Jennifer Scobie

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Pedometer Use Linked With More Physical Activity, Less Sitting

Those cheap pedometers that tell you how many steps you take a day really do work to get you moving, according to a new study.<p>The research, presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, showed that using a pedometer is associated with fewer hours sitting, more time …

10 Uncommon 'Superfoods' From the World of Ultra-Endurance

While doing research for <i>The 4-Hour Body</i> back in 2009, I resorted to Twitter in search of elite athletes who performed well on a vegan diet. I was repeatedly referred to Rich Roll, whom <i>Men's Fitness Magazine</i> dubbed one of the "25 Fittest Men in the World." (Sidenote: if you missed the bonus …

Yoga Isn't Just Good For Your Mind, It's Good For Your Genes

There are lots of reasons to start practicing yoga and meditation. Yogis get to shop at Lululemon and tote around fancy rolled-up mats. Those who …

Weekend Challenge: Windmill

Improve your golf game! This move targets the crucial muscles that put power in ever drive and stroke<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new</i> …

Make a Change: Go Gluten Free

WH's fiber-cereal-eating, microbrew-loving fitness editor takes the gluten-free challenge<p><i>At</i> Women's Health<i>, we walk the talk of our pages. Proof? A bunch of staffers—and a few of our game-for-anything friends—committed to making a healthy lifestyle change for one month to see the impact it would</i> …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

The 15-Minute No-Equipment Workout

Torch calories, fry fat, and sculpt lean muscle with this anytime, anywhere body-weight routine<p>There are lots of machines that can help you get slim and sculpted, but there's one that is sometimes overlooked: you! "Your body is the best piece of equipment you have," says New York City personal …

19 Easy AF Lunches That Can Help You Lose Weight

These delish picks will satisfy your tastebuds—and your waistline.<p>When you're trying to shed pounds, lunchtime can be a real battle. While you might have pinned literally thousands of lunch ideas in hopes of slaying your brown bag game, sometimes (most times) laziness gets the best of us.<p>"Although …

Crush Your Fitness Resolutions from Home with These 13 Effective Workouts

The gym is WAY too packed this time of year.<p>Whether you hit up the gym on the reg to use the weight room, take a cycling class, or hop on the elliptical, there's a good chance you'll find yourself wondering, "<i>Where the hell did all these people come from?!"</i> this month. Happy New Year, …

46(!) Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Too many delicious choices!<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness with additional reporting by Lizzie Fuhr, Michele Foley, and Jenny Sugar</i><p>A smoothie is a convenient meal or snack option anytime—just throw your ingredients in a blender, pour into a glass, and enjoy! Even better: The ingredient …

Master The Yoga Lunge

Tips from our yoga guru<p><b>I can't hold lunging poses long. What's better: lunging less deeply or taking standing breaks?</b> -Lindsey, Boston, MABack in the day, my thighs used to endure mini earthquakes during deep, long lunges, so I get it. Don't worry about getting your thigh completely parallel to the …

Running May Protect Your Eyesight

A new study finds incidence of cataracts decreases with your amount of exercise<p>You know that pumping up your mileage can help keep your heart and lungs healthy, but new research indicates your vision may benefit as well: Running might lower your risk for developing cataracts, or clouding of the eye …

7 Workouts For Hot Arms

Ready to give everyone arm envy?<p>It’s not like anyone ever <i>liked</i> having arm jiggle, but lately, the dreaded “bingo arm” has become public enemy No. 1: Since 2000, there’s been a <i>major</i> uptick—4,378 percent—in the number of upper arm lift procedures done in the U.S, according to new statistics from the …

21-Day Shape-Up Plan: Get Started

It's still not too late to get strong, lean, and sexy, thanks to this metabolism-revving, muscle-sculpting, weight-loss plan<p><b>How the Plan Works:</b><p><b>GET STARTED</b><p>Get more information about the workout

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Brain’s Own ‘Valium’ Discovered

We’ve known the brain produces its own heroin-like substances since the 1970s. But what about Valium? Although researchers have searched for such …

The 14 Best Kettlebell Exercises For A Total-Body Transformation

These will get you strong AF.<p>If you've eyed a cast-iron kettlebell at your gym and couldn't imagine a use for it beyond doorstop, keep reading.<p>First things first: The kettlebell is that ball-shaped weight with a U-shaped handle. “That design means the center of gravity isn’t in the middle of the …

Tips for Juicing Ginger

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p>Going to the Hotline is like stepping into the best classroom you could ever imagine; …

How to Grill Any Steak in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: How to grill any steak like a pro.</i><p>Some of the best steaks I’ve eaten in my life were not cooked in New York, …

No-Bake Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Your new multi-purpose, five-minute dessert.</i><p>Here are a few situations that can be addressed by Dark Chocolate & Coconut Bites:<p>• The gals are coming over for dinner and …

Our Latest Contest: Your Best Frozen Dessert

It's official -- it's hot. And it's Memorial Day. We all deserve a treat, don't you think?<p>For our latest contest, we want your best frozen desserts. Anything goes -- so long as it is sweet, cold, and enjoys at least a stint in the freezer. Have just the recipe? Share it with us -- you might just be …

Naked Chocolate Ice Cream

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p>WHO: drbabs is a longtime Food52er from Long Island.<p>WHAT: The silkiest, most luscious chocolate ice cream you'll ever make.<p>HOW: …

The 10 Picnic Dishes to Know

In the summer, you'll find us eating and drinking outside as much as we possibly can. To make packing picnics as stress-free as possible -- and to maximize our time outside -- we have the dishes we can turn to, the ones we know are portable, flavorful, and can withstand a day in the sun. Here are …

Lentils and Greens, Dressed in the Office

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty -- even if they're eaten while our eyes are on the screen. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today, Kristen relies on office</i> …

Edamame and Sweet Rice Salad with Salty Seeds

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill.</i><p><i>Today: Shauna James Ahern and Daniel Ahern drop by the Food52 office kitchen to make a delicious rice salad with Amanda from their new book, Gluten-Free Girl Every Day.</i><p>When I get hold of a new …

Buttermilk Ranch in a Jar

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Tara O'Brady from Seven Spoons makes homemade ranch dressing in just three simple steps: mix, shake, and stir.</i><p>I have personal rules when it comes to summer. I …

How to Speak Your Mind Without Making Someone Else Wrong

<b>“Would you rather be right or free?” ~Byron Katie</b><p>Do you have the freedom to say what you really feel? Do you share your true thoughts and ideas, or …

Positive Thinking

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