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This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

Quantum Living: Epigenetics And Exercise: How Genes Take Shape To Change Your DNA One Workout At A Time

Are you ready for a DNA make-over that's guaranteed to help you get slimmer, stronger, happier and overall in great shape?<p>It's called Epigenetics, a cutting-edge new science that studies how our gene expression is influenced and changed by a whole host of factors--from diet, exercise, and …

Genetics

Everything You Need to Know About Cardio

The word 'cardio' is probably one of the first words you hear when you first start an exercise program.You know that cardio is an essential component …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Low-Sugar, High-Protein Maple Vanilla Overnight Oats

Ever since you tried overnight oats, they've been your go-to breakfast. With all the different combinations, from apple pie to chocolate peanut butter, you could have a new flavor every day of the week! The one thing you don't love is that it's not exactly superhigh in protein — that is, until …

25 of the Easiest Healthy Recipes

You already know the deal. In order to get ripped and lose weight you have to work out <i>and</i> eat healthy. But between your job, trips to the gym, and …

6 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Eggs

Are they the most perfect food on Earth?<p>Many Americans were raised on the theory that eggs were loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and that eating them was a surefire way to promote coronary heart disease. But that perception is changing. When Wake Forest University researchers reviewed some …

Nutrition

21 Cauliflower Recipes For Anyone Trying To Eat Fewer Carbs

Cauliflower pizza was just the beginning.

Here's Exactly How to Work Out if You Want to Lose Weight

No more guess work at the gym.<p>If you're trying to drop a few pounds, it can be totally overwhelming to figure out how to make sure your sweat sessions are helping you shed. On a basic level, losing weight and lowering your body fat percentage is a numbers game, says Ippolita Di Paola, a personal …

7 Self-Defeating Psychological Habits That Stymie Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last thing any of us want to do is get in our own way of succeeding. Yet, despite this great intention much of the way our psyches operate is from the unconscious. Whatever is unconscious can wreak havoc on our path to success. To …

Self-improvement

21 Cast Iron Skillet Recipes You Should Try

Time to use one of the most versatile tools in your kitchen.

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

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7 Second-Breakfast Ideas Nutritionists Swear By

We all laughed at Pippin’s obsession with the seven hobbit mealtimes in <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, but the hobbit had it right when it comes to second breakfast. A new study published in <i>Pediatric Obesity</i> made a splash for finding that two breakfasts are better than none in terms of weight loss. The authors …

Want Sexy Side Abs by Summer? This Workout Will Light Up Your Obliques

How to get those "V" muscles.<p>As a personal trainer, torso twisting is one of the most overlooked movement patterns I see with clients. Picture it: The phone rings and you simultaneously turn to your right, stand up, lean forward, reach with a hand, and twist to an upright posture. That’s a workout …

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

The Brain

The Thing That Will Help Your Lungs Stop Burning on Runs

Never feel winded again.<p><i>This article was written by Dominique Astorino and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>If you're anything like me, running is not a sport that comes easily. In fact, I don't remember any sport that ever came easily to me. It wasn't for a lack of health—I've …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

If you think Mexican food is unhealthy, then you need to read this cookbook

Living in Los Angeles means having to keep up with all the diets: Atkins diet, the Whole 30, the Paleo diet. There's no shortage of advice on what you should be eating.<p>Now there's finally a cookbook for the politically aware Chicano activist. "Decolonize Your Diet" serves up Mexican food recipes …

Mexican Food

The 15-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This core workout may be short on time, but it's high on intensity. Fitness instructor John Godfrey strategically builds in some rest time so you can …

Workouts

11 Sandwich Cake Recipes That Will Be the Talk of ALL Your Parties

Everyone has a favorite cake recipe that’s their go-to for get-togethers. Maybe yours is an eye-catching vertical layer cake, or a unique ice cream cone cake. Whatever your specialty, it’s likely a sweet confection — until now. Enter the Swedish-born invention that is the sandwich cake. The “cake” …

27 Tasty Crock Pot Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

Cooked slowly; eaten quickly.

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Pain

5 Reasons You Should Start Eating (Yes, Eating) Coconut Oil

So, you've finally broken down and purchased yourself a jar of coconut oil. But why are you supposed to be into it again?<p>"Coconut oil...is a type of fat that is actually utilized by the body to make energy," said clinical nutritionist Ariane Hundt. "Unlike other saturated fats, coconut oil is not …

Nutrition

Call her the baby whisperer: This neuroscientist knows how to get any infant to sleep through the night

Does your sprog still wake up multiple times per night? Are you ready to weep? Author Polly Moore is here to help<p>Matt Schneiderman<p>April 17, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Van Winkle’s.<p>Polly Moore is something of a baby whisperer. The Director of Sleep Research at California …

There's a dark side to 'emotional intelligence' even though everybody says it's a good thing

"People skills" are almost always assumed to be a good thing.<p>Search employment ads and you will find them listed as a qualification for a startling array of jobs, including Applebee's host, weight-loss specialist, CEO, shoe salesperson, and (no joke) animal-care coordinator.<p>The notion that people …

Emotional Intelligence

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

17 Make-Ahead BBQ Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Figuring out what to bring to your first barbecue of the season can be a major source of concern. The key to keeping your cool under pressure is making a dish that can be prepared in advance. Whether you’re thinking summer crock pot recipes or cold salads that taste better the next day, giving …

Going Veggie? 9 Ways Ditch Your Meat Cravings for Good

Sometimes you just want a burger.<p>Thinking about quitting meat, but not sure you can give up your beloved burgers? (Let’s not even talk about bacon...) Anybody who’s salivated thinking about biting into a Big Mac can tell you that meat cravings are <i>real</i>. “It’s instinctual that our bodies know that …

20 Vegetarian Dinners With 5 (or Fewer) Ingredients

How many times have you spotted a mouthwatering meatless recipe only to flee in panic after one glance at the seemingly endless ingredient …

Healthy Eating

17 Food Experiments That Are Good Enough To Eat

Edible boogers, for one.