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The best piece of weight-loss advice from people who have lost 20 pounds

Embarking on a new weight-loss plan can be confusing and overwhelming. But even if you've tried—and failed—to lose weight in the past, there's always a chance to meet your goals and drop the weight for good.<p>Take it from these 16 people who successfully lost more than 20 pounds and have kept it off. …

Fitness

The Next Step: 6 Week Intermediate Mass Building Workout

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

Workouts

Train Like Halle Berry With This Intense Total-Body Medicine Ball Routine

It's Friday, and Halle Berry is back with her "Fitness Friday" Instagram series. She's shown us that she's got it going on with a headstand, how she meditates, and has even given us a look at some of her favorite keto meals.<p>She recently shared that one of her favorite pieces of equipment to train …

Workouts

How to Train the Abdominal Muscles

The 'abs' are the groups of muscles in the abdomen or the stomach area—generally below the rib cage toward the pelvis and at the sides. The three …

Workouts

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

This Trainer's Insane 20-Minute Treadmill Workout Incinerates Fat and Tones Your Body

An insane 20-minute workout by fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams recently resurfaced, making us second-guess our use of the treadmill's full potential. Williams originally posted the video on her Instagram back in 2016, but it's still as awesome as ever. The high-fat-burning and toning …

Exercise

This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Weight — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out [1], it's rewarding to feel "in …

Exercise

Your Abs Will Be Sore For Days (Maybe Weeks, TBH) After This Wall Workout Challenge

Newsflash: sculpting your midsection doesn't have to entail repetitive crunches and mind-numbing planks. It can actually be a — dare I say it? — <i>fun</i> process. Case in point: Jeanette Jenkins's latest ab workout challenge.<p>The celebrity trainer, who works with stars like Pink and Alicia Keys, just …

Workouts

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Workouts

8 sit-up alternatives for six-pack abs

If you've been working for six-pack abs, you might be sick of doing the same exercises over and over again. But there are many exercises out there that can help you reach your goals without the boredom, and inessential stress on your spine.<p>Senior exercise physiologist, Heather Milton told INSIDER, …

Workouts

6 Easy Moves to Help You Sculpt a Stronger Butt

Your glutes comprise one of the largest muscle groups in your body. So yes, a pert derrière looks good in jeans, but strong butt muscles also protect …

Workouts

23 Quick Keto Dinners So You Can Make a Low-Carb Meal in 30 Minutes or Less

After years—no, decades—of being rejected by health circles, fat has finally made its way off the banned foods list. And nowhere is its moment of …

Cooking

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Cooking

On a Low-Carb Diet? Don't Make These Mistakes

A low-carb diet can be extremely effective for dropping excess fat, and studies show it may also help reduce the risk of insulin resistance and …

Nutrition

These Lunch Recipes Taste Delicious and Help Reduce Belly Fat

Sorry if you're tired of hearing that abs are made in the kitchen, but it's true! Eating certain foods that are proven to diminish belly fat can make tackling that belly fat through diet even more effective. Choose foods such as eggs, lean protein (especially fish like salmon), tofu, whole grains, …

Healthy Eating

What is the keto diet — and is it right for you?

The eating philosophy is getting a lot of buzz, but it may not be right for everyone.<p>While the buzz seems to be heating up around the ketogenic diet, the eating philosophy isn't new. In fact, it’s been used as a treatment for epilepsy since the 1920s and came back into the spotlight in the ‘90s …

Weight Loss

The incredible story of how a man working in insurance lost 42 pounds and became a model for GQ

In 2006, Gwilym Pugh spent his days behind a desk, running a small insurance brokerage. He was insecure and unhappy, so he decided to make a lifestyle change.<p>One thing led to another, and over a decade later Pugh is now a world-class model — but getting there wasn't easy.<p>"There was a pivotal moment …

David Beckham

Pinterest Is Going Crazy for This Simple Ketogenic Dinner Recipe

Though January is over, the ketogenic diet has continued to trend into 2018. This low-carb, high-fat diet consists mainly of non-starchy vegetables, …

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on the Ketogenic Diet

Yep, you can basically eat steak, avocado and cheese to your heart’s desire while you’re on the ketogenic diet. But there <i>are</i> a few dos and don’ts in …

The 10 Most-Saved Whole30 Recipes of January

After following the Whole30 last year I learned two things: This style of eating requires a fair amount of cooking, and it's extremely helpful to …

Cooking

14 Truly Beginner Exercises That Every Newbie Should Try — No Equipment Needed

Beginning your fitness journey and have no idea where to start? We gotchu. These truly beginner moves will allow you to build strength and create a …

Fitness

10-Minute Workout For a Flat Belly and Perfect Posture

Get ready for a six-pack abs and perfect posture workout with Jason Wimberly, founder of The Wall, an LA-based fitness studio that combines indoor cycling with serious strength training. Grab an exercise band if you've got one — no worries if you don't; the workout will still work you — and get …

Ketogenic Diet Plan and Detailed Guide for Beginners

Turning to butter and bacon to lose weight and boost health might not scream “winning plan” to everyone. But it makes perfect sense to those on the …

Nutrition

All you need to know about the ever-growing butter coffee trend

Nestlé is lending its big brand expertise to ketogenic creamer brand Know Brainer to help bring butter coffee to market in a big way. The partnership …

What happens to your body when you start exercising regularly

Leading a more active lifestyle takes time, effort, and determination, but in the end, it's really worth the shot. Here's what will happen to your body when you exercise regularly.<p><i>Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p>If you're thinking about leading a more active lifestyle, you're not alone. In …

Muscle

Bob Harper Says If You Do These 4 Things, You're Guaranteed to Lose Weight — and Keep It Off!

Celebrity trainer, author, and <b>The Biggest Loser</b> star Bob Harper has been helping celebrity clients and TV contestants lose weight for decades, but recently he's made some powerful changes to his approach, both personally and professionally. Chiefly among those, he shifted from a Paleo diet to a …

Fitness

WATCH: The One Sunday Night Meal Prep Tip That Keeps You Eating Healthy All Week

Every Sunday evening, before you kick off a <i>Marvelous Mrs.Maisel</i> or <i>The Crown</i> viewing session here's the easiest thing you can do to stick to your …

Nutrition

Woman loses 120 pounds with Slimming World - TODAY.com

Fay Marshall was commuting on the London Underground when someone offered her a seat. While it seemed kind at first, Marshall quickly realized the person was offering the seat because he believed she was pregnant.<p>Sadly, that wasn’t the first time someone on the Tube thought she was pregnant — she …

Fitness

Your Head Will Spin When You Watch Trainer Simone De La Rue's Intense Jump Rope Workout

If you don't already have a jump rope in your workout arsenal, celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue will convince you to hop (hah, pun semi-intended) on the bandwagon ASAP. The <b>Revenge Body</b> star trainer recently shared her jump rope workout routine on Instagram, and holy smokes, it looks intense!<p>In …