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How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

5 steps to a perfect night's sleep

<b>Source: Sleep to be Sexy, Smart, and Slim, Reader’s Digest Canada</b><p>When it comes to sleep, timing is everything. Once you learn to synchronize your …

The Science of Why We Kiss

<i>“Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves,”</i> Einstein allegedly smirked. <i>“Like a bee that settles on the fragrant pistils of a flower, and sips in the nectar for honey, so should you sip in the nectar from between the lips of</i> …

Best and Worst Ways to Cope With Stress

Jangled nerves got you down? There are right ways and wrong ways to get your stress under control.

Dr. Oz's 25 Greatest Health Tips

You'll live longer, and better, if you adopt some of these steps<p>Overview<p>My patients are among my best teachers. They've taught me how to communicate clearly—and how to live a better life. On The Dr. Oz Show, I've seen that once people are emotionally involved, change happens quickly, especially if …

5 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Not all snacking is bad for you. These five pairings will keep you feeling full (without filling out)<p>iStock/Thinkstock<p>Let's get real: It's not <i>always</i> possible to avoid eating after dark. Some situations (a late work shift, a delayed flight) call for legit midnight meals—and hey, other times you're …

Total-Body Toning Circuit

Exercise 1 Squat With One-Arm Shoulder Press<p>The off-center weight here forces your core to work harder while you get the lower-body benefits of the squat and the shoulder work of the press. Hold a 10-pound dumbbell in one hand, just over your shoulder. Squat down as low as you can, sticking your …

Which Type of Yoga Is Best for You?

Confused by all the options—from hatha to hot yoga to power yoga? We'll help you find the best fit.

Lose 10 Pounds

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Squat to Overhead Press<p>Hold weights at your shoulders, elbows bent, feet hip-width apart. Bend your knees and lower until your thighs are nearly parallel to the floor. As you stand, press the weights overhead until your arms are straight. Return to start. That's one rep.<p>Exercise …

No. 1 Way to Torch More Calories

Want to burn more calories? Of course you do. And while exercise in general can do the trick, strength training is particularly important. Do these …

Why sleep helps you lose weight

1 of 9<p>Why it’s important to get enough sleep<p>I tell my husband not to take it personally, but I would rather get a good night’s sleep than head out …

4 Weeks to Flat Abs

Fight Cellulite Fast With Yoga

3 Best Fat-Burning Moves for the Holidays

When the holiday season rolls around, it’s always more difficult to stick to my regular workout routine. The weeks leading up to the New Year are …

5 Total-Body Exercises That Torch Calories

If there was one phrase to summarize how most people approached their workouts in 2013, it would be “Train smarter, not longer.” This mantra can be …

Quick Workouts in Just 20 Minutes

When time is short, quick workouts will keep you fit.<p>Holidays are certainly joyous, but family gatherings, holiday parties, and office functions can bump running right off your to-do list. Fortunately, you don't need to run for hours to maintain your fitness during this busy time of year. The …