Melissa Knight

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Fruits to Lose Weight Effectively and Safely

There are many methods to reduce weight, but fruits are favored by a great number of people. Let's take a look at the following fruits to lose weight …

10 Simple Ways to Eat Healthy Without Thinking

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your environment has an incredible ability to shape your behavior.<p>I have written previously about choice architecture and environment design, both of which are focused on the idea that, “By making small changes to the physical environment …

The 30-Day Bikini Body Meal Plan

Eat healthy, slim down, and prep for a tropical beach getaway with 30 days of delicious and healthy weight loss meal plans<p>Even if you have little time to cook, a buzzing social life, or a weakness for ice cream, this weight loss meal plan can help you drop pounds fast. With 1,500 balanced calories …

Thinking About Skipping Your Workout Today? Just Tell Yourself THIS

Some #MotivationMonday for when you need that extra push<p>Sometimes, you're raring to hit the gym—and other times, it's a hustle just to lace up your kicks. We <i>totally</i> get it. But here's the thing: Usually, getting to the gym is about 95 percent of the tough part. Once you're on the treadmill, the …

9 Beauty Habits That Give You Wrinkles

Cut them out now to save your skin later.<p><i>By Aly Walansky for</i> Daily Makeover<p>Wrinkles are a part of aging—and life. While we know to expect wrinkles as we get older, some of the battle has nothing to do with age. Your beauty routines and habits can impact wrinkling as well. See the bad habits that …

The Worst "Healthy" Snacks for Weight Loss

You'll never guess how many calories they really pack<p>Snacks serve many purposes: They can bust you out of a mid-afternoon slump, give you a pre-gym energy boost, or tide you over until lunch. Since snacking can easily add up to a sizeable component of your total food intake each day, it's smart to …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

6 Weeks to Bootcamp Fit: Week 6 Strength Circuit Workout

This is it! Here’s your final—and toughest—routine.<p>Congrats if you've made it to this point! How are you feeling? I've noticed major differences in my energy level, as well as in how my clothes fit. (My smaller-sized jeans fit comfortably now!) Everyday things—running up the subway steps, toting my …

11 Delicious, Healthy Snacks to Stash in Your Purse

Your last excuse to head to the vending machine just disappeared

9 Genius Tips to Make At-Home Salads Taste So Much More Amazing

We tapped the founder of Sweetgreen, a delicious up-and-coming salad chain, for his best tips

11 Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss

You don't need to go on a tropical getaway to feel happier ASAP

5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Five moves to firm your upper bod<p>It may not feel that way just yet, but spring is right around the corner—and that means short sleeves, bathing suits, and generally showing off those glorious shoulders of yours. This five-move circuit contours your arm and shoulder muscles for a sexy …

How to Have the Best Orgasm EVER

You definitely want to try this one at home<p>Remember "edging" from <i>Orange is the New Black</i> (the technique of bringing yourself to the brink of orgasm, and then stopping)? It turns out it's totally legit. Both men and women achieve the most satisfying orgasm when desire is built up slowly—and then …

Blast Fat with These 5 Total-Body Combo Moves

Time crunched? This 5-minute circuit makes the most of a quick fit hit<p>A great workout doesn't need to take hours (in fact, it really shouldn't, unless you're training for an endurance event). With the right moves, you can hit all the major muscle groups in limited time—effectively killing <i>that</i> …

3 Food Combos That Lead to Bloating (And What to Eat Instead!)

It's not just what you eat—it's what you eat together.<p>You know that certain foods can lead to bloating, like super salty stuff and carbonated drinks (we're looking at you, Diet Coke). But it turns out that certain food <i>combinations</i> have a similar effect. Nadya Andreeva, a certified wellness coach …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Tone All Over Circuit Workout: 15 Minutes to Total-Body Fit

Tone every inch and leave no muscle behind with these four total-body moves<p>Get ready to get fit! This efficient and intense circuit workout just uses four moves, but targets your muscles from head to toe. Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., fitness editor at <i>Women's Health</i> and author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, walks you …

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom and lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.

Q&A: Can Water Really Help You Lose Weight?

We asked experts if drinking H20 can affect the number on the scale.<p><b>The question:</b> I've heard the rumor that you should drink water to lose weight. But can simple H20 <i>really</i> help you shed pounds? It sounds too good to be true.<p><b>The experts:</b> Brooke Alpert, R.D., founder of B Nutritious, and Keri …

What is Conscious Uncoupling?

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have announced they're splitting up—but they're calling it a "conscious uncoupling." Find out more about conscious uncoupling: what it is, how it works, and why it might be the best choice in a difficult situation.<p>Sad news: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay lead …

5 Moves to Sculpt Your Butt and Thighs

Get a tight tush and thighs in just five exercises<p>The legs and glutes are the largest muscles in anyone's body, so the benefits of working them well go beyond looking great in booty shorts. (Benefits like boosting your metabolism, just for starters.) This five-exercise routine takes your lower half …

The Best Breakfast for Weight Loss

Chowing down heartily in the AM might be the key to losing weight<p>There’s a new reason to eat breakfast—and to make it a big one. Eating half your daily calories in the morning might help you lose weight more efficiently, according to new Israeli research published in the journal <i>Obesity</i>.<p>For the …

The Best Shoes, Apparel, and Workout Gear for a Kick-Butt Strength-Training Workout

These items will get you in fighting shape.

7 Surprising Facts about Masturbation

Everything you ever wanted to know about getting busy by yourself<p>It's a topic that doesn't get a ton of lip service, but maybe that's about to change. Don't believe us? Get this: Most women report masturbating at least once a week, according to a new study in the <i>Journal of Sex Research</i>. Well, now …