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Better diagnosis call for adults with ADHD

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27 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Torch Fat Today

<b>Do Cardio</b><br>Cardio is crucial for keeping your metabolism running smoothly. In one study, researchers found that cyclers increased their metabolism for 14 hours after a tough 45-minute workout. "If you do just two to three vigorous bouts of exercise per week for 45 minutes, you could lose a pound of …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

Exercise 1 Half-kneeling diagonal chops<p>Come down on your right knee (like you're going to propose), holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell with both hands to the outside of your right hip <b>(A)</b>. In one fluid motion, raise the dumbbell across your body and up to the ceiling, just past the outside of your …

The 15-Minute Standing Workout for Flat Abs

Tone your core without the crunch with this stand-up workout for trim, toned abs<p>You got 15 minutes? Then you've got time for this killer stand-up abs workout. Fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, demonstrates all the moves in this quick video above. Check it out, and then …

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Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in half (backward) is a quick way to stand out as a badass.<p>But crowded classes and at-home …

Mindfulness in Yoga: How to Be More Present in Your Practice

<b>Don’t try to “not think”</b> Instead, imagine your thoughts floating by, like a leaf floating on a river, says Carey. For example, if you catch yourself thinking about what’s for dinner later, acknowledge the thought and move on. (So in your head, say: “My mind is thinking about that veggie burger with …

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Treadmill Workouts

<b>Shake Up Your Warm-Up</b><br>A standard treadmill warm-up lasts five minutes. The thing is, walking briskly can get boring fast. To challenge yourself from the get-go, open up your hips, and (bonus!) target your inner thigh muscles, alternate between walking forward, backward, and sideways. <b><br>Try it:</b> For a …

Lose 10 Pounds

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Squat to Overhead Press<p>Hold weights at your shoulders, elbows bent, feet hip-width apart. Bend your knees and lower until your thighs are nearly parallel to the floor. As you stand, press the weights overhead until your arms are straight. Return to start. That's one rep.<p>Exercise …

Harley Pasternak Blogs: Creating a Core

The word <i>core</i> has truly become the most overused – and misused – buzz word in the fitness world.<p>People think crunches give you a strong core (wrong), …

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8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Exercise 1 Plank with Leg Lift<p>Get into a modified pushup position with your weight resting on your forearms and toes, elbows directly beneath your shoulders. Your body should form a straight line from your neck to your ankles. From that position, brace your core and lift one foot off the floor. You …

12 Yoga Poses To Undo The Damage Of Your Desk Job

You may <i>joke</i> that your job is slowly killing you, but it might actually be true.<p>And while job-related stress seems like the main culprit when it comes to health and your career ( it can have negative health effects as far ranging as increased heart attack risk, depression or premature aging), …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Creating an ADHD Friendly Environment at Work | ADHD Wellness

How do you make a workplace friendly for people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD? If you ask this question you would often get a …

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Children with allergy, asthma may be at higher risk for ADHD

Researchers have found that there is an increased risk of ADHD in boys that have a history of allergy or asthma. The study also found an even …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly | Women's Health

Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the floor and place your shins on a stability ball. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels (a). Keeping your back flat, slowly bend your knees toward your chest (b). Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 15 to 20.<p>Grab a light …

The Miracle Muffin Top Workout

We don't like that phrase, either, but we dislike the phenomenon it refers to even more. Trim your midsection by adding these expert-recommended …

Airplane Yoga: 7 Poses To Try On Your Next Long Flight

It's been said that sitting is the new smoking, and if that's the case, then there's no worse place for your health than an airplane where you can be trapped in a seated position for seemingly hours on end. Frequent flyers and international travelers may do well to consider trying a few …

Yoga For Energy: 10 Uplifting Poses To Fight Fatigue (PHOTOS)

When you're stuck in an afternoon slump or waking up bleary-eyed after a late night, yoga may not be the first thing you turn to for a jolt of energy. But an invigorating Sun Salutation or <i>Virabhadrasana</i> (Warrior II) could be exactly what your body needs to fight fatigue.<p>Turns out, in addition to …

6 Yoga Poses for a Rock-Solid Core

Say goodbye to back pain and hello to a strong, flat midsection<p>Side plank strengthens the obliques, while the abdominals work to stabilize the entire …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

9 Yoga Poses for Long, Lean Legs

Warmer weather is officially here, and soon enough, shorts season will be too. Time to get those limbs toned and taut! Here are a few yoga moves that …

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Types of Yoga: The Best One for You

But also like sex, the endless options mean you never have to settle for a lackluster session or the same variety every week. After all, sometimes you want it fast, other times slow, sometimes you want a lot of talking, sometimes you want silence. Here, we help you find the right practice for your …

How to Perform Crow Yoga Pose, Baksana

I am strong. I am flexible. I am capable of anything.<p>The key is to believe. Even if you’ve never even come close to a certain pose or level of strength, start by believing it’s in you. "No" is a complete sentence and the moment you say it, you’ve already depleted your chances. Don’t weigh yourself …

Energize with Yoga

Studies show that some yoga poses reduce fatigue and adjust the hormone cortisol—too little of which can zap your energy. "This sequence engages your core and energizes your system from the inside out," says <i>Women's Health</i> yoga expert Tara Stiles. The poses also require balance, which sharpens your …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

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Yoga for Athletes

Exercise 1 Downward-Facing Dog<p>Get into a pushup position with your hands slightly in front of your shoulders, fingers spread wide, and feet hip-width apart; raise your hips up and back, and press your shoulders toward the floor <b>(a).</b> Keeping your left leg straight and heel on the ground, slowly bend …

Yoga for Back Pain: Enhancing Body Awareness to Facilitate Healing

<i>Dr. Loren Fishman is a pioneer in the use of yoga as an adjunct therapy in physical medicine and rehabilitation. His groundbreaking work with yoga therapy has been profiled by Jane Brody in</i> The New York Times <i>and in numerous other leading media outlets. Ellen Saltonstall is a yoga therapist and</i> …