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20 Recipes To Help You Eat Healthy Without Being An Annoying Diet Snob

At some point we've all been guilty of it.<p>You know, being the person who just can't seem to STFU about the latest, ridiculous diet.<p>How else would the …

Cooking

Why Do So Many of Us Think of Exercise As a Luxury Rather Than a Necessity?

By · 8/12/2015, 2:10 p.m.<p>Shutterstock<p>Confession: The number of times I’ve toted my yoga mat to the office only to end up skipping my yoga class and …

13 Meals That Are Naturally Gluten-Free

Why force down a cardboard-like piece of pizza when you could have a tomato, mozzarella, and basil salad?

The 5 Best Yoga Moves for Athletes

If you associate yoga with crunchy human pretzels and Cirque de Soleil, it’s time you got schooled. “Yoga can obviously help with flexibility and range of motion,” says Sage Rountree, a Raleigh, N.C.-based endurance sports coach, and author of <i>Everyday Yoga</i>. But it can also “help build strength, and …

11 fitness 'truths' that are doing more harm than good

Unfortunately, there's a lot of "fitness" advice out there that won't help you meet your goals and could actually be doing you more harm than good.<p>For example, which matters more for weight loss: exercise or diet?<p>Are marathons the best way to get fit?<p>The answers to these questions might surprise …

Fitness

A Better Reason to Be Fit

<b>"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." -- John F. Kennedy</b><p>Here's a question for you: Why do you exercise? Why do you try to stay in shape?<p>(And if you don't exercise and hate everything about …

Health Benefits of Giving Up Fast Food

But did you know that eating fast food can negatively affect much more than your waistline? Researchers have found that a diet high in fast food — …

Nutrition

Eating Carbs Helped Humans Develop Big Brains

Take that, Atkins diet<p>Humans are physically different from other apes in some important ways—including the fact that humans have much bigger brains, which use about a quarter of the calories we consume. But figuring out the diet that facilitated our big, energetically expensive brains hasn’t been …

Why Food, Sleep and Exercise Are Critical to Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How we care for our bodies affects our performance at work. Skipping your twice weekly workout because you believe you are strapped for time leads to negative habits that impact your overall happiness and productivity. …

Wellness

5 Home Workouts Saving You From January Gym Crowds

A whopping 66% of people who make New Year’s resolutions set fitness-related goals for themselves, Details reports. Unfortunately, these shared …

Get Fit and Get On with Your Day in Just 20 Minutes

1. Run and Sprawl<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Run in place with high knees, pumping arms for 4 seconds. In one fluid motion, crouch, place palms on floor, jump feet back to …

Bodyweight Exercise

7 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda

The Coca-Cola company has identified the culprit behind America’s weight problem. And it wants to put the blame on….you.<p>The world’s largest producer …

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6 reasons why exercise can supercharge your productivity

Starbucks President Michelle Gass wakes up at 4:30 a.m. every morning to run. <i>Vogue</i> editor Anna Wintour is on the tennis court by 6:00 a.m. every morning before work. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, frequently starts his day with a morning run.<p>What do these highly successful people know …

Time Management

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking Soda

Drinking soda is an easy habit to fall back into — it’s everywhere, and it’s easy to consider diet versions to be a relatively harmless vice. A sip …

Nutrition

23 DIYs To Try With Your Kids Before School Starts

Summer crafts and hacks to get your family ready for fall.

A Week of Clean-Eating Dinners and Sides

Get healthy recipes in this 7-day clean-eating meal plan, plus a printable shopping list.<p>Eating clean may seem like a trendy idea, but in the …

23 Genius Ways to Get Organized Before School Starts

150390<p><h1>A Homework Crate</h1><br /> <br/><br /> <p>This homework crate from <a href="http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/" …

Kindle Fire

5 Ways We Can Improve Professionalism in Our Students

"10 points off for turning this in late."<p>"I could barely read your work; since it is so sloppy, I'm not providing feedback."<p>"You're losing points for …

Teaching

83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions

Here at Greatist, we're always looking for ways to make our favorite foods healthier without sacrificing flavor. So we compiled a list of our best substitutions and discovered some new ones along the way. Below are our 83 (!) top picks, guaranteed to make that next meal a delicious, healthier hit. …

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don't Involve Running

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Sure, running is a great workout to have as a part of your cardio repertoire -- it's not only a great way to get fitter, but it improves your mental wellbeing, too. (Read one woman's story about how running saved her life.) But it's not right for …