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Want to lose weight? Eat all your food in an eight-hour time frame - and NEVER snack at night

Eating only within an eight-hour window each day could help you shed weight, a study has found.<p>Limiting the times you eat could reverse obesity and …

I dropped two dress sizes by giving up sugar - and you can too

Plagued by problem skin, excess pounds and mood swings, Nicole Mowbray decided to cut down on sugar - and the results were miraculous<p>If one dietary trend has epitomised 2014, it’s "going low-sugar". The regime’s ability to help its followers shed pounds, improve their skin and up their energy …

7 Big Benefits Of Exercising Outside This Winter

Let's face it -- it's tough to find the motivation to exercise outside these days. During the work week, sometimes <i>both</i> legs of our daily commutes are completed in utter darkness. And while weekend sunshine is appreciated, it doesn't do much to warm up our wintry surroundings. But before you throw …

5 Crazy-But-True Ways to Boost Your Fitness Motivation

You won’t believe the surprising tactics that will actually get your butt in gear.<p>Motivation is a tricky thing—and sometimes the best ways to cultivate it aren’t completely obvious. When it comes to these research-backed strategies, that couldn’t be truer. Here are some of the most surprising ways …

The 12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control -- the death of a loved one, a job loss or financial troubles. But the small choices you make every day may also affect your mood more than you may realize. Your social media habits, exercise routine and even the way you walk may be …

Fitness Basics – Add this cardio challenge to your workout and you'll feel the burn in no time

Traditionally, one builds a pyramid set with strength exercises, but trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to spice up your routine by building a pyramid out of two cardio exercises

My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

9 Things You're Doing Wrong With Your iPhone

If you're anything like us, your smartphone is your precious baby. Unfortunately, you probably don't treat it as well as you should. Here are some things you're probably doing wrong with your iPhone:<p>1. Never turning it off<p>You really should be turning your phone off periodically, or your battery …

23 Signs Your Pet Is Actually Your First-Born Child

The United States birth rate just hit a record low, as more and more twenty- and thirty-somethings are putting off the parenting phase of their lives. But make no mistake, they're still spoiling, coddling, primping and using baby-talk. It's just directed at ... furrier companions. Have pampered …

How Much of American Hustle Actually Happened?

Like many movies, <i>American Hustle</i> addresses its relationship to fact with a message that appears on screen before the action begins. But rather than …

50 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You probably already knew that your iPhone's virtual assistant, Siri, could send text messages and set alarms. But did you knows that it can also show you pictures of puppies?<p>This new video by PhoneBuff shows off 50 of Siri's coolest features, many of which you may not have used before. Did you …

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11 Things You're Doing That Could Shorten Your Life

Get up. Stand up. Stand up for your LIFE.<p>Are you sitting down while reading this? Well that could be shortening your lifespan.<p>Let's be honest: From the moment we're born, we're all dying just as we're living. But certain mundane things we do every day may actually be helping us get there faster. …

Why I Laugh When People Tell Me to Avoid 'Carbs'

I never take myself too seriously in this fitness game. It's about health, and it's about making memories, it's not about the perfect body or losing …

8 Secrets of Undesired Singlehood

It is scary to take a chance and go for what we want and compete, but when we do, we most often find it is well worth it to face our fears. We end up with a stronger sense of self, and we increase our chances of creating a relationship with the partner we really desire.<p>Clearly, some people are …

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Finding Your Fitness Limit

Call it an exercise rut or a fitness threshold. Each of us can hit a wall when it comes to getting the most out of our workouts, so here’s advice …

A Beginner's Guide to Successful Meditation

Photo Credit: Shutterstock<p>Meditation For Beginners<p>Meditation isn’t just for hippies, it’s a tool that can help all of us navigate our lives. …

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The Components of Physical Fitness

Overall Health<p>Overall health refers to your mental health, emotional health, body composition & lifestyle. While outside of the scope of this post, …

4 Steps to a Great HIIT Workout

In a couple of recent posts, (here and here) I discussed the science behind High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT Training. In those posts, I …

The TV workout

<b>Source: Web exclusive: December 2009</b><p>Pretty sure you have no time to squeeze in a workout at the end of the day? Well, if you’ve got time to learn …

Treat Your Fitness Like You Treat Your Business

My busiest clients are almost always my most dedicated and most successful clients.<p>Despite working 18 hour days, they still find the time to workout …

Spring-Cleaning That Won't Take Over Your Life: 8 Hours, Start to Finish

<b>9 A.M.–10 A.M.: Bathroom</b><p><b>Vacuum and wipe the walls and ceilings.</b> If you clear them annually of the almost imperceptible grime that builds up, then you …

Emotional Eating: When Diets Don't Work

• <b>Emotional eating</b> is the practice of consuming large quantities of food in response to feelings instead of hunger.<br>• Experts estimate that <b>75% of</b> …

Health kick 'reverses cell ageing'

<b>Going on a health kick reverses ageing at the cellular level, researchers say.</b><p>The University of California team says it has found the first evidence a strict regime of exercise, diet and meditation can have such an effect.<p>But experts say although the study in Lancet Oncology is intriguing, it is …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

HIIT Training: The Cure for Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity?

It’s official:<p><b>HIIT training is AWESOME!!!</b><p>Researchers from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland have concluded that:<p>The efficacy of a high …