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How to Deal with Sagging Skin After Weight Loss

42<p>SHARES<p><i>Welcome to our Ask Beautyeditor column, where our experts answer your hair, skin and makeup questions.</i> <i>To request skincare advice</i><i>:</i><p><i>Email</i></i> …

Three Foods That Reduce Cellulite

Women who have fat on their bodies, likely have stubborn cellulite. That's why 90 percent of us are said to contain the dimply, unsightly, annoying …

How to Reduce Cellulite Naturally

Cellulite occurs when fat deposits sit below the surface of skin due to a collagen breakdown in the dermis layer. Fat pushes through these weakened …

Get Rid of Cellulite for Good: 9 Things You Need to Know

The only way to make a noticeable difference in how severe your cellulite looks is by addressing each and every cause of it. “We can’t totally …

The Best Anti-Cellulite Workout

The thighs, butt, stomach and upper arms are the areas that attract cellulite and women are on a constant quest to find a permanent solution to …

11 Foods That Stop Cellulite

1/11<p><b>1. Pineapple</b><p>Rich in potassium and vitamin C, pineapple is also chock-full of bromelain, which helps increase blood circulation. Bananas provide …

3 Moves That Blast Cellulite

Learn how these exercises can reduce the appearance of cellulite on your thighs<p>Ever notice how even your enviably fit pals (and celebs!) still have <i>some</i> cellulite? That’s because it has little to do with how much you work out or even what you eat (Having more body fat obviously increases the odds …

Do Carbs Cause Heart Disease?

Researchers have found a way to significantly reduce atherosclerosis that does not involve treating cholesterol, blood pressure or insulin resistance.<p>…

6 Common Low-Carb & Keto Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

<i>“Carbohydrate restriction is commonly practiced but seldom taught.”</i>This is the tagline of a book I was reading the other day, The Art And Science of …

10 Reasons Not to Eat Wheat

For a long time, I’ve realized that wheat is one of the worst things in the modern diet.I’ve done my best to stay away from it and constantly …

Core Strength: Your Ultimate Guide To Core Training

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Todd Bumgardner <b><br>Occupation:</b> Co-founder of Beyond Strength Performance; MS; CSCS; strength and conditioning coach and manual therapist …

Workouts

Do You Know Squat? 4 Steps To Perfect Squats

Make no mistake about it, squats are one of the greatest exercises. From your quads and hamstrings to your glutes and calves, the squat hits them …

Three Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight While Training for a Marathon

You still need to watch what you're eating.<p><i>I'm training for my first marathon and have been running for a year now with a goal to lose body fat and weight. I'm befuddled as to why I'm not losing weight. I've actually gained weight and body fat this season! Is this common, and do you have any idea</i> …

Fitness

Ask the Celebrity Trainer: Fastest Way to Lose 10 Lbs

Follow this 30-day plan to drop a dress size (or more) in 30 days<p><b>Q:</b> When it comes to my workout routine, what's the fastest way to lose 10 pounds? <b><br>A:</b> …

Exercise

You Don't Have To Max Out Your Credit Cards To Afford This Week's Cheap Celeb Finds

With all the floral prints we saw this week on Hollywood's hottest stars, all we're thinking about is spring shopping. (We know it's a little early, but you can never be too prepared.)<p>Jessica Alba made us eager for warmer weather with an $88 pair of printed pants, while Taylor Swift's $18 ballet …

11 Piano Lessons in 9 Minutes from Iconic Jazz Pianist Earl “Fatha” Hines

<b>Earl “Fatha” Hines</b> (December 28, 1903–April 22, 1983) is considered by many the most influential jazz pianist of all time. In this fantastic vintage television segment, Fatha explains his influences through delightful and fascinating biographical anecdotes and, in the process, offers what’s …

Duke Ellington’s Artistry and Artifice: How the Jazz Icon Engineered His Own Image

Much like Freud engineered his own myth and Salinger crafted his personal legend, jazz icon <b>Duke Ellington</b> — whose funeral was witnessed by 10,000 people in the pews at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, another 2,500 listening outside via loudspeakers, and thousands more tuned into the …

The best albums of 2013: John Fordham's jazz albums of the year

Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet: Wisława(ECM)<p>The great Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko, after decades spent imparting a classically influenced eastern European pensiveness to the sound of Miles Davis, has rediscovered his own kind of New York vibe – with a cutting-edge young American rhythm section, …

Teaching Democracy Through Jazz, Perfecting Party Playlists

The online magazine Ozy covers people, places and trends on the horizon. Co-founder Carlos Watson joins <i>All Things Considered</i> regularly to tell us about the site's latest feature stories.<p>This week, Watson tells host Arun Rath about a teacher using jazz to educate young students about democracy and a …

Athlete-Turned-Jazz Musician Gregory Porter On His Influences

The jazz artist Gregory Porter, who turned to singing when an injury ended his football career, claims three people as his main influences: his minister mother, his absentee father, and Nat King Cole. He discusses his musical life and the album <i>Liquid Spirit</i> with NPR's Audie Cornish.You can read …

5 Things Jazz Can Teach Us About Job Success

<b>By Donna Sapolin, Next Avenue Founding Editor</b><p>During my freshman year in college, John, a tall scraggly sophomore who lived across campus, fell for one of my roommates and began hanging out in our dorm. We became friends and he got me interested in one of his main hobbies — jazz.<p>Back then, I mostly …

The Jazz Men And Women We Lost In 2013

As a coda to the 2013 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll, here's a roll call of jazz figures who died last year. Not all of them played an instrument or sang, and a few of those included here who did were better-known for their achievements in other fields of music. But each of these people contributed …

How to Find the Best Piano Teacher for You — Piano-Yoga®

Image Courtesy of shutterstock.com<p>In finding the best piano teacher, there are many ingredients that must be right. Sometimes the best piano teacher …

Drumming to Success: Why Teaching Music Matters

<i>Photo: ©2013Roman Cho</i><p>As an instrumental music teacher in the Philly School District, there is not much that I haven't seen in school. I've had students involved with drugs, violence and gangs. I've had students who were living out of homeless shelters, students who have both parents in jail, even a …