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The Grocery List That Will Help You Drop Pounds, Build Muscle, and Gain Tons of Energy

Kirsch mixes and matches these ingredients to create healthy meals that maximize weight-loss results. Stock up to prepare for the Challenge.<p><i>David Kirsch is a wellness visionary with over two decades of experience in uncovering and harnessing the powerful connection between mind, body, and spirit.</i> …

The Torch-and-Tone 14-Exercise Circuit

Exercise 1 Burpees with Spiderman Pushups<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart. Place your hands on the floor <b>(A)</b>, and quickly kick your legs straight out behind you <b>(B)</b>. Lower yourself into a pushup, at the same time bringing your right knee towards your right shoulder <b>(C)</b>, then, during …

4 Moves for Lean Legs and a Tight Butt

A stronger bottom half starts here.<p>You can target all the muscles that make up your bum and your legs—your glutes, quads, hamstrings, hips, inner thighs, calves—in this four-exercise workout. Basically, if you don't want a super-tight butt and hella-toned legs, stop reading now.<p>Yeah, we figured …

Women's Health

7 'Healthy' Ingredients That Are Making You Gain Weight

<b>Gluten-Free Products</b><br>First it was "fat-free." Then, it was "low-carb." Now, "gluten-free" is showing up on all sorts of food products. "There's nothing necessarily healthier about gluten-free pasta when compared to regular pasta," says London. "In fact, it's likely lower in protein and fiber than …

The Secret That Helped One Celeb Trainer Lose 30 Pounds

And no, it's not some trendy Hollywood thing—it's way doable.<p>TOM SCHIRMACHER<p>More proof that trying to lose weight and keep it off is a universal struggle: Even celebrity trainers—i.e., those who focus on diet and weight loss for a <i>living</i>—have their ups and downs. Over the weekend, …

Lose Weight and Gain Strength, Energy, and Stamina by November!

<b>What the Next 28 Days Will Look Like</b><br>For those of you who know me—or have heard of my "take no prisoners" approach to transforming bodies—prepare yourself to train like you've never trained before! Every Monday for the next four weeks, you'll find a highly customized David Kirsch Express workout® …

Healthy Foods... That Aren't

<b>How many times have you overheard someone say, "Oh, you can eat as much of that as you want... it's healthy!"</b><p>This phenomenon is one that we've all heard, all been encouraged by, and all deep down knew that something about eating too much of anything doesn't seem quite right.<p>It's time for a little …

9 Diet Changes Real Women Made to Lose More Than 50 Pounds

8 Diet Changes Real Women Made to Lose More Than 50 Pounds<p>You're definitely going to want to steal at least one.<p>When you've got a lot of weight to lose, deciding where to begin can be super-overwhelming—but we've got a good place for you to start. We've talked to dozens of women who completely …

These Workouts Are More Effective Than Running

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word "cardio"? Is it running?<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Workouts More Effective Than Running</b><p>It wouldn't be surprising if that was your first thought. Running has become the unofficial go-to cardio workout -- great for …

Why ab workouts are a waste of time - CNN.com

Bad advice and outdated research could be putting a kink in your workout efforts. Here are some fitness myths that have proved to be just that.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. facts<p>Fitness: Myths vs. …

Weightloss tips

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism<p>A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn<p>You exercise, and you try to eat right. But unfortunately you may still be slowing down your calorie burn—and your weight-loss efforts—without even realizing it. Lauren Slayton, M.S., R.D., …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

The 25 WORST Diet Tips Ever

<b>Fat Makes You Fat</b><br>It depends on the type of fats you're eating, says Tricia Psota, R.D., a nutritionist based in Washington D.C. "Fats in chips, cookies, and greasy foods can increase cholesterol and your risk for certain diseases. But good fats, like those found in nuts, avocados, and salmon, …

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

<b>Your Hair is Falling Out</b><br>Protein is the building block of all of your cells—your hair follicles included. "If your hair follicles are strong, they keep your hair on your head, despite the tugging we do all day and the wind going through your hair," says Blatner. But if you're chronically skimping on …

Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

<b>Reverse Lunge with Twist & Pull</b> <b><br>Targets:</b> butt, thighs, core, shoulders, and upper back<p>Stand with your arms extended forward at chest height, holding one end of the band in each hand. Step your left foot back, and lower into a lunge. Twist your torso over your right leg, and pull your hands farther …

Train your brain to crave healthy food - CNN.com

A superfood is easy to find in the grocery store, contains nutrients that are known to enhance longevity and has other health benefits that are backed by peer-reviewed, scientific studies. Broccoli makes the list because it's one of nature's most nutrient-dense foods, with only 30 calories per cup. …

Fire Up Your Hidden Fat Burners

What's more, building strength in your shoulders and hips can boost your efficiency in any other workout you do. That means you'll get more bang for your fat-blasting buck during squats and lunges, pushups and planks. And because they're two major joints of your upper and lower body, strengthening …