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How 5BX, an exercise regimen created to keep pilots in shape, can help you get fit

By the time my Uncle John was 28, in the mid-1960s, he had a demanding office job and a young family at home – and it was starting to show.<p>"I found that I was gaining a couple of pounds a year on home cooking, and getting in the habit of catching a nap after supper," he recalls, "and I realized …

Lose Weight Faster With These Tabata Workouts

<b>T</b>abata is the workout which is useful for reducing your weight faster. Its 4 minute of high intensity training, alternating between 20 seconds of …

Triple Threat Tabata Workout

(and some fun news!)<p>Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I LOVED reading your comments on the “Is Zumba dead?” post and the things that almost …

Yoga

Melt Away Fat with The Metabolic Supercharge

Crank up your calorie burn and shed stubborn pounds with this full-body fat fryer<p>You have to give those last 5 to 10 pounds hanging around your middle credit: They have real staying power. Like a cold, Madonna, and hipsters, they just won’t go away.<p>But now you can kick those pigheaded pounds to the …

Chocolate Crepes to End All Crepes

Chocolate crepes with a peanut butter marshmallow filling, and topped with caramelized bananas! These are the ultimate in breakfast decadence!<p>A lot of people went quite nuts for these Amaretto crepes with cranberry-raspberry sauce, myself included. Call me crazy, but if you like something, and I …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

16 Minutes Closer to Buff Arms: Push-Up Workout

Push-ups are one of the most effective exercises to target your upper body, and mixing in some variations to the basic move will help tone your abs, legs, and butt. Here's a circuit workout combining six different dynamic variations of the basic push-up. If you're unsure how to do each one, check …

Want to Become More Flexible? Do This Yoga Sequence

Don't take your aching, tight back lying down! Fight back with the gentle yet effective power of yoga. Relief could be as simple as increasing flexibility in your spine, and this yoga sequence will help to stretch and elongate the muscles in the torso. Becoming more bendy not only eases pain, but …

A 20-Minute Bodyweight Routine Even the Busiest Woman Has Time For

Brett Hoebel has trained models (Doutzen Kroes and Karolína Kurková) and busy professionals who don't always have hours for the gym. So he draws on …

Here's How To Get Quick Total-Boding Toning

Defined arms, strong core, toned legs...we got you covered. For a smart, time-saving, effective workout we rounded up a few of our favorite routines …

Health

3 Fat-Burning HIIT Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

<i>The following is an excerpt from HIIT for Women by Sean Bartram.</i><p>These introductory routines are designed to get you started with high-intensity interval training by introducing base exercises and common routine formats in a way that is varied and challenging without being overwhelming. Get things …

Is The Dress blue and black or white and gold? The answer lies in vision psychology

Underlying the Great Dress Debate of 2015 is a fascinating example of how the brain interprets the world around us<p>Would you like to have an argument with your colleagues this fine Friday? Just ask them what colour the dress above is. Some people say white and gold, whereas others claim it’s clearly …

Body Weight Training for MMA - Gain Massive Strength in 2 Months

Strength is a huge factor for mixed martial arts. Gaining strength is a must in order to be effective inside the ring, cage or mat.<p>Body weight …