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How to Lose 15 Pounds Without Dieting

<b>The research:</b> For the study, 10 "recreationally active" college-age women (so, not athletes) of normal body weight were given a high-protein meal (45 percent protein), low-protein meal (15 percent), or no food at all before walking on a treadmill. The women who ate the high-protein meal an hour …

7 Things You Should ALWAYS Find Out Before Joining a Gym

<b>Is There Enough Mat Space?</b><br>If you're more of a get in, use the equipment, and get out type of girl, then it’s important to check out the way the facility is laid out, says John Romaniello, owner of RomanFitnessSystems.com. He says that you should make sure that the gym has the right equipment, lots …

Which is Better for Weight Loss: Low-Carb or Low-Fat?

Plus, how low you should go<p>What to cut, what to cut? Well, if you’re trying to lose weight, the answer's carbs. It turns out that reducing your carb intake is more effective at spurring weight loss than reining in the fat, according to new research published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i>.<p>For …

Nutrition

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

<b>Your Hair is Falling Out</b><br>Protein is the building block of all of your cells—your hair follicles included. "If your hair follicles are strong, they keep your hair on your head, despite the tugging we do all day and the wind going through your hair," says Blatner. But if you're chronically skimping on …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

Exercise

4 Ways to Torch More Fat with Cardio

• Thrilling Thirties: Alternate 30 seconds of high and low intensity<br>• Nasty Nineties: Alternate 90 seconds of high and low intensity<br>• Dirty Two-Thirties: Alternate 2.5 minutes of high and low intensity<p><b>Distance</b><br>"Maintaining a conversational pace for a long period of time is great for overall calorie …

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

The 20-Minute No-Equipment Workout Inspired by Dance Moves

This quick bodyweight workout borrows from hip hop and capoeira to sculpt all over<p>1. Sit Out<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Get on all fours with your wrists under your …

How to Work Your Back When You Don't Have Gym Equipment

<b>No-Bar Rows</b><br>You’ll need to use your home’s architecture for some of these moves. Rows option number one entails a pillar or pole and a towel. Thread the towel around the poll, and grip the ends of the towel in your hands. Walk your feet forward to lean back with arms extended; the further the lean, …

Creative Ways to Use Dumbbells

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells<p>Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try …

4 Juicing Mistakes You Might Be Making (and How to Fix Them!)

<b>Adding Without Subtracting</b><br>Another common flub is adding juices into your diet without subtracting other foods. Look, we know juicing is great for you, it provides all kinds of insane antioxidants, but it's important to keep in mind that they still have calories. Some are better than others—for …

The 4 Best Broccoli Recipes | Women's Health

<b>Broccoli and feta pasta sauce</b> <br>Cut and steam 2 cups broccoli; set aside. In a non-stick frying pan, drizzle one tablespoon of olive oil and cook ½ onion, chopped, and 2 cloves of garlic, minced, until they soften. Add broccoli and cook until onions are translucent. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

Women's Health

The 7 Simplest Weight Loss Strategies<p>You don't need a complicated weight loss plan to shed pounds. Instead, live by these straightforward rules<p>Hemera/Thinkstock<p>You don't have to count a single calorie to lose weight on this diet. Here, 7 super-simple weight loss rules to follow.<p>Reprogram your body …