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50 Food & Recipe Infographics for Food Lovers

People don’t cook anymore, which is a shame. It’s a lost art, more so for certain generations than others (let’s not point fingers here) but to not …

The High-Intensity Workout That Will Erase Your Crappy Day

Kick ass, feel better, repeat.<p>On top of making you feel frustrated and angry, a crappy day drives your adrenaline and cortisol sky high. The fallout from these powerful chemicals can cause your energy to crash, your to brain shut down, and sugar cravings to kick in. <i>Gah</i>!<p>Though you can't always avoid …

Workouts

Why Running Doesn't (Always) Burn Fat

"My body just can't lose weight."<p>The voice on the other end of the phone sounded beaten, frustrated, and hopeless.<p>"If you knew. If you knew how hard …

A Japanese Star Wars knock-off almost as weird as the original

<i>Every day, Watch Thisoffers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: Because it’s</i> Star Wars <i>Week here at</i> The …

15 Yoga Poses for Weight Loss

The physical practice of yoga is often times strenuous as it tones the body and increases weight loss. Although many practice yoga because it …

Yoga

4 Yoga Poses For Natural Weight Loss

Are you searching for healthy, sustainable ways to lose weight naturally? Would you like to learn ways to relax your body and feel-good from …

3 Delicious Things to Make With Bananas (That Aren't Smoothies)

You already eat bananas as a snack and toss them into smoothies, of course—but this potassium-loaded, fiber-rich fruit can do so much more. Here are …

The Only 8 Moves You Need For Strong & Toned Arms

Here are the basic strength-building movements you should memorize and use for a lifetime.<p><i>From This Is Why You're Sick and Tired: (And How to Look</i> …

5 Exercises That Will Get You In Better Shape Than Running

There's no question about it: Most people think that running is the best way to get in shape, whether you're looking to lose weight or just boost …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Here's A Two-Week Clean Eating Challenge That's Actually Delicious

This is a delicious two-week meal plan that will teach you to cook and eat healthy, feel awesome, and stay that way. Just like last year's, but better.

A 5-Move Intro to CrossFit

See if you've got what it takes to head into a box—or just get a taste of the workout class without all that pressure.<p>Interested in taking a CrossFit class—and simultaneously scared to death? I know, right? CrossFit seems to be everywhere, and with good reason: It’s a great training style that …

Workouts

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

Exercise

11 Dumbbell Moves You Should Know To Start Lifting Weights

Seriously, don't be gymtimidated. We will walk you through this.<p>Personal trainer and founder of ReModel Fitness, Jessi Kneeland, NASM suggests getting started with the 11 moves below.<p>When you add any of these moves to your workout, choose a weight that's challenging but not TOO hard — your last rep …

21 Ways to Burn Fat Faster and Lose Weight

From the editors of Redbookmag.com, medically proven moves that'll burn fat—and help you drop some pounds.<p><b>1) Stock up on green tea</b> Green tea isn't known only for its cancer-fighting benefits: It may help boost your metabolism, too. People who took green-tea extract three times a day saw their …

Nutrition

4 Yoga Poses For Sexy Arms

If you're working on developing long lean muscles to flaunt at the beach, it's time to learn yoga arm balances. Arm balances are an incredible way to …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

Fit for Life: Nature or Nurture?

When it comes to exercise, there are generally two types of people. There are those who approach working out as a chore, and those who see it as a treat.<p>The question is: Can you go from one group to the other? Can couch potatoes become gym rats?<p>I think they can. I know I did.<p>I spent the first half …

Weight Loss Yoga in 30 Minutes

Could you utilize yoga for weight reduction? Yes! Getting thinner isn’t simple for anybody, yet with the right demeanor, you can have a genuine …

The Interval Running Workout to Make Time Fly on the Treadmill

We're sure there are some people who truly enjoy their hour-long runs on the treadmill—and more power to ‘em. But for many of us, just the thought of …

12 Easy Ways to Green Your Home

Easy eco compromises you can make.<p>You should...you shouldn't...you can't...so much guilt about going green! One of our green expert takes the hard line, while another shows how to compromise. Just do something!

Cleaning

Interview: How Instagram Photographer Lauren Bath Has Made a Job Out of Traveling the World

If traveling the world and photographing incredible destinations sounds too good to be true, then you haven't met Lauren Bath. We introduced you to her a few days ago when we showed you her spectacular photos of camel trains on Australia's Cable Beach. In the short three and a half years since …

20 Chic Ways to Organize Your Office

How to Exercise Away Pesky Armpit Fat

It's true: there's no way to spot-reduce fat, but in addition to consistent fat-burning cardio, adding the following exercises to your workout routine can make a difference in how you feel in all your clothes — even around the armpit. Each works to tighten up the muscle groups around your armpit to …

Short on Time? Your 6-Minute Ab Workout

Photo: Pond5<p>You’ve tried plain old planks and every crunch variation there is. And yet, those extra inches around your midsection just won’t give. …

Fitness

Try This Modified Yoga Push-Up For A Killer Arm Workout You Can Do Anywhere

You don't need dumbbells or a bench press to work out your arms. In fact, you don't need anything at all.<p>In the video above, Rudy Mettia leads you through the proper technique for a modified push-up. The "child's pushup," as he calls it, isolates your pectorals and deltoids.<p>Mettia will instruct …

Running yoga: 3 poses to prevent injury - CNN.com

Forward lunge: Develops core stability and balance.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p><i>Editor's note: Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better.</i> …

Hate running? 25 ways to learn to love it

Running is boring. It's hard. It hurts. It's lonely. And it doesn't give you immediate results. Right?<p>While we don't think any of these are necessarily good excuses (or altogether true!), we do understand it's not always love at first run for anyone who ever decides to lace up and hit the …

6 ways to straighten out smartphone slump with yoga

As you cradle your smartphone or lean into your laptop to read this, what's your posture like? Even if you aren't doing it right now, how much of your day is spent with your neck lurched forward, shoulders slumped and chest collapsed? All that time in "smartphone slump" not only makes you look and …

30 Days of HIIT