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Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …


Is It Harder for Women to Lose Weight?

<b>The answer:</b> You're not imagining things. Frustrating as it is, there are a couple of reasons why it's harder for women to drop pounds. For one thing, men tend to have more muscle mass than we do. And since more muscle means a faster resting metabolism, men's bodies naturally burn calories at a …


Oatbran Breakfast That Keeps You Fuller For Longer

For the study, researchers gave 30 healthy, lean women four different variations on biscuits and juice on separate days. The difference between the breakfasts? Some were fortified with more oat bran than others (and some weren’t fortified at all). After eating each breakfast, participants rated …


Does Eating Late Cause Weight Gain

<b>The answer:</b> "A calorie is a calorie," says Mass. "If your total calorie intake for the day is greater than what you are burning, this can lead to weight gain regardless of what time it is." But if you eat healthy, regular meals throughout the day and typically have dinner around 8 p.m., there's no …


3 Ways to Fuel Like an Athlete

What—and how much—you eat is crucial, but so is <i>when</i> you eat it. Getting a good mix of carbs and protein is key—but you’ll want to get more of the former and less of the latter the closer you are to go time. Whether you need quick energy a few minutes before your workout or you have time for a full …


Your Best Running Fuel | Women's Health

For one of the trials, they were asked to restrict their fluid intake for 22 hours beforehand and were not allowed to drink during the run. Before the other trial, they arrived well hydrated and were given water during each rest break.<p>Researchers monitored their heart rates, gastrointestinal …

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Fitness Motivation Techniques

With that in mind, <i>Women's Health</i> asked its Twitter followers to share the off-the-wall tips that keep them inspired to perspire.<p><i>Women's Health</i> asked…<p>Followers answered:<p><i>photo: Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock</i>

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Best Workout Songs

It’s smart to sync your sweat sessions to an upbeat soundtrack: music can inspire you to work out at a higher intensity, distract you from the extra effort, and help you relax, according to a 2007 review of 15 studies on the effects of music on exercise.<p>To make the most of your workouts, lace up …


Is There an Optimal Time to Exercise? | Women's Health

Researchers observed several groups of mice running in their wheels. Some were otherwise healthy and some were bred to have a malfunctioning internal clock, or circadian timing system. Some mice could run whenever they wanted, while others only had access to the wheel at the mouse equivalents of …


Benefits of Exercise: Does Cardiorespiratory Endurance Reduce Depression?

<b>2.</b> <b>Take the magazine test.</b> If you can read a magazine perched on your treadmill screen, you’re not working hard enough, says Karp. Strolling on the treadmill is better than sitting home eating chips, but high intensity interval training can deliver the benefits of exercise more efficiently, adds …


Treadmill Workouts

<b>Random Pickup</b> Tom Holland, a triathlete and physiologist in Darien, Connecticut, suggests watching a 30-minute TV program, like the nightly news. Increase your speed so that you're running hard (about 80 percent of your maximum) during the commercials. When Katie Couric returns, slow your pace to …

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Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …


Does Working Out Make You Eat More? | Women's Health

So what keeps you from craving a post-gym energy fix? The researchers behind the new paper didn’t address it, but previous studies shed some light: A 2013 study from the <i>International Journal of</i> <i>Obesity</i> showed that tough workouts were associated with decreased levels of the hormone ghrelin (which …

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