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The Best Beyonce Songs to Work Out To

"I didn't want to release my music the way I've done it. I am bored with that. I feel like I am able to speak directly to my fans,” Beyoncé said in a statement. “There's so much that gets between the music, the artist and the fans. I felt like I didn't want anybody to give the message when my …

The Best Running Motivation Ever

Whether you're struggling through a long run or just trying to get started, a go-to mantra is clutch for pushing through a rough patch. Don't have a phrase that pumps you up? Borrow a line from our fearless readers<p>bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock<p>Keep Your Eyes on the Finish Line<p>Ready to run your first …

How to Rebound From Overeating

These tips should help you resume your healthy habits ASAP—because weight maintenance (and loss!) is way more about the decisions you make over time than it is about one random binge-fest.<p><b>Have Breakfast</b><br>Even if you wake up feeling full and sluggish from all that fill-in-the-blank you ate the night …

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Bad Healthy Food: 5 Sneaky Health Foods That Make You Feel Bloated

Sparkling Water<p>Yes, H2O is your best drink bet when trying to slim down. But air bubbles can swell your middle more than you might think.<p>Sugar Substitutes<p>Sensitivity to sugar-alcohol sweeteners such as xylitol, maltitol, and sorbitol can bloat you. They're often found in products labeled "diet" or …

How to Do a Tabata

<b>How it Works</b><br>Tabata has been around since the ‘90s, but in case you’re not familiar, here’s your primer: Tabata workouts include 20 seconds of high-intensity cardio exercises (like burpees, lunges, or jumping jacks) with 10 seconds of rest between each move. That’s one rep, and typical Tabatas …

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Carbohydrate Cycling For Weight Loss

<i>While tricky, it’s possible to achieve that delicate balance between weight loss and optimal performance.</i><p>Losing or maintaining weight is usually a …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly | Women's Health

Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the floor and place your shins on a stability ball. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels (a). Keeping your back flat, slowly bend your knees toward your chest (b). Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 15 to 20.<p>Grab a light …

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Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Stop Muscle Cramps--Fast!

<b>Swig some pickle juice.</b><br>Weird but true: A study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that sipping it can alleviate muscle cramps within seconds. Researchers think an ingredient in the juice ignites a neurological reaction that helps calm spasms.<p><b>If that doesn't work. . .</b><p><b>Fill up on</b> …

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated<p>Time to drink up—and we don’t mean heading to the nearest happy hour. First Lady Michelle Obama recently announced her latest stay-healthy initiative with a Partnership for a Healthier America: Drink just one more glass of water a day. Sounds easy …

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy …