11 of the Best Girly Things To Pack in Your Surf Bag

This is not a sponsored post. Surf bags are the weirdest kind of bags to travel with. You get a lot of weird looks at the airport because it kind of looks like you are carrying a human body around, and if someone accidentally gets too close to you and you make a quick turn without noticing them, the scene has immediately turned…

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@Alexikyle_ Weekly Workouts & Go-To Salad Recipe

We all know it’s tough to stay on track when trying to eat healthy and workout on a daily basis. Many turn to New Year’s resolutions declaring things like “This year, I want to get toned and fit,” or turning to diets and cleanses that are not necessarily bad for you, but don’t last more than…

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5 Hilarious Things That Happen During Yoga

Let me just preface this by saying: At least a few or all of these have happened to me while practicing yoga. If you hear someone laughing to herself during shavasana it’s probably me.  1. People accidentally toot. If you are the person directly in front of me, I will kill you. Yeah yeah, blame…

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How To Hit Your Goal Weight In 10 Days with Green Smoothie Cleanse

That’s right people! Ten days of dedication and commitment to the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse by JJ Smith will help you lose up to fifteen pounds! I bought my book on Amazon.com for $9 and lost 10.2 pounds in 10 days.   It’s all about detoxing your body and indulging in appropriate nutrients it craves on a…

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10 Instagram Fitness Girls to Follow Right Now: #FF

Freshen up your Instagram feed with our #FF (Follow Fridays) column — here to give you recommendations of who to follow depending on what you’re into. This week’s theme features VIRTVE’s favorite Instagram fitness girls. Give these hard working Instagram fitness girls a follow for daily motivation, recipes, workout tips, and all things fitness (and all things cute).  1. @FitAndyy Bio: A N D…

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EWG’s Skin Deep Mobile App: Obsessed

If you think of all grooming rituals throughout the day, there’s quite a few! Washing your face, brushing your teeth, shampooing and conditioning your hair, finding the best body wash, hand soap, sunscreen, lotion, etc. EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetic Database is the world’s largest safety reference tool for personal care products. We absolutely love this mobile app because you can…

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Health and Beauty Benefits from Hitting the Sauna

There’s nothing better than seeing a healthy glow on your face. Experts say that a sauna session can do more to detoxify and freshen your skin than anything else. I absolutely love to work up a sweat and feel rejuvenated! Not so stoked on a traditional sauna? Don’t forget about steam rooms, infrared saunas, and oxygen…

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F&*% the Sensitivity – A Letter from a Real Celiac

Gluten “sensitivity” and intolerance is becoming more and more apparent and accepted work-wide by the day. While the food substitutions are getting better, the effect it is having on people with Celiac disease (a serious autoimmune deficiency triggered by gluten) could actually be getting worse. Here is an emotional (to say the least) letter from…

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8 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Fitness Chick

1. She’s determined, which means she’s stubborn. Maintaining a fit physic is more than stepping on a treadmill every other week for 5-10 minutes. It takes consistent determination, and there’s nothing you can do to convince her to miss a leg day! 2. She’s dedicated, which means she’ll always be loyal to you.  If you’re lucky…

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Ask VIRTVE: How Do You Cure a Hangover?

Welcome to the first post of the series, where we cover all life’s curious questions. Ask VIRTVE lets you guys ask us whatever we want, and we’ll give the answer to you straight. Feel free to ask some questions in the comments section for the next go-around. Q: How do you cure a hangover? @SassFitz: I always try to…

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