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Lose Belly Fat Fast - This 15 Minute Workout Will Help You Lose Belly Fat In 1 Week

You are going to complete a set of exercises aimed at burning off calories that will help you lose belly fat fast, exercises you can perform at home …

7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

The Three Best Core Exercises For Runners

There are lots of core exercises out there. Doing any of them is better than doing none of them. But some are definitely better for runners than …

Muscle

6 Pre-Workout Foods You Should Never Eat

Shutterstock<p>If you’ve mustered the willpower to drag yourself to the gym or get on the bike, good for you—that’s half the battle. But once you pick up that weight or sit on your bike, the real challenge is finding the energy to go hard.<p>Like any well-oiled machine, your body requires the right kind …

The answer to treating drug and alcohol addiction may be far simpler than you think

The answer is far simpler than you might think, at least according to neuroscience journalist and author Maia Szalavitz, whose new book, "Unbroken Brain," throws water on most of the modern assumptions that plague our understanding of drug and alcohol addiction.<p>Addiction, she writes, is not a …

Mental Health

Want to Lose Weight? Put Down the Diet Book

Many people turn to diet books when they need to shed some weight. If that's their goal, they should probably look elsewhere.<p>Like many American …

10 Foods to Never Eat

Grace Huang<p>Frosting<p>That store-bought frosting from a tub might taste great on cakes and cookies, but it's packed with problems. "It's one of the only …

5 Baby Tummy Troubles and How to Spot and Soothe Them

When baby arrives into the world, his digestive system is especially busy, learning to process nutrients and waste as baby eats and drinks. What’s …

Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke Jumps Just After Drinking Alcohol

While scientific research has established a link between moderate alcohol consumption and better heart health, a new study suggests that this …

Super Bowl ads: the very best and the very worst

From a mysterious Intuit ad to a Zack Ryder promoting Doritos, the Super Bowl ads this year were high-concept, often ridiculous, and packed with celebrities

Super Bowl Ads

Ultra-Effective Butt Exercises That Aren't Squats

No shade to squats, but you can only drop it so many times until your body gets too used to the exercise. "If you keep doing the same exercise over and over, you'll keep working [your body] the same way—which will limit you from developing those targeted muscles," says Brad Schoenfeld, author of …

5 takeaways from the Democratic town hall

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton says she's a "proven fighter." Bernie Sanders says that while experience is important, "it is not the only thing" that Democratic voters should weigh. And Martin O'Malley took off his jacket.<p>Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley made their closing arguments to Iowa …

Government

11 Things to Know When Filling Out Your Tax Return This Year

Tax season news you can use.<p>Tax season is almost here, and with it comes all the usual issues of paperwork and confusion. But this year might be …

Here's How To Actually Start Exercising Again

Don't be afraid.

Seven healthy habits may reduce heart failure risk

(Reuters Health) - Adults who score well on the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Life’s Simple 7 checklist are less likely than others to develop heart failure, according to a new study.<p>The AHA checklist and calculator (available here: bit.ly/1QIE5cO) was developed to educate the public on …

Medical Research

Shame and guilt in social anxiety disorder: effects of cognitive behavior therapy and association with social anxiety and depressive symptoms.

2013 Apr 19;8(4):e61713. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061713. Print 2013.<p>1Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, …

Habitual exercise for the elderly.

2009 Jan-Mar;32(1 Suppl):S57-65. doi: 10.1097/01.FCH.0000342840.43724.ce.<p>1Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at …

Now Write!: Fiction Writing Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers

Overview<p>Now Write!: Fiction Writing Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers by Sherry Ellis<p>A collection of personal writing exercises and …

30 Easy Tips to Get Slimmer in 30 Days

Follow this monthlong plan and say hello to a thinner, healthier you.

Workouts

Shake up your workouts with this go-to circuit

With the holidays approaching, it's easy to miss a workout or get off your training schedule. But you can make staying in shape easier by using a …

Workouts

Why you can stop doing sit-ups

For anyone who has struggled on a gym mat, hands behind head, straining to touch elbows to knees, there’s good news: The sit-up’s reign as a workout standard may be ending.<p>People from high-profile exercise gurus to military experts are arguing that the sit-up, that staple of fitness tests, presents …

Fitbits could ruin your workout, claim experts

Wearable tech can be 'pernicious' and suck the fun out of exercising, a new study has found<p>They are set to be one of the most popular gifts this Christmas, but gadgets like Fitbits might actually be ruining your workout.<p>Wearable tech can be 'pernicious' and sucks the fun out of exercising, a study …

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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More babies were born with syphilis in 2014 than in any of the previous 10 years

'We are seeing a nationwide increase in syphilis'<p>In 2014, the rate of babies born with syphilis in the US hit its highest point more than a decade, according to a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Syphilis, which is on the rise, can be fatal for infants.<p>Last year, 458 …

Discover the Weird Symptoms of a ‘Silent’ Heart Attack

Your ticker might be in trouble even if you haven’t experienced the obvious signs<p>Not all heart attacks cause chest pain and drenching sweats: Some heart attacks may strike “silently,” causing little or no symptoms, new research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests.<p>The researchers …

Microsoft Just Majorly Improved Windows 10

Microsoft is adding a handful of new features and improvements to its Windows 10 operating system starting Nov. 12, the company announced in a blog …

How to Keep Off Holiday Weight This Year

The holidays are just around the corner. The season's huge celebratory meals and rapidly cooling weather can make hibernation seem like the best idea ever. The bad news is, there is no socially acceptable way to curl up in bed and live off your own stored body fat for the whole winter.<p>Although …

2 Dumbbells, 5 Minutes, No Rest—One Fat-Melting Finisher

You won’t believe what this super short workout has in store for your muscles and metabolism<p>When you read this headline, you probably thought: <i>Five minutes? Come on … that’s all?</i><p>But trust us, that’s enough.<p>This total-body ladder workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer 2015 Winner Gideon Akande …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Penis

But Were Too P#$$Y to Ask<p>1. You Will Never Know the Truth About Your Penis Until You Ask Your Ex-Girlfriends<p>Ask yourself a question: How well do you really know your own penis? Pretty well, I bet you’d say. But ask it a different way: What would a penis reviewer say about it? In a world of 3.5 …

Exhaled Pounds: How Fat Leaves the Body

When you lose weight, where does it go? Turns out, most of it is exhaled.<p>In a new study, scientists explain the fate of fat in a human body, and …

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