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5 Myths About HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) Debunked

You’ve probably heard again and again that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) gets people amazing results in fat loss and fitness training. HIIT …

How to Build a Protein Bowl You Will Love

Protein bowls — so hot right now! And it’s not just because they look great on Instagram. They can also satisfy your nutritional needs while …

9 Crazy Fitness Trends to Make Your Workout More Fun

The only thing harder than starting a new workout program is sticking with it. Boredom and lack of variety makes it tough to get motivated. Plus, …

16 Essential CrossFit Moves

Whether you are a newbie CrossFitter or a seasoned veteran, there are foundational movements that everyone should master prior to completing a WOD …

The 5 Worst Pieces of Fitness Advice

Go outside and ride your bike.<p>Video of the Day<p>That’s what my mom would say when I complained about being fat as a kid.<p>She wasn’t completely wrong. If …

The Best Sex Positions for Any Kind of Lover

When poet William Cowper said, “Variety’s the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavor,” he may very well have been talking about the bedroom.<p>…

The 10 Worst Things to Eat at a Salad Bar and the 10 Best

If you thought the salad bar was a safe haven for healthy eating, you will be disappointed by how quickly things can go south. The truth is it only …

30 Days of Thankfulness Challenge

What are you grateful for today? Friends, family, job, health, a house, pets, children — those are all great things to start with. Or what about fall …

Are Omega-3s Worth the Money?

A New York Times headline about fish oil caused confusion among consumers. The March 2015 article “Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research” …

How to Get Amazing Results With Just a Weight Plate

You don't need a ton of fancy training equipment to get fit. In fact, depending on your goals, you may only need one thing: A weight plate. This …

4 Signs You May Be Eating Too Much Protein

Protein is essential for your health for many reasons: People who are trying to lose weight usually follow a low-carb, high-protein diet.<p>Video of the …

10 Body-Fat Burning Moves

I’ve always been drawn to the decathlon -- I’m amazed at how these athletes can excel in 10 different events. It’s an incredible feat, and as an …

10 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Will Fill You Up

Are you cutting down on carbs? If you’re focused on building or maintaining muscle, you may be interested in upping protein rather than carbohydrates …

The Best Exercises for Every Major Muscle

While breaking down the body into constituent body parts may not always be the ideal way to exercise, knowing which exercises are more efficient and …

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20 Foods That Will Make Your Cold Worse

You have a cold. You feel miserable. Tempted to reach for junky comfort foods? Think twice. Many of them will do more harm than good in your fight to …

10 Workout Moves You're Probably Doing Wrong (And How to Fix Them)

You don’t have to hire a personal trainer to start a new exercise program, but it’s important to know that there's a science to each of your favorite …

Easy Meal Planning for Managing Your Diabetes

When you have Type 2 diabetes, figuring out what to eat — not to mention when and how much to eat — can feel overwhelming. But there are plenty of …

What You Really Need to Know About Supplements

It’s no secret the average American diet falls nutritionally short.<p>Video of the Day<p>All of the “eat the rainbow” advice seems to have gone in one ear …

The 12 Best (and 12 Worst) Fast-Food Breakfast Choices

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but that doesn’t mean you always have time to eat it at home. Traveling, running low on …

This Is What the Happiest People Have In Common

What do the happiest people value the most? According to a new study, there are many factors that play into your overall well-being — and a good …

7 Foods That Are Ruining Your Smile

You brush your teeth daily, have flossed since you were a kid and even visit your dentist twice a year for a professional cleaning. But when it comes …

12 Exercise Swaps to Help You Break Through a Plateau

You know the routine: squats, lunges, leg curls, pushups, etc. You don’t realize you’re on autopilot until halfway through your workout when you find …

Could Your Sex Life Be Messing With Your Workouts?

Can having sex before an intense workout or race affect your athletic performance? Well, that all depends on who you ask. There are several theories …

Ronda Rousey

The One Thing That May Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

There may be good news for some of those diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes: According to new research, even those living with the condition for a decade …

Health Benefits & Risks of Activated Charcoal

Charcoal has been used in medicine since the ancient Egyptians used it to absorb the odor of rotting wounds, Drugs.com states. Useful for its ability …

What Bottled Water Is Safe for Babies?

If you are searching for a type of water to use in order to mix your baby’s formula, or simply wondering what kind of water you can give your baby to …

The Chemical in Breakfast Cereal That Could Be Making You Fat

Refined sugar and infrequent exercise may not be the only factors contributing to obesity. Some breakfast cereals and processed foods, cookware and …

14 Exercises to Offset Sitting All Day

We all know that sitting for an extended period of time isn’t good for your health. But unfortunately, roughly 80 percent of jobs are now considered …

11 Plank Variations for Rock-Solid Abs

Eight hours and one minute: That’s the world record for longest-held plank! But you don’t have to be a planking superstar (thank goodness!) to get …

The Fascinating Link Between Walnuts and Weight Loss

We already knew walnuts were delicious and nutritious, but it turns out they might also be a secret weapon against weight gain.<p>Video of the Day<p>A new …