Melissa Wallen

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5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

Fitness

The Best Leg Workout You Can Do without Weights

You don’t need barbells and dumbbells to make your legs scream. Attack your big lower-body muscles with this do-anywhere high-intensity circuit<p>The largest muscles in your body are in your legs, so you want to work them hard. But you don’t always need a heavy barbell or pair of dumbbells to truly …

Workouts

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

Say Hello to the Bad Guy

The life and times of Hollywood heavy Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, better known as Deebo<p>Even when he isn’t making a movie, Tiny Lister usually plays the bad …

Better Than Sugar: 5 Natural Alternatives

Nixing highly processed sweeteners like white sugar and high fructose corn syrup from your diet is one of the smartest dietary moves you can make for …

Nutrition

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

Strawberries and Cream Protein Tartlets

Strawberries and Cream Protein Tartlets<p>Author: Andréa<p>Makes 6 tartlets.<p>Ingredients<p>Crust:<p>⅓ cup almond butter (80g)<br>• ⅓ cup filtered water<br>• ½ cup natural …

50 Best Protein Shake And Smoothie Recipes

Get lean and strong with the ultimate list of protein shakes and smoothies. These recipes enhance your protein powder with the addition of healthy, …

Healthy Eating