You Be A Tippler Or A Teetotaler?
People who quit drinking alcohol report the highest level of mental well-being, with women in particular showing the greatest improvement in mental wellness, according to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. However, the
Oxygen3 min read
Iron Sharpens Iron
Iron deficiency is a common problem among female athletes, and nearly half of us may be anemic and not even know it. “A deficiency can occur from many factors, including loss of blood through menstruation, pregnancy, intense training and lack of diet
Oxygen2 min readNutrition
Ask the Nutritionist
When it comes to building muscle, is protein the only macro that matters? It’s true that the amino acids in protein-rich foods are needed to rebuild after vigorous exercise, but protein is not all that matters in the muscle-building game. You also ne
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Just Go High-pro
ASK 10 PEOPLE IN THE GYM HOW THEY PREFER TO EAT — FOR GAINS, TO GET LEAN or for performance — and you’ll get 10 different answers. And every month, there is a new diet or nutrition fad that everyone jumps to follow — keto, Paleo, Whole30 and the like
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Five Powerful Powders
what comes to mind when you think of recovery nutrition? Likely it’s protein powder, and while we’re certainly not knocking the power of this training staple, there are tons of alternative products to consider when looking to enhance recovery. Here’s
Oxygen4 min read
When Healthy Eating Is Unhealthy
these days, a food is either classified as good or bad: Vegetables and fruit are righteous and “clean,” while cookies, ice cream and french fries are sinful, guilty pleasures. But in an era of hyper-focused diets — keto, Paleo, vegan, Mediterranean —
Oxygen1 min readNutrition
Oxygenmag.com
American Ninja Warrior athlete and Oxygen coach Angela Gargano chats about training and nutrition, and she gives you an insider look at some of the kick-ass workouts in her upcoming course Warrior Shred. Nutritionist for Oxygen’s upcoming course Good
Oxygen3 min readSelf-Improvement
Seven Simple Stress Busters
These days, stress seems to be a way of life, but as research shows time and again, chronic stress can lead to serious health problems such as depression, anxiety and more. “Chronic stress can affect the cardiovascular system with increased risk for
Oxygen2 min readNutrition
Clean Eating—Done Right
“Have guidelines but not rules, and think about how your diet could be better balanced by including a variety of foods,” says Rebecca Scritchfield, RDN, author of Body Kindness: Transform Your Health From the Inside Out — and Never Say Diet Again (Wo
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The Holiday Death March
growing up, we had lots of family traditions during the holidays — baking six kinds of cookies with my grandmother, spending an entire day making 200-plus pierogies for wigilia on Christmas Eve and going on a post-meal “death march” around the neighb
Oxygen1 min readWellness
To 3-dor Not To 3-d
We all hate the annual boob smash, but mammograms are a necessary evil that ultimately do good. Now there’s a new way of photographing the girls in 3-D called a digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) in which multiple shots of your breasts are blended to
Oxygen5 min readFood & Wine
Roots
the colder months mean a hankering for hoodies and hot food. It’s also the time of year that root vegetables come out of their dark, dank hiding places to take center stage in some of your favorite cold-weather recipes. Though unassuming, these veggi
Oxygen2 min readFood & Wine
My Obsessed-With List
Buddha Board Sometimes I just need a moment of Zen. This nifty little folding board uses water and a simple brush to create impermanent designs that slowly fade away and clear the path for a new masterpiece. $15-$35 (depending on size), buddhaboard.c
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The 60 Day Metabolic Reset
THIS WINTER, OXYGEN AND OUR SISTER PUBLICATION CLEAN EATING are teaming up for the very first time to bring you one of the best get-fit programs to date! After a melding of the minds, we divined that the perfect duo to create this comprehensive plan
Oxygen5 min readNutrition
Food Fight
IT’S PROBABLY SAFE TO SAY THAT OXYGEN WOMEN TEND to eat healthier than the average Jane. But sometimes health comes at a price, and every time you suffer financial cramps at checkout, you’re reminded that your food dollar doesn’t go as far as it used
Oxygen3 min readFood & Wine
Eat, Drink & Still Shrink
Being a health and nutrition correspondent means that companies frequently send me their products, and ask for my stamp of approval. Most of the time I dive into research, give the product a try, and send the company honest feedback about what they’l
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Chelsea
Dr. Chelsea Axe, in partnership with Jamie Eason Middleton, has designed the perfect 60-day program that will take your fitness to the next level and get you into the best shape of your life. See what Axe had to say about her role in The 60-Day Metab
Oxygen5 min readNutrition
Functional Nutrition
FINDING THE RIGHT DIET for you and your goals is tough territory to navigate, and everyone has an opinion about which one is best (which they then promote as loudly as possible on social media). Truth is, there is no one-diet-fit-sall plan, since eve
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Letters
A(breast) of the Situation I just received the Summer 2019 issue of Oxygen and love, love, love the Editor’s Note back to “Tina” regarding a model with “obvious surgical breast augmentation.” Your response was spot on. I never, ever thought I would g
Oxygen2 min readFood & Wine
Sharpen Your Culinary Skills With Dr. Axe
BREAKFAST MAKES 4 SERVINGS 1 lb organic ground chicken¼ tsp black pepper¼ tsp sea salt1 tsp ground sage½ tsp onion powder¼ tsp garlic powder¼ tsp basil1 tbsp parsley1 large apple, peeled and finely chopped½ cup blackberries Add all ingredients to a l
Oxygen4 min readScience
BDY FaT THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE BEIGE
When talking about body fat, you likely lament those areas of excess cellular collection — such as your saddlebags, belly pooch and side-boob areas. This overage can be annoying when it comes to physique goals, and excessive amounts of fat are hazard
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Contributors
Photographer for “Functionally Fit … for the End of the World,” Page 44, “The Essential Six,” Page 52, and more During his years on the soccer field, Ian Spanier sustained broken ribs, countless sprained ankles, popped ligaments and a torn hamstring,
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Fab Fall Finds
Sleek and sturdy, this compact bike has an easily adjustable seat and multiple handlebar settings for a perfect fit. It also has the ability to stream thousands of workouts and features a leader board so you can up the intensity by competing against
Oxygen6 min read
Functionally Fit [for The End Of The World]
If premium cable is any indication of things to come, it’s only a matter of time until a quickly mutating virus turns us all to zombies, a wave of fires blazes across the country, or an alien species invades the planet and forces us to lick their spa
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It’s Miller time
achronic yo-yo dieter, Tonyael Miller was stuck on replay: She’d follow an extreme diet from January through June, reach her goal weight in time for her birthday in July, then party the remainder of the summer. By winter, working out was a thing of t
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The Essential SIX
the term “functional training” has gotten a bad rap, probably because of an inordinate number of so-called influencers who perform every strength move while standing on one leg wrapped from head to toe in resistance bands while juggling SandBells and
Oxygen3 min readFood & Wine
A Tough Hill To Climb
for as long as she can remember, Lucy Hilton was overweight and her family’s Portuguese heritage meant a dinner table filled with bread, sweets, meat and potatoes every night. “As a child, I ate ice cream for breakfast while watching cartoons,” Hilto
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