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Self-confidence vs. Self-esteem: What’s the Difference?

We often talk about stepping into our true power, building our confidence muscle and boosting our self-esteem. However, the difference between …

4 Surprising Moves You Didn’t Know Work Your Abs

Don’t have time to fit in core work at the end of your sweat sessions? No worries—even when you’re not trying to train your abs at the gym, you’re …

5 Perfect-For-Packing Lunch Salads

Stuck in a lunch rut? Mix up your midday meal with one of these healthy and delicious salads. From Asian chicken noodle salad to French lentil salad with goat cheese, all of these recipes are perfect to make-and-take -- and they won't get soggy.<p><b>1. Asian Chicken Noodle Salad</b><p>This main-dish-salad is …

Healthy Eating

The Only 2 Adjustments It Took To Change My Eating Habits For Good

If everyone knows that eating healthier food can dramatically improve our lives, why aren't we all doing it?<p>The reality is we all <i>want</i> to eat …

Eating

We live in a world where female Olympic athletes can win gold but still face body image issues

Olympic athletes are performing at the very peak of human ability. Every limb, every muscle in their body, is toned to perfectly execute their chosen sport. And yet, depressingly, female athletes still face body image issues.<p>Michelle Carter just became the first American to win a gold medal in shot …

Women's Sports

Essential Yoga Stretches for Lower Back Pain

If you have occasional or chronic pain in your lower back, you're not alone. Low back pain is very common, especially as you age. Having a job where …

Look Upon Your Favorite Foods Re-Titled With Their Total Calories, Ye Mighty, And Despair

We’re a little obsessed with food here, but a food obsession can quickly go too far into “Bart Simpson with a washcloth on a stick” territory. That’s where Calorie Brands comes in. They photoshop some of our favorite fast food selections, popular snacks, and guilty pleasures if they were re-titled …

3 Breakfast Hacks That Prevent Weight Gain

I could eat breakfast for every meal of the day. Oatmeal, smoothies, pancakes, toast, muffins — all of it is too good. So good, in fact, that I was having a hard time reigning in my calorie amounts. Making a few changes helped me lose weight, but I also keep these three things on hand.<p><b>Is that my</b> …

Coffee Ice Cubes Recipe

The secret to keeping iced coffee strong<p>With summer coming, nothing hits the spot quite like a delicious iced coffee. Here’s a simple tip to get the …

The 5-Minute Morning Routine to Feel Better All Day

You might not be able to do anything about the 10 hours per day you spend hunched over a laptop. But spending just five minutes every morning with …

17 Proven Ways to Get a Better Night's Sleep

A good night's sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet.<p>Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on …

Watermelon Ice Cubes Are the Chillest Food Trend You’ll See This Summer

Keeping hydrated is something you want to stay on top of come summertime. That’s why fruit-flavored waters have been such a game changer. A few minutes of chopping and you’ll have water that’s beautiful to look at and flavorful enough to tempt you to drink more and more. If you dig that hack, …

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

How to grill vegetables right, no matter the shape

Look on the bright side: What with global warming sending our poor, precious planet into a hellbound death spiral, and summer's newly blistering temperatures turning your kitchen into Satan's sauna, this is the perfect opportunity for you to spend a little more time outside at the grill. So grab …

Do This 30 Second Exercise To Prevent Shin Splints

Toe taps are one of the easiest shin-splint prevention exercises and it only takes a couple of minutes. Stand up straight and evenly distribute your …

Muscle

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

6 Fitness Mistakes That Might Be Sabotaging Your Progress

So that's why we don't have a six-pack yet...<p>Let's face it, if you make it to the gym or are participating in physical activity of any description at …

How Running and Lifting Make Your Bones Stronger

Research suggests that you can slow skeletal aging with exercise<p>You’re probably not worried about your bones. Osteoperosis and broken hips only affect men decades older than you, right?<p>But you should be concerned, because it’s what you do now that could determine whether you’ll become an old guy …

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The 3 R's Of Recovery Nutrition

Rebuild with Protein<p><b>Why you need it:</b> Regardless of the type of exercise you engage in, your muscles undergo some form of microtrauma on the cellular …

Run Your Fastest 5K: Resistance Training Routine

Squats<p>Stand straight with feet hip-width apart, toes pointed slightly out, arms at your sides. Bend your knees, keeping your thighs parallel to the …

31 High-Protein Snacks Under 200 Calories

The whole point of snacking is to keep yourself from getting too hungry between meals. Problem is, many packaged snack foods—chips, crackers, …

Eggs for Weight Loss: Fact or Fiction?

Several studies have shown that eating eggs for breakfast (compared to a bagel-based breakfast with a similar calorie count) could help people lose …

The afterburn effect: How it burns calories after you work out

We’ve all heard a trainer or group instructor talk about how the workout we’re doing will keep us burning calories for days after we’re done. Sounds like a weight-loss dream come true. But how legit is this mythical afterburn effect? We talked to the experts to drill down what’s going on inside our …

One of the biggest mistakes people make about heart attacks is assuming the signs are the same for everyone

The signs of a heart attack are often different in women and men.<p><i>Produced by Delano Samuels</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter<p>Business Insider Emails & Alerts<p>…

The 10 Best Fat Burning Eating Tips

If you want to get more from your diet by burning fat while feeding your muscles, here are 10 eating tips to burn more fat. Though these tips focus …

18 Road Trip Snacks for Vacay Munching

Yay, it’s vacation time! You’ve got your bikini and SPF packed, and the beach is calling your name. If your vacation spot is a few hours’ drive away, snacks to keep you full are a <i>must</i> to ward off those pesky hangry spells. As difficult as it is to learn how to stay healthy on vacation, a large part …