Mareena Lim

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Get Ready for Summer With This Full-Body Workout From the Tone It Up Girls

Tighten and tone from head to toe with this total-body routine.<p>Want to shape up for warmer weather? Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott (who you probably …

Why Calorie Counting Doesn’t Work For Everyone—And What You Should Do Instead

Feel like your calorie budget defines you? Read this.<p>Even if you literally know nothing about losing weight, you've probably heard that counting calories is a thing people use to do it. While keeping track of your cals to get an estimate of exactly how much you're eating and whether your favorite …

13 People Who Lost 40+ Pounds Share What Really Got Them Results

Real weight-loss stories that will motivate the hell outta you.<p>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us how they lost weight with major-but-doable lifestyle changes. We received a lot of stories from people who set out to lose weight for a variety of reasons — some for health reasons, …

11 Modern, Sexy, and Historical Royal Romance Books You'll Be Addicted To

It's a given that stories about royalty almost always come with romance. Forbidden love, treachery, and sex — what's to hate? From a modern love story about falling for a prince to a compelling twist on history, the 11 books ahead are sure to please every type of reader. So go ahead and cancel all …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Cooking

23 Surprising Weight-Loss Tips That Are Actually Doable

RIP elimination diets, quick fixes, and detoxes.

12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

12 small lifestyle habits you can adopt to save more money

Do you drop $10 to $15 on fast-casual lunches every day? Are you quick to buy something you don't actually need? Do you make purchases to keep up with the same level of luxury your friends enjoy?<p>These seemingly small habits, and many more, could be keeping you from saving hundreds, even thousands, …

Personal Finance

27 High-Protein Breakfasts for When You're Sick of Just Eggs

Healthy Eating

13 Ways to Switch Up Scrambled Eggs So You Never Get Tired of Them

You’ve heard it a million times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And when it comes to breakfast, eggs are king. There are so many …

Breakfast

Welcome to Your Clean-Eating Plan For 2017

Eating clean is easy when you have all the ingredients on hand. Our 2-Week Clean-Eating Plan sets you up for success with easy-to-make and delicious recipes, printable shopping lists, and a weekly rundown of what to prep, make, and save. The plan, created by the registered dietitians Stephanie …

18 Easy, Healthy Meals Anyone Can Make In 2018

Step away from the detox diet.

21 Quinoa Recipes That'll Help You Stay Healthy and Full

We don't have to tell you that quinoa is one of the healthiest and most nutrient-packed grains out there — you already know why the ingredient is super popular — but perhaps, even though you have heard everything there is to know about its beneficial properties, you don't know how to cook it. Don't …

Healthy Eating

25 life hacks to help you save money and stay organized in 2017

<b>Fly right</b><br>The Hopper app analyzes flights — it claims to have “trillions” in its archives — to help you find the best times to fly and buy. (Free for …

Cleaning

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

Note-Taking

26 must-have apps for college life

So yay, you're in college!<p>Less yay: you have no idea what you're doing.<p>I mean, I don't care what anyone says, adulting is hard. But I believe in you, …

Get a Better Butt With This 30-Day Squat Challenge

With summer in full swing, you probably don't want to spend any of your precious downtime in the gym, but you still want to feel fit and strong, right? (Right.) Enter this perfect 30-day squat challenge, handcrafted with love for <i>Glamour</i> by Reebok trainer Alexia Clark (pictured above). You can do …

Workouts

12 Simple Ways to Start Exercising Again After a Break

If the only workout you’ve done over the past few weeks is beating yourself up for being lazy, it’s time to forgive and move on. We asked weight loss …

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

Beyond Athens: The Best Books on the Ancient World

Anthony Everitt’s newly released book the <i>Rise of Athens</i> carries the provocative subtitle <i>The Story of the World’s Greatest Civilization</i>. While that’s certainly debatable, Everitt does make a very strong case for the great Greek city-state. Athens is, after all, the birthplace of democracy: a lasting …

Most Popular Personal Finance Posts of 2016

Money management isn’t easy, but we do our best to break it down for you. Here are some of our best personal finance guides, primers, and explainers …

Personal Finance

If You're Looking to Eat Healthier, Start With These 10 Tips Now

If this is the year you've committed to losing weight, making these 10 diet changes will make a huge difference is reaching your goal. You can do it!

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20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

Loneliness

How To Lose 40 Pounds

This story begins in the least likely place: McDonald's. I feel a bit ashamed writing this blog because I love McDonald's, especially their breakfast sandwiches. I teach healthy brain habits; I work with athletes: I'm not supposed to eat fast food. I stopped eating Micky D's breakfast sammies …