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10 Best Strength-Training Moves For Women Over 50

Want to be strong, healthy, and happy, and feel 10 years younger? Then it's time to pick up the weights. "Strength training is no longer about being buff or skinny," says trainer Holly Perkins, author of <i>Women's Health Lift to Get Lean</i> and founder of Women's Strength Nation. "It's as critical to …

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14 Pinterest Home Workouts To Get You Started

Lately I’ve been working out at home more often because it’s faster overall. It’s also nice to be able to roll out of bed and get a quick workout in …

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12 Crockpot Recipes to Make for a Light and Easy Dinner

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Emeril's Slow-Cooker Split-Pea Soup

This slow-cooker version of split-pea soup is as easy as it gets and is packed with healthy fiber and protein. Serve it with crusty bread and you've got a soul-warming meal ready to go.

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This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

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How Yoga Changes Your Body, Starting The Day You Begin (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Eastern practice of yoga has become a modern-day symbol of peace, serenity and well-being in the West. More than 20 million Americans practice yoga, according to the 2012 Yoga in America study, with practitioners spending more than $10 billion a year on yoga-related products and classes.<p>The …

3 Quick HIIT Workouts For Beginners

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Just because you're new to fitness doesn't mean high-intensity interval training isn't for you. Otherwise known as HIIT, these fast-paced workouts have been shown to torch tons of calories in a short amount of time -- so you don't need to spend hours in the gym. …

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15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

5 Steps to Wind Down and Fall Asleep

As someone who works every day with patients struggling with insomnia, the most common thing I hear is once the head hits the pillow, the brain …

Ever feel like your mind is too full to think? These are our tips for how to clear your mind in 10 minutes or less! http://t.co/06ZKkg47pT

4 Standing Moves for a Super-Flat Stomach

Pooch, be gone.<p>You can get a stronger center without unfurling an exercise mat. In fact, the standing abdominals routine below hits all of the muscles that make up your core, from your abs to your hips, your pelvis to your lower back.<p>Check out the four exercises in our handy video and pin-able …

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40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

After I Started Doing Morning Exercise, Life Is Getting Better...

There are lots of studies that show if you do some exercise in the morning, you will be in a better mood all day long. You will have more energy and …

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20 Signs You're A Spiritually Healthy Person

When you meet someone who is spiritually healthy, you're immediately drawn to that person. You feel good just by being around them. These people are …

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10 Handy Sewing Tutorials to Up Your Game

Want to up your sewing game? These handy sewing tutorials help make your projects – from plushies to clothing – look finished and professional.<p>1.</b> …

Tutorial: Skinny your jeans in 5 minutes

Jen from iCandy Handmade shows her 5-minute fix for a pair of skinny jeans that fit perfectly through the waist and thighs, but were too loose …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Savor the Moment

You can remember the past and dream about the future, but the only time you experience life is right now. Savoring this moment is of utmost importance, since perspective of the past and future is often biased and attention in the present is often scattered. This is how life is missed. Research …

12 Simple Yoga Asanas To Reduce Belly Fat

An erroneous lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits, lack of exercise, and high stress levels – all of these give rise to a flabby tummy.<p>The wider your …