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5 Crucial Nutrients You've Probably Never Heard Of

<b>Magnesium</b><br>Without proper levels of this mineral, cells can't create energy, muscles can't relax, bones aren't as strong, and more than 300 enzyme reactions that help regulate a network of body functions are impaired. Women younger than 30 need 320 milligrams per day; after 30, the requirement goes …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

Exercise 1 Half-kneeling diagonal chops<p>Come down on your right knee (like you're going to propose), holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell with both hands to the outside of your right hip <b>(A)</b>. In one fluid motion, raise the dumbbell across your body and up to the ceiling, just past the outside of your …

Burpee How-To: The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

<b>Step 1:</b> While standing with your feet hip-width apart, squat down and place your hands on the floor in front of you, palms down.<p><b>Step 2:</b> Jump your feet back, arms extended, so your body is long and symmetrical in a plank position.<p><b>Step 3:</b> Pull your legs back under you so you’re back in a squat …

The Food Lab Lite: Five Ingredient Smoked Salmon and Potato Salad

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe …

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Smoky Bacon Popcorn with Burnt Sugar and Sea Salt

Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat and fry bacon until crispy. Once crispy and fat is rendered, remove bacon and let drain on paper towels. …

Smoothie Recipes That Are Healthy and Refreshing

Honeydew-Kiwifruit Smoothie<p>Save on calories and leave out the sugar in this recipe for a delicious all-fruit smoothie. Moreover, you'll get a hefty …

Eating Well: The Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat these ultimate workout foods for a better workout and better results<p>Whole Grain Bagels<p>Bagels are one of the best foods to eat before a workout. Never mind Dr. Atkins—carbs deliver a steady flow of energy over time rather than one big burst. "Not the simple ones, because they wind you up and …

How to Prevent and Treat Trail Running Injuries

A trail medic explains what to do when you get hurt miles away from civilization.<p>Trail runner, paramedic, and Wilderness EMT Keith Williams of Conowingo, M.D., provides standby medical care at numerous trail races throughout the year.<p>"Road and trail runners share common issues like cramping and …

Running

Lesley Paterson's 12 Trail Running Tips

In addition to being a two-time Xterra off-road triathlon world champion, an elite mountain biker and a top-tier short-distance trail runner, Lesley …

Top 11 Trail Running Shoes for Women

For woman trail runners who need the right running shoe for off-road conditions, these trail runners provide great traction, stability and durability …

What to Eat to Fuel a Trail Run

Should you be eating or drinking during runs shorter than an hour? And is there a difference between energy chews and gummy bears?<p>Ultrarunners eat handfuls of chips and M&Ms and carry hydration packs full of sports drinks, gels, and chews. But what do regular folks need to ingest on, say, a …

Marathons

The 10 Worst Foods (And Drinks) For Athletes

The 10 Worst Foods—and Drinks—for Athletes<p>Any athlete knows that what you get out of your body is a direct reflection of what you put into it. Advertisers know it, too—which explains the massive industry built up around sports nutrition. And while there is a place in the athlete's diet for energy …

Nutrition