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23 High Protein Snacks

Reaching for fat- and sugar-filled snacks when you start feeling #hangry is a major no-no when you're trying to get that bikini bod before summer. …

5 reasons you're not losing weight

Summer is around the corner, and some of us still want to lose those last few pounds of “winter weight.” Despite calorie restricted dieting and increased physical activity, the pounds don’t always come off easily. Instead of giving up in despair, consider the following reasons why you may not be …

Nutrition

Cutting Calories? Here Are 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger On a Daily Basis

The biggest lie told by weight-loss gurus: You can cut calories without feeling hungry. You can’t. Here’s how to deal with it<p>The 1,200-mile drive from Cascade County, Montana, to Orange County, California, takes you past some of the more extraordinary landscapes in America—Yellowstone at one end, …

Nutrition

4 Superfoods That Pack A Punch

These 4 new powerful superfoods will have your body begging for more.<p><b>1) Artichokes</b> One of the least popular foods out there is one of the most beneficial. Artichokes stimulate bile production. Bile helps you breakdown fat and is necessary for absorption of fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K), plus …

Why You Need to Keep Lifting Weights, Even When You're Old AF

Lats and longevity.<p>Time for the weekly (daily, monthly, hourly—we aren't particularly regimented) swole report.<p>According to a study out of Penn State, putting time into weight lifting leads to a longer life for older adults. Science Daily reports that of the total surveyed population, folks who …

Exercise

Why Aren't We Talking About Mental Health and Obesity?

In a recent New York Times article, researchers studied the weight loss and weight gain of "The Biggest Loser" contestants from season 8. After 6 years, the study found that the metabolism of the contestants lowered when they lost weight but never went back up as they gained weight. Essentially, …