Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness inspiration from around the web. This week, we highlight Ellen DeGeneres’ thoughts on meditation, and creative ways to eat our favorite summer veggie. We want to show some love and share kick-ass content in the wellness world, so here are our picks:


5 Reasons To Abandon Balanced Training — Gold Medal Bodies

Think the key to a successful workout is doing a little bit of everything? These guys argue that a balanced workout plan may spread ourselves too thin.


Six Low-Fat Dressings Just As Healthy As Your Salad — Hella Wella

Don’t ruin those healthy greens with an extra spoonful of ranch. Try these healthy dressing ideas that’ll spice up any salad.


Working Out Doesn’t Just Make You Stronger, It Makes You Smarter — FastCo Exist

Hit the gym instead of hit the books? Check out this cool infographic that explains how exercise can boost brainpower.

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10 Ways To Eat Tomatoes — dailySpark

Slice em, dice up, make a sauce, soup, and more.

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Ellen Degeneres On the Benefits of Meditation [VIDEO] — Intent Blog

If Ellen can meditate, so can we.