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Pilates Exercises That Burn Fat

Exercise 1 Roll-Back<p>Sit with your legs in front of you, knees bent. Place a Pilates ball at the base of your spine. Lean back and extend your arms out in front of you, palms facing down, and tighten your core <b>(a)</b>. Open your arms out to the side and inhale <b>(b)</b>; as you bring them back together, exhale. …

Watch: 'Barefoot Running Professor' on Colbert Report

Daniel Lieberman discusses running form and more.<p>Daniel Lieberman, the Harvard professor known as the "barefoot running professor," was on Thursday night's "Colbert Report."<p>As the clip below shows, Lieberman discussed--as best he was able amid a Colbert fussilade--how being good at sweating helps …

Biomechanics

The World’s Simplest Learn to Run Program

All you need is 30 minutes, three times each week.<p><i>I’ve been out of shape for the past few years and I’m trying to start running. The problem is every time I try, I get through about one or two weeks and stop. I have a hard time following a training plan with all the intervals. Is it just me, or is</i> …

Marathons

How Your Deepest Insecurities Reveal Your Greatest Gifts

In my decades of practice as a psychotherapist, this is the insight that has inspired me most:<p>Our deepest wounds surround our greatest gifts.<p>I've found that the very qualities we're most ashamed of, the ones we keep trying to reshape or hide, are in fact the key to finding real love. I call them …

Positive Thinking

Meditation In Action: Turn Your Walk Into A Mindful Moment (PHOTOS)

<i>By Headspace</i><p>Walking is a great way to integrate mindfulness into your everyday life and has been practiced as a meditative technique for thousands of years. But in everyday life, walking is usually an established and habituated action that requires very little concentration. Because of this, it’s …

Griner: No talking sexuality at Baylor

Former Baylor women's basketball star Brittney Griner says that Kim Mulkey, her college head coach, told players not to be open publicly about their …

Broncos, Rahim Moore 'over it'

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos have moved on, even if their fans haven't.<p>That includes Rahim Moore, the safety whose big blunder led to …

The Colbert Report

About the Show<p>The Colbert Report<p>As America's most fearless purveyor of "truthiness," Stephen Colbert shines a light on ego-driven punditry, moral …

Kale Recipes

10 Delicious Kale Recipes<p>Get in on the kale craze with these good-for-you meals, sides, and snacks<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>One Versatile Veggie<p>If you haven't hopped on the kale train, consider this your boarding call. Clocking in at just 33 calories per chopped cup, this leafy green is a total …

Bans Of Same-Sex Marriage Can Take A Psychological Toll

As the country awaits two important Supreme Court decisions involving state laws on same-sex marriage, a small but consistent body of research suggests that laws that ban gay marriage — or approve it — can affect the mental health of gay, lesbian and bisexual Americans. When several states passed …

Forced Exercise Still Holds Mental Health Benefits, Animal Study Suggests

Even if you really don't want to exercise, engaging in physical activity can still have benefits for your mental health, a new animal study suggests.<p>Researchers found that depression and anxiety symptoms in rats are reduced with exercise -- even if it's <i>forced</i>, not voluntary, exercise.<p>"The …

6 Yummy Spinach Recipes (P.S. Experts Say They're Great for Helping Weight Loss)

So I was reading an article about Alice Eve, who apparently dined primarily on spinach in order to fit into her <i>Star Trek</i> suit. And while I don't know the specifics of her super-spinach diet (how much? When? Prepared how?) it did remind me of one very key fact: Spinach is awesome.<p>Looking just at the …

Finding Happiness: Americans Care More About Pursuing Personal Passions Than Wealth, Survey Finds

Despite recent research suggesting that money can in fact buy happiness, more Americans are redefining success and happiness in a way that <i>doesn't</i> involve wealth. Only around one in four Americans (27 percent) still believes that wealth determines success, according to The LifeTwist study, a survey …

The Colbert Report

About the Show<p>The Colbert Report<p>As America's most fearless purveyor of "truthiness," Stephen Colbert shines a light on ego-driven punditry, moral …

Comedy