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Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

Why Being ‘Fat but Fit’ Is Worse Than Not Exercising At All

Your bulging gut might be putting your life at risk—regardless of how many miles you can run<p>Carry a few too many extra pounds around your middle, and all the burpees and bike rides might not be enough to save you: It’s more dangerous to be obese than it is to be inactive, a new study from Sweden …

Exercise

Exactly What You Should Eat Every Day in 6 Simple Charts

Finally, some guidelines you can actually digest.<p>So the government changed its mind about what you're supposed to eat. It pulls this party trick every five years, at which point a team of Very Important medical and dietary experts assess what people actually eat and use that research to tweak their …

Hate Crunches but Want Abs? Try These 10 Moves!

Hello, NY Rez keepers! As I told you guys in my last post on easy butt exercises, I’ve been playing soccer for the last 20+ years and know a thing or two about working out. Back in my college soccer days, we would have plank competitions to see who could hold it the longest. Being the super …

Workouts

12 Helpful Tips Women Who’ve Lost Weight Swear By

We asked weight-loss bloggers to share their secrets to success.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 6 Best Things For Your Body

We Asked A Nutritionist How To Pack A Healthy Lunch

Expert approved cheap, delicious lunch goals.