Nicole Carriere

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Why flat-leaf parsley is good for you

When food comes garnished with a solitary sprig of curly parsley, it flags up a dish that's retro – not in an attractively nostalgic way – and a cook who has run out of ideas, even confidence. Freshly picked curly parsley can be sweet and wonderful, but the shop-bought stuff more often than not …

Tone Your Abs, Arms & Ass With This 15-Minute Workout

'Tis the season for short-shorts, bikinis, and the quintessential sundress. Though you may have body envy for the ladies who model that swimsuit you just bought, there's a sure-fire way to quickly tone your three most in-demand areas for summer: your arms, abs, and ass. We talked to Rachel …

High Fiber Breakfast (That Isn't Cereal!)

While breakfast cereal companies often tout their high-fiber products, the truth is that what's inside those boxes can often be even <i>higher</i> in sugar. That's no way to start your day.<p>Instead, we'd like to recommend a handful of easy, delicious, fill-you-up breakfasts that don't give you a day's worth …

Your Guide to Running at Any Level

Running just might be the most convenient workout going. You don't need to be a skilled athlete, and there's no fancy equipment involved; just lace …

An 8-Minute Fat Loss Workout

Most of us exercise more than we actually need to. Sure, if you want to finish an Ironman triathlon, do a marathon, or compete in some crazy competition such as the Crossfit Games, then you'll need either amazing genetics or a lot of time on your hands to exercise.<p>But if you just want to burn fat, …

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7 Tips To Help You Set Amazing Fitness Goals

Setting goals is the first step in accomplishing any major task. However, depending on what type of goals you set, you could already be setting …

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10 Ab Training Mistakes You Need To Stop Making!

The rise of the core has led to a profusion of misinformation and confusion. Eliminate the training flubs that keep your abs in the shadows!<p>"The …

A Week's Worth of Protein-Packed Breakfasts

The right breakfast may help you achieve your weight loss goals, according to several published reports that found eating a healthy, protein-rich morning meal turns down hormones that trigger hunger and cravings, making it easier to eat fewer calories.<p>In one recent study, published in the <i>European</i> …

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4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

How to Become a Runner in 5 Easy Steps

Four years ago I was overweight, had trouble sleeping, made poor diet choices, worked long hours, and was on the precipice of a mid-life crisis. I decided that I wanted to be here to see my grandchildren and great-grandchildren. I wanted to be active and set a good example for my family.<p>So, I …

What’s More Effective: Heavy Weights, Plyos Or Circuits? | Triathlete

<i>One study tries to answer the question that endurance athletes always ask.</i><p>There are various types of resistance training that runners do. Among them …

Yoga Poses You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Good news for yogis and sleep enthusiasts alike: You can take your practice to bed.<p>And there is good reason to do so. The ancient practice of yoga promotes a bounty of mind and body benefits, including things like strength and flexibility, stress relief and even a sunnier disposition -- benefits …

Even Super-Short Workouts Keep Your Weight Down

A couple minutes of brisk walking here and there can really add up to lost inches on your waistline<p>Some days, it feels like you can't make it to the gym for 20 minutes, let alone a full hour. Don't sweat it: Even very short bouts of higher-intensity physical activity—we're talking brisk …

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Simple, tasty recipes—each at about 300 calories or less

The Crazy Way Olive Oil Helps You Lose Weight

This might just be the easiest dieting hack ever<p>When it comes to eating a healthy diet, olive oil may be your best friend. It tastes delicious, it's full of healthy, good-for-your-heart fats, and it might even help fight off dangerous belly bugs. But there’s another way this golden health elixir …

Exercise May Be as Effective as Drugs in Treating Disease

Physical activity may be as effective as drugs in treating heart disease and should be included as a comparison in the development of new medicines, …

Your Favorite New Workout

These five moves will give you an awesome total-body burn<p>Even if hoisting a 45-pound barbell feels intimidating, don't discount the power cage. Build strength and confidence with this starter workout: Perform the moves in order, moving from one to the next with no breaks in between. Rest 60 …

Why You Should Eat the Entire Apple, Core and All

Don't stop at the sweet flesh, says the Foodist: Consume the whole damn apple, seeds and all!<p>When I was growing up, there was a kid a few years older than me who lived next door. His name was Jimmy. He was slight but he was quick, and he had a good set shot, which meant he beat me in one-on-one …

How to Lose Weight in 7 Days

Need to lose weight fast? Like in one week? Implement one simple tweak every day to feel lighter and firmer in just 7 days.<p>7 Days to Slim<p>Looking for a realistic deadline diet? Make these tiny tweaks from <b>Shape-Up Shortcuts</b>, a NEW amazing book from Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., <i>Women's Health</i> magazine's senior …

DIY Blackberry Lip Stain

It's no surprise that blackberries are incredibly healthy for you, but the blue-black skin reveals a dark murky shade ranging from violet to …

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The 5-Minute Fat-Blasting Workout

Resize your thighs, flatten your belly, and firm your butt—in record time<p>Here's the thing about the relationship between time and exercise: Even if we could all find five free minutes each day (and it's safe to assume most of us can), we likely wouldn't use it to work out.<p>That's because many women …

Meditation Health Benefits: What The Practice Does To Your Body

We hear it all the time: Meditation can improve our creative thinking, our energy, stress levels and even our success. Prominent artists, businessmen and politicians cop to the practice. Would it work for you?<p>"It did to my mind what going to the gym did to my body -- it made it both stronger and …

Why Oreos Are As Addictive As Cocaine To Your Brain

A small new study suggeststhe brain responds to Oreo cookies quite like it responds to actual drugs – at least if you’re a rat. The “pleasure center” of the brain, the nucleus accumbens, apparently gets just as activated in response to Oreos as it does to cocaine and morphine, which could actually …

5 New Lunges to Try, STAT!

Your basic lunges aren’t cutting it anymore<p>Just like you shouldn't eat the same foods at every meal, you shouldn't do the same old lunges every time you work out. Sure, they're convenient and easy, but so is fast food—and you know that doesn't do your body any favors. So the next time you hit the …

The Best Reason to Work Out Right Now

Fall is an amazing time for working out. Learn how to make the most of it<p>Seriously, what’s not to love about fall? Pumpkin lattes are back, you can dig out your favorite sweaters, and sweet potatoes are finally in season. Best of all, the crisp temps make fall the perfect time to exercise outdoors: …

15 Surefire Strategies To Stay Fit From Thanksgiving To New Year's Day

<i>By Sophia Breene</i><p>Between pies and cross-country travel, it can be pretty tough to stay active during the holiday season. A cornucopia of family obligations, work parties and last-minute shopping means that hitting the gym often gets delayed or crossed off the schedule altogether. Not this year! …