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Skipping Workouts? Your Fitness Progress Fades Faster Than You Think

You won't believe how short a time without cardio workouts or strength training will set your progress back<p>With temperatures plummeting and …

How Getting and Staying Fit Changes in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Plus, tips for turning back the clock on your bod<p>Your body—and fitness—changes a lot sooner than you thought. Read on to learn when you burn the most calories, if your muscle is already waning, and how you can become fitter, stronger, and faster with every decade.<p><i>In Your 20s...</i><p><b>Your Body's Built for</b> …

Women's Health

Efficiency and Aging

Speed and endurance aren't the only declines to avoid.<p>Older athletes -- runners, cyclists, triathletes, etc. -- are generally slower than younger ones, even if they train the same amount. Why is this? The usual culprits are declining endurance, and declining strength/power. But there's a third …

Should You Warm Up Your Breathing Muscles?

Researchers test pre-race "inspiratory muscle exercise."<p>I blogged last year about "inspiratory muscle training" -- the idea that deliberately training the muscles you use to inhale could help performance in endurance sports. It's still a controversial idea, with enough evidence to be intriguing but …

How Much Does Practice Matter?

A new analysis measures the contribution of "10,000 hours."<p>Is greatness born or made? That's been a simmering public debate for the last decade, thanks to books about the "10,000-hour rule" and counterpoints like David Epstein's <i>The Sports Gene</i>. A big new meta-analysis was published over the summer …

Violin

Healthier Flourless Chocolate Cake

This is my kinda cake.<p>Rich and totally indulgent.<p>It’s the kind of cake you can bring to a party, and no one would be able to tell that you’ve …

7 Smoothie Mistakes That Make You Gain Weight

Cut them out to make your smoothie habit healthier.<p><i>By Jenny Sugar for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>After dusting off the ol' blender a few months ago, you've been proudly making smoothies instead of downing enormous bowls of cereal or bagels for breakfast. You expected the pounds to just fall off, but they're …

Nutrition

Black Pepper Cauliflower Salad

Fridays have unofficially become <i>guest lunch days</i> around here. It wasn't something planned, Fridays just seem to be the day people swing by with …

Can Exercise Erase a Sugar Binge?

Study suggests that exercise can soften the effects of a high-sugar diet<p>Grabbing an extra doughnut at the office too often? Hit the gym. Exercise may blunt the negative health effects of sugar—and it goes way beyond burning calories, suggests a new study in <i>Medicine & Science in Sports & …

Diabetes

About flourless. (+ My Favorite Granola Recipe)

I received an advance copy of my cookbook (<i>flourless. recipes for naturally gluten-free desserts</i>) last week and wow, what a thrill that was. Still …

Breakfast

Healthy Vegan Chocolate Mousse Cups

Now, when you look at this cake, you may think it is laden with added sugar, saturated fat, carbs and ingredients which are generally bad for your …

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

<i>You can make this creamy, ridiculously easy, vegan broccoli soup two ways, curry spiced or savory.</i><p>For someone who has such definite opinions about …

Healthy Banana Bread (Whole Wheat, Vegan, Oil-free & Sugar-free)

After more than a month of mindless eating and indulging I feel like I am finally back to my old self. All the overeating though made me feel great …

Espresso Banana Bread

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Caffeine, meet banana.</i><p>I believe there may be a law of Nature that states that whenever you have a serious …

Vegan Gluten Free Seeded Oat Bread

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2014 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>This bread tastes AMAZING and uses only wholegrain oats, lots of seeds …

Juice Your Way...to a Better Period!

Periods are not fair. I know menstruation is linked with the moon’s cycles and it’s all mysterious and beautiful and we cis-women are honored to …

What Is the Best Exercise for Weight Loss After Pregnancy?

One of the most common questions from women is "what is the best exercise for weight loss after pregnancy"? It is difficult to find time to work out …

Inside the Doctor's Office: Common Issues

Dr. Metzl addresses: exercise after pregnancy, exercise-induced bronchospasm, and runner's anemia.<p>In this video Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, a New York City based sports medicine physician, answers your running related questions about exercise after pregnancy, exercise-induced bronchospasm, and runner's …

How One Woman Surfed Her Way Through Pregnancy

If you need a little fitness inspiration, check out Kristi Olivares' awesome time-lapse surfing video. Only one thing: She's pregnant!<p>Olivares, who's …

Breastfeeding and the Post-Pregnancy Body

The post-pregnancy body is a hot topic in the media. From the "4th Trimester Bodies Project" that went viral last September to celebrity baby weight loss headlines nearly every day, everyone has an opinion about how new moms should or shouldn't lose weight, how fast or slow to lose it and even how …

Absentee Jersey Shore Family Vacation Roommate: Is Deena Right To Defend Sam?

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Folic acid taken by less than third of women planning pregnancy

Women are ignoring expert advice to take folic acid supplements before pregnancy to protect their unborn children, a study has shown.<p>Researchers who questioned nearly 500,000 women attending antenatal clinics in England and the Isle of Man found that fewer than one in three took folic acid prior to …

Why You Shouldn't Sleep on Your Back While Pregnant

There are a lot of dos and don'ts in pregnancy. Sometimes the list begins to feel endless. The truth is, there are some things that are truly …

ADHD linked to paracetamol taken during pregnancy, says study

Paracetamol, a common pain reliever considered safe for pregnant women, has been linked for the first time to an increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, according to a new study.<p>More studies are needed to confirm the findings, but experts said the research …

In Pregnancy, What You Eat May Be As Important As What You Don't

A new study on diet and pregnancy suggests that what you eat when you are expecting is as important as what you don’t.<p>Women who ate plenty of fruits and vegetables and who tried to drink water instead of soft drinks were less likely to have premature babies than women who ate more “Western” diets, …

Holistic Medicine

Level II Ultrasound in Midpregnancy

1<p>When Should You Do a Fetal Anatomy Survey<p>An ultrasound is done in many a pregnancy around the mid part of a pregnancy. This is typically known as …

4 Great Reasons to Focus on Your Fitness During Pregnancy

You might not feel motivated to move your body while you're pregnant, but pregnancy is the absolute <i>right</i> time to turn your focus to fitness and get …