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22 Fitness Pros Share Their Favorite Abs Exercises

There are only so many ways you can do crunches or planks before you get bored. But that's no reason to skip a core session. A strong torso sets the …

Fit in 4: The 5-minute Pilates routine that carves your core

This is the perfect way to tone up.<p>Pilates is often seen as a soft option when you fancy taking it a bit easy but you’d be surprised at how effective …

Muscle

Work Your Abs and Do Some Cardio With This Quick No-Equipment Workout

If you skipped the gym this morning, make it up now with this ten-minute workout. It’s focused on your core and requires no equipment, just …

Exercise

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 02.26.2017

Hello weekend warriors! What are you up to?<p>I arrived home on Tuesday from Wyoming and the mountains were just buried in fresh powder. We’ve had a …

Fighting Depression? Neuroscience Says This May Reduce Symptoms by 40 Percent (in Just 8 Weeks)

Anyone can do it, and it doesn't involve prescription medication.<p>Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. It affects over 15 million adults annually, or 6-7 percent of the entire adult population. It is so common, in fact, that nearly everyone has either …

Clean Eating Dessert Recipes

Who says desserts can't be healthy? By utilizing ingredients like fresh fruit, dark chocolate, and dairy, you can create clean eating desserts that …

The Latest: Trump returns to White House after celebrations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):<p>12:15 a.m.<p>The nation's 45th …

Trump takes aim at federal workers, trade deals as he settles into White House

The new president met with business leaders the day after swearing in senior members of his White House staff.<p>The beginning of the president’s term has featured controversial executive orders and frequent conflicts with the media.<p>By Jenna Johnson and<p>Jenna Johnson<p>National political correspondent …

The White House

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What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Workouts

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

WikiLeaks emails: what they revealed about the Clinton campaign's mechanics

Tens of thousands of emails hacked from campaign chairman John Podesta’s account have provided an unprecedented window into a presidential run<p>Anyone who has seen the documentary Weiner may not have been entirely surprised that it was former congressman Anthony Weiner who threw a late spanner in the …

FBI director says no charges against Clinton after new email review

FBI Director James Comey said Sunday that the bureau had completed its examination of newly discovered emails connected to Hillary Clinton - an inquiry that had roiled the presidential race for nine days - and found nothing to alter its months-old decision not to seek charges against the former …

Republicans keep control of Congress

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republicans pulled off a political stunner Tuesday night -- running the table down-ballot and keeping control of the House and Senate, CNN projects.<p>In a year when the GOP was almost entirely on defense, the party's incumbents -- many outspent and hobbled by struggling campaigns …

Donald Trump wins the presidency in stunning upset over Clinton

By Karen Tumulty ,<p>Karen Tumulty<p>Columnist covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Philip Rucker and<p>Philip Rucker<p>White House Bureau Chief<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Anne Gearan<p>Anne Gearan<p>White House reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Donald Trump was elected the nation’s 45th president in the stunning culmination of a …

Elections

Why Your Problems Are Your Greatest Motivators

Use your pain points at work to your advantage<p>Have you ever grabbed a hot pan? The feedback of the burn is intense and immediate. You're in excruciating pain and you'll do just about anything in that moment to solve the problem. You might have found yourself slathering butter all over your hand …

The world’s first solar panel-paved road has opened in France

At this rate, just about every man-made surface there is could be covered in solar panels in the future.<p>Yesterday, Tourouvre-au-Perche, a small town in northern France, opened what is likely the first road paved in solar panels in the world, the Guardian reported. The road is roughly 1 km (0.6 …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fires, recall, cancellation, and rebirth: Everything you need to know

After almost a year of twists and turns since September 2016, the Galaxy Note 7 story has (effectively) come to an end. As is well known by now, …

Kitchen Essentials: How to make the perfect tomato sauce

Perhaps one of the things I love most about a tomato sauce is how you can use it as a starting point for countless dishes. Spend a little bit of time …

Recipes

15 Thanksgiving Salads to Brighten Up Your Meal

On a table sagging under the weight of turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and who knows what other dishes, it's easy for a salad to go ignored. It's especially easy to ignore it if the salad is an afterthought, something thrown together in a couple minutes right before people …

These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

By Maura Judkis<p>Maura Judkis<p>Reporter covering culture, food and the arts<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here</i> …

mashed potatoes

Weight-loss balloon helps shed twice the weight, study says

If you're struggling to lose a serious amount of weight, imagine you had a weight loss option that helped more than diet and exercise, but wasn't as invasive as gastric surgery.<p>Enter the Obalon balloon system, a new treatment that involves swallowing balloon-filled capsules to curb …

Nutrition

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

Russian warplanes from Mediterranean carrier join Syria attacks

By Louisa Loveluck and<p>Louisa Loveluck<p>Reporter in The Washington Post's Beirut bureau, focusing on Syria.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>David Filipov<p>David Filipov<p>Reporter covering Russia and the republics of the former Soviet Union<p>Email Bio Follow<p>BEIRUT — With a hail of missile strikes, Russian forces announced a …

Aleppo

Obama: Trump tapped into a 'troubling' strain

<b>Athens, Greece (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama issued a warning Tuesday against "crude nationalism" in the wake of Donald Trump's victory, saying during a news conference on his final overseas trip that the President-elect had tapped into a "troubling" strain of rhetoric playing on Americans' fears …

Donald Trump

How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

This reversible Micro USB cable is impossible to plug in wrong

I have never nerded out so hard over a USB cable the way I am over Winnergear's MicFlip reversible Micro USB-to-USB Type-A cable.<p>Charging cables …

Gear & Gadgets

Can’t lose weight no matter what? We’ve got 6 tips just for you

So you’re working out like a beast, eating healthier than you ever have… and all of a sudden, after months of dropping the pounds quite easily, you …