Wasser

Does that hold water? A look at the most popular myths about staying hydrated

Sixty to 80 percent of the human body is made up of water. So it makes sense that it’s important to drink a lot of it. Keep reading to learn more about the myths surrounding our water needs and why excessive amounts of water can even be dangerous.

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Verhaltensänderung

How to change your behavior and make it stick – Six tips

Change isn’t easy, especially when it comes to behavior. Perhaps this experience sounds familiar: You’ve resolved to develop a healthy habit, like getting more exercise, but somehow it just won’t stick. What does research tell us about lasting behavior modification and why doesn’t it work when you put pressure on yourself? The answers are in this article.

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Körpersprache

Boost your wellbeing with positive body language

Head up, shoulders back, and you feel better right away. Body language has been proven to impact on our sense of wellbeing. You’ll find out why in this article – as well as how smiling affects you physically and how to use this to your advantage.

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Stress

Why does exercise help fight stress?

Let's say you had a stressful day and are looking forward to a comfortable evening on the couch so you can decompress.

That's all well and good, but as we will explain below, exercise is a more effective way to combat stress. So you should probably get in a workout before you veg out in front of the TV.

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Bewegung ist gut fürs Gehirn

This is how you influence your brain by movement

You think working out is only good for your physical health? That’s not entirely true, since movement can also positively influence your way of thinking. A study conducted by the Max-Planck-Institute confirmed that there is a connection between your muscles and your brain. Working out doesn’t just help you improve your physical fitness level but can additionally help you study and prevent diseases such as depression or dementia.

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Charlotte Kuhrt steht für Selbstliebe und Body Positivity.

Charlotte Kuhrt in an interview with FiTS about beauty, working out and doubting yourself

Regardless of whether the trend is “Thigh Gap” or “Bikini Bridge” – society is constantly conveying an extremely skinny and well-toned ideal image of beauty. This image, as it is constantly suggested by advertisements, is not only unrealistic, but above all unhealthy. It is nice to see, that the number of counter movements to these unhealthy trends is constantly growing. A tremendous example for this is Charlotte Kuhn. The blogger advocates body positivity and self-love. Her Instagram account shows her looking healthy and gorgeous in a size 46. We met her to have a chat about beauty, working out and doubting yourself.

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Eating enough to be full without exceeding your daily limit – is that even an option?

Those who tend to put on pounds may have the feeling that they just can't eat enough to satisfy their hunger but still slim down. And depending on the food in question, that may be true.

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How to put your good intentions into longterm fitness routines

Does that sound familiar: after work you constantly feel tired and don´t want to workout. Here are some tipps on how to motivate yourself.

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