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7 things you should avoid if you want a healthy Bone

7 things you should avoid if you want a healthy Bone<p>1. <b>Bike Rides</b><p>This is one exercise that has been a great deal of help, as it has served as a great …

The 10 questions you should ask your partner before getting married

<b>Getting married is a big step, so how can you tell if you’ve ended up with the right person?</b><p>According to a number of relationship experts, you can …

Women Need More Sleep Because Their Brains Work Harder, Study Finds

Science finally agrees that women need more sleep than men due to a higher rate of activity and processing ability.

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

Engagement Rings

7 Things All Newlyweds Need to Do With Their Money, Stat

The full meaning of "for richer or for poorer."<p>This past April, I finally finished a project that took a year and a half, way too much money, and more stress than the human brain should be expected to handle. Yes, reader, I married him. The wedding was wonderful, and so is my husband, though it's …

Personal Finance

21 scientific facts that will motivate you to exercise when you really don't want to

It may encourage you to hear that exercise really is super good for you. There's a mountain of research backing up its many benefits.<p>The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend at least 2.5 hours of moderate cardio activity or 1.25 hours of vigorous cardio activity every week, plus …

Exercise

Here are some tips for divvying up your retirement investments

<b>Dear Liz:</b> With all the investment options offered in 401(k) plans, how as a contributor do I know where to place my money?<p><b>Answer:</b> Too many investment options can confuse contributors and lower participation rates, according to a study by social psychologist Sheena Iyengar of<p>Columbia Universityin …

Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle | Poliquin Article

These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein synthesis, helping you build muscle in conjunction with a …

How To Start Investing With Just $1,000

Recently a Forbes reader I’ll call Susan emailed me about how to get started investing. Here’s what she said:<p>I just turned 18 years old, and would like to invest young so that I can have life-long investments. I’m interested in investing in mutual funds, and somewhere where there will not be …

Investing

3 Weird Ways To Turn Procrastination Into Work-Horse Productivity

About a year ago I came up against my biggest obstacle in my career as a freelance copywriter.<p>I had just taken on a big name client and I was so …

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you've made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

Two Minute Baked Brownies

• 1 1/2 cup walnuts<br>• 12 medjool dates, seeds removed<br>• 3 tablespoons cacao or cocoa<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• pinch of salt<p>Place the ingredients into your …

Protein Shakes Can Help You Lose Weight and Boost Your Metabolism

Protein is an important nutrient for weight loss. Getting enough can boost your metabolism, reduce your appetite and help you lose body fat without …

7 Ways To Eat Healthier Without Even Trying

Beach season is a week away and that is something you should be excited about.

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. Eating a Mediterranean diet can help your …

Qualities Guys Look For in Girlfriends - Dating Advice for Women

We all know that men are attracted to attractive women. But we might have been wrong about what exactly they're responding to. It's not all long …

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

Want to Get Fit? Follow This Pro Athlete Meal Plan

You’ve heard time and time again: A healthy lifestyle requires diet <i>and</i> exercise. But striking that perfect balance is tricky. Even if you’re doing an awesome job of nailing those whole-body workouts, you might still be wondering where all those hard-earned muscles could be hiding. To help you out, …

Food

9 Ways to Quit Sugar for Good

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

Start here: four weeks to get fit

A new report reveals that six million middle-aged people take no exercise – increasing the risks of developing serious illness. If this is you, heptathlete Louise Hazel’s workouts are designed to get you back in action – starting with just 10 minutes a day. (Step one: get off the sofa)<p>How long has …

Exercise

13 Healthy Breakfast Ideas Packed With Protein And Low In Sugar

We're not even going to tell you breakfast is the most important meal of the day, because we know you're already well aware. But what we will tell …

Nutrition

17 Ways To Eat Protein For Dessert

Who needs protein bars when you can eat peanut butter cups?

Breakfast

7 Habits Of Highly Spiritual People

You’re highly productive, goal-oriented and efficient at life … but are you achieving your life’s dreams at the expense of your spiritual growth?<p>You …

10 401(k) Benefits That Can Help Make You a Millionaire

One of the questions I’ve gotten surprisingly frequently is whether it actually makes sense to contribute to an employer’s retirement plan above the amount that’s matched. After all, there’s been some negative press about the “failed experiment” of 401(k) plans. But here are 10 benefits you may or …

Retirement

The 11 BEST Foods to Eat When You're Stressed Out

<b>Oatmeal with Cinnamon and Honey</b><br>A hot, hearty bowl of oats delivers that yummy carb-y experience and bumps up your feel-good hormone serotonin. And because it’s also packed with slow-to-digest fiber, it won’t cause an inconsistent spike in blood sugar levels like some other foods do. Add cinnamon …

10 workout moves to do before breakfast

9 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Relationship

It's tempting to jump into relationships when we meet someone we believe is wonderful. But if it takes a few months to begin gauging someone's character, and two to three years to truly know them, we are setting ourselves up for disaster if we commit too soon.<p>Here are nine essential questions to …

Relationships