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Foods For Clear Skin

To keep blemishes at bay, try incorporating the following seven foods, recommended by nationally recognized dietitian and nutritionist Elisa Zied, author of <i>YOUNGER NEXT WEEK: Your Ultimate Rx to Reverse the Clock, Boost Energy and Look and Feel Younger in 7 Days</i>, and internationally renowned …

Nutrition

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Run a 5K Faster with These Five Fun Workouts

Working on a 3.1-mile PR? Coach Jenny has your training covered.<p>There's nothing like racing a hard 5K, especially when the runner's high kicks in. It's a rewarding distance to race, and you can run many of them in a season!<p>In order to race fast, you've got to run fast in training. Here are five fun …

Marathons

7 Foods That Boost Weight Loss AND Improve Your Workout

Double up on the benefits (and deliciousness!)<p>Weight loss and your workout go together like the Kardashians and contouring. One without the other just seems wrong! So why not turn to food options that do double duty and help you crush it in both areas? "There are definitely some foods that can help …

The Best Weight-Loss Tips

The 9 Best Weight-Loss Tips Ever!<p>Those extra pounds will vanish in no time<p>We rounded up the best weight-loss tips we’ve ever published and put them all in one convenient spot. Click through to jumpstart your weight-loss goals now!<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Don’t Forget to Eat Right<p>Hit the gym all you …

3 Refreshing Facts About Weight Loss That Will Make it Seem So Much Less Intimidating

<b>1. One Bad Day Won’t Wreck Your Results</b><br>A lot of women beat themselves up about one “bad” day, but the fact is you physically can’t gain much weight in 24 hours. After all, since a pound of fat contains about 3,500 calories, you’d have to consume 3,500 calories <i>more</i> than what you burn to gain a …

Yes, Toy Story 4 Is Happening

Fox; Jamie McCarthy—Getty Images<p>Dreamworks; Jim Spellman—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Disney; Alberto E. Rodriguez—Getty Images<p>Lucasfilm/Disney XD; Frazer …

Animation

Star Wars VII gets official title: 'The Force Awakens'

The official Star Wars Twitter account has also confirmed that the much-anticipated sequel has concluded principal photography.<p>The next "Star Wars" film has been given its title: "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens."<p>The news means that fans of George Lucas' sci-fi space series finally have a …

Star Wars

A beginner's guide to the art of hiking

A walk in the park is one thing, but a wilderness hike is another. Go too far, choose a route too tough, set off without appropriate gear or the right preparation, and an outdoor adventure can turn ugly and maybe even dangerous.<p>Here are some top tips for beginners in the art of hiking.<p>Choose the …

Camping

7 Lazy Ways to Lose More Weight

<b>Diet Twice a Week</b><br>In a three-month study, women who went on a low-carb diet for two days per week lost nine pounds, while those who scaled back to 1,500 calories every day for the entire week lost the same amount. Here's what's probably happening: On a strict diet that never gives you freedom, …

Quaint Fishing Village Reine Will Make You Want To Run Off To Norway Immediately

Have you ever felt the urge to escape it all, run off to Norway and hole up in a converted red fisherman's cottage?<p>No, you have not? Perhaps that's because you haven't seen Reine, the Norwegian fishing village with an estimated population of just about 300. The village is nestled in the Lofoten …

Derrick Rose tweaks ankles in return

MILWAUKEE -- After sitting out the previous two games because of ankle sprains, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose returned to action in …

I Stopped Making Excuses and Lost More Than 100 Pounds!

<b>The Change</b><br>I remember going into the office on a Tuesday and just crying about my weight. I left work early—around 4 p.m.—and went on a run before I had to pick up my kids at 6 p.m. to clear my head. It was hard, and I cried the entire time. It was embarrassing because I was outside on major roads …

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

Running 101

Take these simple steps to become a runner.<p>For the past two years, I've been teaching a class for beginning runners at the University of Oregon. But this is no typical college course, because we spend more time running together than discussing and debating.<p>The class meets twice a week for 50 …

Marathons

How to Take Landscape Photos

Get tips for taking great photos of landscapes in this how-to photo gallery, from National Geographic.

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

National Geographic Travel

The Best Nutrition Advice and Weight Loss Tips

But the truly stylish always look smart; you’ll never see a photo of Pharrell Williams wearing crocs or Victoria Beckham in a meat dress. Here at Eat …

4 Ways to Burn More Fat

<b>Lift Weights</b><br>When trainer Tia Falcone helped Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri shed 50 pounds, weight training was essential to her success. "All women need to gain as much muscle as humanly possible,” she says. “That's what's going to make you smaller, and it raises your base metabolism permanently." …

Derrick Rose misses another game due to ankle injuries

Rose was initially probable and expected to play, but he'll instead miss his second straight game.<p>Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will not play on Tuesday against the Orlando Magic, sitting out a second straight game due to injuries to both ankles. Rose suffered an ankle injury against …

Get a killer core: The 1 workout move you need to tone your abs, arms

Looking to get a killer core and strong, toned arms? Forget wasting hours at the gym — this double duty move is the only workout you need to tone both your upper body and your abs at once, and you can do it anywhere.<p>That's right, it's just one move: <b>The slow mountain climber.</b><p>Holding the plank …

Workouts