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6 Behaviors That Push People Away From You

While the right people will always accept us for who we are, there are some behaviors we demonstrate that make it difficult for them to do so. …

These Workout Moves Are Like Espresso Shots for Your Metabolism

First, let's get a better understanding of what metabolism actually is. Put simply, it's the bodily process needed to maintain life, wherein the body …

Exercise

27 Oscar-Winning Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Netflix is full of classics, if you only know where to look...

Universal Pictures

Skip The Treadmill And Try These 20 Fat-Blasting Cardio Moves Instead

You can literally do these moves anywhere.<p>Sometimes squeezing in your cardio workouts can feel like a drag—especially when you're stuck on a rotation that takes you from the treadmill to the bike to the elliptical and back again.<p>That's why we asked <i>Women's Health's</i> Next Fitness Star Selena Watkins …

Treadmills

7 Things You Need to Start Doing to Take Back Control of Your Life

We all get busy in life with work, children, partner, family, boss, friends and so much more. It can be difficult to juggle everything, and usually …

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will determine the …

Motivation

26 must-have apps for college life

So yay, you're in college!<p>Less yay: you have no idea what you're doing.<p>I mean, I don't care what anyone says, adulting is hard. But I believe in you, …

Apps

Your Do-Anywhere, Total-Body Workout

Wedding planning doesn't have to wreck havoc on your regular training routine. That's why we love a "portable" WOD (workout of the day), so you can still sneak in a sweat without, well, sweating the details of where to do it and what equipment you need.<p>The CrossFit-style circuit below targets your …

Workouts

14 Things Productive People Do In The First 15 Minutes Of The Workday

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

14 Things To Do On A Slow Day At Work

Bored at work? You probably don't experience slow days too often, but when you do, you'll want to make the most of that time. With help from Mark Strong, a life, career and executive coach based in New York, Teri Hockett, the chief executive of What’s For Work?, a career site for women, Lynn …

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

This Is the Single Best Upper-Body Exercise for Men. Are You Doing It?

Add this one-move workout to your routine for a bigger, stronger, and more athletic body<p>Ask me for an upper-body workout, and I’ll give you one exercise: the standing single-arm overhead press.<p>Here’s why: It works the deltoids, biceps, triceps, lats, and pecs, as well as all of the stabilizing …

Exercise

6 Pro Pre-Wedding Fitness Tips

No one knows more what it means to get in shape for your wedding day better than FlyBarre instructor Alyse Zwick (her class blends Flywheel's popular cycling regimen with the total body toning benefits of Barre), who also happens to be a bride-to-be! Whether you want to lose a bit of weight or just …

6 Things Every Woman Should Know About Yeast Infections

Sorry to be a downer, but if you haven’t had a yeast infection yet, you’ll probably get one eventually. Three out of four women will experience one …

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

5 Stretches To Improve Shoulder Flexibility

The shoulder joint is one of the most vulnerable joints of the human body, because it’s designed to allow for very wide range of motion — from …

Yoga

See Closest Photo Yet of Pluto in NASA Spacecraft Flyby

<b>Correction appended, July 14, 2015</b><p>After nine-and-a-half years, 3 billion miles and heart-stopping drops in communication, the moment has arrived: New …

The Diets That Are Proven to Make You GAIN Weight

And what you should do to get to a healthier, saner place<p>If you want to drop pounds, you need to diet—or at least, that's what anyone who has a pulse would believe based on all of the messages bombarding us about weight loss. I dieted for 10 years, constantly chasing that image I had in my mind of …

Weight Loss

Here's the Best Way to Make Your Exercise Habit Stick

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

What's the best way to fight memory loss?

<b>We'd all like to about keep our brains as sharp as possible as we age. But what are the best ways to do this, asks Michael Mosley.</b><p>Ask anyone over the age of 40 what worries them most about growing older and the answer that comes back is almost always the fear of losing your memory. I worry about …

The Brain

Little Lemon Pudding Cakes

When I have a couple of lemons lying around my kitchen and want to make a quick dessert, I often opt for lemon pudding cake. Pudding cakes are cakes …

Rosewater Lime Transparent Pie Recipe

This pie should not be served in regular-sized slices, but instead in very thin slivers: it is incredibly rich, and is best enjoyed in this delicate form. Explore playing up both sides of the dessert by pairing it with a cup of Turkish coffee for a warm and international bite, or keep it classic …