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The Perfect Mindfulness Practice For Every Astrological Sign

Many people in the wellness community love to meditate and tout the practice frequently. However, it can certainly seem like a hard sell for people …

Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

12 Quiet Rituals of Enormously Successful Humans

<i>May your actions speak louder than your words. May your life preach louder than your lips. May your success be your noise in the end.</i><p>The result of …

Lose Belly Fat With Just Two Exercises

It's simple, but effective—and will rev your metabolism for hours afterwards<p>A while back, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world’s top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men’s Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged.<p>But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan …

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

After Seven Months of Races, Missouri Man Sheds Nearly 100 Pounds

<i>Photo Credit: Steve Lewis</i><p>When Derek Mitchell resolved to run a 5K each month for the rest of the year earlier in March, he said the thought of covering 50 race kilometers over a 10-month span was "daunting."<p>At the time, he weighed 570 pounds. The race streak was the next step on his journey to shed …

5 Weight-Loss Secrets From the Mayo Clinic Diet

<i>Are you ready to develop a better relationship with food, and finally adopt healthy habits that’ll last a lifetime? The Mayo Clinic Diet online</i> …

5 Essential Questions You Should Ask a Trainer Before Hiring Them

It’s tempting, but don’t just pick the person with the nicest bod.<p>Finding a personal trainer is kind of like dating: There’s a lot more to choosing the right partner than just going for the person with the best body. “Just because somebody looks the part doesn’t mean they’re going to be a good …

The 3 Tips That Will Help You Burn More Fat during Your Workout

They’re so extremely simple that you’ll wish you had known about them years ago<p>It’s time for an important gut check. It’s easy, I promise. Just wrap a tape measure around your waist, halfway between your ribs and hips. Look at the number. Is it less than half your height in inches?<p>It should …

Exercise

L.A. police shoot a man to death after patrol car window shatters

Los Angeles policeofficers shot a man to death after the rear window of their police cruiser shattered while the officers were at a stoplight in Van Nuys, authorities said Sunday.<p>The two officers were in their patrol car at the intersection of Sepulveda and Victory boulevards about 11:30 p.m. …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Treadmill Fitness

You know the treadmill. In fact, you know it well. Ye old faithful is the running machine you started on, the one you first worked up a sweat on, the one that made you hurt for the first time. You go way back. And, now that you've been at this fitness thing for while, you might think that your time …

Harley Pasternak Blogs: The Top 5 Myths About Diet and Nutrition

I start most of my days with a walk to my favorite local cafe (2400 steps for the round trip), order a coffee, grab a seat and people watch. Even …

The ‘Agility-Cardio’ Workout That Torches Fat Fast

Use this cutting-edge interval routine to build a better a body<p>Lots of fit guys <i>look</i> like athletes. But too many runners and gym rats spend their time training in just one direction. So they don’t actually <i>move</i> like athletes.<p>This agility-cardio circuit will help you change that. It’s a lung-busting …

The Best Room Temperature for Sleeping

Where to set the thermostat at night to rest better and save money<p>Maybe this sounds familiar: It’s a summer evening, and you and your significant other are headed to bed. She sets the temperature at 72, because she says it’ll save money on your electricity bill. But you want it at 67, because it’s …

The Most Effective Way to Burn Fat with Your Friend, Wife, or Partner

These insane routines could change the way you train<p>Ever noticed how you train harder when someone is watching?<p>The eye of a coach or workout partner holds you accountable and breeds effort—no one consistently puts up personal records alone.<p>I like to take advantage of that phenomenon by pairing …

18 Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Grill

Can You Ace the NFL S.A.T.?

Take this tough-as-hell quiz to test your pigskin prowess<p>Are you a pro or a peewee when it comes to your knowledge of America’s favorite sport? Gauge your NFL acumen with this tough quiz.

The Secret to Melting More Fat during Your Workout

It starts with a ‘W’ and it is the most important factor<p>Despite the arguments you may see on Facebook, there’s no “best” way to train for fat loss. (Or anything else.)<p>But there is one factor that really matters: How much “work” you do. You can do that work with a barbell, dumbbells, a medicine …

Hunter S. Thompson’s Advice for Aspiring Photographers: Skip the Fancy Equipment & Just Shoot

Musicians can often become consumed by GAS—or “gear acquisition syndrome”—obsessing over equipment for years instead of making music with what they …

Hunter S. Thompson

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60+ Healthy Lunches That Help You Lose Weight

Cooking and packing up a quality healthy lunch is a good idea for so many reasons. Whether or not you're trying to lose weight, bringing your own lunch to work keeps you in charge of the ingredients that fuel your body and helps you perform at your best both at work and in the gym. Regardless of …

Healthy Eating

At Under 400 Calories, These Slow-Cooker Meals Equal Weight-Loss Success

Slow and steady wins the weight-loss race, but slow and steady also makes it happen when it comes to low-calorie meals. Dust off the ol' slow cooker and whip up these meals — full of flavor, fiber, and protein, and all under 400 calories.

Want to Lose Weight? Keep These 10 Foods in Your Fridge

If you want to be healthier and lose weight, a fridge makeover may be just what you need. Keeping powerful perishables on hand will help you make a smart choice when you're tired, busy, or just craving junk. Stock up on these 10 foods and watch the pounds melt away.

Healthy Eating

These men ate 6,000 calories a day for science

A group of healthy guys recently took on a task some people would envy: They consumed 6,000 calories a day, for science. Now, as a result of this study, scientists say they have a better idea of why people who are obese also tend to develop diabetes.<p>In the study, six middle-age men who were either …

The 9 Most Basic Facts About Losing Love Handles and Belly Fat

<b></b>The 9 Most Basic Facts About Losing Love Handles and Belly FatUnlike women, who tend to distribute extra pounds all over, men hoard all of theirs in …