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How to Become a Runner!

If you're anything like me then you were definitely not born a runner. I dreaded running that mile in PE class as a kid and admittedly endurance …

3 Yoga Breathing Exercises to Remedy Everything From Fatigue to Stress

Breathing may be the most innate, natural thing we do, and yet it is so often overlooked as a part of our general well-being. Our breath has the …

A strategy to use when you don’t get the credit you deserve

Practical lessons from a historical figure who was actually happier the more "under-valued" he felt.<p>Have you ever held it against someone because …

7 Mouthwatering Garlic Mashed Potato Recipes Just in Time for the Holidays

'Tis the season for carbs, slow cookers, and instant pots. But let's get the hard part out of the way first. Before you click away and shun me …

10 Foods To Boost Your Memory And Improve Focus

Go ace your exams this year and thank me later.<p>November 15, 2017<p>With finals coming up, I'm on the lookout for some tricks and hacks that'll help with …

Plank Variations: 'I Tried Different Plank Variations Every Day For 2 Weeks, And Here's What Happened' | Women's Health

1. Forearm Plank<p><b>How to:</b> Start to get into a pushup position, but bend your elbows and rest your weight on your forearms instead of on your hands. Your body should form a straight line from your shoulders to your ankles. Brace your core by contracting your abs as if you were about to be punched in …

Whether or not you become incredibly successful comes down to the simple choices you make

If you want world-class success, you need to make world-class choices. Most people do not make world-class choices. Hell, most of the time they don't even make good ones.<p>As a result, their lifestyle is not world-class. They're overweight, unhappy, and stuck. They're broke, dating people they don't …

Self-improvement

Books to give and get this season

A book makes for a perfect gift. What’s more, it’s easy to wrap. Prices can vary widely depending on where you shop [insert a shout out to your favorite local retailer here!], so look around before you buy.<p>Look who's back!<p>“Origin” by Dan Brown. The author of “The Da Vinci Code” is back with a new …

11 things organized and productive people do every day

We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we can, every second of the day. We fear that slowing down to get organized will kill our …

'I've Helped Hundreds Of People Lose Weight—This Is The Best Way To See Results' | Women's Health

The most important part of food journaling is categorizing the type of hunger beforehand. I break it down into three possibilities in <i>The Body Clock Diet</i>: emotional, behavioral, and physical. Emotional eating encompasses anything that's prompted by pure thought and feeling, for example when you eat …

9 ways to stop dwelling on things

Struggling to move on from certain events or emotions? Give these tips a try...<p>It's something we're all familiar with. There's been an argument, an …

Best Healthy Frozen Foods | Women's Health

10 Frozen Meals That Are Actually Good For You<p>Comfort foods with a boost.<p>Davide Luciano<p><i>A girl's gotta eat, but she needn't spent hours over a hot stove. Enter our 2017 Super Market Heroes, where we've found the healthiest (and tastiest!) boxed, bagged, and canned goods around—all ready in 10</i> …

A Trainer Shares the "Magic Number" of Runs You Should Do Every Week

If you're new to running, you probably have a lot of questions — and you're certainly not the only one. You might want to know what kind of shoes are best, how far you should be running, what good foot strike is, etc. But there's one basic question that you likely haven't asked yet, and it's a …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast You Should Eat To Lose Belly Fat, According To A Trainer

If we could snap our fingers and, poof!, have a flat belly, life would be grand. Sigh. While there’s no magic wish or pill that reduces belly fat, …

Our 10 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes

When it comes to making healthy choices, we're always looking for smart ways to make it easier. That's why slow cooker recipes that put the emphasis …

Healthy Eating

This 7-Minute Workout Can Actually Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

“Even in normal-weight individuals who perform the seven-minute workout, improvement through a decrease in waist circumference can be achieved thus leading to a better cardio-protective nutritional status,” the paper concludes.<p>WHAT?! The workout actually isn’t anything you haven’t done before. …

North Korea Rouses Neighbors to Reconsider Nuclear Weapons

As North Korea races to build a weapon that for the first time could threaten American cities, its neighbors are debating whether they need their own nuclear arsenals.<p>The North’s rapidly advancing capabilities have scrambled military calculations across the region, and doubts are growing the United …

North Korea

How To Prevent Vision Loss | Women's Health

Yes, Your Vision Is Probably Getting Worse—But Here's What You Can Do To Stop It<p>​The very thing that's slowly robbing us of our sight is the one thing we can't seem to turn away from. WH explores one of the stealthiest health perils of our time.<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors …

Women's Health

This 9-Minute Core Routine Will Leave Your Abs Quivering—And Toned | Women's Health

<b>The Half Boat</b><p>Sit on the floor with your knees bent in front of you and your feet on the floor. Then, raise your feet off the floor so that your lower legs are at a 45 degree angle to the ground. Hold this position for five counts.<p><b>The Half Pigeon</b><p>Move your legs into a pigeon pose (with one leg bent …

3 Tricks To Maintain Your Training Schedule Through Winter

<i>This post originally appeared on Ayesha Makim’s blog</i> Run With Me<i>.</i>Your alarm goes off and you feel the bite in the air. The winter training attire you …

Marathons

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

Five Ways Meditation Saved My Life (No, Really)

Before I finally figured out how to quit my 9-5 job (after years of dreaming and talking about it but never actually doing it), I had a crushing …

Meditation

For Strength, Weight Loss, or Endurance: Total Body Fitness in 20 Minutes

Right here, right now, we’re telling you that “I don’t have enough time” is no longer an acceptable reason to bail on a workout. Whether your goal is …

Fitness