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How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

Beat Procrastination With These Productivity Hacks And Tips

Most successful people have one thing in common: productivity. Whether they’re inventing iPods, writing horror novels or discovering the theory of …

The Diet Behind All of Those Crazy Instagram Transformation Photos

If you’re among Renaissance Periodization’s (RP) 160,000 Instagram followers, you’re familiar with the company’s signature before-and-after photo …

The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the Day

Looking for an easy high-protein, high-fiber meal that's perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? All you need for this recipe are basically three ingredients, one pan, and your oven.<p>For just over 400 calories, this roasted tofu, sweet potato, and bell pepper dish offers 34 grams of protein and 7.9 …

Food

Six things you should do immediately after a workout

In a good week, let's say you spend seven hours working out. That might sound like a lot of gym time, but it still leaves 161 hours during which you could either undermine all of that hard work, or speed-up results with some smart lifestyle tweaks.<p>How you eat and what you do in the hours following …

We Quit Our Jobs to Travel the World. This Is Exactly How We Pay for It.

Travel

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

Dear Coach: How Should I Eat to Gain Muscle?

<i>Dear Coach,</i><p><i>I was wondering if I could get some advice on protein intake. Recently I've been eating a bit more but my meals haven't been balanced and</i> …

Nutrition

The 8 Quickest Ways to Get Sick Abs

Getting a flat stomach is hard work enough; getting full-on definition is downright laborious. But it just got easier: These simple workout and diet tweaks will help you get the definition you want, faster.

The Flaw in (Almost) Every Diet Book

I’m asked hundreds of diet and fitness questions every week, but there’s one that’s always most difficult to answer:<p><i>What’s your favorite diet …

Free stuff! 10 things grown-ups know you should never pay for if you don't want to

You've been told there's no such thing as afree lunch. And when it comes to housing and getting a college degree and health care: Maybe not.<p>But what …

Planning Your At-Home Dumbbell Weight Training Program

Dumbbells offer excellent variety for your weight training efforts. If you can't afford an ongoing gym membership, investing in dumbbells you can use …

Workouts