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The best workout ever, according to science

1. Dumbbell Front Squats<p>Set your feet hip-to-shoulder-width apart. Holding dumbbells above your shoulders, elbows bent and close to your sides, …

Medicine Ball Exercises

Cutting Out This One Ingredient From Diet May Reduce Chronic Pain, Suggests Study

A small pilot study conducted in Meru in Kenya, reinforces the link between consumption of monosodium glutamate and chronic pain.<p>Scientists have …

Arthritis

This Is Where Body Fat Actually Goes When You Lose Weight

No, you don't pee it out.<p>Despite society's obsession with weight loss, a study has revealed that, surprisingly, most health professionals don't …

Fitness

3 Denim Brands Making Jeans for Athletic Bodies

Say goodbye to waist gap.<p>Rule number one of looking great in clothes is finding the right fit for your body. But if you're not model skinny or sample size, the fashion industry can sometimes seemed stacked against you—especially when it comes to jeans. Turns out, women aren't the only ones …

Clothing

A smile will improve your run, research finds

For athletes of all levels, endurance -- how long they can keep going at their chosen sport -- is made up of physiological and psychological factors.<p>Physiological factors include cardiovascular fitness, and how efficient an athlete is at using energy (their "movement economy").<p>A critical …

Psychology

This Facialist Stuck Her Fingers Inside My Mouth, and My Skin Looks Amazing

Unless I'm visiting my dentist's office, I'm not really used to having anyone put their fingers in my mouth. But being game for anything—and …

Skin Care

5-Minute Creamy Cold Cappuccino Pie

This creamy cold cappuccino pie is so easy to prepare, so refreshing, and creamy. If you like desserts that include coffee, like tiramisu, then this …

Dessert

What Scandinavian Women Know About Glowing Skin (That You Don't)

It goes without saying that we're 100% beauty obsessed here at Byrdie HQ. And thankfully we live in an ever-evolving, ever-inspiring world that never …

Skin Care

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Nutrition

This simple sum tells you just how many calories you need in a day

We all know that the average women should be consuming 2,000 calories in a day, while men need 2,500. But just how true is that, exactly?<p>Well, the true number of calories you need all depends on your height, along with other factors such as how much exercise you do and how fast your metabolism is. …

Fitness

Apple Aims to Revolutionize Healthcare … for Free

Integrating electronic medical records has been tried before, but can Apple use the iPhone to "think different" on this huge market opportunity?<p>Last …

Investing

Terrazzo Flooring: All the Rage for Kitchens, Bathrooms, and Beyond

We all know trends are cyclical, and terrazzo flooring is the latest surface to come back around. Homeowners who are in the midst of planning a reno …

Home Improvement

21 Squat Variations So You Never Get Bored

[caption id="attachment_65468" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photos: Daily Burn[/caption]You can tell a lot about someone from how they perform a …

This 5-Part Plank Sequence Will Make Your Abs Beg For Mercy

You may have noticed planks landing a starring role in many of your fitness classes recently. Everything from boxing to barre to yoga seems to be big …

Bodyweight Exercise

Trainer to Hollywood's biggest stars Harley Pasternak reveals 8 secrets to the ultimate body transformation

Trainer to the rich and famous Harley Pasternak isn't like other celebrity trainers.<p>You won't see him demanding you spend hours working up a sweat in …

Fitness

Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

Cooking

This Outdoor Brand to Release a Hiking Boot That’s Designed By Women, For Women

Merrell wants more women to be active outside. And to encourage them, the brand has a hiking boot arriving this fall with designs inspired by a …

Shoes

The Leaves Of This Fruit Can Cure Impotence, Hepatitis A And Even Melt The Excess Pounds

10 Shares<p>The leaves of this amazing fruit can cure impotence, hepatitis A and even melt the excess pounds of your belly.<p>This super healthy fruit is …

Alternative Medicine

Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Nutrition

Delicious Pioneer Woman Recipes That Will Save Dinnertime

Mrs. Drummond, you’ve outdone yourself.<p>When it comes to unabashedly delicious and comforting food, we know Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer …

Cooking

Recipe: Slow Cooker Cream of Mushroom Soup

Slow Cooker Cream of Mushroom Soup<p>Serves 4; makes about 5 cups<p>1 1/2 pounds cremini mushrooms, sliced 1/4-inch thick <br>4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) …

Recipes

GOLDMAN SACHS: These 14 stocks will crush the market as wages rise

With extra cash on hand thanks to the GOP tax bill, companies are starting to sweeten the pot for their workers.<p>Home Depot became the latest company to do so on Thursday, announcing that it would give hourly associates in the US a one-time cash bonus of up to $1,000. They joined JPMorgan, American …

Markets

They Call This The Overweight Killer, What It Does is Practically a Mystery

If after many attempts to lose weight with this overweight killer you still can not do it, do not despair.<p>Because slimming requires in the first …

Nutrition

If you own bitcoin, here’s how much you owe in taxes

Whether you've used bitcoin as an investment or as a currency, you owe taxes on it.<p>As far as Uncle Sam is concerned, bitcoin is not currency. It's property. That means whenever you buy something with bitcoin, it's two transactions, not one. What you're actually doing is selling a property (bitcoin) …

Bitcoin

31 Tasty Broccoli & Cauliflower Dishes

Roasted Broccolini With Almond Parsley Pesto<p>Broccolini is glorious roasted, and even more delicious with this hearty, unusual pesto. You can sub in …

Dinner

This Is the Best New Way to Cook Crispy Brussels Sprouts

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with a rack in upper third of oven; line a large baking sheet with foil. Cut brussels sprouts in half …

Vegetables

4 reasons you should be putting Moringa on your face (and everywhere else) ASAP

Moringa is the new matcha<p>Matcha and turmeric can move over for a second, because there's another natural ingredient making a buzz in the beauty …

Skin Care

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Adventure Travel

5 Amazing Chlorella Benefits That Prove It's the Ultimate Green Superfood

From adaptogens to healing spices to superherbs, it isn't always easy to stay current with what's hot right now in the health world. It was only a …

Wellness