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Eating greens and doing cardio is not the way to get lean, says personal trainer

If you’re looking to lose fat and get in shape, you might be thinking you need to spend every evening pounding the pavements, slogging away on the …

Nutrition

This online company makes stylish prescription eyewear for as low as $6

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>EyeBuyDirect<p>As a daily glasses wearer and fashion enthusiast, I love collecting pairs to mix and match with my outfits. A clear acrylic pair …

Shopping

9 foot exercises: Strengthening, flexibility, and pain relief

• Flexibility and mobility<br>• Strength<br>• Pain<br>• Foot health and safety tips<p>Many people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. By keeping the feet strong, a …

Pain

What Happens to Your Body When You Don't Move All Weekend

It's a brutal winter. The world outside can be a horrible place. Can you blame anyone for wanting to cancel their plans, stay in, sleep late and …

TV

Altered Carbon Is a Moody, Violent Spectacle

The new Netflix sci-fi series can be intermittently thrilling, but it’s too superficial to realize its potential.<p>If there really are no new ideas, as Mark Twain once theorized, and the best we can hope for is a kind of kaleidoscope effect made out of the same old shapes, then <i>Altered Carbon</i> at least …

Takeshi Kovacs

We Compared Prices for 21 Items at Trader Joe's and Costco – A Clear Pattern Emerged

At first glance, Trader Joe's and Costco couldn't be more different. TJ's stores are fun, quirky, and smaller than most supermarkets. Costco is the …

Shopping

Want to Start Running? These Are the 12 Things You Need to Do

You're ready to lace up your sneaks and hit the ground running. After getting the OK from your doctor or trainer, here are 12 things you need to do …

Fitness

This £5 anti-snore pillow from Aldi could be the answer to all your snoring problems

It opens the airways and reduces noise.<p><b>Do you have trouble getting to sleep because your partner snores? Well, we've got some hopeful news for you –</b> …

Sleep

“Mind-blowing” unreleased Prince music is on the way

The late artist left behind a huge archive of unreleased material when he passed away in April 2016<p>“Mind-blowing” music from Prince‘s ‘vast vaults’ …

Warner Bros

The Beginner Strength-Training Plan That Made Me Fall in Love With Weightlifting

Before I started strength training regularly, I was pretty terrified of the weight room at the gym. I had no idea where to start, and I felt like everyone was staring at me and judging me for the exercises I was doing. When my previous trainer designed a beginner weightlifting plan for me, I was …

Exercise

Halle Berry Doesn't Do Crunches or Sit-Ups to Sculpt Her Abs — She Uses This 1 Move

Let's not beat around the bush here: Halle Berry has a downright bangin' bod. She may be 51 years old, but the award-winning actress doesn't look a day over 30, and there's a lot that goes into maintaining her toned physique while the cameras aren't rolling. Halle recently started sharing a weekly …

Halle Berry

This Workout Is Magical Because It Will Actually Change the Shape of Your Butt

You wanted the best workout for your butt, and here it is. Complete with squats and lunges, as well as dumbbells for added resistance, this workout is the hardest thing your butt will do all day. And that's a good thing because that's how you know it's working to reshape your booty. It also means …

6 Killer Squat Variations That Guarantee a Better Butt

Squats are one of the most functional exercises for toning your lower body, and there's no shortage of variations to make them more challenging. Using weights is one way to mix it up, adding additional resistance to your glutes, hamstrings, and thighs. With all the equipment options available to …

Bodyweight Exercise

Free Your Feet

<i>by Tiffany Holmes</i><p>I recently asked my students to lift their big toes without moving the rest of their foot. With much consternation, they discovered …

A Bodyweight Core Workout That Hits Way More Than Your Midsection

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

This Workout Is the Wake-Up Kiss For Your Sleeping Booty

We've been warned repeatedly that sitting is the new smoking, but spending all that time on your butt is putting your glutes to sleep. You can call it sleeping butt syndrome, hibernating hiney, or dead butt disorder, but no matter how you refer to it, you need to wake your ass up. Literally. …

Yoga

Tone-Up From Head To Toe With This Killer 15-Minute Workout

<i>Gym equipment sponsored by REBEL Elite Fitness</i><p><b>Your toned body awaits.</b><p>This killer head-to-toe toning workout was designed with the help of exercise …

20-Minute Core and Cardio Workout

You've only got a few days left in this Challenge—and there's no stopping you now! Today's workout involves some quick and explosive movements—namely …

Got Lower Back Pain? Relieve SI Joint Discomfort with Tree Frog Pose

Ever felt a niggling pain to one side of your lower back? The asymmetrical poses we do in yoga can put stress on the sacroiliac (SI) joint, which …

20-Minute Pilates Butt Workout for Stronger Glutes

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>When you think of Pilates workouts, it’s all about the core — from your lower abs to the transverse …

Spotify's Top Workout Songs Are Absolute Perfection & They Need To Be On Your Playlist

A good workout playlist can make all the difference between successfully running seven miles, and giving up after a minute of jogging. It's the …

10 Simple Ways to Actually Enjoy Running

Though he’s now a pro trail runner—a two-time national champion, in fact—David Roche didn’t naturally love the sport. “I will always remember my …

Smiling Makes You a More Efficient Runner

When I ran my first marathon, I positioned my family and friends at crucial locations along the course with strict instructions to make me smile as I ran past. I still remember rounding a corner during the second half of the race and seeing my friend Shannon holding a huge sign reading “REMEMBER …

Marathons

Train Your Brain to Get Through Difficult Runs

When the running gets tough, the tough get motivated.<p>One of the most common pieces of advice that I hear newbie runners tell each other is to “zone out” while on a run. Be it through music or simply letting go of your thoughts, as long as you’re not thinking about the fact that you're running, they …

These Are the Bath Towels of Your Dreams

As an editor who writes about home design, one of the most common questions I get is: “Which bath towels should I buy?” It’s not surprising this …

3 Foam Rolling Mistakes You’re Probably Making

<i>“Just smash it!”</i><p>It seems to have become the rallying cry of Crossfitters everywhere as self-myofascial release continues to grow in popularity …

In this week’s Savage Love: Quickies

<i>I have been with my unicorn boyfriend for four months. The sexual chemistry between us is out of this world! I’m a woman who’s very open-minded when</i> …

This Is the World’s Greatest Stretch (Seriously!)

Back pain is often the result of tightness in other parts of your body. To loosen up, watch this video to learn how to do the world’s greatest …

Reddit's 30-Day Sex Challenge - I Tried a 30-Day Sex Challenge

When my colleague looked over at me one dark October afternoon and said, "I've found a month-long sex challenge, I think you should do it," my …

The 10 Songs You Need On Your Workout Playlist This December 2017

December 2017’s Top 10Even if you don’t know Venn diagrams by name, you probably know what they look like. (Two circles are placed side by side so …

Jason Isbell