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Benefits Of HIIT Yoga Fusion

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                                                      (Photo credit: Health.com) If you know anything about HIIT or high-intensity interval training, you know that you only need to do 20 minutes a day to see results. Unfortunately, most HIIT workouts include sprints or burpees which can be uncomfortably hard and demotivating to want to get started. Typically people who don't do yoga might think it's only restorative and not a form of "real" exercise. However, that simply isn't true. Yoga provides several payoffs including upper and lower body strength, and toning of the butt and thigh muscles.  Physical aspects aside, yoga can also reduce migraine headaches, lower back pain, less sleepless nights, and better sex. HIIT yoga prevents joint damage and pain associated with regular HIIT workouts. Most HIIT yoga fusion workouts implement plyometric exercises such as jump lunges with your sun salutations to blast calories. Be expected to do the work if you want to burn f

5 Unique Tofu Recipes

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                                                      (Photo credit: One Green Planet) I personally love tofu because of the protein and health benefits I get out of it. Let's be honest though, tofu doesn't exactly have any flavor when cooked plain. One of the greatest things about tofu is that it soaks up added flavor like a sponge. I love experimenting with different tofu recipes whether it's baked, fried, or scrambled like eggs. Here are my top 5 favorite tofu recipes that will surprise those taste buds. 1. General Tso's Tofu Stir-Fry                                                               (Photo credit: The Minimalist Baker) This recipe may seem like there's a lot to it, but the punch of flavor it packs makes the prep time well worth it. This recipe is courtesy of The Minimalist Baker .  Ingredients: (Optional) 4 cups cooked brown or white rice steamed broccoli For the Tofu: 12 oz. extra-firm tofu 3 tbsp. tamari or soy sauce 1 tsp. chili garlic sauce  1 ts