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Elbow Pain? 6 Tips for Training Around Cranky Elbows

It’s Monday and if you’re like most testosterone raging males, that means bench press and lots of it.<p>However, elbow pain can easily put a damper on …

Biomechanics

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

10 Smart Ways to Organize and Store Your Spices

Familiar with the struggle of trying to find the cinnamon or the garlic powder among more than a dozen other spices in varying-sized containers with …

Spices

3 Lunge Variations Perfect For Toned Legs and a Perky Butt!

When people say the word "lunge" at the gym, it's usually met with groans. It may not be your favorite exercise, but if there's one move that can really jump-start your weight-loss efforts and target your legs and butt, it's the lunge. But before you start just lunging around all over the place, …

Weight Loss

A Psychologist Explains Why Being Socially Awkward Is Actually an Advantage | Inc.com

Most awkward people can solve complex mathematical equations with ease. But put them in a casual social gathering, and they'll find small talk mind-boggling.<p>Ty Tashiro, a psychologist and the author of <i>Awkward: The Science of Why We're Socially Awkward and Why That's Awesome</i>, says socially awkward …

Self-help

The Lazy Man (And Woman’s) Guide To Weight Loss

I’m going to go ahead and confess something right now: I love being lazy. It doesn’t pervade every aspect of my life, but laziness, well, it just …

Get In a Quick Body Burn With These 15-Minute Workout Videos

Don't have time for a long workout? Don't skip it entirely! Squeeze in some fitness in just 15 minutes with these workout videos. Do one now and one later or do two in a row for a total of 30 minutes. We've got bodyweight workouts, dumbbell workouts, Pilates, boot-camp-style, beginner workouts, and …

Exercise

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

An 8-Step Guide To Tapping Into Your Spiritual Side Today

I grew up in a secular household, and I thought this was pretty awesome as a kid. After all, I got to sleep in every weekend because I never had to …

Morning, Noon or Night: When Is the Best Time to Break a Sweat?

When it comes to working out, timing is everything. In fact, health experts say choosing between a 6 a.m. run and a 7 p.m. spin class can make a huge difference for your fitness goals. So, when is the best time of day to work out? That's where things get complicated. Just as your weight fluctuates, …

Fitness

7 Everyday Habits That Improve Mood, According to Science

Some of these happiness habits may surprise you—but scientific research shows they really work.<p>Some of these happiness habits may surprise you—but …

Happiness

10 Yoga Poses That Help With Bloating, Back Pain and More

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Yoga

The Coolest Health and Fitness Products That Give Back to Breast Cancer Research

While giving money directly to a charity or volunteering is always great way to support breast cancer research, many of the health and fitness products you're already buying are now donating proceeds to the cause. If you're in the market for a new gadget, outfit, or just a great workout class, …

Cancer

The Real World Guide to Losing Weight

<i>by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS</i><p>Even after being a personal trainer for nearly 15 years, starting with a new client is still always exciting for me. Over the years, I've worked with people of all ages and fitness levels, from professional MMA fighters to hardworking stay-at-home moms and busy …

Fitness

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Gift Ideas<p>All certifiably more romantic than plastic-wrapped bodega flowers.<p>23 Photos10 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

How I Lost Weight without Trying.

I have tried every fad diet and trendy workout New York City has to offer.<p>I’ve strictly counted calories, obsessed about everything I ate, juice …

Fitness

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Politics<p>The outdoor company, led by founder Yvon Chouinard, is here to fight “evil.”<p>By Rosecrans Baldwin3 days agoView More<p>Travel<p>Yes, you should blow …

Fitness

The 12 Best Foods to Eat When You Hit a Weight-Loss Plateau

Your scale is going to love this grocery list.<p>As a dietitian, I've given the weight-loss plateau pep talk countless times because it's <i>so</i> common. A majority of my clients start losing one to two pounds per week, and then—<i>bam</i>—the scale just stops. The annoying and somewhat good news is that it's …

8 Key Yoga Poses For Runners

You already know yoga is awesome for your mind and your body. But what about using it to improve your running performance? Yoga has been around in …

7 Habits That Helped Me Lose 22 Pounds & Keep It Off

The first time I reached my goal weight after struggling with my body for years, I was stoked. I thought to myself, <i>So all it takes is to eat less and</i> …

The Worst Fitness Tips Top Trainers Have Ever Heard

To many, the world of working out can seem like it’s full of rules. Keep your back flat during a push-up, squeeze your glutes in a plank—and don’t …

6 Low-Impact Workouts That Burn the Most Calories

When most of us think about a calorie-torching workout, we think of two words: hard work. We think of activities like jumping, sprinting, bootcamp, …

Suspension Training

10 x 10 x 10

Let's remove all excuses regarding your inability to hit up the gym or that travel consumed your time away from exercise. Not only do you have other awesome bodyweight workouts on my HuffPost blog page, but you have yet another great bodyweight workout to use called 10 x 10 x 10. Ten different …

Workouts

The 4-Stretch Test To Tell If You're Dangerously Inflexible

These four stretches are exactly what Walter Norton, Jr., director of training at the Institute of Performance & Fitness in North Reading, MA, uses to gauge every new client's flexibility—whether they're a pro athlete, a celebrity or an average person looking to improve their fitness. Find out what …

Exercise

10 Herbs That Heal Infographic

10 Herbs That Heal Infographic

Infographics

Steve Jobs’s widow 'begged' DiCaprio and Bale not to take biopic role

Laurene Jobs allegedly called stars to dissuade them from taking part in Danny Boyle-directed drama, according to the Hollywood Reporter<p>Steve Jobs’s widow Laurene Jobs called Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale to beg them not to play her husband in a forthcoming biopic, according …

Universal Pictures

Becoming the Person I Drank to Be

When I was 12 years old, my family went on a cruise where I met and became fast friends with a 13-year-old girl. Let's call her Jane.<p>Jane was effortlessly cool. She drew in both kids and adults. And when I heard my mom call her fearless, I decided I wanted to be fearless, too.<p>I wouldn't say I was …

Drug Addiction

5 ‘No Excuses’ Tricks to Stick to Your Workouts

These easy tricks will pinpoint what’s keeping you from getting fit — and help you learn how to get back on track with your routine.<p>We’ve all had …

Fitness

The Best Fruits And Vegetables For Weight Loss

Eating fruits and vegetables of all kinds is good for you, but some are better than others when it comes to losing weight.<p>Produce with a lot of fiber and a low glycemic index could help a person achieve and maintain and healthy weight, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS …

Nutrition