Our Most-Loved Wellness Stories Of 2016

Just in case you missed them the first time, or want to read them again!

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It’s been a big year in wellness, as healthy living continues to sweep the world. And, we were there every step of the way. One week we chowed down on pokè bowls, the next we swapped them for a mushroom coffee milkshake—which tastes exactly like a mocha frappuccino.

So, in case you’ve missed some of these highlights (while practicing your winged eyeliner or making Donna Hay’s rice paper rolls?), here are some of our favourite wellness stories that we covered this year … and there’s no telling what 2017 will bring!

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When your relationship is good, everything is all sunshine and rainbows. And when there’s trouble in paradise, every aspect of your life is affected. A relationship therapist revealed the five worst habits that break up even the strongest relationships.

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If you’re dealing with a bloated belly, digestive distress, and weight gain, it might not be your diet… It could be your gut.

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Our favourite celebrity trainer dishes on the five biggest mistakes her private clients make after 5 p.m.

Kirsty Godso’s list is SO surprising—but given her six-pack abs and lean legs, it totally makes sense.

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176 million women worldwide have endometriosis, but this painful condition is often misdiagnosed by even the best gynecologists. Here’s what you need to know to protect your reproductive health.

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Bianca Cheah is the picture of health and a total yoga expert. But even she needs a wellness wake-up call every now and then.

Gluten-free isn’t out quite yet, but instead of seeing ‘GF’ next to your favorite healthy dishes you might start seeing “AI”: Anti-inflammatory. This wellness trend is taking storm amongst health-conscious foodies—here’s why.

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Sadly, smoothie bowls don’t make the list. (Wah!)

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You already know that women should ideally have an orgasm every single day… but what happens if you don’t?

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These apps have been on heavy rotation on Sporteluxe staffers’ phones since we ran this story, so it’s safe to say that they’re definitely worth downloading.

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You’re probably guilty of at least half of this list—and it’s messing with your ability to see results from your workouts.