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30 Habits Fit People Live By

Can you handle the truth? Although DNA plays a huge role in body types, it’s more likely that those fit bodies you admire are more because of …

How Mindful Eating Can Get You Off The Dieting Roller Coaster

When you sign onto a diet plan, you’re inevitably given a set of marching orders: Count your calories, weigh your portions, limit your carbs, avoid …

Mindfulness

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

This Graphic Explains How Lack of Sleep Can Negatively Affect Your Brain

You know that it’s bad to not get enough sleep, but do you know how bad? This infographic explains all the terrible side effects—like anger, …

The Most Effective Cardio Workout for Your Body

Use this technique to get the workout it needs<p>What if your workout gave your body exactly what it needed? And what if you could clearly measure the results, and even get instant feedback?<p>Well, you’d probably get better, faster.<p>You can do all that—including the “get better, faster” part—with heart …

40 Age-Erasing Superfoods

Look, feel, and stay young<p>The latest science on the muscle-building, brain-enhancing, wrinkle-erasing, heart-strengthening, bone-protecting, immunity-boosting, and inflammation-fighting foods you should be eating every day.<p><b>1. Almonds</b><br>These energy-rich snacks lower bad cholesterol, thanks to plant …

11 Easy Ways to Go Organic

Eat well and feel great beyond the supermarket<p>During the past two decades, "healthy eating" and "organic foods" have become nearly synonymous—and the American appetite for them has grown increasingly voracious (between 1990 and 2009 alone, sales in organic foods and beverages jumped from $1 billion …

15-Minute Workout: 3 Moves, 300 Muscles

Use this quick full-body workout as your fast-acting, do-it-anywhere routine<p>Perform this routine as a circuit, says its creator, Martin Rooney, P.T., C.S.C.S., author of <i>Ultimate Warrior Workouts</i>.<p>Do 10 reps of each exercise, and complete as many circuits as you can in 15 minutes. Rest briefly when …

4 Practical Steps (You Can Do in 12 Minutes) to Start Making Your 2015 Dreams a Reality

The four steps I'm going to show you now, while ridiculously simple, are actually the basis of something incredible: taking pure thought and bringing it into reality. Let's get started.<p>1. First, set the timer on your smartphone for three minutes and write down all the things you'd love to be …

Essential texting acronyms every parent needs to know

Sometimes it feels like parents and teens don’t speak the same language. When it comes to texting, chatting and emailing, that's literally true. If you've looked at any teen's communications, you'll see them sprinkled with acronyms and shorthand that make no sense.<p>Those letters and numbers are an …

Give the Gift of Creativity with These DIY Tools and Maker Kits

Maker kits and DIY tools are perfect for that crafty person in your life—supporting hobbies and also perhaps presenting new experiences. Here are …

What to Do When You’re 40 and Have Nothing Saved for Retirement

Whether you're living paycheck to paycheck or have been blindsided with unexpected expenses, hitting the big 4-0 with nothing in the bank for …

Sweat It Out With This Cycling Workout

Killer playlist totally included. Get ready to get pumping<p>You may be able to sweat out a tough 45-minute group ride, but on your own that's likely less realistic. This cycling workout will keep you committed and riding hard for about 20 to 30 minutes.<p>The first step is creating a playlist with seven …

How To Get Strong Abs Without Doing A Single Sit-Up

You don't really want to do a hundredth sit-up, do you? They're one of those exercises you can do for ages -- often without dramatic results.<p>In fact, experts tend to agree that crunches and sit-ups are not only <b>not the fast-track to washboard abs</b>, they may even hurt the neck and back. And let's not …

How Can I Tell If I'm Exercising Hard Enough?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I've been exercising for a while, but I'm never really sure if I'm actually working hard enough. How can I tell?<p>Sincerely,<br>Pushing Phil<p>…

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

Believe It or Not, Cardio Builds Muscle

If you avoid cardio because you think it may negate or slow your muscle gains, think again: According to a new review of 14 studies, aerobic training …

Exercise

Is Your Favorite Produce Packed with Pesticides?

Environmental Working Group releases an updated list of the dirtiest—and cleanest—fruits and veggies on the market<p>Environmental Working Group (EWG) just released its 2014 Dirty Dozen list identifying the most pesticide-laden produce on the market. This doesn't mean you should stop eating produce in …

Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation?<p>In a new video from YouTube …

5 detersivi per il bucato fai-da-te

<b>Autoprodurre i detersivi</b> da utilizzare per il <b>bucato</b> significa scegliere di non utilizzare detergenti inquinanti e potenzialmente irritanti o …