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Hungry Girl: Make This Crunchy Cucumber Salad with Ingredients Already In Your Fridge

<i>Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also</i> …

Lower Body Workout: 10-Minute Bodyweight Cardio That Works Your Legs And Butt

Lower body workout time! If you’ve only got 10 minutes, minimal space, and nothing but your bod to work with, you don’t have to choose between …

This is what happens to your body when you stop exercising

There comes a point in almost every fitness lover's life when they consider throwing in the towel after a workout—both figuratively and literally. Blame it on your looming work deadlines, or the stubborn needle on the scale, or even just plain old boredom.<p>That’s normal. But here’s why you shouldn’t …

Exercise

The Definitive Superfood Ranking

It seems like everything in the grocery store is labeled "super." We dove into which foods are actually proven, by science, to be good for you and which ones are all hype.<p>Food marketers know that if they call their product a superfood, it’s sure to sell. Take quinoa, for example. In the early …

Nutrition

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

4 common myths about weight loss that you shouldn’t believe

Americans spend $60 billion on weight loss products each year, trying everything from expensive meal replacement products to do-it-yourself programs on the latest cell phone apps.<p>We gather weight loss advice, voluntarily or involuntarily, from news outlets, social media and just about …

Weight Loss

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7 Antioxidant-Rich Foods To Fight Free Radical Damage

The damage caused by free radicals can be very dangerous for the body’s tissues and is linked to cancer and premature aging. In that order, our body …

Nutrition

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you’ve made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

Weight Loss

New Study May Be Your Excuse to Eat That Epic Burger this Memorial Day

If you’re looking for a reason to take part of the long weekend off from rigid healthy eating, here’s your go-ahead: researchers at the University of …

Nutrition

4 Easy Fixes For Neck Pain

Of all your pains in the neck, cycling shouldn’t be one. Here’s how to keep your body comfortable when you ride.<p>In a survey of 518 recreational cyclists, neck pain topped the list of riding aches and pains, with about 55 percent of women and 44 percent of men suffering at some point. This shouldn’t …

What a Low-Carb Menu Looks Like

A low-carb diet is one of the best ways to lose weight, and there are plenty of diets which follow a low-carb meal plan. Low-carb diets include the …

Nutrition

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

Gardening

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To an outsider's eyes, winter is a time when nothing happens in the garden. While it's true that gardens in most of the country are bedded down during the cold months, gardeners are seldom idle. Winter is when diligent gardeners maintain their tools, select seeds and prepare their potting areas for …

The Only Three Kinds of Sandpaper You Need

There are an overwhelming number of sandpaper choices, but only three of them will be used for most of your woodworking projects.<p>Sanding is a necessary evil that accompanies every woodworking project, and one of the more annoying parts of the task is choosing which type of sandpaper to use. This …

What is your eating style? Identify the habit that is preventing weight loss

As summer approaches, losing weight is inevitably top of mind for most of us. So we intensify our workout routines and promise to follow a healthy food plan. Though there's more to it than that — you may not realize you're missing one crucial element: Your personal eating style.<p>As a behavioral …

Everything you need to know about carb cycling

You’ve heard a lot of negative things about carbs lately. And it’s true that eating them in excess is not a good thing for any fit guy trying to trim …

Nutrition

Fixing Your Metabolism: 4 Steps to Permanent Weight Loss

Challenge what you know about your metabolism. The truth is, your metabolism works quite differently than you realize. I've dieted celebrities, bikini models, and pro athletes. I'm not talking about Jimmy-local either. I mean the guys and girls you can buy posters of at Wal-Mart. How'd they get …

The Kettlebell Weight Loss Workout

If you want to minimize your time in the gym and maximize your calorie burn and results, grab a pair of kettlebells. Most exercises using the …

The 30-Minute Follow-Along Workout That Melts Fat All Day Long | Men's Health

The exercises start easy, but they get progressively more difficult from round to round. Just stick with the variations that you can handle for your current fitness level and do the best you can.<p>I performed this exact workout live on Facebook last Friday. Join me for an all-new follow-along workout …

6 Reasons You Haven't Been Able to Get Rid of Your Belly Fat

The struggle is real.<p>Shutterstock<p><i>This article was written by</i> <i>Sharon Liao and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>If you're pinching an inch or more, you know the frustration: What's it take to tame the jiggle in the middle? "When it comes to losing belly fat, there's a lot of misinformation out …

You can't grill a perfect steak without this thermometer

How do you perform at the grill? And even if you do just fine with chicken and hamburgers, how well do you do with the greater challenge of? Spurred …

How Eating Fruit Helps Your Heart | Men's Health

They were also 34 percent less likely to have a heart attack, and 36 percent less likely to experience an ischemic stroke, the most common kind of stroke that occurs when blood flow to the brain becomes blocked.<p>And it doesn’t take much fruit to make a difference: The people who consumed the most …

DIY - How to Make Outdoor Bench - Quiet Corner

Every porch needs a bench, at least that’s what Steve and I decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for …

More Great Gluing Basics with Steve Ramsey

We’ve done a number of pieces recently on different types of glues, glue tips, tricks, and hacks. Since glue is such a fundamental part of so many types of making, and understanding it can make your work so much easier and more effective, there is always a lot more to know. In this YouTube video, …

Woodworking

How to to Control the Heat on a Charcoal Grill

Gas grills are easy. You push a button to light them and control the heat with the turn of a knob.<p>But how do you control the heat on a charcoal grill? Despite the volatile nature of a charcoal fire, you can control the heat quite effectively. Here are a few great ways to do it.<p><b>Adjust the airflow:</b> …

Sugar can cause brain damage, claim scientists (but salmon reverses it)

Bad news for people with a sweet tooth - a new study suggests that sugar can damage the brain.<p>Researchers at the University of California in Los Angeles found that fructose - a type of sugar naturally found in fruits and vegetables, but also present in soft drinks and sweets - damages brain cells …

Holistic Medicine

The Abs and Shoulder Partner Workout | Men's Health

While lying on your stomachs facing each other, you’ll push your hands into hers while she resists you, and then vice versa.<p>You’ll both get a great shoulder workout—even if one of you is stronger, Speer says. That’s because people naturally have more strength when they’re resisting than when …