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Woman's wine workout video is getting buzz: 'Fitness can be fun'

Feel the burn, feel the … buzz?<p>April Storey, a health and fitness coach, gave the Internet some major workout motivation by combining her dedication to exercise with her passion for red wine in a lighthearted video that’s become an online sensation.<p>“Everyone who knows me knows I do love my wine but …

Social Media

Sports/Fitness: AmazonBasics Pull-Up/Exercise Bar $16 (Reg. $20), Buck Hunter Knife w/ Leather Sheath $28 (Orig. $40), more

<b>Update:</b> $50 Cabela’s Gift Card for <b>$40</b> with email delivery (20% off)<p>Amazon is offering the AmazonBasics Pull-Up and Exercise Bar for <b>$15.99</b> <b>with free shipping</b> for Prime members or in orders over $49. That’s 20% below the regular price tag and the lowest Amazon has ever offered it for. Ideal for …

14 Brilliant Self-Help Books That You Must Read

Watching yourself transform into the person you’ve always wanted to be is something we all want to experience. But without the know-how of the steps …

Why Eating More Fat Can Help You Lose Weight: A Doctor Explains

If you fear fat, you're not alone. I once subscribed to that outdated myth, too. After all, eating fat makes you fat, right?<p>From a caloric …

30 Things You Might Not Know About Pretty in Pink, 30 Years Later

<i>Pretty in Pink</i> isn’t just a good ’80s movie. It isn’t just a good teen movie. And it isn’t just a good romantic movie. It’s just a good movie, …

18 Reasons Why Your Diet Isn't Working

These mistakes could be costing you pounds.<p>Not every diet strategy works. (Exhibit A: Your old one.) Follow the wrong rules, and you could end up gaining just as much weight as you set out to lose.<p>To keep you on track (and the numbers on the scale moving in the right direction) avoid these common …

21 High-Protein Breakfasts Under 300 Calories

Healthy Eating

No Packets Allowed: Hot Chocolate You Actually Want to Drink

Whether you like it classically creamy, bittersweet, spicy, or spiked—we've got just the recipe.<p>We drink hot chocolate because it’s rich and creamy, warm and luxurious. It's a comfort food, to pick you up when you're feeling down, or when you're just really cold. It's best served next to a skating …

Why Broke People Stay Broke

I wish I had a $1 for every time I received an email asking, "How can I afford personal development if I'm broke?" I'd likely take more online classes than I do now. What else would a self-proclaimed self-help junky do with such a windfall?<p>My response is typically the same. "Personal development …

Inside Smoke Meat Pete, Montreal’s Bluesy Smoked Meat Favorite

<i>Welcome to the photo series Eater Scenes, in which photographers visit some of the world's great food sites to capture them at a certain, and very specific, point in the day. Today, photographer Randall Brodeur visits suburban Montreal destination Smoke Meat Pete.</i><p>In the far-flung western Montreal …

Texas

Our top 6 scarf knitting patterns

<b>Stone Scarf knitting pattern</b> <br>Stay warm (and stylish) this winter with this beautiful knit Stone Scarf. It's easy to make and has a matching</b> …

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

In the last two years, I have been through many up moments, down moments, and moments in between. And the only time I look back is to see how far I've come. Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to …

The 30 Best High-Protein Foods for Metabolism—Ranked

You need more protein.<p>Whether or not you subsist on a ribs-and-burgers diet, or live a vegan lifestyle and carefully balance your vegetable proteins, …

Serving up some serious portion control

Size matters, especially when it comes to how much food we eat.<p>Problem is, our idea of “normal” portions are skewed.<p>“Years ago, when you would go to McDonald’s the value meal was a cheeseburger. Now it’s a double cheeseburger,” says Felicia Hackett, R.D. at weight-loss center Hilton Head Health. …

Nutrition

Crock Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

We talked a bit ago about how I have been making meals for John’s Grandmother. This week I brought her this Crock Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup and she …

Cooking

Crock Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

We talked a bit ago about how I have been making meals for John’s Grandmother. This week I brought her this Crock Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup and she …

Brownie bottom peanut butter pie makes a decadent dessert

<b>Ingredients</b><p>4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped (such as Ghiradelli)<br>• 1/2 cup unsalted butter<br>• 3/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 1 teaspoon real vanilla bean extract or paste<br>• 1/2 cup flour, sifted<br>• 8 Oreos, chopped<br>• 1 cup salted creamy peanut butter<br>• 1 8-ounce package of cream cheese, softened<br>• 1 1/4 cups …

Dessert

How Your Bedtime Affects Your BMI

‘Late to bed, early to rise’ can eventually lead to extra pounds.<p>Too little sleep and too-late bedtimes – at any age – may result in heavier bodies and wider waistlines, new research finds. Body mass index, which measures weight related to height, can rise even for those who get a full night's …

Why are Avocados the Best Food Ever?

We’re glad you asked! Loaded with vitamins, “good” fat, and even electrolytes, avocados are nutritious and good for you. Check out these impressive benefits!:<p><b>Love for Your Heart</b>Avocados are sodium and cholesterol free.Benefit: One way to lower your salt intake while adding “good fats.”<p><b>Good Fats</b>One …

5 Scientific Reasons Why You Should Use Coconut Oil

Want to know the scientific reasons behind why coconut oil is a healthier option for you? Find it out here, and start using coconut oil for a hearty …

Best Sex Positions To Burn Calories

SEX!<p>Now that I have your attention, let’s talk about sex and fitness.<p>Research sez: Sex can help you prevent the common cold.<p>Anthony sez: Sex can help you burn off some extra calories.<p>Think about it: You go to the gym. Check. You play sports. Check. You eat healthy. Check. But if your performance in …

8 Intense Meal-Prep Pics That Will Make Type A People Do a Happy Dance

Tupperware for days.<p>There are more than two <i>million</i> posts on Instagram tagged #mealprep. Yep, two mill. Though the trend was once strictly a bodybuilder ritual, clearly it's catching on.<p>If you're new to the Tupperware-filled world of meal prep or just need a little inspiration for next week's menu, …

Dehydrate Fruit in Your Microwave With the Defrost Setting

If you don’t have an appliance dedicated to dehydrating your favorite healthy snack, the defrost setting on your microwave can work in a pinch.<p>Food …

Kitchens

DIY and Printable Free Car Games for Kids

With the holidays around the corner, it's likely that you and your kids will be spending some extra time in the car. Whether you're just going a few …

5 Kitchen Tweaks That Could Lead to a Slimmer Waist

"If you want to be skinny, do what skinny people do," says Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab and author of Slim by Design.<p>Dr. Wansink and colleagues recently conducted an interesting study on 300 kitchens in Syracuse, NY and found a correlation between participants' weights …