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Detox Foods: 8 Detox Superfoods for Fall

<b>1. Ginger</b><br>Tummy problems? Turn to ginger. Not only can this spicy root relieve your digestive system, it is loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. Ginger might also boost the immune system, assisting in detoxification by promoting a healthy sweat, ridding your body of …

7 Types of Squats You Should Be Doing

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try<p>Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade<p>Squats are like the LBD of your workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your body look pretty amazing. But just like your wardrobe, your fitness routine could use some variety. For an upgrade with major results, …

Girl Breaks World Record

Check Out This Crazy Fitness Feat!<p>You've GOT to watch this girl do 44 back handsprings in a row<p>weerapat kiatdumrong/Shutterstock<p>Cheerleaders <i>are</i> athletes, and here’s the latest piece of evidence to convince anyone who thinks otherwise: Atlanta high school cheerleader Mikayla Clark, 16, recently …

The Best Way to Get a Flat Stomach

It may not be a secret that the best way to a six-pack is regular exercise and a healthy diet (even if it's no diet at all), but there's a right way and wrong way to a flat stomach. Read on for the ultimate guide to getting flat abs.<p><b>1. Know the Formula</b> Getting flat abs isn't about starving yourself …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Your CrossFit equipment? Yeah, it's *crawling* with germs.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone who wants to work out still can.<p>"This is a healthy way for a child to be …

Try This Barre Workout at Home!

Tone your thighs, arms, abs, and glutes with this ballet-inspired routine<p>Ballet-inspired barre workouts can help sculpt long, lean muscles. As part of our series <i>Your New Favorite Workout</i>, we're giving you an inside look at Figure 4 Barre, a class at Pure Yoga in New York City. The name Figure 4 is …

Daily aspirin 'risky' for healthy

<b>Healthy people should not take aspirin to ward off heart attacks and cancer, according to the most comprehensive review of the risks and benefits.</b><p>There has been growing debate about whether all people over 50 should take a daily, low dose aspirin.<p>But the review, conducted by the research arm of the …

Biomedicine

Nocturnal Teeth Grinding May Suggest a Sleep Disorder

<i>By Gerard Meskill, M.D.</i><p>The occurrence of gnashing or grinding of teeth is not new. The Bible makes reference to this phenomenon both in the Old Testament, "His anger has torn me and hunted me down; he has gnashed at me with his teeth," (Job 16:9) and in the New Testament, "But the children of the …

6 Ways to Get a Better Cardio Workout

• Keep your neck neutral (not looking down or up) and head forward. (So if you're planning to watch TV, pick a treadmill in the right spot.)<p>• Shorter strides and a faster cadence (how many times your feet hit the ground in one minute) will help keep you running in the middle of the revolving</b> …

Coffee v smoothies: Which is better for you?

<b>One is made of fruit. The other is caffeinated. So a smoothie is a healthier option than a coffee, right? Don't be so sure, says Michael Mosley, as he weighs the evidence.</b><p>Which is healthier - coffee or smoothies?<p>It seems obvious that the answer must be a smoothie. After all, drinking coffee is a …

Nutrition

8 Things You Didn't Know About Your Body Fat

Body fat: It's soft, it's squishy and it gets a bad rap. But fat also plays a vital role in keeping our bodies running smoothly. We store extra energy in body fat. It keeps us warm and provides padding for our interior organs. And it secretes chemicals that play a role in appetite and helps …

More Young Adults Being Affected By Stroke, Report Finds

Stroke may often be considered a disease of the old, but a new report in The Lancet shows an increasing number of young and middle-aged adults are being affected by it.<p>Researchers from around the world examined new cases of stroke, its overall prevalence, and deaths from stroke from 1990 to 2012 …

3 Upper Body Exercises Every Woman Should Train

In "5 Strength Training Truths Every Woman Should Know," I discussed just how important it is for women to train their upper body on a consistent basis every week. In today's blog, I'll show you how to do just that with these three often under-utilized upper body movements for women. The exercises …

Researchers Question Vitamin D's Link To Diabetes

<i>By Susan E. Matthews</i><p>Something funny happens if you map the incidence rate of type 1 diabetes across the entire globe. The closer you get to the equator, the fewer people have type 1 diabetes. Researchers have observed this phenomenon for many years, and theorized that vitamin D, absorbed primarily …

How to Make a Healthy Sandwich

5 tips from Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney<p>You don't have to eat a salad every day for lunch to stay healthy! There are tons of great eat-right tips in <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, the new book by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator. While working on the book, Jen got a chance to talk to Alison …

Does CrossFit Really Work?

But here’s the thing: Even though it’s now scientifically proven that CrossFit boosts endurance, we wouldn’t be able to sleep at night if we told you to jump blindly on the CrossFit bandwagon if you’ve never done it before. Why? CrossFit is hard—like, really hard. For one thing, it was recently …