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9 Foods That Boost Your Calorie Burn

Hitting the gym isn’t the only way to torch cals.

Antiinflammatory

4 No-Fail Ways to Stop Eating When You're Bored

Don't let mindless munching sabotage your weight-loss efforts.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>It sounds simple in theory, but learning how to differentiate between boredom and hunger can be a struggle. If you ever find yourself standing …

Fitness

10 Diet Myths That Are Making You Gain Weight

The truth behind every diet lie you've heard.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>There are a lot of tips floating around out there about the best way to lose weight—so if you're following the wrong advice to a T, then the pounds may pile on instead of melting off. …

Weight Loss

10 Things Women Judge Other Women for—But Absolutely Shouldn't

Let's help catty comments go the way of Blackberries and DVDs.<p>If you haven't read Katharine Zaleski's recent thinker of a piece for Fortune.com about how it took having a baby for her to realize how "horrible" she'd been to working mothers, well, you need to. The PowerToFly president writes about …

How Getting and Staying Fit Changes in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Plus, tips for turning back the clock on your bod<p>Your body—and fitness—changes a lot sooner than you thought. Read on to learn when you burn the most calories, if your muscle is already waning, and how you can become fitter, stronger, and faster with every decade.<p><i>In Your 20s...</i><p><b>Your Body's Built for</b> …

Women's Health

7 Weight Loss Shortcuts That ACTUALLY Work

Cutting corners meets cutting pounds

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

Avoid these no matter how hangry you are.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Eating right before bed is a recipe for gaining weight and sleeping poorly, but it can also seriously damage the tissue in your throat and esophagus. No doubt you’re …

Wellness

16 Things You'll Only Understand If You're a Runner

Besides 'It's not about the destination, but the journey.' (Why else would you track it obsessively with your running GPS?!)<p>Whether you're good with two miles or you regularly clock a 10-K before breakfast, you know: Runners are a special breed of crazy—in a good way. Here are 16 weird, wild, and …

Marathons

5 Myths About Food and your Skin

For instance: Not all chocolate causes acne. Rejoice!<p>The foods we eat can have a major impact on how we look—and I’m not just talking about how well we fit into our skinny jeans. For a dewy, gorgeous complexion, you’re going to want to watch your intake of certain munchies. But here’s the good …

#RunforTODAY: Check out these motivational running apps

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 2:08<p>March 7th, 2015<p>It’s almost springtime, and whether you’re training for a half marathon or just want to get off the couch and into shape, there’s an app for that. TODAY’s Erica Hill has the details.<p>More video<p>TRENDING<p>LIFESTYLE

5 Tiny, Mindful Actions That Will Make You Less Stressed

<i>For 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previous stress tips here.</i><p>Sometimes the smallest acts are the ones that can make the biggest difference in your life. This week, we explored how little steps can …

Handy

9 Smoothies That Fight Stress

They all contain the same secret anxiety-busing ingredient.<p>Walnuts taste great, sure, but did you know they're also a great source of omega-3 essential fatty acids, which have been shown to give you a mood boost and are associated with reduced rates of depression? They also add pack a fair amount …

Healthy Eating

7 Ways to Curb Your Appetite Naturally

You've got nothing to lose...but the grumbles.<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>If you feel like your appetite has a mind of its own, you're not alone. Taking a look at your habits and revamping your daily rituals can renew your relationship with food and tame your hunger pangs. Just follow these …

Fitness

What to Put on Your Fridge—Instead of a Sexy Model Pic—to Help You Lose Weight

Contrary to popular belief, she WON'T help you get a bod like hers.<p>It’s 8 p.m. You feel hungry, but you might just be bored. You’re not really sure, so you reach for the fridge door just to check out your options—and then she stares you down. You know who she is. The hot, perfectly fit supermodel …

Weight Loss

7 Beliefs That Make It Harder for You to Lose Weight

Could these mental blocks be what's keeping you from dropping pounds?<p>So you're trying to drop pounds—you're eating less, hitting the gym, and feeling strong and inspired. Yet for some reason, the number on the scale has barely moved. What gives? You might just be clinging to some faulty thinking …

Weight Loss

10 Types of Squats Exercise You Should Be Doing For A Better Butt

Your go-to booty exercise could use an upgrade.<p>Squats are like the LBD of your butt and leg day workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your bod look pretty amazing.<p>But they're not just great for your booty: They strengthen pretty much every muscle in your lower body, including your …

Workouts

What to Do If You Get Nauseous When You Exercise

Does breaking a sweat turn your stomach? Here's how to fix that.<p>In high school track practice, we used to joke that it wasn’t a real workout unless someone puked. But exercise-induced nausea is no laughing matter, especially for those who feel those unwelcome waves with nearly every workout.<p><b>"Why,</b> …

How Working Out Might Affect Your Boobs—in a Good Way

If your girls could talk, they might be asking you to take them to the gym.<p>When your breasts hurt, the last thing you want to do is squeeze them into a sports bra and start jumping around, right? Well, get this: Working out might keep your boobs from hurting in the first place, according to a study …

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8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

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