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10 Foods That Can Soothe Stress And Stop You From Comfort Eating

The path to healthy eating is an easy one - don't eat too much or too little, and choose the right types of foods for your body.<p>Translating that into …

What’s The Best Diet For You?

<i>The answer, it turns out, is fairly simple.</i><p>There are lots of different health-based diets out there. They can be distinguished from one another in …

Lightened-Up Comfort Food (Under 400 Calories Each!)

The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

Morning workouts are good for you

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning<p>Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?<p>With the holiday season in full swing, your after-work schedule is about to blow up. And let's be honest, every party invite you receive is just one more night you're not going to show up …


Weight Loss Tips

The 9 Most Helpful Weight-Loss Tips of 2013<p>Check out the most fascinating science-based tricks from the past year<p>From the <i>no-way!</i> to the <i>say-what!?</i><i>,</i> we kept you posted on the weight-loss news of 2013. Now we've rounded up the most brilliant tricks from the past 12 months so you can take them with you …

Strength Training for Runners

Exercise 1 One-Legged Deadlift<p>This slow-burn move builds powerful hamstrings (for tackling those hills) while challenging your balance and increasing your stability. Holding 8- to 10-pound dumbbells, stand tall <b>(A)</b> and shift your weight to one foot. Slowly hinge your upper body forward at your hips, …


3 Food Swaps That Will Save Your Diet

So much of the food we see deceives us. Drive-thru salads can pack more calories than burgers. New research out of Boston finds that culinary blogs …

The top 12 protein-filled foods for your physique

1. Whey<p>Whey protein is one of the two proteins found in dairy products, the other being casein. Whey makes up 20% of the protein found in milk, but …

20 foods an athlete would never eat

1. Diet Soda<p>Athletes see each meal as an opportunity to refuel: <i>How much protein can I fit into this meal? How can I add more good fats?</i> It’s what …

5 Ways To Avoid Gaining Weight This Winter

Winter might not officially kick off until December 21, but the temperature's dropping, we're getting all bundled up and the comfort food-filled holidays are just about here. And let's face it: braving the cold, hiding under a bunch of layers and being surrounded by indulgences can be the perfect …

30 Fast, New Fat-Burners

Thirty ways to crank up fat metabolism.


15 Biggest Diet and Weight Loss Stories of 2013

There were so many great food-related stories throughout 2013, I had a hard time narrowing my picks, but the following 15 are among those I found to …

5 Superfoods That Boost Your Performance

Eating one of these quick bites before a tough workout will help you finish strong

Healthy Eating

24 Motivational Quotes for Fitness and Weight Loss

Stay motivated with your weight loss plan or workout routine with these 24 popular quotes and sayings.


Why (and When) You Need More Protein

New research reconsiders how protein is needed for muscle growth and repair.<p>Over the last few months, I've been spurred to rethink how much protein I need on daily basis, and when I need it. This isn't particularly earth-shattering, of course -- people have long known and debated the role of …


7 Gadgets to Create a Relaxing At-Home Spa

DIY Spa Gadgets<p>1. Massage Chair<p>2. Body Massager<p>3. Face Care<p>4. Flameless Candles<p>5. Towel Warmer<p>6. Aromatherapy Diffuser<p>7. Sound Machine<p>A few hours at …

How to Have Healthy Habits on Busy Days

The findings: Women spent an average of nine minutes on their workouts, compared to the average of 19 minutes that men spent on theirs. In addition, women spent an average of 44 minutes on food prep, while men spent less than 17 minutes making meals. That means that the average respondent spent …

Easy Kids' Room Decor

Whether you're revamping their bedroom, playroom, study space, or closet, use our simple solutions to wow your kids.<p>Use fabric bins at kid-level to make it simple for little ones to get toys put away where they belong.


How To Book Cheap Plane Tickets

Who am I to come up with such arrogant nonsense? I am a hardcore traveler and I travel more than most. Travel matters to me, and being in control of the travel experience is essential in order to enjoy it.<p>I don't want to end up having to get up at 04:45 because a random travel agent has decided …


50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.


Five family-friendly destinations you may not have considered

Everyone knows travel changes once kids come into the picture. Suddenly you have to plan around naps, easily accessible rescue centers for soiled-underpants and whining backseat drivers. What they don’t tell you is how much fun it can be, and that it doesn’t have to be limited to timeshares on …


Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

Buenos Aires

5 Incredible Grand Tours You Can Actually Afford

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Sometimes a one-week vacation just isn't enough, especially when you wake up the last morning of your trip and don't want to leave yet -- it's too soon, and you've just begun to discover what makes your destination so special. …

Asia Travel

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