Melissa Bauer

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Change All Your Passwords, Because Heartbleed Is Upon Us

Photo: Courtesy of Heartbleed.com.<p>If you're reading this here and for the first time, you might be the kind of person who doesn't pay much mind to …

What No One Tells You About Having Breast Cancer

What no one tells you about the recovery<p>On November 23, 2011, I was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. The malignant tumor was about two inches long and tucked into the inner curve of my right breast. I’d had a biopsy several days earlier, prompted by an annual mammogram, but I was told most …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle

13 Foods That Are Packed With Antioxidants

Allow us to present a ton of easy ways to protect against free-radical damage

Nutrition

15-Minute Workout: 4 Strengthening Isometric Moves to Tone and Tighten

Hold it right there! Work your muscles with these seriously tough isometric moves<p>We're mixing things up a bit today—instead of your standard circuit workout with dynamic range of motion moves, you're going to tough it out through a roundup of four ultra-intense isometric moves.<p>Isometric exercises …

Workouts

4 Times It's Better to Go with the Full-Fat Version

Your health (and your waistline!) will thank you<p>It's basically a healthy-eating truism: If you want to avoid gaining weight, you should stick with low- or no-fat dairy products, right? New research says the statement might not be as obvious—or as accurate—as previously thought: In a new study out …

Nutrition

30 Low-Calorie Snacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

Mind = blown.<p>Getting through a day without a snack is like getting through a day without checking your phone—impossible and boring AF. That's why you need an arsenal of snacks to grab when you need a fix—go-to mini meals that will satisfy your cravings, keep you full, and clock in at 200 calories …

Healthy Eating

Lose Weight: Fat Burning Yoga Workout

Lose belly fat with these fat burning yoga exercises<p>You contort into all kinds of wacky positions wriggling into those skinny jeans. Bend and twist on a regular basis and that might not be necessary. An active sequence of yoga flows — a form called vinyasa—burns more than 450 calories an hour, …

Yoga

Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Master intimidating (and awe-inducing) advanced yoga poses with this step-by-step guide<p>Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in …

Yoga

The Best Time To Book A Plane Ticket, According To New Study

Finally, there’s a scientific answer to that magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest.<p>The answer? Are you ready? Are you reeeally ready?<p>Fifty-four days before takeoff is, on average, when domestic airline tickets are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t …