The ICONIC Lifestyle

Yoga 101: The Different Types You Might Want to Try for Yourself

If you’ve never tried yoga for yourself, it can be a little intimidating. You don’t really know what’s going to be asked of you and, more importantly, of your body. But before you skip your local studio because you don’t want to be asked to mimic a pretzel, you should know that there are a bunch of different types of yoga. Finding the one that best aligns with what you want to get out of your yoga practice can eliminate a lot of that barrier to entry you’re feeling.
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How To: Tell if You Got in a Good Workout

Some days you leave the gym feeling like a freaking rock star. Other days, you barely make it home from your run, covered in sweat and gasping for breath. What’s the deal? Are the best sessions the ones where you totally find your edge (and maybe even cross it), or are they the ones where you’re super energized après workout? 
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Our Top 5 Meal Prep Tips

Ah, meal prepping. It sounds so nice in theory. You take a relaxing Sunday afternoon and putz around your kitchen, then have delightful meals at the ready for the rest of the week. Sounds pretty sweet, right? But then the rubber meets the road and it’s 10 pm on a Sunday and you’re thinking, “WHAT AM I DOING?”
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Just Keeping Swimming: The Health Benefits of Aquatic Exercise

It’s kind of confusing out there. On the one hand, you hear that you should be getting plenty of cardio. On the other, you’re reminded that it’s super important to take care of your joint health. So what are you supposed to do? Figure out how to run without gravity impacting you??
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What’s SUP? Why Stand Up Paddle Boarding Could Be the Workout You Need

Surfing has long been synonymous with cool. But if paddling out face-first into pounding waves doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, there’s another way to take a board out into the ocean you might want to check out. Stand-up paddle boarding, or SUPing, is skyrocketing in popular
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Back To School Checklist

It's that time of year, Summer (do we even call it a Summer) is coming to an end, and (some) schools are getting ready to welcome the near year. We've put together this handy checklist to help make the back to school period as smooth as possible. 
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When Hunger Strikes, Strike Back With These Snacks

It happens to the best of us. Even if you’re a master meal prepper, some days you’re just extra hungry. And when those telltale pangs start up in your stomach, it’s tempting to grab the closest, fastest thing you can find. We get it. We’re all busy, and sometimes you just can’t be bothered to put together a healthy snack to get you through ‘til dinner.
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A Look at The Antioxidant Lycopene (& Why Tomatoes are a Great Way to Get It)

Maintaining a balanced, nutritional diet isn’t always that easy.  And we don’t want to add more to your plate, but we do want to talk about another antioxidant power player you should take into consideration. It’s called lycopene!
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Kids Butterfly Origami

Schools out, and summer activities are in! This is a great intro to the world of origami, as it uses basic folds and is easy to follow. You can use the finished butterflies to create a hanging mobile, decorate a wall, or convert a room into a butterfly house!
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Health Benefits Of Coffee

Coffee, anyone? To say we’re fans of this day-starter would be putting it mildly. It’s energy in a cup, and who couldn’t use a little more energy to power them through the day? 
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Turn It Up! Tips & Tricks for Exercising in the Heat

Summer is right around the corner (is that BBQ we smell?!) It could mean your workout routine might get shaken up. Higher temps can bring challenges, especially if you prefer to exercise outdoors. 
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Fruits With The Least Sugar

Maybe you’re following the keto diet. Maybe you’re diabetic. Maybe you just know that sugar is super addictive and you don’t want too much of it in your life. Whatever your reason may be, you might be hunting for fruit options that don’t pack a big sugary punch. 
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