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The Best Upper-Body Exercises When You Can't Do a Pull-Up (Yet!)

It takes more than strong arms to do a pull-up. And if you regularly crush your strength workouts or HIIT routines but still can't seem to get your …

Workouts

The best full-body fat-loss workout

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Most big-box gyms feature a cluster of machines arranged to provide members …

Calories

Yogurt could be the key to happiness: The surprising link between your gut and your mental health

Research suggests the bacteria in yogurt may help relieve anxiety and stress by reducing a specific brain activity<p>Reynard Loki<p>December 16, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Scientists have long known that the brain sends signals to the gut, a process that reveals why …

5 Protein Mistakes You've Been Making

Fix them ASAP to get stronger and lose more lbs.<p>Protein is the key to a fitter, leaner, stronger you—but that’s only if you are eating it right. Unfortunately, most women aren’t. We chatted with nutritionist Rania Batayneh, M.P.H., owner of Essential Nutrition For You nutrition consulting firm, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

Self-improvement

Best health and fitness apps for Apple Watch

If you have an Apple Watch, then you have a world of fitness possibilities right on your wrist. With the built-in heart rate monitor, you'll be able …

A Healthy Diet May Help The Brain Age Well, Study Finds

A new study finds that the healthier we eat over the years, the better shape our brains will be in as we age. In the new research from McMaster University, people from all over the world who kept a Mediterranean-style diet in middle age had a reduced risk of cognitive decline as they got older. …

10 Quotes That Will Make You Get Out and Live, Damn It

Everyone wants to be known for something. You might watch explorers on the National Geographic Channel, read about Nobel Prize-winning innovators, or …

10 Of The Best Plyometric Exercises You Probably Aren't Doing

Nothing screams "celebration" quite like jumping around with excitement. And we here at The Huffington Post are literally jumping for joy in celebration of the company's 10th birthday. We decided to throw some fitness clothes into the mix and make a workout of it!<p>Here are 10 of our favorite …

Workouts

6 Moves for 6-Pack Abs from Personal Trainers

If you want a lean, flaunt-worthy stomach, you need to eat a six-pack friendly diet and perform exercises that not only engage the core, but also …

Workouts

Strength Training Can Help You Lose Weight And Feel Like Superwoman At The Same Time

If I had a penny for every time a woman said to me “I don’t want to lift bigger weights because I don’t want big muscles”, I’d have…well, probably …

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

Running isn’t for everyone. If you are one of those people who would rather eat rocks than go for a jog, you’re in for some good news. Running is not …

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

8 Foods that Pack on Muscle

Get a flat belly fast with our walking workouts

Forget crunches and Pilates core workouts; if you really want flat abs, why not try walking? Whether you're looking for the perfect bikini body, or …

13 Breakfast Recipes to Power You Through the Day

<i>Pictured: Breakfast Toad in the Hole recipe from CHOW</i>Remember the old adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? With all of a day's …

Breakfast

Signs You Might Lack Iron, and 9 Iron-Rich Foods To Add To Your Diet

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

Alzheimer's Disease

Why Weights Are Better Than Cardio for Fat Loss

Have you heard that one joke where some fitness professionals insist that running makes you fat?<p>In a world where diets sell you on the idea of eating …

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism All Day

Burn more calories without even trying.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Have a sluggish metabolism? Fight back by doing these things throughout your day to boost your metabolism from morning 'til night.<p><b>1. Eat produce at every meal.</b> The …

How to Get a Flat, Tight Stomach? Steps to Get a Toned Stomach

A flat stomach is a hallmark of good health. Most important thing to get a flat stomach is gathering of the right information. Getting a toned …

Abs Exercises for Men and Women

10:55 AM Beginner Bodybuilding, Exercises For Six Pack Abs, Female Bodybuilding, Workouts<p>In the bodybuilding community, it is agreed that the best …

Dukan Diet - Lose Weight Quickly and Keep It Off Forever - New French Diet

Do you want to lose 20 pounds or more quickly? If you haven't tried the Dukan Diet, keep reading this article. Created by a French doctor Pierre …

11 Ways to Keep Lack of Sleep From Killing You (Because it Is)

Chronic lack of sleep doesn't just affect creativity, decision making, and personal productivity. It can also shorten your life. (And who needs that?)<p>An estimated 50 million to 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

8 Foods Celebrity Fitness Trainers Won't Eat

You might be surprised by the foods they avoid…<p><i>By Michele Foley for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Through interviews and Twitter, we asked the top celebrity trainers one question: are there any food items you won't eat and tell clients to avoid, too? What we ended up with was a wide variety of answers, and while …

Fat Loss Kettlebell Workout Routines

Kettlebells can be used for several purposes, but here I will present various kettlebell workout routines which are extremely effective for fat loss. …