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What a Nutritionist Eats When She Starts Feeling Sick

You're at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: Panic! What can you do to avoid catching contagious bugs (short of threatening to work from home until spring)?

Plus-Size Workout Clothes to Help You Crush Your Goals

Forever 21 Sheeny Leggings

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Who says you can't wear your activewear all day? These sheeny leggings have a luxe feel and provide great shaping coverage. Transition them from the gym to an evening out by pairing them with a cute moto jacket and heels. ($14;

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Ashley Stewart Striped Colorblock Track Jacket

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Keep your muscles warm while you run in the brisk morning air. The sleek color block detail on this red and black track jacket adds the perfect pop of color when worn solo or (if you're really feeling daring) when paired with the matching track pants. ($27; (We suggest slipping any of these plus-size sports bras underneath.) 

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Playtex Play FunWinder Bra

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The fit offers full coverage without digging into your shoulders, and the moisture-wicking fabric will help you stay cool while working up a sweat. ($39;

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Marika Curves Reina Tee

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The cutout in the back of this flattering tee provides a modern shape, and the swinging silhouette gives it a feminine feel that begs to be worn outside of the gym, too. Grab one in each color to mix and match with the rest of your workout wardrobe. ($48;

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CJ Banks Relaxed Restyled Leggings

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Every woman needs a reliable pair of go-to yoga pants. These Jersey knit workout leggings are super-soft and stretchy, perfect for striking any pose. ($39;

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Damask Jacquard Hooded Pullover

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This knit pullover boasts a beautiful jacquard pattern to add a hint of style to an otherwise basic look. Pair it with sheeny leggings to stay warm and fashionable during a training session outside. ($55;

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Jockey Sport Full-Figure Cross Back Underwire Sports Bra

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You'll receive maximum support with this comfortable underwire sports bra when you convert its straps to a crisscross back. Its moisture-wicking microfiber will keep cool and dry, even during your most challenging workouts. ($38;

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Zella Fly by Running Midi Leggings

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Rock these fun printed leggings on your next outdoor run. The four-way stretch and contrasting mesh panels will keep you cool and comfy while the reflective details along the back will boost visibility to make sure you stay safe. ($75;

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Calvin Klein Performance Logo French Terry Jogger Pants

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These jogger pants are so comfortable you'll want to lounge around in them long after hitting the gym. The tapered leg provides a slim fit through the hips and thighs, and the wicking technology evaporates moisture quickly. ($36; (Here, more jogger pants you'll basically want to live in.) 

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City Chic Performance Tank

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Be bold and fierce in this scoop neck performance tank as you confidently achieve your fitness goals. The keyhole detailing and racerback design will ensure you stay cool in the process. ($49; (Next up: More sportswear brands that do plus-size clothes right.)

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Fancy Sneakers to Wear for Work and Play

Tory Burch Sela Slip-On Sneaker

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If you're looking for a business in the front, party in the back type of shoe, let us introduce you to these stylish port wine-hued sneakers. The loafer-like, slip-on sneaker is dressy enough for the office, but sassy enough for drinks with your squad. ($150;

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Adidas Women's Superstar Sneaker

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Say hello to fashion sneakers with a classic basketball style that will help you ace your street style game. Whether you wear them with leggings or a skirt, one thing is certain: they'll be the most versatile shoes in your closet. They're known for running large, so order 1 size smaller than usual. ($80; (If you prefer edgier sneakers, these will seriously up your athleisure game.)

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Puma Clyde Basket Jeweled Sneaker

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Jewels for your feet? Yes, please! Accessorize your outfit with these sleek, suede, sparkling sneaks by Puma, which will dress up just about any outfit while ensuring a few double takes. ($120;

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K-Swiss Backspin Sneaker

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Available in black, grey, and white, these neutral canvas sneakers pair up well with any outfit to add understated style—and comfort—with their rubber midsole. ($50;

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Michael Kors Keaton Crystal-Encrusted Slip-On Sneaker

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What's an instant way to boost your sneaker game? Simply add crystals. Whether you're headed to the office in a business-casual dress or heading to happy hour in jeans, you'll slay the day in these 100 percent velvet pieces of art. ($225; (Struggling to find dresses that you can wear with sneakers? We've rounded up 13 options to get you started.)

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Vans Classic Slip-On Sneaker

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Remember when you wore checkered Vans slip-ons in middle school? Here's the 2.0 version that is totally acceptable to sport as an adult. Bonus: these effortless sneakers come in rose gold to fulfill the world's thirst for everything in the blushy pink shade. ($60;

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Nike Air Max Thea SE Sneaker

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You may have seen these Nike sneakers when the rose gold version basically broke the Internet (they're nearly sold out everywhere right now), but luckily, there's a couple other colors you can still snag. We think this sleek, futuristic silver shade is just as irresistible as their rose gold pals. ($115;

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Vince Blair Perforated Slip-On Sneaker

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Made with Italian leather and a padded insole, these perforated leather sneakers will last through miles of comfortable walking and can pair perfectly with any athleisure or more dressy ensemble. ($195;

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Ugg Fierce Slip-On Sneaker

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Did you think Ugg only made a classic boot? Wrong. Continue your Ugg addiction with these comfy sneakers complete with wool lining, so there's zero chill while you're looking cool. ($100;

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Keds for Kate Spade New York Glitter Sneaker

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These Kate Spade sneakers aren't just the more comfortable things that will grace your feet, they're also the shinest shoe we've seen. You may want to wear sunglasses while you wear these tinseled-out sneakers. ($80; (Here, more glittery workout gear for head-to-toe sparkle.) 

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Vince Warner Zip-Up Sneakers

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For those of you with an affinity for zippers, these suede platform sneakers will be your new BFFs. The taupe color will go with everything in your closet, so there's no need to worry about getting your money's worth here. ($250;

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Michael Kors Amanda Animal-Print Mesh and Leather Sneaker

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Thanks, Michael Kors, for letting our wild child side escape in these fun black and gunmetal sneakers. Animal print is the new black, right? ($70;

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Coach Raylan Lace-Up Sneakers

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When you just want to stick to the basics, these Coach lace-up sneakers are your best bet. Available in black and nude, we're tempted to buy both to wear every day of the week. ($100;

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The Best Way to Stretch On an Airplane


For those of us who swear by our daily workouts, being crunched into an airplane seat can be torturous—after all, sitting still for hours tends to leave us stiff, tired, and tight. And if you can get up to move around? Airplane aisles aren't exactly spacious (and you might as well forget about it if the food cart is there).

How to Stick to Your Resolutions When Failure Seems Imminent

Somewhere in the last few years, right now became the *official* time when everyone drops their New Year's resolutions like a hot potato. (Potato? Did someone say potato?) Do some digging, though, and you'll see that there's not a ton of concrete data—just lot of hype about everyone failing, which makes you feel a little less guilty about failing yourself. (It's total peer pressure: "Well if everyone is doing it...")