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The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

A 7 Day Mental Health Workout Plan

Over the past few years, I’ve seen the term <i>self-care</i> grow in popularity, that is, doing practical things that nourish your mental health. The …

Mental Health

17 cult-favorite French pharmacy skin care products you can buy online

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Embryolisse Instagram<p>When I lived in Paris, visitors only ever asked for two things: to see the Eiffel Tower, and to stop by a French …

Skin Care

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Nutrition

This Macro-Counting Formula For Weight Loss Is the Tool We've Been Missing

We recently learned all about the power of counting macronutrients and why it's so much more efficient (and healthy!) for your body than simply focusing on a calorie count. By focusing on carbohydrates, protein, and fat, you can better optimize your diet for your physical and personal needs, …

Nutrition

Michaels Makers | Pumpkin Challenge

Fall is almost officially here! I love summer, but I also love the cool crisp air, roasted veggies, soups and holidays that Fall brings! I'm kicking …

An instax mini album with pockets

Hey, you lovely things! It's Essie popping in with a new project to show you. If you follow me anywhere else on the internet, you will almost …

These Are the 13 Foods a Dietitian Insists Her Clients Eat For Weight Loss

A big chunk of weight loss success has to do with your diet, so it makes sense to get advice from an expert on healthy eating. We asked certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition to share the top foods she recommends to clients who are trying to slim down.<p><b>Zucchini:</b> …

11 Weight-Loss Drinks You Can Make at Home in No Time at All

If you're trying to lose weight, little things matter — especially what you're drinking. Soda, juice, and coffee-shop drinks can rack up hundreds of calories and tons of sugar in a day. While nothing beats water for helping the body stay energized and hydrated, these drink recipes all contain …

16 Ways to Hack Your Meal-Prep Routine For Faster Weight-Loss Results

A healthy diet is essential to weight-loss success. So instead of being at the whim of choosing meals in the moment, you'll need to plan out and prep your week's meals and snacks. Unfortunately, we're not talking about making seven day's worth of brownies. If you're looking to slim down and eat …

Healthy Eating

10 of the Most Life-Changing Products We've Used in the Kitchen

It takes a lot of trial and error to find the perfect kitchen tools that can be used over and over again. Thankfully, we food editors have tested our way through plenty of pots, pans, and gadgets, and we finally have a handful that we swear by and that we'll never live without. If you're in the …

Knives

7 Meditation Apps to Help Keep Your Zen in the New Year

Relaxation is probably the first thing on your mind after the flurry and hurry of the holiday season. It may be the most wonderful and festive time …

Meditation

Celebrity Trainer Harley Pasternak Reveals How He Transformed People — Without the Gym — on Revenge Body

Harley Pasternak took a different approach to helping people undergo dramatic physical transformations than a lot of the other trainers did on <i>Revenge</i> …

51 Quick and Healthy 3-Ingredient Meals

A common barrier to cooking is seeing a mouthwatering recipe, only to click and discover it requires double-digit ingredients, two of which you’ve …

Breakfast

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

Self-improvement

Plant-Based Diet: The World’s Healthiest Diet for Weight Loss

A <b>plant-based diet</b> is a diet of every animal (as well as humans) based on nutrients derived from plants, including fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains, but with some or no animal products.<p>According to the Medical School of Harvard, the latest scientific evidence shows that a plant-based …

How to Free Yourself from the Dieting Trap

Image: ra2 studio via Adobe Stock<p>If you could be paid for the number of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years you've spent dieting, or thinking about dieting - you'd be rich, wouldn't you? If you could earn a £/$ for every pound you've ever lost, (including those repeatedly lost) - you …

5 Crucial Things to Do if You're Exercising for Weight Loss

It takes more than a solid routine to burn extra calories.<p>Getting stronger is a beautiful thing. It’s what helps you see more definition and build more metabolism-boosting muscle. But according to new research in <i>Current Biology</i>, it also causes you to burn fewer calories during each workout.<p>For the …

Jenna Wolfe's Easy-To-Follow Tips for Major Weight Loss - Great Ideas : People.com

Personal trainer and <i>Today</i> show lifestyle and fitness correspondent <b>Jenna Wolfe</b> believes the best way to achieve weight loss is through making …

Cute Workout Clothes Under $50 To Give Your Fitness Fanatic Friend

Sweat in style.<p>The top New Year's resolution is always the vow to lose weight or get into shape. And for us, this year is no different. After quickly polling the HuffPost Lifestyle editors to see what they <i>really</i> wanted for the holidays, "cute workout clothes" was on almost everyone's list.<p>And when …

Victoria Justice Splits From Pierson Fode (Exclusive)

<b>Victoria Justice</b> and <b>Pierson Fode</b> have called it quits, sources confirm exclusively to <b>JustJared.com</b>.<p>“They’ve been on a break for a couple of months,” …

We Found 35 Stores Every Petite Woman Should Know About

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Clothing

Prep for a 10K with Just 3 Runs per Week

Yes, you can run a 6.2-miler in four weeks with just three workouts a week. You’ll earn serious bragging rights and burn some 650 calories. We mapped …

Marathons

The Secret to Losing Belly Fat

Say goodbye to stomach pudge once and for all.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>While focusing on crunches will strengthen your abs, it unfortunately will not get rid of fat around your waist. To see a difference in this trouble spot, it's …

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …

4-Week Weight Training Plan for Women

To keep the pounds at bay, cut back on cardio for a few weeks to focus on strength training exercises that increase metabolism and build lean …

Exercise

2015 Natural Beauty Awards

The winners of Yoga Journal’s second annual Natural Beauty Awards are in! We tested nearly 150 products to find the 33 best for your skin and …

Skin Care

DIY Paper Box Drawer Organizers and an Organized "Everything" Drawer

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a beautiful weekend! School starts next week for us so we are doing all we can to soak in those final days of summer.<p>…