5 Hacks For A Healthier Week

Photographed by Geordy Pearson.
Science has found what could be the perfect pre-workout snack. Shape reports that the simple banana might have major benefits if you munch one before hitting the gym.

Speaking of snacks, these four recipes will show you how to cook with chia seeds. Think outside the pudding cup.

Winter weather got you down? Warm up with these healthier-than-you-would-believe soups.

Meet your new favorite squat alternative. Known as the donkey kick, this move works your glutes and gets results fast.

If you're worried about getting the results you want from your workout, check out our roundup of moves to skip. Don't worry, we also offer more effective alternatives.

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