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6 Secrets to Getting Up for a Morning Workout

<b>Get a blast of sunlight.</b> <br>When your eye senses light, it sets off a chain reaction in your brain that leaves you feeling alert and energized, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Soak up rays by standing near an open window, or position your bed so it faces east and natural light will wake …

Can an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help You Lose Weight? | Women's Health

“Consuming processed food causes your body to build up inflammation, which is an immune response your system experiences when it senses toxins,” says best-selling author Joy Bauer, R.D, nutrition and health expert for the Today Show. “Natural foods don’t trigger this inflammatory response, so …

3 Fitness Resolutions You Definitely Should NOT Make

A better goal: Aiming to exercise three to five days per week, leaving a couple days in between for your body to recover. And of course, incorporate more movement into your daily routine, like taking the stairs instead of the elevator.<p><b>"I'm going to get really toned arms this year."</b> <br>Targeting your …

The Women's Health Workout of the Day

If the workouts we share inspire you to try something new at the gym or squeeze in some fitness in general, well, that's a win in our book.<p><b>Follow us to get the Workout of the Day!</b><br>Facebook: Women's Health<br>Twitter: @WomensHealthMag (and hashtag #WHWorkoutOfTheDay)<br>Pinterest: Women's Health …

5 Minute Workout

Here are the moves:<p>1) Reverse Lunge<br>2) Fast Feet<br>3) Squat Thrust with Hand Walk <br>4) Hand Walk with Offset Pushup <br>5) Lateral Shuffle<p>For more great ways to shape up fast on <i>your</i> time, check out Jen's new book, <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i>!

Time to Get BYOB -- Get Back Your Own Body

This is the time of year to Get BYOB, which stands for Get Back Your Own Body. It's time to stop moaning and start transforming. This will require you to do two things: move more and eat less. Every day. It' simple. But not easy.<p>Exercise is a big part of it, but if you want to change your body you</i> …

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New Year's Resolution Motivation From a Quadriplegic: Get Off Your Butt and Get Healthy

Pretty much every year since I was a teenager, my new year's resolution has been to hit the gym and get into shape. Unfortunately, the determination and drive would only last for a few months and I wish so badly that I could go back and tell my old self to suck it up and just do it. Looking back it …

New Year's Resolutions

Hiking: A Celeb-Approved Workout for Your Body AND Mind

For starters, a 45-minute off-road hike can burn up to 300 calories, double what you’d torch if you were just walking on the sidewalk. And if you’re trekking an uneven trail with somewhat of an incline, you’re putting all your muscles to work to keep you stable. “It's akin to doing sit-ups on a …

New Year, New Jobs

Thanks to several key trends in aging and health care, one of the fastest-growing jobs in 2014 is expected to be that of the home health aide. Each year, more and more of us count on these aides to come into our home or the home of a loved one to provide the care, comfort and companionship needed …

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Forget Resolutions -- Time to Set Intentions

Every year we make these resolutions and never keep them. Last year I asked you what your life would be like if your resolutions were to actually stick.<p>Specifically I asked:<p><i>What would your financial situation be?</i>• <i><br>What would your love and family life look like?</i>• <i><br>What would your health be like?</i>• <i><br>What</i> …

Positive Thinking

Allison Sweeney Motivational Quote

<i>“I know that when my week is incredibly crazed, I can’t beat myself up for only working out for 30 minutes a day but I can beat myself up if I choose not to work out at all or if I make bad nutritional choices.”</i><p>Let’s just consider that the busy girl’s fitness mantra. Here’s why Sweeney nails it on …

10 Best New Year's Resolutions for 2014

New Year's, and the time I always resolve to lose more weight, is arriving. Will I once again choose a diet du jour, and try to follow it for a few months, only to slip back into my favorite high-calorie snacks and desserts? Or should I take a serious look at 2014 and make better choices?<p>Starting …

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best primer for woman

<b>Guerlain Meteorites Light Diffusing Perfecting Primer</b><br>($71, at Sephora)<br>Suspended within a clear gel base, this potion has hundreds of pearlescent beads to brighten a sallow fair-skinned complexion.<p><b>Clinique Superprimer Face Primer Colour Corrects For Dullness in Deeper Skins</b><br>($27, clinique.com)<br>For …

Avoid Caffeine Before Interviews for Better Composure

While you may need your caffeine fix on most occasions, avoid coffee or any other drink with it before your next interview. Your adrenaline doesn't …

Coffee

The 11 healthiest foods in the world

Grown without chemicals and loaded with nutrition, these 11 foods will keep you (and the planet) healthy for life.<p>J.I. Rodale, the man who founded …

Nutrition

Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building …

Self-improvement

#Unplug: Not What You Think It Is

While “digital detox” sure sounds exciting, it’s really just another binge. Instead, we can learn to unplug every day.<p>Digital detox spas and device-free vacations are popping up in the name of unplugging. They promise to make us healthier, more creative, and more productive.<p>But what does <i>unplugging</i> …

Meditation

How to Win Loyalty From Other People

Although money is often seen as a prime motivator, ultimately the bonds that hold an enterprise together are psychological. Important data gathered …

Small Business

How To Motivate Yourself Into an Exercise Routine You'll Actually Stick To

If getting active and staying healthy were easy, everyone would do it...but we don't. We come home after a long day of sitting in a chair to …

Fitness

Nate Silver on Finding a Mentor, Teaching Yourself Statistics, and Not Settling in Your Career

Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to improve our predictions about everything from the weather to sports to the stock market. Data …

9 Pre-New Year's Resolutions You Can Start RIGHT NOW

Illustrated By Sydney Hass.<p>A new year is a blank slate — that's both a blessing and a curse. It’s a chance for us to think about what we really want, …

Fitness

17 Quotes That Will Help You Discover Your Life's Purpose

How to Unleash the Magnificent, Unstoppable Energy Inside You

A few months before he died, 83-year-old Spyros Sathi, widely regarded as the greatest Christian mystic of modern times, agreed to sit down and talk …

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

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Don't Ever Hesitate to Do Something

Don't ever, EVER, hesitate to do something because you are too shy or think you could fail. Not many years away you will look back and be ready to …

How to Stop Mindless Snacking

<b>Listen to a dance-y song:</b> Shaking it is optional, but hearing an energetic beat will help you feel more alive and thus more able to focus on whatever it is that you're trying to distract yourself from in the first place. Really!<p><b>Watch an Aziz Ansari clip:</b> Not because he's hot (though that is …

Aziz Ansari

The Most Important Thing You Can Do In The New Year To Lose Weight, Get Sharper And Live Longer

Everyone wants to start the new year off on the right foot. But, as many of us know all too well, the best New Year's intentions to get fit, lose weight, eat more nutritiously, stress less and save more money can easily fall to the wayside. (And often do, considering only about 8 percent of people …