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The Best Protein Bars: Strong Food for a Strong Body

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yoga | Women's Health

It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime against yoga to let a bad mat disrupt your practice, so let the pros tell you about the best of the bunch.<p>Here's the …

Gymspiration Techniques That WORK

Why you should imagine Ryan Gosling when you work out<p>Sometimes it’s all you can do to drag yourself to the gym—let alone give your workout your all. That’s where your mind and imagination come in—at least for Mindy Kaling.<p>The hilarious actress shared her gymspiration strategy with website …

The Best Social Networks for Fitness Junkies

Unfortunately, your Facebook and Twitter followers don’t care about your sweat sessions—but these alternatives were designed specifically for workout addicts<p>Unfortunately, your Facebook and Twitter followers don’t care about your sweat sessions—but these alternatives were designed specifically for …

The 10 Most Popular Workout Songs

Music can keep you moving through the toughest workouts—if you listen to these songs<p>Ever wonder what other people listen to while they work out? Chances are, it’s the kind of music that makes you want to dance.<p>To discover the most popular songs to sweat to, Spotify assessed the 2.8 million workout …

Treadmill Workout: Programs and Routines for Indoor Workouts

Can't run outside? Try these fun boredom-busting treadmill workout ideas<p><b>Just think: If global warming were a good thing</b>, you'd never have to run indoors on a treadmill ever again. You can see where we're going with this. The next time you're running bored on the belt, change your routine with one …

A Healthy Diet for Runners: Meal Plan

Lose weight fast with this slimming six-week diet plan<p>This 6-week healthy dietplan from Barbara Berkeley, MD and author of <i>Refuse to Regain!</i>, combines just the right mix of lean protein, healthy fats, and complex carbs to rev up your metabolism.<p>Each of the meals is coded by letter based on its …

101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World

Marathons

7 Race-Day Running Tips

You've logged the miles and worked your butt off—now it's time to own this thing. Here's how to start and finish strong<p>After weeks of training, it's time for the big event. Follow this essential advice from Virginia Brophy Achman, executive director of Twin Cities In Motion, a race series in …

The Ultimate Boot-Camp Workout

Tired of your usual gym routine? Us too. So we talked to Stacy Berman, certified trainer and head of Stacy’s Boot Camp in New York City. The result? A six-week workout plan from the new <i>WH</i> book, <i>The Big Book of Exercises</i>. It'll whip you into shape--guaranteed!<p><b>Week 1:</b><br>5-minute warm-up jog or jump</b> …

To Lose Weight, Love Exercise

The brain's reward response to exercise is lower in overweight women.<p>We often talk about exercise as a habit, or even an addiction. And for good reason: for example, if you take rats who are accustomed to vigorous exercise and give them naloxone, a drug that blocks opioid receptors, the rats show …

Pain and Pacing

The pros (and cons) of killing pain during repeated sprints.<p>According to motivational T-shirt slogans, athletic success depends on gritting your teeth and being willing to suffer. After all, "pain is temporary, pride is forever" and so on. Of course, anyone who has actually trained and competed in …

How Exercise Regulates Your Appetite

New study reveals a stomach-brain-appetite link.<p>What foods do you usually think about at the end of a workout? Oranges and watermelon, or a big, thick brownie? Recently published research in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i> gives some insight into your likely choice.<p>The research group had …

The Exercise Habits Of Successful Dieters

Exercise and diet usually best, but some maintain weight loss with less activity.<p>Since its establishment in 1994, the National Weight Control Registry has been one of our most valuable sources of information on people who manage to lose significant amounts of weight and keep it off. In all, the …