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The 10 Most Insane Weight-Loss Transformation Photos of 2016

These before-and-afters are almost unbelievable.<p>These women worked their butts off and shared the results with the world, who responded appropriately: *LIKE*. Here are the most eye-opening transformations that inspired people this year:<p>1. Rosie Mercado<p>When full-size model Rachel lost 250 pounds …

Fitness

11 Fitness Trends That Need to Die in 2017

✌️ out, you won't be missed.<p>Although loving your body is always in style, techniques for making the most of what you've got tend to come and go. The good news is that if a trend doesn't last, it probably wasn't safe or effective to begin with. Here are the fitness trends that are due to fizzle out …

Short and Sweet: 4 New 6-Minute Workouts for Busy People

<b>Did you know workouts lasting under six minutes can benefit you in more ways than one?</b> Many of you may already know how fabulous snagging a short …

Exercise

6 ways to burn more calories at the gym

<b>What you’re doing wrong: fasted workouts<br>How to fix it: light pre-workout meals</b><p>Crawling from your bed to the gym means running on empty for your whole …

"I Saw a Huge Difference in My Body": The Surprising Workout VS Angels Swear By

Seeing a Victoria's Secret Angel up close and IRL is a conflicting experience. On one hand, you feel slightly vindicated that they are indeed just as …

Pimp Your Push Up: 3 Common Mistakes and 5 Challenging Variations

<b>Push ups - the purest, most powerful tool in your training arsenal.</b> That is, provided you know how to use it! In this article, I’m going to show …

Workouts

The Best Quick Workouts You Can Do in Just 60 Seconds

Got one minute? Then you have time to knock out one of these challenging do-anywhere exercises.<p>We get it: Sometimes you just don't have enough time …

Workouts

The Ultimate At-Home Arms Workout

Between weather and work schedules, it’s easy to miss a gym session. Notice, we said <i>gym</i> session and not <i>lifting</i> session.<p>Whether you’re in the gym or …

3 Kettlebell Workouts and How to Plan Your Week

<b>Designing your own workouts can be quite a challenge.</b> Even the most experienced exerciser who has a clear understanding of how to properly execute a …

Exercise

This Is What Nutrition Experts Cook on Busy Weeknights

It's late in the evening, you're exhausted from a chaotic day at work, and the last thing you want to is spend hours in the kitchen cooking dinner. …

Healthy snack upgrade: Why nutrition balls are the new energy bars

Bars have long been the go-to for grab-and-run snacks and handheld protein boosts (pre or apres workout). And the marketplace has definitely gotten …

The real health benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff. Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

14 easy changes to make to your diet that can help you beat the bloat

It is true, bloated bellies and parties are not the best match. But looking better on the beach or party is not the most important reason to beat the …

5 Ways to Burn More Fat During Your Walking Workouts

Ready to amp up the speed?<p>Apart from being a low-impact exercise that you can do literally anytime, anywhere, walking can be just as great (if not better!) at spurring weight loss compared to high-intensity boot camps and other balls-to-the-wall workouts, says personal trainer Chris Freytag, …

5 Anti-Aging Food Types You Should Already Be Eating

NMN-Containing Foods<p>shuttersock<p>In the study mentioned above, the mice that drank the supplemented water actually ate more than the control group, and gained less weight. While we already know not to expect as dramatic results as in the study, it can't hurt to stock up on tomatoes, avocados, …

Nutrition

10 Simple 100-Calorie Snacks That Won't Leave You Hangry

To be quite frank, finding 100-calorie snacks that aren’t, well, “lacking” is not an easy task. But fewer calories doesn’t have to equate to fewer …