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Cameron Diaz's newest flick, The Counselor, opens tomorrow, and alongside the all-star cast, expect to see a lot of bare skin from the actress. To find out how Cameron stays in shape to look her best for every role, we talked to her longtime trainer Teddy Bass. He let us to her favorite moves, including what keeps her legs looking long and toned for bikini season and beyond!
With an emphasis on whole foods, zero grains, three square meals a day, and absolutely no alcohol, you might be concerned on where to start when it comes to the Whole30 diet. If you're hesitant to commit to this plan that does its best to eliminate snacks and desserts from your life, here's a sample meal plan for one day. From here, you can see if you're ready to the take the plunge for a full 30!
Breakfast: Baked Eggs in Ham Cup
Protein-heavy baked eggs in ham shells are a perfect breakfast to kick off your day. Two of these hearty cups will keep you full and satisfied all through the morning. Just be sure to use preservative-free slices of ham to stay in line with the Whole30 mission.
Lunch: Rainbow Salad With Tahini-Lemon Dressing
A fresh and colorful detox rainbow salad will add some brightness and flavor to lunchtime. The romaine, carrots, and cabbage all have detoxifying properties, while a delicious lemon and tahini dressing brings the whole recipe together deliciously. To bulk it up, add half a sliced avocado and four ounces of grilled chicken on top.
Dinner: Roasted Spaghetti Squash
When you're steering clear of grains and carbs, but in need of something reminiscent of comforting shrimp scampi, let this roasted shrimp over spaghetti squash "noodles" become your new go-to dinner. As long as you roast up your spaghetti squash in advance, this supper will come together in less than 10 minutes.
No need to give in and call up your favorite Chinese joint if you're craving takeout; these Chinese takeout recipes are just as satisfying, without busting your diet. From low-calorie kung pao to tempeh stir-fry, read on for 10 healthy Chinese takeout recipes you're craving!
I'm hooked on this cycle of The Voice; it's so great to see the original gang of judges back together doing their thing — especially with a confident Christina looking so healthy, fierce, and fabulous! If you share my sentiment, you'll love this eclectic mix of tunes from all four judges' repertoires that make me want to move. There are some older tunes, some brand new tracks, and even some artist collaborations, but they're all guaranteed to keep you motivated during your next workout. Subscribe to the Spotify playlist, then keep reading for the full list of songs.
When your head is aching from sinus congestion and your nose is plugged up, going to yoga class is probably not the best option. Rather than completely neglecting your yoga practice, opt for a minisequence at home to open up your chest and improve your circulation.
If you are looking for a little more of a workout, simply complete a few rounds of Sun Salutations between each congestion-soothing posture.
Pink is a very special color to us here at POPSUGAR Must Have. Not only is it our signature hue, but also more importantly, it is the color of Breast Cancer Awareness Month every October. This month, we donated $1 for every box to breast cancer research and also teamed up with a number of brands and products that support multiple breast cancer charities. Of course, it's also time to get in the Halloween spirit and think about getting reacquainted with the kitchen, since the holidays are around the corner.
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Slow and steady not cutting it for you anymore? If you want to run faster, here are five simple ways to increase your running speed.
- Fuel up: Eating the right prerun foods is important to prevent feeling sluggish during your run. Go for foods that won't cause cramps: choose a small snack of simple carbs with a little bit of protein if you're eating right before a run (read more on how to choose a pre-workout snack here). And drink a cup of coffee about a half-hour before you go for a run; studies have shown that caffeine helps you run faster and longer.
- Intervals: Short sprinting bursts are great for making you a better runner all around. Up your pace and stamina with this treadmill interval workout to incorporate into your running routine.
- Tempo runs: Tempo runs are similar to high-intensity intervals, but with this strategy, you don't sprint as fast as you can. Instead, you hold at a fast (but not too fast) pace for a longer time period, like 10 minutes, before slowing down. This helps your muscles get past your lactate threshold, which will help you improve your endurance and speed. Remember that to be effective your tempo run should challenge your body: you should be able to answer short questions but unable to hold a conversation. Try doing a tempo run every seven to 10 days; read more about how to start tempo running here.
- Hills: There's no reason you should stay on flat land. In fact, there are many reasons why you shouldn't. Running up hills helps make your leg muscles stronger while also increasing your speed and endurance. Whether you run on the treadmill or outside, the next time you start your workout, make sure an incline is part of your route. This 40-minute treadmill hill workout incorporates steep, short inclines to help you improve your speed and endurance.
- Post-run sprints: Adding short sprinting strides at the end of a long run can keep your body primed for speed, says says Sports Club/LA trainer Ben Hwa. This is because doing strides after a long run will teach your body how to run fast even when your legs are tired. Ben recommends doing four to eight strides of 70 to 100 meters; aim for 80 percent effort on each stride.