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10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than Running

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than RunningCANOTTIERI CEREA, TURIN, ITALY - 2015/11/08: The Olympic gold medallist Mahe Drysdale (NZ) in …

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Fitness Truths: three reasons you're not burning fat

If you’re hitting the gym each week and still not seeing results, there could be a few things you are just not getting right.<p>Before you start looking at the nitty gritty of your fitness plan - are you taking the right supplements or timing your carbs perfectly after your workout? - look at the …

The 30-Day Dare to do More Program

While it’s important to treat yourself, especially this time of year, it doesn’t have to mean you put on 10 pounds or let your abs go into …

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The Obituary This Woman Wrote for Herself Before Dying Will Move You to Tears

“Grace and love win, not cancer."<p>We’ve all known someone who’s died from cancer—and we all know how frustratingly unfair the whole experience is. It’s even more heartbreaking when the person who had cancer was young.<p>That’s why Beth O’Rourke’s story is making us tear up so much. Beth, a 44-year-old …

The 12 Best Foods to Eat When You Hit a Weight-Loss Plateau

Your scale is going to love this grocery list.<p><b>RELATED:</b> Find Out How You Can Lose 30 Pounds in 30 Days<p>RELATED: Shed Pounds and Inches Fast with This 5-Point Plan

A Workout You Can Crush Even if You Have Bad Knees

In fact, it'll totally help 'em.<p>One of the most frequent comments I hear from new clients is, “I can’t do that because my knees are bad.” And my response is always, "Your knees are problematic <i>because</i> you haven’t been doing that move."<p>A majority of the chronic knee pains that my clients experience …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Learning How to Save Your Own Life: Side Notes on How to Be Truly Alive

This post isn't about c*ancer because quite frankly a lot of us living with c*ancer get really damn sick and tired of talking about it. Many of us refuse to give c*ancer any power, except when absolutely necessary on chemo days. Sometimes, our lives change so fast that the change outpaces our minds …

How strong is the science behind the U.S. Dietary Guidelines?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans influence nearly every aspect of how we eat, from the information on food labels to the ingredients in school lunches to the nutrition advice doctors give.<p>They're updated every five years, and new guidelines are expected this fall, after a report …

Shape-Shifting: Why Our Bodies Redistribute Fat as We Age, and How to Handle It

<i>by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition</i><p>Recently, I was at the gym working my biceps on the cross-cable. Once done with the set, I relaxed my arms, dropping them to my side. Normally, I walk around and sip water before starting …

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5 Ways to Eat More and Lose Weight at the Same Time

Have your wine, and drink it, too.<p>As a dietitian, I often have clients who are so strict with their diet that they wind up mowing down the foods they've tried so hard to avoid—and ultimately no progress toward their weight-loss goals. I always tell those people that when you're trying to lose …

Join our '16 to '16 Challenge: Eat one cup of veggies before dinner!

With just 16 weeks left until the start of 2016, we're kicking off a special series to help a few lucky TODAY viewers get in shape by the new year!<p>During our "16 to '16" series, three participants will be under the supervision of Joy Bauer and Jenna Wolfe, as they aim to meet weekly goals and …

How to Load Up on Protein to Lose Weight

It's a crucial nutrient in your weight-loss plan.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and Michele Foley and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>When you're on a weight-loss journey, eating adequate protein is essential to your success. Many people start to shed pounds with ease once …

8 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Carbs

The low-carb craze is going strong. Bread is out. Pasta is overrated. And dieters are experimenting with how low their carb intake can go. But grains are anything but all the same (just ask Bill Davis, MD, author of <i>Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight</i>). So whether you're cutting out refined grains, …

7 Ways To Lose Weight After 50

While 50 may be the new 30, there are some physiological truths that can still make you look and feel like 50—especially when it comes to losing weight.<p>All those years of playing sports, sitting, walking up and down stairs, and moving in general take their toll on joints and muscles; you may notice …

10 Weird Ways to Make Yourself Work Out -- Even When You Really Don't Want to

<i>By Sarah Klein, Prevention.com</i><p>Motivating myself to work out is hard. At the beginning of every week, I have such high hopes for my healthy agenda. Then, within a couple of days, reality sets in and life flattens my workout motivation like a pancake. Could be long work hours or New York City's …

How to Be You -- Funky and True -- and Attract Your Tribe

I subscribe to a lot of daily notes and newsletters from spiritual teachers, healers, gurus, and the like. They share powerful messages of choosing love, forgiveness, shifting perspectives, and awakening. I appreciate the powerful truths that are being embedded into my psyche, and yet sometimes I …

Quitting: An Essential Ingredient for Success

<i>This article was originally published on riskology.co</i><p><i>Image by James Yu</i><p>Let's face it. There are a lot of successes in the world and they all have their own story, their own advice, to give about achieving what they did.<p>One common piece that gets tossed around a bit is the importance of never …

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The Butterfly Principle: Transformation and Growth Through Failure

Failure is an outcome that most of us dread but it has actually become a "hot" topic in business recently. While some start-up entrepreneurs are writing about concepts such as "fail fast, fail often" and "fail forward," I find that I still have a fairly negative relationship with failure in my own …

How to Overcome Guilty Pleasures

Recently I was working with a client who had struggled for years with being overweight. As we talked about how hard it had been for her I could tell she was getting upset. So I said to her, "It sounds like you're really frustrated by this diet thing."<p>"Yeah!" She said, "It's so hard, because for …

The 18 Best Supplements for Women

10 Tips That'll Help You FINALLY Lose Those Last 10 Pounds

Going, going, gone.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>A big weight-loss journey requires consistency, determination, and commitment. However, many of our readers have noted that those last 10 pounds are some of the hardest to take off. If …

9 Healthy Changes That Burn More Fat

Burn, baby, burn!<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Ready to boost your body's metabolism and burn more fat? There's no reason to go overboard with any crazy supplements, but there are plenty of easy, healthy ways you can support your goals …

Chewing the Fat, Again

Among my numerous colleagues, friends, and correspondents are more than a few who circulate every abstract, however obscure the source, suggesting that saturated fat has been fully exonerated, or that everything we ever thought we knew about dietary fat, health, and weight has been utterly …

Don't fear the scale: Why you may want to weigh in daily

Stepping on the scale can be more daunting than hauling yourself out of bed to make a 6 a.m. spin class. But if you're trying to lose weight, it's probably worth it. "A scale should be as important as your toothbrush," says David Levitsky, PhD, a professor of nutrition and psychology at Cornell …

Why Do Some Runs Feel So Freaking Hard?

Even if your sights aren’t set on running a marathon, we’ve all had those days when you slow to a walk during a three-mile jog—even though you easily …

How to Eat Sugar to Lose Weight

Nope, you don’t have to ditch the sweet stuff altogether to reach your weight-loss goals.<p>Okay, so mowing down a brownie after every meal isn’t going to do anything great for your weight-loss efforts (or health, for that matter)—but we're pretty sure you know that. What you might not be aware of is …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView …

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Best Cardio Workouts for People Who Hate Cardio, Running

You rarely hear anyone say, "I just love cardio!”. But it's a necessary evil for staying healthy, losing weight, and/or maintaining a healthy BMI (not to mention a whole host of heart benefits). How to deal? I've tested a gazillion workouts as part of my job, and I've found that the best way to …

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