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The Top 25 Calorie-Burning Cardio Exercises You Can Do at Home

We're here to tell you that when it comes to calorie-burning cardio, you don't even need to leave your home. And you don't need any equipment! We've rounded up 25 of our favorite bodyweight exercises that are guaranteed to raise your heart rate. The cardio moves will not only help you burn fat, but …

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15 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. They're disciplined, figure out which routines help them succeed and religiously stick to those daily habits. Here are a few you …

Business Development

A Bodyweight Ab Workout From Simone De La Rue You Can Do Anywhere

If you're looking to shape up your core and tone your abs, we've got just the workout for you. Simone De La Rue, celebrity trainer who's known for her chiseled abs, recently posted a bodyweight ab workout that you can do anywhere — gym, living room, even on the sidewalk. And, lucky for all of us, …

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40 Foods That Jumpstart Weight Loss

“It’s time,” you think to yourself. It’s finally time to embark on your weight-loss journey and shed the pounds that have slowly been building up on …

Nutrition

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

Nutrition

Tone Your Entire Body in Just 10 Minutes With These 13 At-Home Workouts

You don't need an hour or even 20 minutes to get a good sweat sesh in. These workouts prove you just need 10 minutes and minimal equipment to get a good full-body burn — most of them can be done right at home! Now, you have no excuse to skip a workout.<p>Simple 10-Minute Booty-Shaping Workout<p>Shape and …

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Muscle

8 Quick Exercises to Build Your Core

For a quick workout that strengthens your core, try a simple routine of eight basic exercises. These are classic moves that have been used by …

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10 best foods for your heart

Keeping your heart healthy is about more than avoiding fast food and overly processed chow. You can also pump up your heart's health by choosing …

These Main Dish Recipes Are All Under 350 Calories — and So Satisfying

From creamy mac ‘n’ cheese to cauliflower pizza, no comfort food is off limits

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

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50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids

"First, this just isn't true. Second, one of the most damaging things for a child is the un-lived life of a parent. Lastly, this leaves the child …

The Definitive Guide to Getting Better Sleep

If a night of restful, quality sleep is ever elusive, your daily habits are in need of a revamp. Read on for 25 tips and tricks to get you on your way to a better night's sleep.

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35 Lower-Body Exercises to Shape Your Legs — and You Can Do Them All at Home

Although it's nice to take a trip to the gym and work up a sweat with all the equipment that's available to you, there are times when you just want to work out at home. And you don't necessarily need dumbbells or barbells to sculpt and shape your body. We gathered some of the most effective …

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants

19 Exercises to Help You Say Bye-Bye to Boring Crunches

If you're looking to mix up your strength-training routine, it's time to try these effective variations on the basic crunch. Challenge your core with 19 fresh exercises that will help you feel more confident and work more than your upper abs alone.

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A Trainer Shares the "Magic Number" of Runs You Should Do Every Week

If you're new to running, you probably have a lot of questions — and you're certainly not the only one. You might want to know what kind of shoes are best, how far you should be running, what good foot strike is, etc. But there's one basic question that you likely haven't asked yet, and it's a …

Exercise

Get Strong, Build Your Butt, and Chisel Your Core With These CrossFit Workouts

Joining a CrossFit gym can be intimidating — and <i>expensive</i>. If you want to see what it's like without shelling out the dough, try these CrossFit workouts. You'll get a taste of how intense and effective basic moves can be, and you won't have to spend a dime!

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When Life Gives You Back Pain, These Moves Give You Relief

When your low back is feeling cranky, tender, and tight, you might think it best to just sit there and do nothing. I can tell you from experience that sitting is one of the worst things you can do for a sore back. You need to get your spine mobile and then stretch — and I am not talking about …

Yoga

Can't Leave the House? Here Are 15 Workouts You Can Do in Your Living Room

There's no place like home for the holidays, but if you're stuck in a town that doesn't have your favorite gym or boutique fitness studio, you might be wondering how you're going to get your workouts in! Fear not: here are some bodyweight workouts for every mood — even if your in-laws don't have …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

How to have sex

Smoking hot sex. We all want it, but when it comes down to the nitty gritty details of how to make it happen, so many people are clueless. As a sex …

How to Last Longer In Bed | Men's Health

About 40 percent of men have similar problems to varying degrees, say researchers in Malaysia. Premature ejaculation (PE) can be defined as ejaculation occurring within 60 seconds of penetration.<p>This can utterly destroy your sex life.<p>I overcame my condition in my late 20s, but it was a factor in my …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

Whether You're a Beginner or a Pro, This Workout Will Tone Your Entire Body

This strength-training workout will increase heart rate and tone your entire body. Each exercise is 25 reps, so take breaks as needed and know that you can build up to it! Be sure to wear a supportive sports bra (the <b>Class FitSugar</b> girls are wearing the Vanity Fair® Underwire Sport Bra), grab some …

Strength vs. Cardio — Here's How You Should Structure Your Workout

Ask most trainers and they'll tell you that a healthy workout routine consists of strength training, cardio, and rest days, ideally spread throughout the week. But for those of us who love two-a-days or long sessions at the gym or just need to maximize our time, the common question seems to be: …

Six ways successful people stay calm in a crisis

It happens to the best of us. Things go off the rails at work, you witness someone on your team verbally explode because something isn’t working out …

Self-help

No Need to Stand! Work Your Butt With These Floor Exercises

You don't need to be standing in order to work your butt. Nope. You can tone, sculpt, and strengthen your backside on the floor. Here are 17 moves to try — pick three to five to add to your next workout, or try a few during your next TV binge. As for reps, start with 10 to 15 for each move and do …

Torch 400 Calories in 40 Minutes With This Bodyweight Workout

Ready to kick your workout up a notch or two? Try this 40-minute workout designed to burn around 400 calories. It's a bodyweight workout, so you have no excuses! To keep your heartbeat revving, you will need to push yourself, but you got this. Grab a towel and a water bottle, then press play and …

The 25 Best Exercises to Tone Your Abs (and None of Them Are Crunches)

Let's be honest: crunches aren't the most exciting of exercises. And they're not always the most effective way to tone your abs anyway. If you're bored with your sit-up routine, here are 25 fun and effective moves to mix up your workout and tone your midsection!<p><i>— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb</i> …

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