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Fitbit Disputes Woman's Claim That Her Flex 2 Tracker 'Exploded' on Its Own

Wearables company Fitbit is disputing a Wisconsin woman’s claim that her Fitbit tracker “exploded” on its own.<p>Dina Mitchell said that her Fitbit Flex …

No fizzy drinks, no juice: Here's what to drink to be healthy

We all know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but the latest research proves just how terrible they are. News that sugary sodas cause 8,000 diabetes cases each year follows a government report last week calling for consumers to minimize their intake of squash and fizzy drinks. Even sugar …

Eat to Perform: Simple Dietary Advice for the Athlete

<b>Athletes have a lot to worry about.</b> First and foremost is their sport or task. You need to train, practice your sport, engage in recovery practices, …

Get Rock-Hard Abs with Yoga

Training toward this fluid balance will get you that six-pack, and it won’t just be for show. “With sports like surfing, soccer, climbing, you’re going in and out of balance all the time. On the slackline, the line never stops moving so you’ve got to [work and] integrate your entire core to stay …

9 Camp Lunches That Go Beyond PB & J

Camp lunch can be so much more than peanut butter sandwiches and an apple.<p><b>Packed lunch is hard.</b> With camp season upon us, we wanted to come up with recipes that were appropriate for summer, without a ton of work. While these 9 recipes are meant for kids, we'd definitely bring nearly all of them to …

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Flaxseed–Chia Seed Pancakes with Bacon

4 Servings<p>Energy-packed flaxseed and protein-rich chia seeds give these flapjacks a lot more staying power.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pancake Mix<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>½ cup whole wheat flour<p>3 tablespoons brown flaxseed, chopped<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 tablespoon chia seeds<p>1½ teaspoons baking powder<p>½ …

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9 Mouthwatering Sandwiches to Eat Like a Local, No Matter Where in the World You Are

To truly eat like a local no matter where you are in the world, you’ve got to try their version of stuff stuffed into other stuff—yes, we mean sandwiches.<p><b>As much as Chileans are different from Canadians,</b> and Jamaicans from Japanese, there’s one thing everyone has in common: We all love our …

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97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

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Spicy Grilled Chicken with Lemon and Parsley

8 Servings<p>To avoid tearing the skin on the breast or thighs, turn the chickens over by picking them up from the ends of the drumsticks.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup hot smoked Spanish paprika<p>¼ cup kosher salt<p>¼ cup coarsely ground black pepper<p>1½ tablespoons cayenne pepper<p>2 3½–4-pound chickens, …

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Best-Ever Grilled Cheese

Makes 1 awesome sandwich<p>After rigorous scientific testing for this best-ever grilled cheese, we’ve determined that sandwiches sliced in half on a diagonal actually taste better.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices ½”-thick Pullman or other white bread<p>2 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon unsalted …

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

Instead, whatever your goal—packing on muscle, going the distance, or losing that gut—you have to think long-term. “Sports nutrition is all about many factors adding up over time.” In other words, think marathon, not sprint.<p>So even though there’s nothing that will make you an instant athlete (or …

Live Longer, Look Sharper, and Feel Better

They swap old oil for fresh 5W-30, spin on a new filter, eyeball and top off seven different fluids, inspect the air filter and belts, check tire pressure, vacuum the interior, and clean the windows—in less time than it takes to notice that the waiting room's issue of <i>Car and Driver</i> is from …

The Workout to Wake Up With More Energy and Less Aches and Pains

Waking up achy, sore, and sluggish is the worst. Your low back is locked up, hip flexors are tight, can't touch your toes, and the thought of going …

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Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

The 100 Best Fitness Tips of All Time | Men's Health

It's also the secret to a powerful body, as you're about to find out. In our never-ending mission to get you in the greatest shape of your life, we've grilled the world's top experts and combed our own archives to find 100 perfect fitness training tips—small gems that will make a huge difference in …

9 Must-Have Survival Items For Under $9

Image source: jillconyers.com/<p>Preparing for a potential crisis does not have to be expensive. Sure, there are some higher-priced items, but filling …

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11 Exercises That Will Make Your Abs Cry

That stronger core you've always wanted? Just learn these moves and do them regularly.<p>No one doesn't want a stronger core. That's why BuzzFeed Life asked Rob Sulaver, C.S.C.S, personal trainer and founder of Bandana Training, to tell us his favorite exercises for building better abs. He came up …

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15 Must Have Survival Gadgets.

Collection of 'Must Have Survival Gadgets' from all over the world.<p><b>Lifesaverbottle</b>: It's world's first all in one ultra filtration water bottle.<p><b>SOL</b> …

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

He also recommends mixing baking soda and hydrogen peroxide into a paste and using it in lieu of a traditional toothpaste. Simply add a few drops of three percent hydrogen peroxide to plain baking soda and mix it until it forms a paste—then apply it to your tooth brush as normal.<p>This shouldn't …

Stay comfy when camping with the Thermo Tent

Thousands of years ago, Mongolian sheep herders insulated their gers (AKA yurts) with felt made from sheeps wool. Others were insulated with …

The New Rules of Fitness

Decades ago, fitness consisted of two workouts: all-out, all the time; and “LSD”—long, slow distance training. Then fitness went high-tech. Personal-metrics devices from companies like Polar, Garmin, Nike, and others became a billion-dollar industry. Nutrition took wild turns, too. Rocky-style …

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10 Easter Brunch Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, healthy or indulgent this Easter, I've got you covered. And the best part -- all of these Easter recipes are incredibly easy!<p><b>1. Spinach & Cheese Strata</b><p>This elegant brunch strata -- really a savory bread pudding with spinach, cheese and cubes of …

The Best Way to Keep Building Muscle After 40

Follow these rules to see big gains as you age<p>If you're over 40, you probably have more “stuff” going on in your life than you did at 21, making it difficult to focus on eating right and training regularly. And the enthusiasm you once had for exercise—especially if you haven’t seen the results you …

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The Best Workout for Your Golf Game | Men's Health

While the following program won’t replace practicing your drive or short game, it’ll enhance your game, says Hartman.<p>Here’s how: You’ll improve your dynamic flexibility, which is necessary for more range in your swing. You’ll build greater acceleration and force—and prevent early deceleration—of …

Photos of the Week: 2/28-3/6

This week we have images of Holi in India, a mine rescue in Ukraine, a public caning in Indonesia, Purim celebrations in London, Hawaii seen from orbit, the killing of the Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a robotic traffic cop in Kinshasa, a Benjamin Netanyahu cupcake, and much more.

100 Ways to Protect Your Heart

<b>Grill a Steak</b><br>You may think it's bad for your heart, but you'd be wrong. Beef contains immunity-boosting selenium as well as homocysteine-lowering B vitamins. And up to 50 percent of the fat is the heart-healthy monounsaturated variety.<p><b>Watch a Scary Movie</b><br>Anything that causes your heart to …

Best Exercises to Prevent Back Pain

A back-saving abs workout can help everyone from elite cyclists to desk jockeys. McGill recommends a 3-move routine consisting of the front to side bridge, curlup, and bird dog.<p>Ready to try them? Watch the video above to see how to perform the exercises with perfect form. (We also sampled 6 …

How to Make a Standard Exercise Harder

Try it for yourself with this challenge from Durkin. Start a stopwatch and perform 10 kettlebell sumo deadlifts, 10 pushups with your hands on the kettlebells, and 10 kettlebell bent-over rows in a row. That's 1 round. Do 3 rounds total.<p>Durkin crushed it in just <b>2 minutes and 16 seconds</b>. What was …