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6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

How to lose underarm 'batwing' fat

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chances are, if you are a woman over 40, you are probably familiar with the term "batwings" to describe the stubborn fat and sagging skin that starts appearing under your upper arms around this age.<p>Though it's difficult to completely avoid or correct, you don't have to toss your tank tops …

Workouts

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Cutting Carbs Can Do to Your Brain

With each passing month, certain foods and fad diets come in and out of favor. One food that's been on the "bad" list for a while is bread—more …

Holistic Medicine

Sick of Cardio? These Transformations Will Make You Want to Start Lifting Weights ASAP

There is so much advice on how to lose fat and sculpt your body that it can be overwhelming when you're a fitness beginner. Should you focus on cardio alone, start squatting double your weight, or just jump head first into a life of CrossFit? The questions and corresponding answers are endless. …

Fitness

Beauty Products That Work Their Magic Overnight

Now that's what we call beauty sleep.<p>No matter how much we value taking care of our skin, hair, and body, we’re still all about efficiency. Because …

Skin Care

10-Minute Workout For a Flat Belly and Perfect Posture

Get ready for a six-pack abs and perfect posture workout with Jason Wimberly, founder of The Wall, an LA-based fitness studio that combines indoor cycling with serious strength training. Grab an exercise band if you've got one — no worries if you don't; the workout will still work you — and get …

What Is Coconut Sugar and Why Is Everyone Using It?

In addition to the abundance of coconut oil and shredded coconut, coconut sugar is growing in popularity. According to an article entitled “Coconut Sugar: A Healthier Alternative to Artificial Sweetener,” it’s made from the sap of the coconut tree, and because of its origins, it’s also called …

Nutrition

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

Self-improvement

8 Lean Proteins You Should Start Eating To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To Nutritionists

The saying “abs are made in the kitchen” couldn’t be more true. You can do crunches for hours, hop on a stationary bike and spin for miles, or as …

Nutrition

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements

Whether for weight loss, muscle building, or simply as a convenient quick meal on the go, many Americans turn to protein powders and drinks.<p>But a new …

This Is How Heavy Your Weights Should Be If You're Trying to Lose Weight

Strength training is a key part of fitness that shouldn't be ignored, especially when it comes to weight loss. But just because you know you should be doing it doesn't mean you know exactly <i>how</i> to do it yet.<p>If you just don't know where to start when it comes to strength training, Ridge Davis, …

Weight Loss

The Real Reason Chia Seeds Are So Good for You

Seems like everyone is chatting about chia lately. Check out the the video to find out if these little seeds are worthy of all the hype.<p>If you don’t …

Breakfast

The same trend that made Lululemon is now bringing it down

Not long ago, Lululemon seemed unstoppable. As shoppers’ appetites for activewear grew, the brand was one of the few offering stylish, upmarket workout clothes that people loved to wear outside the gym, too. By 2010, its sales were growing more than 50% each quarter.<p>But the market was a lot less …

9 Actually Inspirational Podcasts To Listen To If You Want To Start Your Own Business

Things To Do<p>by Anna Heaton | 11 07 2017<p>Grab your headphones and prepare to take note, guys.<p>The rise of entrepreneurship in recent years has been a …

Entrepreneurship

Don't Set Up an LLC Without Doing This 1 Thing | Inc.com

You're starting a new business. Your friend told you to set up a limited liability company (LLC). So you set one up and opened up a bank account. You're ready to dive in. But you forgot one thing--how is the LLC taxed? It seems your friend forgot to mention this part.<p>Understanding LLC taxation can …

Retirement

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

Nutrition

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

Nutrition

Regan Lost Almost 80 Pounds by Consistently Doing These 2 Things

Regan Patterson began her weight-loss journey in December 2015, but it wasn't a moment of epiphany like many others experience. "There was no defining or embarrassing moment that made me immediately want to lose weight," she told POPSUGAR. "It was a gradual feeling for me. I got fed up with feeling …

Easy cleanse: Cut out these 4 food groups for a healthier you - TODAY.com

Dieting can seem overwhelming, and the term "cleanse" can have so many different meanings. Before you read further, forget whatever you've read about doing a cleanse. This time around, you're going to focus on only four things.<p>I say “only” four things to show you just how do-able this is, but don’t …

Nutrition

Could This Small Diet Change Actually Help Your Hair Grow?

When it comes to hair, genetics pretty much seal your fate. But as <i>Vogue</i> reports, there are a few factors within your control that can help you …

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

20 Post-Workout Meals That Are Super High in Protein (and Plants!)

There's no hangriness like post-workout hangriness. You know, the kind where you could house an entire pizza no problem.<p>If you really don't want your …

Healthy Eating

Writing as Redemption: Rewriting a Scene to Rewrite Your Life

I have a small pink-white scar at the base of my thumb. It curls at the end like a question mark I may have drawn to remind myself of something. It <i>is</i> …

New York Times

Get a Head Start on NaNoWriMo With These Creative Writing Courses

If you’re planning on cranking out the next great novel this November for NaNoWriMo, you might want to sharpen your craft first. These online courses …