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How to Reset Your Metabolism in Exactly 24 Hours

Exercise and dietary "quick fixes" might seem enticing, but in the long-run, they could wreak havoc with your metabolism. Lyn-Genet Recitas, …

Wellness

5+ Benefits of Squatting and How to Prepare

When you squat, with your heels firmly on the ground and your back nice and straight, you will feel your hamstrings, quads, achilles tendons, lower …

Exercise

The 4 Things This Woman Cut out of Her Diet to Lose 30 Pounds in 100 Days

Refreshingly simple—and amazingly successful.<p>Lots of people resolve to lose weight in the new year—then for a variety of reasons end up throwing in …

Fitness

Lose 10 Pounds in Two Weeks With the ‘Target 100’ Low-Carb Detox Diet

Over the years, we’ve met lots of inspiring weight loss success stories. But we’ve met a lot of diet dropouts, too. “The dieters who keep quitting …

Nutrition

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

The Truth About What Alcohol Does to Your Heart

This article originally appeared on Time<p>Having a drink or two a day can be a good thing, at least as far as the heart is concerned. There are nearly …

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Fitness Fridays: Fitmelle On Her Transformation And Why We Should Focus On Fat Loss — Not Weight Loss

Courtesy of Fitmelle<p>Love can really change people. In fact, it was the catalyst that motivated Michelle G. to make a change to her health and her …

A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

How one man lost 50 pounds using the 5:2 intermittent fasting diet

Fasting may seem like a drastic way to lose weight, but it can be safe and effective when done in moderation, according to self-improvement blogger Dave Wentworth.<p>The mechanical engineer, who lives in Michigan, decided to try the 5:2 intermittent fasting diet after joining a weight-loss competition …

Holistic Medicine

Today's Workout 114: The 4-move circuit to switch up your upper-body routine

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>You don't need to do a bunch of crazy, off-the-wall exercises to switch up your upper-body workout routine. All …

17 Quick Snack Ideas For Late-Night Studying

Find your new go-to brain food.

How to stop smoking - 14 ways to shake the habit for National Stop Smoking Day

There’s no getting away from it: smoking’s terrible for you. You probably already know that half of smokers will die as a result of their addiction, …

Alkaline diet: the secret to good health, or just another food plan taking the pH?

At last, we have a diet with the royal seal of approval. The Duchess of York is on a "very strong, clean alkaline diet," and says she is using green juices to kick-start her day. "I put turmeric in it with ginger, pineapple and a lot of asparagus because it’s a natural diuretic. I really find that …

Smoking leaves 30-year legacy on your DNA

<b>(CNN) —</b> Smokers have a "footprint" of their addiction on their genes that could be used to identify, and develop treatments for, smoking-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a new study published Tuesday.<p>An analysis of almost 16,000 blood samples from smokers, …

This Is How Long You Can Safely Keep Food in Your Fridge

<b>Looking to prolong the life of your food? Shop these items to keep them fresh and organized:</b>

Food

The Shred Diet

It’s promise sounds incredible. Lose 2 clothing sizes in just six weeks, all without starving. EAT SMARTER looks at the shred diet for accuracy.<p>Dr. …