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15 Foods That Suppress Your Appetite

Eating these foods will help you feel fuller, longer<p>Eating these foods will help you feel fuller, longer<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Eating well-balanced meals and snacks are both important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But whether it's because you find yourself mindlessly snacking or …

The At-Home CrossFit Workout

<i>By Janet Lee for Shape.com</i><p>Proponents of CrossFit say it will push your limits, getting you fitter and firmer than ever before -- if you survive!<p>Not convinced? To give you a taste of the action, we asked Lauren Plumey, owner of Shoreline CrossFit in Branford, CT, to create a home-based, …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Wednesday July 31st

Welcome to the cycle of GWODs designed by Kelvin Gary and Katherine Simmons of Body Space Fitness!<p>Have thoughts on the new graphic design of …

2 Best Exercises for a Flat Stomach

Despite the unproven effectiveness of made-for-TV stomach-flattening devices, health clubs, home gyms and exercise enthusiasts everywhere continue to try everything from ab rollers to crunch machines to chase the elusive six-pack.<p>But do any of these contraptions actually work? Let's find out.<p>In an …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Five Things You’re Getting Wrong About Weight and Weight Loss

If I’m thin then I’m healthy, right? Wrong. There are several misconceptions people have about weight, losing it and what’s healthy. Here’s the …

It Starts With Food

• <b>Author:</b> Melissa Hartwig & Dallas Hartwig<p>Food can change your life in unexpected ways.<p>"It Starts With Food" will show you how.<p>"It Starts With Food" outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever--and transform your life in unexpected ways. Your success story begins …

Master The Yoga Lunge

Tips from our yoga guru<p><b>I can't hold lunging poses long. What's better: lunging less deeply or taking standing breaks?</b> -Lindsey, Boston, MABack in the day, my thighs used to endure mini earthquakes during deep, long lunges, so I get it. Don't worry about getting your thigh completely parallel to the …

5 August Superfoods To Try This Month

August, the last full month of summer, is prime time to bask in the bountiful warm-weather harvest. Load up on the superstars below, then fire up the grill. Let us know what seasonal superfoods are your favorite in the comments below.<p><b>Canteloupe</b><p><i>Why We Love It:</i> One serving has just 46 calories, plus …

Setting Realistic Fitness Goals

Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle or increase your endurance, it's important to tailor your workout to fit your goals. That seems obvious, …

Weight Loss

Greatist Workout of the Day: Thursday August 8th

Welcome to the cycle of GWODs designed by Kelvin Gary and Katherine Simmons of Body Space Fitness!<p>Have thoughts on the new graphic design of …

How To: Pretty Summer Hairstyles

Say goodbye to summertime frizzies! Learn how to do these 4 super-easy hairstyles<p>Fashion Plait<p><i>"Skinny turbans are a stylish way to keep hair off your face."</i> —Jeffrey Paul, celebrity hairstylist. <b>Step-by-Step</b>Spritz a texturizing spray onto clean, dry hair for texture and hold (try <b>Alterna Summer Hair</b> …

Lack of Sleep May Trigger Anxiety

Staying out all hours and making do on a few winks of sleep might not just make you look rough in the morning—it could actually cause you to feel …

Sleep

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

The New Workout You HAVE to Try

Putting some bounce in your routine can help you burn more calories—and ward off injury<p>Remember the days you spent bouncing on your childhood friend’s trampoline, competing to see who could jump higher and daring each other to try cool new tricks? Now you have the chance to relive those …

Here's a Good Excuse to Eat a Steak Today

If you're jonesing for a steak—or other iron-rich foods, like spinach, liver, or nuts—here's your perfect excuse. A new study has suggested that foods rich in iron may help cut the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's later in life.<p>Researchers studied more than 2,500 people between the ages of 70 and …

It Pays To Exercise

A little sweat can pay off in big ways.<p>How's this for sweat equity: Women who worked out moderately for 20 to 30 minutes three or more times a week earned 9 percent more than those who didn't, according to one study cited in a <i>Journal of Labor Research</i> paper. Here are just a few of the ways exercise …

Why You Feel SO Groggy All the Time

Plus, how to feel way more alert all day long<p>Calling all snooze button addicts and perma-groggy people! Your biological clock might be out of whack. A week of camping—without technology—can get your internal clock back in the natural swing of things, according to a new study published in the …

The Best Yoga Style for You

Discover the most satisfying yoga sequence for your fitness goals<p>Yoga is kind of like sex. (And not just because of the interesting positions.)<p>For a practice rooted in simplicity, it has become a tad bit complicated...and intimidating. There are a jillion types of yoga, ranging from specific (like …

11 Weird Facts About Your Breasts

These bizarre, fascinating tidbits will totally change the way you see your girls

Sexual Health

Gun suicides up, murders down in US cities, CDC finds

The rate of suicide using guns has gone up in most of the 50 most populous U.S. metropolitan areas, but the murder rate has fallen, according to new statistics released Thursday.<p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is reasserting its right to study and report on gun deaths, …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

10 Birth Control Myths—Debunked!

Learn the truth about these common misconceptions<p><b>Myth #1: The Pill makes you gain weight</b>Reality: The truth is, it might depend on your prescription. In 2011, researchers at the Cochran Database System Review analyzed 49 studies that compared a variety of birth control methods with placebos and …

Healthy Shredded Chicken Burrito Bowl

Less than 15 minutes<p>4<p>8 Ingredients<p>3 cups cooked brown rice<br>• 1 lime, juiced<br>• 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro<br>• 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and …

Food

Sculpt a Better Butt

Firm your rear and flatten your abs with these 10 easy, effective exercises<p>You're always busting it, saving it, covering it, or laughing it off, but how much time do you actually devote to sculpting your butt? Not enough.Pretty much anytime you're standing on two feet, your glutes and hamstrings …

I Lost Weight: Carin Powell Lost 10 Pounds For A Job Opportunity, Then Kept On Losing

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Carin Powell<p><b>Age:</b> 28<p><b>Height:</b> 5'6"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 197 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> It was a confluence of factors, but while a difficult medication regimen and a snail's-pace …

6 Shortcuts For Killer Abs, Glutes, & Gams

Wake up! Winter's officially over, and <b>your hibernating routine is so last season</b>. The arrival of spring's skin-baring clothes can be terrifying if …

Workouts

3 DIY 'Dos To Grow Out Your Bangs

We’ve all rocked fun fringe at some point and are well aware the power of bold bangs to transform your look. But what do you do when you’re ready to …