Barbara Douglass

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The Crazy-Important Step in Reaching a Fitness Goal

I'm training for my first Ironman, but I couldn't do it without THIS.<p>Whether you're looking to tackle your first half marathon or shape up for swimsuit season, there's one crucial step you can't afford to skip: Building an all-star support network. In fact, after setting the goal itself, it may be …

Fitness

The Meal That Beats Taco Night

<b>Steak Fajitas</b><p><b>What you'll need:</b><br>1 lb flank steak<br>1 Tbsp olive oil<br>1/2 bell pepper, sliced thinly<br>1/2 red onion, sliced thinly<br>1/2 Vidalia onion, slice thinly<br>4 6-inch soft tortillas<p>Marinade:<br>1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce<br>1 tsp hot sauce<br>Zest from one lime (about 2 teaspoons)<br>1/4 red onion, chopped<br>3 cloves …

7 Ways to Make Losing Weight Easier

A.K.A., how to remove willpower from your healthy-eating equation.<p>A whopping 68 percent of women believe that willpower is the most important factor for losing weight, according to a new Institute for Wellness Education report. And while there's no denying that willpower plays a role in eating …

Nutrition

9 Things Your Feet Reveal About Your Health

The nurse just took your temperature, checked your blood pressure, and even made you step on the scale (with that heavy sweater on, no less). And as …

The Best Abs Workout: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Lose belly fat: Use this abs workout to get strong core muscles and sexy, flat abs in no time<p><b>You've been obsessing over your abs for almost two decades.</b> That ends now. Because we laid out one of the best ab workouts for women to kick those elusive buggers out of hiding. Finally.<p>Why's our plan so …

Workouts

Fresh Crop

2<p>SHARES<p>Springtime, when greens are especially fresh and nutritious, is the perfect time to reacquaint yourself with nature's astonishing variety of …

Life

9 top yoga teachers give us an inside look at how they pray, manifest what they want in their lives, and more.<p>Sometimes, your yoga teacher gets it …

Juice for Your Health

2<p>SHARES<p><b>Pick Your Perfect Machine</b><p>IF YOU LOVE PULP: Try a slow-press or masticating juicer. They allow a lot of nutrient-dense, fibrous pulp to slide …

Life

This 50-minute playlist is full of smooth, uplifting, and fun tracks perfect for your next yoga flow.<p>Looking for a little wellness-in-a-box? Read on …

Scents that Heal: Aromatherapy for What Ails You

4<p>SHARES<p><b>Treat sore muscles </b><p>Apply black spruce oil after exercise to ease muscle tension. The extract from this evergreen is gaining traction as a …

Life

Sophie Jaffe, yoga teacher, certified raw food chef, superfood entrepreneur, and mom of two boys (with a baby girl due this summer), defines inner …

The New Way to Crank Your Fat Burners

Work this new approach into your strength-training effort to earn better results<p>It's proven that stronger people usually have less body fat—with minimal fat in the belly, especially. These people are lean not because they were "born that way" or weigh less, but because they have more muscle mass …

Exercise