Rani Whitfield

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Recife, The City of Reefs, in Pictures

8 fantastic paid iPhone and iPad apps that are free for a limited time

Smartphones have been around for quite some time but truth be told, they weren’t terribly smart until the advent of on-device app stores. Apps had …

The Proof Is in the Pull-Up: 10 Tools for Getting Better at Pull-Ups

Once upon a time, I could not do one pull up. Heck, I couldn’t do a push-up, either. I used to ask my mom to write me notes to get me out of gym in …

The so-called 'health foods' that are probably killing you

There are so many products on the market these days that are supposed to be good for us — much of it based on zero evidence. Here are 11 commonly …

How a Serious Athlete Should Handle Fatigue

<i>"I'm getting too old for this shit." - Roger Murtaugh, "Lethal Weapon"</i><p>At some point in a life of toil in the gym the realization dawns upon you that …

Tabata 5 Times More Effective Than Traditional Cardio, Study Says

More good news for those of us short on workout time: A new study shows that Tabata definitely lives up to its reputation as a 4-minute fat-burning …

4 Superfoods You Need to Try

Health awareness is increasing and so is the demand for healthy and nutritious food choices. Arguably, many prepackaged and processed food options …

Nutrition

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (Aug. 9-15)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

Consciousness

Easy Ways to Move More At Work

Career-induced chub may be on the rise, but these simple tweaks make sure that the only thing increasing from nine-to-five is your bank account<p>Bet your HR department didn't warn you about this occupational hazard: More than 40 percent of people say they've gained weight at their current job, …

Health Blog Roundup: Tabata Tips For First-Timers, Summer Workout Accessories And More

<i>There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.</i><p>Up for a challenge? Fit Bottomed Girls has served up six Tabata workout tips for first-timers. Check them out and be prepared to get …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Friday August 9th

Welcome to the cycle of GWODs designed by Kelvin Gary and Katherine Simmons of Body Space Fitness!<p>Have thoughts on the new graphic design of …

Train Like the Fittest on Earth: Top CrossFit Athletes Reveal Their Go-To Moves

Ever wonder how the best CrossFit athletes get competition-ready? Here are the go-to exercises of the top 2013 CrossFit Games competitors, including the reining champs, Rich Froning and Samantha Briggs.<p>CrossFit is the "sport of fitness" that's based on this formula: constantly varied, functional …

5 Ways to Never Be Stressed Again

Everybody feels stress and knows it intimately, but very few of us think about what stress actually is.<p>Stress is a thought. That's it. No more, no less. If that's true, then we have complete control over stress, because it's not something that happens <i>to us</i> but something that happens <i>in us</i>.<p>The …