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The Skinny Guy's Guide: Training to Add Muscle

<b>Attention all skinny guys: You don’t have to remain that way.</b> There are solutions. Stop beating your head against the wall and get busy with the …

35 Bean Recipes for All Your Plant-Protein (and High-Fiber) Needs

“Beans, beans, they’re good…” OK, we all know how that ends. But cheeky rhymes aside, it’s true that beans are some of the best foods you could be …

Healthy Eating

Simple Does Not Mean Ineffective

If you are a powerlifter, a competitive Olympic lifter or a CrossFit Games competitor, you have my permission to stop reading. <b>But, if you are like</b> …

What To Eat For Glowing Skin This Summer: An RD Explains

Our skin protects and reflects. As our largest organ, it paints a picture of our health outside and in. How we feed and protect our skin, like our …

17 Makeup Dupes That Are Way Cheaper And Just As Awesome As Other Beauty Products

Think of, like, all the extra tacos you can buy now.

The 15 Best Face Washes for Oily Skin

Like Donald Trump and cranky toddlers wearing tiaras, oily skin can be a little high-maintenance. It often requires a tailored arsenal of skin-care products, an endless supply of oil-blotting sheets, and a powder compact on hand at all times. But with the right cleanser — one meant to stop shine in …

The key to happiness at work isn’t money–it’s autonomy

When I was around 10 years old, my stay-at-home dad went back to work. For the next few years, he switched jobs a lot. For a while he took portraits in a photography studio; another time, he managed a bookstore. He told me more than once that he was looking for a job with plenty of autonomy. He was …

Employment

4 Ways to Be a More Compassionate Person

Given the load we carry with everything on our plates, it's understandable that we lose track of one another. After all, we have to keep our heads down so we can get it all done -- then fall into bed, get some rest, and do some more tomorrow.<p>Yet we long for someone to care, to realize what we're …

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Success

The 1 Lesson That Will Sharpen Your Emotional Intelligence

Understanding the difference can help you get the most out of everyone.<p><i>Before you criticize someone, try walking a mile in his or her shoes.</i><p>Chances are, you've heard that proverbial advice in one form or another. One could say it perfectly illustrates the quality of empathy, a hallmark trait of …

Here's How To Eat For Better Workout Results

Because housing a bag of cheese puffs after your run is apparently not the most productive strategy.

The 10 Best Foods for Flat Abs

The sad truth: You can crunch yourself into a coma and still have ab flab. If you really want a sleek, sexy midriff, you've got to tweak your diet. …

Nutrition

18 choices millionaires make that the rest of us don't

Getting rich isn't reserved for a lucky, select few.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at attracting money is no different than becoming good at anything else, be it being a sub-par golfer, losing weight, or mastering a second language," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, author of …

Self-improvement

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Self-help

50 Healthy Almond Butter Hacks That Are a Party in Your Mouth

You need a break from the old spoon-to-jar routine.<p>Almond butter is the Kylie Jennerof weight-loss foods. While it's totally new to some, others just can't get enough of the stuff.<p>Some of the reasons we're obsessed: Almond butter is rich in slow-to-digest nutrients that keep your blood sugar levels …