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The 7 Simplest Weight Loss Strategies

You don't need a complicated weight loss plan to shed pounds. Instead, live by these straightforward rules<p>You don't have to count a single calorie to lose weight on this diet. Here, 7 super-simple weight loss rules to follow.<p><i>You Losing Weight</i>Buy the book!<p>Read Food Labels<p>You should read food labels …

Nutrition

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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Vegan German Potato Salad Recipe

I clearly remember the first time I ever made potato salad. I was in grad school far away from home, in a land called “Illinois,” where I was invited …

Inspiring quote from essayist and leader of the historic Transcendentalist movement, Ralph Waldo Emerson. One of the Transcendentalists' core beliefs was the inherent goodness of both people and nature, and Emerson himself was a champion of self-reliance and individualism. This equally inspiring photo was taken off the beaten path by the brilliant @paqui2fr over Lifjell, Telemark, Norway -- a country whose natural beauty is difficult to overstate. Where will you allow your love of travel to lead you? #Telemark #Norway #Emerson #LonelyPlanet #travel

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

Fitness

5 Easy Ways to Start the Day Right

Not everyone is a morning person. Yet if you want to breeze through your (great) day, it helps to start off with a streamlined, successful morning. Get your mind and body in a good place, and the world is your oyster. It’s only going up from here.<p><b>Plan the Night Before</b>If you want to greet the day …

Nutrition

6 Snack Habits for Healthy Weight Loss

Snacks, finger foods, tapas, amuse-bouche -- however you term them, there's something endlessly satisfying about munching on little hand-held bites of heaven. Problem is, America's favorite snacks aren't little, nor are they heavenly. In fact, a recent study in the journal <i>Hepatology</i> found that 27 …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Workouts

This 30-minute Bodyweight Workout is Totally Kickass

Put your mind and body to test with these simple yet extenuating exercises. This bodyweight workout can be done anywhere and all it takes is thirty …

Cameron Diaz's Trainer Shares 7 Tips for an Insanely Fit Body

Get motivated, get fit, and kick your routine up a notch with his smart advice.<p>Getting a strong, sexy body—and keeping it up—is no easy feat. So we spoke with celebrity trainer Teddy Bass, who helped Cameron Diaz sculpt her crazy-amazing bod, about how to score a fit physique and a hefty dose of …

Exercise

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Eight Weight Loss Mistakes Runners Make

Avoid these common errors that can sabotage your efforts to drop a few pounds.<p><b>Pop quiz:</b> You just went for a run. How many calories did you blast? Chances are your guess outpaces reality, to the tune of, say, a Frappuccino. Overestimating calorie burn is the Big Daddy of runners' weight-loss …

The No-Situp Abs Workout

The Best Butt Exercise for Runners

10 reasons you're not building muscle

Packing on muscle is no easy feat, regardless of whether you're a string bean or a husky guy. And why you're missing out on gains is typically caused …

The best bodyweight abs workout

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>U.S. troops keep up with their training even when they’re deployed to areas where they have …

PAWS - Youth Culture Forever

Amidst the often-bracing noise of their debut album ‘Cokefloat!’, <b>PAWS</b> showed signs that underneath it all was a songwriting nous which could blossom …

Album Review: Tom Vek - Luck

Three years have passed since <b>Tom Vek</b>’s last album outing, 2011’s ‘Leisure Seizure’, and now he’s back to bring summer grooves to the dance-loving …

Clean Bandit: the cool sound of classical crossover

Clean Bandit are the Cambridge graduates bringing classical sounds to the charts with hits like Rather Be. Thomas H Green met them<p>Clean Bandit, named for the literal translation of a standard Russian insult, are causing quite a stir in pop. Not only did the band’s last single, Rather Be, get to No …

Premiere: Tijuana Bibles - Crucifixion

Well a song named 'Crucifixion' was never going to be pretty, was it?<p>Except there's something, if not quite jolly, definitely energising about this …

TOWNS To Split

Well, it was fun while it lasted...<p>Young tykes from Weston- super-Mere, <b>TOWNS</b> offered flickers of resistance against indie's current moribund …

Premiere: Mark Barrott - Deep Water

There's always more to <b>Mark Barrott's</b> music than initially greets the ear.<p>Pure, blissful, introspective fare, it genuinely merits the tag …

Make a playlist: Your top 10 songs about…

We are currently experiencing some technical difficulties which are causing the competition to appear closed. We are working to fix these as soon as possible.<p>What could be more fun than compiling a playlist? How about compiling a playlist – and then having it shown off on the TheGuardian.com so the …

Grumbling Fur Confirm New Album

A quite unique act, <b>Grumbling Fur</b> released 'Glynnaestra' last year to quite overwhelming acclaim.<p>Since then, though, the duo have continued to move …

Introducing... Owl John

Scott Hutchison is almost continually creating, continually pushing ahead.<p>However much of what he writes isn't suitable for his day job as frontman …

Premiere: Lanterns On The Lake - Elodie

Returning with their second album 'Until The Colours Run' last year, <b>Lanterns On The Lake</b> proved that there was more to them than meets the eye.<p>While …

alt-j Unveil New Album 'This Is All Yours'

A true sleeper success, <b>alt-j's</b> debut album 'An Awesome Wave' back in 2012.<p>Since then, the band have cracked the Top Ten, scooped the Barclaycard …

Premiere: Wolf Alice - Blush (Live)

One of the year's most hotly tipped guitar groups, <b>Wolf Alice</b> know that to prove their mettle they must be able to cope with the live arena.<p>A seismic …

Premiere - check out the brilliant debut album by London slacker-rock surrealists Happyness, 'Weird Little Birthday' http://nmem.ag/xNml9

Listen: Father John Misty Covers Cat Stevens

Departing Fleet Foxes, Josh Tillman unveiled his full length debut as <b>Father John Misty</b> back in 2012.<p>With it's smooth, late summer sound and Laurel …