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101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World<p>"Stop fighting it!" That's what a fellow marathoner yelled at me years ago in the middle of a very windy out-and-back marathon. "Don't …

6 Dating Rules to Break

<b>Break It:</b> Text within 24 hours.<p>The beauty of a speedy text: It's efficient for making plans to see him again and a key to flirting for shy girls. Here, a few guidelines on the other forms of reaching out:<p><b>Call:</b> After three or four dates.<p><b>E-mail:</b> Skip it if you're sending a "Hey, what's up?" type of …

Start Running Tips: 3 Ways to Become a Runner

According to the Women's National Runner Survey, which polled more than 5,500 women, 66 percent of female runners said their running habit relieves stress, keeps them healthy, and allows them to meet personal goals and overcome challenges. (It's hard to match that "runner's high" effect you feel …

Workout Music: Best Playlists for Women

The right song can inspire you to crank out another set or log an extra mile. We've compiled playlists from Olympians, celebrities, readers, and WH staffers. If you're tired of your workout music, freshen up your library and get motivated!<p><b>WH Workout Playlists</b> <br>Indoor Cycling Playlist<br>A workout mix …

6 Amazing Benefits of Tea

I recently wrote an article on the best benefits of coffee. I read all the comments, and many of the readers mentioned their love of tea as well. So -- it only makes sense to cover the amazing health outcomes that can come with tea drinking too!<p>If you are trying to improve your health or drop a few …

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Motivation for Running

<b>Find Your Mantra.</b> Repeat a key word or phrase during a run to reinforce positivity. Try "You've earned this," "Finish strong," or "I will."<p><b>Trick Yourself.</b> Sometimes the biggest hurdle is getting out the door. If you don't feel like doing a 30-minute run, tell yourself you'll go out for just five …

Cooking Tips: Easy Dinner Recipes-- Fast

Healthy fast food that you can prepare at home<p>Easy Meals in Under 30 Minutes<p>We're all strapped for time, but making dinner doesn't always have to be a three-hour event. In fact, you can whip up and eat a delicious and healthy meal in less time than it would take to chow down at a restaurant. So …

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Walk Run Off the Pounds

The best part? You can print the entire workout plan to take wherever you go.<p><b>Week One</b><p><b>Monday</b><br>One Walk 10 minutes. Next 6 minutes alternate running 1 minute and walking 1 minute. Walk 4 minutes. Stretch.<p><b>Tuesday</b> <br>"Tone Zone" Strength Training Program.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Wednesday</b><br>Walk 10 minutes.<br>Next 8 minutes …

Women's Health

Plus two other seafood ideas that are delicious AND good for you.<p>Because the struggle is so, so real.<p>The new S'mores options are changing the game.<p>Looks like Kool-Aid, tastes like heaven.<p>Because the heart wants chocolate.<p>Giving the phrase “yeasty undertones” a whole new meaning.<p>You'll be counting …

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Motivational Quotes for Your Workout

10 Quotes for Instant Fitspiration<p>Pin them, post them, print them—then get up and get going!<p><b>"Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it."</b> –Elsa Pataky, in the June 2013 issue of <i>Women's Health</i><p>Want a butt like Elsa's? (Um, yes!) Score one with the backside …

Best Summer Running Gear

The Best Warm-Weather Running Gear<p>Soaring temps don't have to mean retreating to the treadmill—or worse, skipping your run altogether. Try this running gear designed to help keep you comfy, even in the heat<p>Oakley<p>Lightweight Tee<p>The <b>Oakley Cool Down Top</b> helps keep sweat at bay, thanks to mesh panels …

How to Be Safe When Exercising Outdoors (My Workout Yesterday Meant a Tetanus Shot Today!)

There are times when I feel especially adventurous during my daily runs, so I take different slightly routes to mix things up a bit. This isn't always successful though.<p>In fact, sometimes it's just *stupid. *Yesterday I rediscovered an overgrown path that is clearly almost never used—except at …

The Best Herbs and Plants for Healthy Living

3 Plants That Make Your Life Better<p>These sprigs and leaves can do far more than just spice up your food—they can also enhance brain performance, mood, and energy<p>These sprigs and leaves can do far more than just spice up your food—they can also enhance brain performance, mood, and energy.<p><b>SNIFF IT</b></b> …

50 Ways To Cook Chicken

Chomping on a skinless, boneless chicken breast gives you 23 muscle-building grams of protein for the bargain price of a single gram of saturated fat and 110 calories--and that brings you one step closer to toned abs and lean thighs. Too bad this omnipresent piece of poultry is about as thrilling …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

12 Best Foods For Your Abs

Stockbyte/Thinkstock<p><b>ALMONDS AND OTHER NUTS<br>(With Skins Intact)</b><p><b>Superpowers</b> Build muscle, reduce cravings<p><b>Fights</b> Obesity, heart disease, muscle loss, wrinkles, cancer, high blood pressure