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Want to start working out again? Follow these 5 steps

Want to start working out again? Follow these 5 steps<p>Photo: Facebook<p>Okay, you used to be good about going to the gym on the reg. But things changed …

This 4-Move Dumbbell Workout Will Spark Your Metabolism

​This quick total-body workout will burn fat and build muscle without a ton of equipment<p>All you need is two dumbbells to perform this metabolism-igniting workout.<p>With no rest between each exercise and just 30 seconds of rest between rounds, this circuit will fire up your heart rate. Combine the …

The 10-minute Cycling Workout That’s as Effective as a 50-minute Routine

The next time you’re plodding through a run (that’s more like a sad jog) in your neighborhood thinking <i>I really want this to stop</i>, do it. Stop. Don’t …

Public Health

10 Snacks Under 250 Calories

Rather than grabbing something from the vending machine, try making one of these healthy snacks from Food Network. They'll tide you over until the …

Food

Start from Scratch Series: 6 Week Complete Beginner Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

Exercise

This Is the Type of Workout You Should Be Doing, According to Your Age

Let's face it: As we get older, our metabolism takes a huge hit. According to Dr. Peter LePort, medical director of the MemorialCare Center for …

What It’s Really Like To Do The Whole30 Diet For An Entire Month

January. When the gyms overflow and the produce section is overrun by dieters. When your perfectly ripened avocados have been picked over — leaving only the rock hard few, taken from the tree <i>so very young</i>.<p>Sure, it’s a frustrating, but let’s be honest: Whether someone makes a New Year’s resolution …

5 Meditation Practices You Need to Know About

Meditation has come a long way since it first became popular in the West during the 1960s. Some of the most popular and effective methods are now …

Meditation

31 Whole30 Snacks That Are Easy and Healthy

If you've decided to try out Whole30, you're going to need a bunch of Whole30 snack ideas to help you get through it. The trendy diet you've probably …

Healthy Eating

Eat Healthy on a Dime With These 11 Quick + Easy Canned Salmon Recipes

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>When you think healthy food, you probably imagine …

Tip: Stretch This Muscle and Feel Awesome

Sit a lot at work? Then your glutes and core are going to get weak. Here's an exercise to fix that.<p>Chronic sitting keeps you from using your glutes …

Muscle

Strength, Coordination, and Power With Kettlebells

<b>Welcome to kettlebell workouts with coach Dini Leopoldo.</b> There are two workouts each week which can be done on any two non-consecutive days you have …

Starting Out at 40: A Plan for Greater Health and Fitness

Like at the start of any new year, at my gym we have had a few new faces turn up at our door looking for help getting into shape. <b>Over the years my</b> …

The One-Minute Life Hacks That Will Transform Your Life

Pin<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>This is a guest post by Danish Wadhwa, a strategic thinker and an IT Pro, with more than 6 years of expertise in the digital marketing …

Lifehacks

You Should Really Try Working Out with Kettlebells

Kettlebell training boosts your power, strength, flexibility, and mobility, all while being gentler on your body than barbell weight training. You …

7 Minutes and 13 Moves are All You Need for Stronger Arms and Shoulders

Whether you want your arms to be crazy jacked or you just want to be able to open a dang jar without asking for help, this quick 7-minute HIIT …

6 Moves To Master A Pull-Up In 8 Weeks

There are two exercises that, together, will target and tone every muscle in your upper body: push-ups and pull-ups. Push-ups strengthen the chest, shoulders, triceps, abs, and lower back, while pull-ups strengthen the lats, traps, rhomboids, abs, and biceps. This plan strengthens each muscle group …

The Verdict Is In: This Is How Much Fruit You Should Eat in a Day

There’s a common misconception out there that embarking on a fruit-heavy diet is a surefire way to stay trim. But according to Atlanta-based …

5 Exercises for Fully Defined Ab Muscles

We are bombarded with magazine ads, infomercials, and Instagram pictures of fit looking people with shiny, rippling washboard abs. Most media hype …

Workouts

7 Exercises That Instantly Un-Hunch Your Shoulders

Goalpost Stretch<p>Meg Plotsky<p>When your shoulders are rounded, the front of your chest collapses inward. This stretch opens up those chest muscles and "re-sets" your shoulders so they're in their natural position, says Plotsky.<p><b>How-to:</b> Grab a yoga strap, jump rope, or belt, and come to a comfortable …

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Weight Loss

HEADSPACE: MEDITATING 10 MINUTES AT A TIME

A few months after Peter died, I attended an open meditation class in a large auditorium which proved to be a complete disaster. I wrote about it in a blog which described my abysmal foray into the world of meditation, complete with sobbing, used wet tissues, puffy red eyes, and a firm resolve that …

Meditation

These Three Simple Exercises Improve Your Posture, Keep You from Slouching at the Computer

If you work at a computer, good posture is important, but difficult to remember throughout the day. These three quick exercises help undo some of the …

Grab your smartphone: These inspiring fitness apps will get you off the couch

Don't give up on your fitness New Year's resolutions just yet — there's help as close as your smartphone.<p>"Information on food and exercise has become so available and free on the Internet it's completely transformed people's approach to wellness and has liberated the client from being at the gym," …

Recipes for Healthy Smoothies!

The Stretch That Helps You Squat More

Put down the weights to put up big numbers<p>Your strength might not be holding you back from squatting more weight. The culprit: Your mobility.<p>"Limited range of motion in your joints can cause your form to break down," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Bodyweight Muscle Burners</b> DVD. "When this …