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The best type of exercise for burning abdominal fat probably isn't what you think it is

Abdominal fat is notorious for being the hardest to shift, and there's a biological reason for that (you can read more on why here). Because the fat that gathers around your middle can be so stubborn, many people find themselves fixating their workouts around toning their stomach. But according to …

Exercise

The Surprising Drink That's Best For Post-Workout Recovery Is Probably in Your Fridge

After a tough workout, you may be feeling ravenous. And it's actually important to refuel your body with protein and carbohydrates to replenish the nutrients lost and aid in your body's recovery. But while some supplement companies tout products that promise to aid in post-workout recovery, the key …

Nutrition

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Nutrition

I Finally Caved and Bought Allbirds' 'World's Most Comfortable Shoes'—and I Get It Now

It doesn’t matter how many five-star reviews a product has or what its sell-out rate is: I'll only ever spend by Mint-allotted “me budget” on something that's come recommended from people I actually know. That can be a friend or a colleague—never a stranger on the Internet. Yet even I haven't been …

Tone Your Body From Head to Toe With This 15-Minute Workout

Celebrity trainer Don Saladino has been known to get A-listers like Blake Lively and her husband, Ryan Reynolds, in tip-top shape for their upcoming roles. I recently spoke with Don about how he trained Zazie Beetz for her role as Domino in <b>Deadpool 2</b>.<p>He explained that he incorporates a jump, throw, …

Workouts

The 7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan Experts Think Everyone Should Follow

It's praised as one of the best diets you can follow, so here's a go-to guide to help you get started.<p>The keto diet and Whole30 may be getting their …

10 Unexpected Meatball Recipes You Need to Make for Dinner

Meatballs: We love ’em, but we’ve been eating them the same way our entire life (drenched in red sauce with a pound of spaghetti). There’s nothing</i> …

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

5 foods to eat daily, according to a Harvard nutritionist

<b>Simply adding these foods to your daily routine, says Teresa Fung, is a great way to boost your health.</b><p>Navigating the massive maze of nutrition …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

101 simple ways to spend less and save more

<b>No matter what you’re saving money for—whether it’s to build up an emergency fund, pay off debt faster or plan ahead for a big vacation or first</b> …

Personal Finance

This Is How Long You Should Hold A Plank For

The answer might surprise you.<p>If you're holding a plank for 60-second intervals or longer, you're doing it wrong.<p>Plenty of experts say planking for …

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

This 10 Minute Daily Exercise Can Make You a Surprisingly Better Leader

Meditation is slowly becoming more popular among top performing leaders, and the science shows it's for good reason.<p>From top-performing CEOs to world-class athletes, mindfulness has become a common activity to enhance performance. Through it, you can become a better leader, friend, and controller …

Mindfulness

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

29 Broccoli Recipes That You'll Actually Get Excited About Eating

This vegetable has stymied everyone, including the leaders of our country.<p>Broccoli has a bad reputation, and unfortunately it’s somewhat deserved. All too often this vegetable gets cooked beyond recognition. Stalks become limp; the color of the head fades. It’s pitiful. George H.W. Bush, the 41st …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Work-life Balance

The Squat Is Overrated

How to Really Get Complete Leg Development<p>The King of Exercises?<p>If most people were asked what exercise they'd choose if they could only do one, many …

How you can get fitter from just two minutes of intense exercise a week

Forget those long, dreary sessions in a gym - a leading sports scientist says you only need to do two minutes of intense exercise a week in order to …

Exercise

These Are the Best YouTube Workout Videos, According to Our Editors

Perhaps you're tired of doling out your dollars for expensive memberships or boutique classes, or maybe you just can't seem to find the time or …

Give Your Joints a Break and Try This Muscle-Burning, Low-Impact Workout

Need a breather from plyo or running? Maybe you're injured or just need a little break for your joints. You can still get a great workout in! And …

Tip: The Best Exercise Order for Triceps

Build your tri's and avoid elbow pain by using this sequence for triceps training.<p>1 – Train your triceps with pushdowns or "flexing" type movements …

Exercise

This rapper is dominating Spotify workout playlists right now

No matter your sweat sesh of choice—from free weights and SoulCycle to alfresco running and puppy Pilates—there’s nothing like a power song to push …

Selena Gomez Got Justin Bieber to Do a Hot Pilates Class With Her

Today in things-you-do-when-you're-in-a-relationship: Selena Gomez finally got her boyfriend Justin Bieber to do one of <i>her</i> activities. The couple was photographed leaving a hot Pilates class (a thing, apparently!) in Los Angeles yesterday. It was a private class with the owner of the studio, a …

The 10-Minute Workout You Can Do Even When You're Extremely Unmotivated To Exercise

This full-body routine is the best Monday motivator.<p>Whether you're having trouble getting your butt into gear on a Monday or are just having a lazy weekend, this quick workout will make you feel more energized and ready to conquer your to-do list. It takes only 10 minutes, so it's easy to squeeze …

7 High-Protein Snacks You Should Eat After a Workout

The best post-sweat session fuel.<p><i>Alex Caspero, R.D., is a registered dietician and the author of Fresh Italian Cooking For The New Generation.</i><p>We’ve all been there. You’re starving after a good sweat session, but don’t want to blow it with your post-workout grub and negate all those calories you …