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What 5 Amazing Athletes Eat for Breakfast

What does the breakfast of champions really look like? We asked five incredible athletes (from an ultrarunner to a yogi) how they fuel up in the …

Breakfast

10 Scientific Ways To Be Happy

10 Ways Watermelon Makes The Best Salads

Photo credit: Verses from my Kitchen, How Sweet it Is, Two Peas and their Pod, Boulder Locavore, Damn Delicious<p>Watermelon is the quintessential fruit of summer. It's near impossible to get through three months of this warm-weather season without one meal ending with watermelon juice dripping down …

Cooking

What To Eat Instead Of Going On A Juice Cleanse

Instead of going on a juice cleanse, eat real whole foods. It's as simple as that.<p>Going on a cleanse is “completely unnecessary,” Andy Bellatti, a Las Vegas-based dietician, told The Huffington Post. “It accomplishes nothing.”<p><i>She's been wrong before.</i><p>After a greasy weekend, some folks start their …

Nutrition

Hummus Recipes, Please!

Get excited! National Hummus Day is just around the corner! May 13 will be here before you know it. Just to make sure that you have plenty of options …

This Creamy Margarita Popsicle Is Cinco De Mayo On A Stick

A Cinco de Mayo treat that goes beyond chips and guac? <i>Si</i>, please!<p>These creamy margarita popsicles take one of our favorite Cinco de Mayo offerings -- the humble margarita, of course -- and freeze it into a brilliant hand-held concoction that's impossible to turn down.<p>The secret is sweetened …

Cinco de Mayo

How to Do Eyebrows: Get the Best Eyebrow Shape

Eyebrow Shaping 101: Pluck the Perfect Eyebrows<p>Perfectly groomed eyebrows balance your features and frame your eyes. Read on for failproof tips on how to get them.<p>Aimee Levy<p>Locate Your Starting Points<p>Want perfect eyebrows? Here's where to start. Flip your tweezer (try <b>Tweezerman Slant</b> tweezer, $23, …

6 Ways Guys Sabotage Their Sperm Every Day

And lately, there’s been an uptick in research uncovering just how a man’s lifestyle can affect the quality and quantity of his little swimmers. Case in point: A new animal study ID’d a link between disrupted sperm production and the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), which is found in plastic bottles and …

Will Your Child Become Nearsighted? One Simple Way To Find Out

This is for everyone whose parents said, "Sitting too close to the TV is going to ruin your eyes." In other words, pretty much all of us.<p>Sitting too close to the TV doesn't predict nearsightedness, according to a study that tracked the vision of thousands of children over 20 years. Nor does doing a …

Optometry

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

These 30 Vegetarian Recipes Are So Good, You Might Rethink Meat

Vegetarians just like everyone else, can have problems coming up with a variety of meals to eat. Whether you’re meat-free or just looking to eat less …

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The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

<b>Baked Potato</b><br>Another stealth source of protein? Potatoes! A medium-sized one contains three grams. Need some fun topping ideas? Make these spinach- and goat cheese-stuffed baked potatoes.<p><b>Broccoli</b><br>Broccoli's not just filled with fiber (2.6 grams per half cup)—it's also a great source of protein, with …

The Best Restorative Yoga Poses to Relieve Stress

Whether it’s in your hips, hamstrings, or all in your head, tension has a way of accumulating as we hustle through the day-to-day. But there are ways …

Yoga

Equipment-Free Total-Body Workout

Ready to go? Follow along with <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>:<p><b>Here are the moves you'll be doing:</b><br>1. Lateral Lunges<br>2. Pushups<br>3. Switch Lunges<br>4. Body Walks<br>5. Side Hurdles<p>Want more five-minute workouts? Try out these time-savers:

Yoga: Poses to Tone Your Arms

Begin on all fours with your knees hip-width apart and your hands shoulder-width apart. Stack your hips over your knees and your shoulders over your wrists. Walk your hands a few inches in front of your shoulders. Curl your toes under, lift your hips, and straighten your legs. Push into your palms …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …