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8 Figure-Friendly Snacks for 2016

The dreaded New Year's Resolution is upon us. But fear not! These delicious, guilt-free snacks will help you reach your goal in no time.<p><b>1. Maple Sesame Kale Chips</b><p>AKA "kale crack" because they're so addictive, these crispy chips are made from one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. They're …

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10 calorie-burning exercises more effective than running

Go to the park on a Sunday afternoon, and you'll probably notice that people of every shape, size, and fitness level are running. They huff and puff, snort and swear, and after a while, they call it a day. Unfortunately for them, that two-mile jog burned through about as many calories as a couple …

Better understanding your period could help unlock your workout potential

By Gabriella Boston<p>Low motivation, lack of energy, general gloom. If you are a premenopausal woman, you probably know the feeling all too well.<p>But have you ever wondered how hormone levels (a common reason for the grouch within) affect your physical performance and whether you might tailor workouts …

Try these 'reverse push-ups' to tighten up back-of-the-arm flab

Oh, you're going to feel this one tomorrow.<p>BarreAmped creator Suzanne Bowen says this is her go-to move for targeting a common trouble spot for men and women — the triceps. This back-of-the-arm area gets flabby without consistent exercise. Worse, it's an area where excess weight can accumulate. Not …

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7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

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10-Minute Yoga for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints we hear about today, whether it is from people who lead a sedentary lifestyle or from athletes.<p>If we …

25 Healthy Dinner Recipes for Two

One might be the loneliest number, but two is pretty difficult too—at least when it comes to making dinner. Whether you’re wooing a significant …

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Global Dance Electronic

That face you make when the beat bout to drop.

15 Yoga Poses That Will Sculpt And Tone Your Butt

by Kate B<p>– on<p>in Horoscope<p>The benefits of practicing yoga are plentiful – flexibility, relaxation, balance, strength, not to mention the abundance of …

4 of the Best Workouts for Men in Their 40s

Your 40s represent a time in which you may not be aiming for a rock-hard, muscular beach body and instead, focusing on simple maintenance. You’re …

The 15-Minute HIIT Workout That'll Build Strength—Fast

These days lots of HIIT workouts happen at a frenetic, all-out pace, jumping between exercises without even giving you a chance to wipe the sweat off …

Deadbugs: The Core Exercise You Should Be Doing

By now, many people are well aware crunches and sit-ups aren't the best exercises for building a strong core. But haven't you had enough of those …

Work Your Lower Body With This Kickass Pyramid Workout

<i>The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>This pyramid workout targets your lower body with just five easy moves! You're using your own body weight for resistance so no equipment is necessary.<p><b>Why I love</b> …

5 foods for a flatter tummy

Swimsuit season may be over, but you can still keep your flat summer tummy throughout the year by eating foods that prevent bloating and help build muscle. Here are some delicious options:<p><b>Greek Yogurt</b><p>Protein is great for keeping weight in-check because it digests slowly, so you feel full longer and …

Six Blistering Bodyweight Workouts You Can Do in Under 30 Mins

One of the biggest reasons why people say they don’t exercise is because they don’t have time. Of course, we all have the same amount of time, and …

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3 Workouts That Are Better Than Running

Push your limits with these fat-destroying routines<p>Exercising outside is a great way to get some fresh air and Vitamin D, and it seems to be generally good for your health. (According to science.)<p>But that doesn’t mean you have to log lots of miles running or lug your dumbbells outside.<p>“You can get …

The Metabolic Conditioning Circuit to Challenge Your Whole Body

Some group fitness classes definitely make us work harder than we would on our own, but in others, we barely break a sweat. Thankfully MetCon3, an …

These are the best restaurants in America for foodies, according to OpenTable

OpenTable just released its annual list of the 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in America.<p>The list, which was generated from an analysis of more than five million OpenTable reviews, honors restaurants that are providing the kind of adventurous dining experience that foodies love.<p>"Whether they're …

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The Best Gluten-Free Snacks at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's is just all-around awesome — it has great finds for vegans as well as low-cal snacks for those who are trying to drop a few. It's also a great store if you're following a gluten-free diet. While fresh fruit and veggies are always a healthy choice, here is a list of its best gluten-free …

3-Ingredient Vegan Honey Mustard Dressing

I have always loved Honey Mustard Dressing. That sassy, sweet, bite of flavor, sometimes coupled with a spicy kick. So today I give you a super …

Sweet Potato Cinnamon Muffins [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …