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What Your Gas Is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

If your farts could talk...<p>We hate to break it to you, but gas is just a fact of life—sure, it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but it happens to the best of us. But if you’re dealing with more frequent gas than usual, your body might be trying to send you some hints about how it’s …

8 Exercises You Can Do on the Treadmill That Aren't Running

See ya never, treadmill boredom.<p>I always thought treadmills were for running. But lately, as I’ve been running on mine and counting the minutes until I can turn off the blasted device, I’ve seen more and more women performing lunges, side shuffles, and other exercises on theirs that are typically …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

How to Become A More “Normal” Eater

Three tips that’ll help when you feel like your eating habits are totally out of control.<p>For 10 years, I battled my weight, food, and my body. I was completely confused about how to eat, so even during those few times when I’d lose weight, I would gain it right back because I had no clue how to eat …

Here's What Texting Really Does to Your Spine

This image will make you sit up straight, immediately!<p>Pop quiz: Are you currently reading this while hunched over your phone? If so, here's a very scary wakeup call: Looking down at your phone can force up to 60 pounds of weight on your spine, according to a new study in the journal <i>Surgical</i> …

The Muscle That Matters The Most

You might be fit, but are you doing the right things to protect your heart? Learn what diet and exercise trends might be too extreme for your …

8 Variations of the Pushup

Try these tough alternatives to the traditional pushup<p>The pushup is probably the first muscle-building exercise most guys ever master, and also the first one they abandon. At some point they discover the bench press, come up off the floor, and never look back. But if you want a truly athletic …

Short on Time? Your 6-Minute Ab Workout

DailyBurn hit the gym with trainer Brett Hoebel to talk diet, setbacks and what he calls “sweating with soul.” Get moving with his six-minute ab …

Why You Barely Look Like You Exercise—Even Though You Work Out a Ton

What to do when you're on a fitness boat to nowhere<p>Let's just get this out of the way: Sweating on the reg doesn't always translate to tight abs and a toned butt. You could be doing the wrong routine for your body—not that we can blame you: "We're overwhelmed by new studies, fad workouts, and …

The 21-Day Shred: Day 3 Workout Video

Day three is another full body workout to stimulate as much muscle as possible, while still allowing your to progressively adapt to the program. <i>MEN’S</i> …

Get Behavior Change That Lasts Using Neuroscience

In my previous blog, “How Humans Experience The World” we analyzed human behavior and the structure of how it happens. Here’s a quick recap:<p><b>Vs + As = Ks -> Beliefs -> Identity (beliefs about self) = Behavior</b><p>The Vs (<i>visuals</i> or pictures we see or make up inside) and As (<i>auditory</i> or sounds we hear …

Positive Thinking

12 Best Recovery Fuels for Every Workout

Every seasoned dater knows that planning the perfect first date is only half the battle when you're trying to make a lasting impression. What you do …

Nutrition

Happiness

How To Lose Weight

The question "How do I lose weight?" gets typed into Google 110,000 or so times per month. The so-called answers that pop up are usually ridiculous …