Emily Shek

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7 Better Lunge Alternatives Just in Time for Leg Day

We asked fitness professionals to suggest a few of their favorite alternatives.<p>As fun as it is to be the guy doing walking lunges across the circus that is your weight room floor, artfully dodging stray pieces of equipment and/or fellow gymgoers staring intently at their smartphones, this part of …

Workouts

You're just bloated, not FAT! List of reasons why you often feel bloated! MUST READ!

Would you believe it if I tell you that you aren’t really that fat, it’s just that you feel bloated that’s why you ended up thinking that you’re fat. …

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

Cannabis

Lose weight without dieting: simple 10-minute game retrains brain to avoid junk food

A game which trains the brain to avoid unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to ‘pain free’ weight loss and cut energy intake by more than 200 calories a day, scientists have said.<p>Psychologists at the University of Exeter showed that less than ten minutes a day of ‘brain …

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …

Nutrition

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at strengthening your thighs, butt, core, and abs!<p>It's just six moves, done for 30 seconds each, for a total of three minutes. So you can do this short workout …

Workouts

6 Things We Can Add To Water For Better Digestive Health

Water is universally the most beneficial beverage you can ever drink and you’ve probably heard from health professionals that staying hydrated is key …

These 8 Healthy Foods Will Be Your Kitchen Staples in 2017

As you approach the new year, get ready to clear out your fridge and add in some healthy staples you'll be snacking on and cooking with all year long. Some of our favorite health food trends this year are foods and products that will help you build stronger muscles, give you a better mood, boost …

How to tone your legs: 5 exercises that bring the burn

Whether you’re outside or stuck at home, you can get a great workout by incorporating stairs into your routine. Using these exercises on a set of stairs will help tone and strengthen your legs and glutes.<p>These can be challenging moves, so if you feel they're a bit more intense than what you're used …

Workouts

19 Genius Storage Ideas Everyone With A Tiny Room Will Appreciate

Who says you can’t be MacGyver *and* Martha Stewart?

3 Resistance Band Workouts To Do In 15 Minutes Or Less

<i>Philip Haynes / Getty Images</i><p>If you're looking for that perfect anywhere, anytime workout, a resistance band is one of the best tools around—they're …

Workouts

5 Foods to Energize and Fuel Weight Loss | Amazing Workout Tips

Are you aiming to slim down? Daily workout is crucial to reach your goals, yet do not neglect the relevance of nourishment. Refocus your technique to …

Are You Still Doing Planks? You Need to Try This Workout Instead

<i>Feel like taking your planks to a whole new level? Our friends at Shape show us how to take it up a notch through crawling.</i><p>Planks are hailed as the Holy Grail of core exercises — not only because they carve your core, but because they recruit other muscles all over your body. As amazing as they may …

35 Simple Ways to Lose Weight

By Helen West<p>To lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories than you burn.<p>However, reducing the amount of food you eat can be difficult in the long …

31 Holy Grail Beauty Products That Actually Follow Through On Their Claims

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7 Japanese Beauty Secrets That Will Change Your Skin

We’re all about trying out the latest and greatest when it comes to beauty, from Sephora’s monthly releases to peel pads and wipes, but there’s something to be said for tried-and-true traditions as well. Japanese women, for example, have had the beauty game down for several centuries. From daily …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

8 Surprising Things At The Gym That Burn An Insane Amount Of Calories

Looking for better cardio workouts at the gym? We've got your back. When it's time to hit the gym, most of us have two rules: Get in and out as fast …

27 Lettuce-Free Salads (Because the Mix-Ins Are the Best Part)

If the thought of salad for dinner is basically your version of a culinary wet blanket, we've got news for you. Your salad can be great again. Ditch …

Healthy Eating

Anna Victoria's 3 best moves for a strong core

A strong body starts with a strong core. While the plank is often called one of the best core training exercises, you shouldn't stop there! The key to strengthening your core and getting results it to target it from all sides and with various movements.<p>Here are three creative and effective ways to …

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16 Best Diet Foods Proven to Help Weight Loss

Best Diet Foods for Weight Loss<p>So you need to start eating the best diet foods so that you can lose-weight-fast?<p>Life would be great if there were a …

Start Your Morning With These Quick and Easy Raw Buddha Bowls

Health and wellness are high on our list of priorities. We love energizing nutritional vegan recipes and even consulted an expert to show us how to kickstart a raw and healthy lifestyle. But it’s never too late to get back on the health kick so we have two simple and quick raw recipes for you: a …

7 Superfoods That Help You Burn Fat

By JJ Virgin<p>That hyperbolic headline stared me front and center recently while I patiently waited in my grocery line. Reluctantly, I grabbed the …

7 YouTube Workouts You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Some mornings you just can’t drag yourself out of bed when that 7am workout alarm goes off. Maybe you were out later than planned on a fun first date, lost track of time following bloggers on Snapchat or spent the night researching how to land your dream job. Whatever the reason for feeling like a …

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Sometimes the wise words of others can brighten your day, and make you really happy.<p>Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 …

Happiness