23 Health and Fitness Resources You May Have Missed

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Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and we've got you covered. Check out our massive list of healthy Turkey Day recipes, plus every step and tip to buying, prepping, cooking, and serving that bird. And since this holiday serves up its fair share of buttery deliciousness, we've got some healthy alternatives to bake without ever touching those sticks of butter or a bottle of oil. Once the leftovers find a home in the fridge, take some time to try 12 of our favorite yoga apps. — Nicole McDermott

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54 Healthy Smoothies for Any Occasion
We’ve got green ones, and dairy-free ones. Plus we’ve got ones perfect for before and after the gym. It’s easy as pie to whip smoothies up (spoiler: some even taste like pie), and fill our bellies with good-for-us stuff.

32 Thanksgiving Recipes for a Healthier Holiday
Need some inspiration while planning this year’s big feast? Here are 32 Thanksgiving recipes that are sure to cure any case of “cooker’s block.”

16 Healthier Ways to Make Chips
Chips are the perfect accompaniment to a sandwich, or for mindlessly munching on couchside. We’ve got 16 alternatives (some sweet, some salty) for a healthier crunch.

Quiz: How Health Savvy Are You?
Quick: How do you measure exercise intensity? Is it OK to drink beer after a workout? Flaunt your health knowledge (or find out how much there is to learn) in our first-ever Greatist quiz!

Plane Travel The Healthy Way [Infographic]
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s just about time to start thinking about how to travel the healthy way. We’ve got the tips to make your flight safer, healthier, and less stressful.

How to Cook the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey
We’ve got the insider scoop to perfecting this year’s Thanksgiving centerpiece. Read this before you buy, prep, cook, and serve that (delicious, juicy, heavenly) turkey.

Healthier Ways to Bake Without Butter or Oil
With the holidays coming up, we’re pumped to try out some killer new baking recipes. So we rounded up some of the best, healthiest baking fat swaps for lighter treats with all the flavor.

The Greatist Table: 5 Healthy Soup Recipes from Around the Web
Stay toasty from the inside out with these delicious wintery soup recipes!

Can Chicken Soup Cure the Common Cold?
Happy National Chicken Soup Day! The life span of a common cold can seem like an eternity. When modern medicine can’t offer up any absolute guarantees to change a cold’s course, a bowl of chicken soup may be just the thing to stop those foul symptoms.

Quote: Is Everything a Fricking Carb on Thanksgiving?
The best part of Thanksgiving? The carbs. The worst part of Thanksgiving? The carbs. Here, food expert (and Food Network star) Ted Allen explains his rotten luck.

Recipe: Healthier Creamed Corn [Vegan]
Craving a creamy side dish but not keen on all the calories? Try this recipe that uses coconut milk to achieve a luscious texture without all the added fat.

Recipe: Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup
This hearty classic chicken soup is full of flavor without taking too much time out of the day!

How to Travel Green for the Holidays
This holiday season, give Mother Nature a gift by going green when it comes to travel. We’ve got all the tips and tricks to minimize an environmental footprint without sacrificing fun.

Recipe: Spiced Cranberry Sauce
Fall Spices? In cranberry sauce? Count us IN! Try this twist on classic old cranberry this Thanksgiving.

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Poster: I'm Doing This for Me
We all need a little time for ourselves, and fitness is often the best way to get that “me” time. Get motivated to prioritize yourself with this new poster from Greatist!

11 Best Mobile Apps to Run Faster and Smarter
Think you need a fancy watch to get the most out of your miles? Think again. Use your smartphone and these 11 apps to hit the pavement and get the most out of your runs.

Healthier Choices: Natalie Coughlin Eyes the Prize
Natalie Coughlin isn’t just a world class swimmer. The 12-time Olympic medalist is committed to spreading healthy lifestyles in and out of the pool. Here, she talks to Greatist about her daily routine, favorite cheat meals (bratwurst!), and her biggest fear.

Greatist Podcast: Healthy Living From an Olympic Athlete
In this week’s Greatist podcast, we talk with Olympic athlete Sheila Taormina, an international competitor in three different sports. Learn how Sheila balances training without sacrificing her “normal” life!

Motivation From Around the Web #imagreatist
The #imagreatist community is motivating everyone to make healthier choices: From going after your dreams to the gym, the yoga studio, or the starting line, we want to spread the motivational love!

We Did It: "Rolling Grace" Foam Rolling Class
The Greatist Team hit up CLAY in NYC for a foam rolling class. That’s right, an hour straight of stretching and mobilizing to be our very best. Read on to see what we learned.

Yog iPhone App Lets You Race Anyone in the World
A new mobile app called Yog lets users organize races or simply run with any person in the world who also has the app on their phone. Greatist gives you low-down ahead of the app’s launch.

12 Yoga Apps to Become a Better Yogi
Yoga isn’t just a great way to get fit, it’s also a fast growing space for mobile apps! Check out these 12 apps for iPhone and Android.

Domination on the Football Field (By a 9-Year-Old Girl)
Watch as itty-bitty Sam Gordon motors across the football field and plays alongside the big guys. We take a look at the girl under the helmet and what she’ll do with all that talent.

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