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16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

"<b>Nuts</b>—they're high in fiber, and nut eaters are generally healthier." <i>—Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., a wellness manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute</i><p>"<b>Cauliflower</b>. At just 25 calories per cup, it's a calorie bargain. Plus, it's super versatile, so you can use it as a low-carb …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

<b>Fuel up pre-workout to improve performance</b><br>First, a word about pre-workout fueling: You don't need to eat before working out if your goal is weight loss, you're working out first thing in the morning, and not working out for longer than an hour, says Slayton. But if your goals are more …

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8 Foods Celebrity Fitness Trainers Won't Eat

<b>Tara Stiles: Alcohol</b><br>If you want to erase a few years from your face, then stop with the fancy cocktails, says yogini Tara Stiles: "No one wants to hear this one, but if you want your body to operate optimally and look fantastic—and younger—avoid alcohol." If Tara's client, Brooklyn Decker, is …

How to Get a Great Workout at a Cheap Gym

Hint: You can also take Gaddour's tips home or on the road, too.<p><b>1. Head for the Dumbbells</b><p>"Free weights will provide a more effective and functional total-body workout than machines because they'll allow you to maximize your body's ability for movement," says Gaddour. Rigid machines, on the other …

How to Avoid Bloating

<b>Salty Processed Products</b><br>A handful of chips, a serving of canned soup, cold cuts…if you got it from a bag or a box, it’s probably loaded with salt, which causes you to retain water and resemble a blowfish. Steer clear of these offenders as much as possible so as not to exacerbate bloating.<p><b>Soda</b><br>Those …

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Upgrades Evening Casual: Her Smooth Blowout, Bronze Skin, and Bright Red Manicure

Whether you’re in a mad dash to wrap up work, shop for last-minute gifts, or have already sunken into the sofa, mulled wine in hand, the end of the year brings with it a beauty wind-down of sorts—a time for embracing a bit of natural texture and occasionally upgrading your barely there makeup with …

Street Style: Fall 2014 Couture

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Why is it so difficult to eat real food in the 21st century?

Once the weird and alien alternative, industrialized food is now the norm<p>My great-grandmother lived to be over 100 years old. Never leaving her rural Bulgarian surroundings, she might have been one of the last people on the planet who wouldn’t be able to tell you who Ronald McDonald was. Hers was a …

The Style 100: Amal Clooney Is the Most Fascinating (and Stylish) Person of 2014

Sure, Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin) married George Clooney in Venice, but we'd drop him in half a second for a tour of her closet. There's no question …

Delicious Cleansing Recipes

Those ingredients star in the following recipes, which are served up at health spas. With a detox this scrumptious, who needs resolutions?<p><b>Turmeric Chicken with Apple-Shallot Confit</b><br>Makes 4 servings<p>2 Tbsp minced fresh turmeric root or 2 tsp ground turmeric<br>1 Tbsp olive oil<br>4 halves skinless, boneless …

Lower Body Step Workout

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Sit and Stand<p>Stand in front of the step. Shift your weight to one foot and lift the other forward and slightly off the floor <b>(A)</b>. Extend the loose foot out in front of you as you sit back and down onto the step <b>(B and C)</b>. Press into the foot on the ground and use your glutes and …

10K Training: Run Your First or Fastest 10K

Maxwell designed 10-K training plans (one for beginners and one for intermediate runners) that will get you race-ready in just seven weeks. Each plan calls for four days of running per week, plus one day of optional cross-training.<p>So what are you waiting for? Sign up for a race, pick your plan, and …

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Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

Whether your goal is to run a 5-K or to drop some extra pounds, in one month you'll be well on your way, with the transformed bod to show for it.<p><b>For all weeks:</b> <b><br>Warm Up:</b> 3 minutes. Start easy, progress to a power walk. <b><br>Cool Down:</b> 3 minutes. Gradually dial it down to an easy walk. <b><br>Frequency:</b> Perform …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

Kale Recipes: 5 Ways to Make Kale Less Boring

Healthy High C Smoothie Kale for breakfast? You bet. With a powerful blender and sweet ingredients like kiwis and orange juice, you won’t notice kale's taste or texture, but you'll still reap all the nutritional benefits.<p>Cheese and Kale Quesadillas Put a healthy spin on a typically bad-for-you dish …

Planet Fitness Parodies the Insanity of Rigorous Fitness Classes at Other Gyms

Planet Fitness is back with the latest spot in its campaign against "gymtimidation."<p>This time, we peek in on an unnamed competitor, where an insanely …

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Orecchiette with Chorizo and Swiss Chard Recipe

Tip<p>How to Freeze Pork<p>Pork fares best in the freezer if packaged with freezer-friendly materials like waxed paper, aluminum foil, or heavy-duty …

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Video Move of the Week: Mini Squat with Leg Extension

You probably know quite a few exercises that will work your upper thighs, hamstrings, calves, and butt. But what about those trouble spots, like the …

14 Things To Stop Stressing About In 2014

With 2014 newly upon us, many of us are vowing to make the changes we usually hope to make as one calendar year ends and another begins. These resolutions might involve reconnecting with old friends or losing weight, but if the latest national surveys are any indication, others may focus on …

What Is Clean Eating?

Clean eating, or eating clean, is a major movement, spurred by people from all walks of life, who want to feel good about what they’re putting in …

6 Ways Runners Stay Motivated in Colder Weather

Let's create a new normal for the winter months—one filled with indoor and outdoor workouts that speed up your metabolism and offset the inevitable …

13 Must-Follow Healthy Eating Tips For Weight-Loss Success

Got weight loss on the mind? Slimming down is one of the most popular New Year's resolutions, so arm yourself against your expanding waistline by following these essential weight-loss tips.<p><b>#1. Set Realistic Goals and Celebrate Them</b><p>You might have the large goal of losing 40 pounds, but in order to …

How to Stick to a Workout Plan

Starting a workout program is one thing, but keeping at it? Challenging! Stay motivated with these seven tips from celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson.

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Recipe of the Day: Miso Chicken with Brown Rice

‘Healthy Chinese food’ is somewhat of an oxymoron -- and for good reason. Even when we avoid the obvious no-nos (fried wontons anyone?) the average …

Some fresh ideas for keeping to your New Year’s fitness goals

<b>The question:</b> I want to successfully follow through on my New Year's fitness goals. Do you have any tips for me? I have heard and tried the regular ones like setting realistic goals, scheduling workouts into my book and getting a fitness buddy. Anything other tips you can suggest to help motivate …

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