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Knee Know-how
BY ERIN CALDERONE, MS, NASM MASTER TRAINER, CES, BCS, AFAAGFI, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Glendale Community College in Southern California No. In fact, if you have healthy knees, squats and lunges should form the foundation of your lower-bo
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Apps
Whether you’re just learning to go with the flow or are an advanced yogi, this app has everything you need. It features more than 150 yoga and meditation classes, a 280-pose library, family yoga workouts, and mental health and mindfulness instruction
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Promises Pay Off
birthdays frequently conjure up uncomfortable feelings. Whether it’s the realization you didn’t achieve a goal or just the gloom of getting older, another trip around the sun can be depressing. Such was the case for Megan Harden and her husband, Matt
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Drive your CARs
Your skeleton works wonderfully when everything is aligned, but as you go through life, your muscles develop and grow based on your habitual movement patterns, which often lead to imbalances. People try to correct these by working on flexibility — pa
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Built In 60
■ Deep in the backwoods of Maine on a large plot of land, a newly transplanted duo is planning to take over the world, one fit human at a time. This fall, Amber Dodzweit Riposta and Andrew Riposta were busy decking out their new house, transforming t
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The Incredible Shrinking Woman
christina Bryant grew up in the South with a single parent, and in her world, unhealthy food was normalized and fresh fruits and vegetables were financially unavailable. Food became a sign of comfort for her, an issue that persisted into adulthood. B
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Burn Your Bridges
Anyone who has ever tried to shape and strengthen her glutes and hamstrings has felt the deep and oh-sosatisfying burn of bridges. But bridges aren’t just good for your glutes. They also engage the deep, intrinsic core muscles, helping strengthen and
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Q&A WITH A & A
■ Why did you move to Maine? ANDREW: We lived in a loft in Fort Lauderdale, [Florida], with three dogs and no space. We loved it, but we really wanted to spread out and have some land and a beautiful view. We both needed more nature and more hikes an
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Meet 4 Women Who’ve Got The Fit Factor.
Think you have what it takes? Send your story to futureoffitness@oxygenmag.com. Fishers, Indiana Stats: 41 • 125 lb •5’4” Gig: Registered nurse ▶ Taking Control. Growing up, Shannon Collins was able to eat whatever she wanted without consequence, but
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Core-Set 360
For some sadistic reason, corsets have been popular undergarments numerous times over the course of human history, with the most recent iterations lacing up in front or in back with the goal of cinching the waistline into an impossibly small circumfe
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Terrain Gains
“Sit back in the saddle to recruit the posterior chain muscles of the glutes and hamstrings more easily,” Clayton instructs. Ever since the escalator was introduced in 1896, fit folks have been grumbling, stuck behind those who embrace moving stairs
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Biohacking 101
every decade or so, the fitness world evolves and new buzzwords are created in the name of looking better, performing better, being healthier and living longer. Forty years ago, aerobics was the revolution du jour, followed closely by resistance trai
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Winning Attitude
▶ BIRTH DATE MAY 7, 1980 ▶ CURRENT RESIDENCE LA CRESCENTA, CALIFORNIA ▶ HEIGHT 5’8” ▶ TOTAL INCHES LOST 7.5 ▶ KIDS AURORA, 10 JOAQUIN, 8 ▶ HUSBAND DAVID KRUGLOV ▶ SOCIAL MEDIA @TMAGULA Longtime Oxygen reader Teresa Magula embodies everything a cover
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Fuel
▶ MOVE OVER ACAI: ORANGES ARE BACK IN OUR GOOD GRACES. A SMALL ORANGE HAS MORE THAN 50 MILLIGRAMS OF VITAMIN C, ABOUT 170 PHYTOCHEMICALS, 60 FLAVANOIDS AND 2.4 GRAMS OF FIBER TO IMPROVE DIGESTION AND KEEP YOU IN THE PINK DURING COLD AND FLU SEASON. A
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INJECTABLES: The Future Of Supplements?
Pills, tablets and powders have dominated the performance- and health-enhancing sports nutrition market for decades. But for cutting-edge biohackers, pills are being replaced by more direct — and sharper — delivery systems. “I think the next five yea
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Five Fun Facts about Teresa Magula
1 My career is in law enforcement oversight, investigating uses of force and evaluating agencies’ performance against policy and laws (also known as a special investigator). I am committed to creating a relationship of transparency and trust between
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Cashew Butter
Why settle for Skippy when you can have this nut-ritious upgrade. Cashew butter delivers a monster dose of unsaturated fat to keep your heart pumping strong and is packed with essential nutrients such as iron, magnesium, vitamin E and calcium. Look b
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Organ Grinder
Remember back when you learned this ditty as a kid to help understand how your skeleton fits together? Well, similar sentiments could be sung about your organs and how they, too, are interconnected. “Every organ depends on the other to work properly,
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COVER GIRL Q&A
▶ WHAT ARE YOUR VICE FOODS? Tortilla chips and ice cream — sometimes even together! Thank goodness for dairy-free options so I can indulge without triggering my lactose intolerance. ▶ WHAT SHOW DID YOU BINGEWATCH LAST? Cobra Kai. As cheesy as it is,
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Choose Wisely, Sleep Soundly
From baked goods to comfort foods, we tend to overload on carbs during the winter months. However, overindulging in foods high on the glycemic index (GI) — those that raise blood sugar the most and the fastest, such as simple sugars and refined and p
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Oxygen
Brand Director & Editor-in-Chief Lara McGlashan Vice President & General Manager Amy Boone Thompson EDITORIAL Copy Editor Jeannine Santiago ART Art Director Donna Giovannitti PRODUCTION Producer, Online Education Colleen Douglass Production Director
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We Have More Winning Women!
BEST MASTERS ATHLETE (40+) AGE: 48 LOCATION: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada OCCUPATION: CPA TEAM: Both Having maintained her weight and muscle mass since completing The Oxygen Challenge 5, Danielle Paris was starting OC6 in a great position. “One of
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Ask the Nutritionist
Q&A I know I should eat after I work out, but I’m not hungry. What should I do? A lot of people can’t stomach the idea of eating right after working out, which is scientifically understandable: Research shows that longer or more intense bouts of exer
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Built in 60 coaches Amber Dodzweit Riposta and husband Andrew Riposta open up about their athletic backgrounds, how they got into fitness coaching and how they finally found — and fell for — each other. Boost performance, improve focus and perfect yo
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Woman Vs. Machine
SHOT ON LOCAT ION AT BSF FITNESS, VENTURA, CALIFORNIA Machines get no love. Judging by Instagram feeds and equipment-shunning videos, we would rather heave kettlebells, flip tires and burpee until we barf. But here’s the thing: While machines may fee
Oxygen3 min. leídosBiology
Glorious Glutamine
A STUDY in Clinical Immunology found that glutamine helps reduce intestinal inflammation, and another study in the journal Lancet found that glutamine decreases intestinal permeability. glutamine is the most abundant free amino acid in your body. How
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It’s OK to Be Happy
my brain is full of useless information. In fact, it is a running joke between my son and me that at any given time, day or night, I might randomly exhume one of these sequestered gems and deliver it word for word — or note for note, depending on the
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Mix And Match
Dumbbell triceps kickbacks are all fine and good — if you do them properly. This machine takes all the guesswork out of isolating your triceps by stabilizing your upper arms so the only movement occurs at your elbows. … position the seat so your enti
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Subzero Heroes
Health experts are quick to advise you to eat more nutrient-dense foods, but during the winter, most imported fruits and veggies are subpar: They’re picked before they’re fully ripe — and are shockingly expensive. Time to peruse the freezer section.
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My Obsessed-with List
▶ As much as I love the idea of taking apple cider vinegar, I can’t get it down my gullet. But these gummies are made with fruits such as apples, beets and pomegranates — a taste that completely masks the vinegar! What’s more, each purchase helps sup
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