Maegan Short

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5 Tips to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind in 2014

Are you like the millions of others who have set a goal to lose weight in the new year? Think it's going to take lots of deprivation, extreme dieting and hours sweating at the gym?<p>Nope, nope and nope.<p>In fact, in my experience that's just about the worst way to do it -- and a sure-fire way to only …

The 10-Minute Total-Body Toning Circuit

You definitely have time for this heart-pumping workout<p>Each of these exercises works multiple muscle groups for an efficient total-body routine, with some extra emphasis on the upper thighs, an area some people want to give a little more love. To increase the cardio burn, do as many reps as you can …

Workouts

New Year's Resolutions Made Easy

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Get going with that resolution already -- it's easy, we</i> …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In January

Guys, I'm kind of glad the holidays are over. January will be all about eating healthy... ish.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>(This will vary depending on the time of the month and where you live.)<p>Apples<p>Beets<p>Brussels …

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks—the Workout Plan

Strong is the new sexy. Follow this workout plan for six weeks straight to get the body you want<p>Define your shoulders, flatten your abs, and perk up your posterior with this program created by Kellie Davis, strength coach and coauthor of <i>Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and</i> …

Exercise

3 Fitness Resolutions You Definitely Should NOT Make

These goals will do more harm than good<p>If you're resolving to be fitter and healthier in 2014, that's great news. YAY! But beware: Even though you have good intentions, some fitness resolutions can actually end up backfiring, says Greg Justice, a certified personal trainer and author of <i>Mind Your</i> …

Fitness

The Science Behind Successful New Year's Resolutions

Even though the new year can be exciting and full of possibility, it can also be pretty stressful. You might be saying things like, "Why don't any of my pants fit?!" or "How am I still in this horrible job?!"<p>Enter the New Year's resolution. About 45 percent of Americans make them. We imagine …

How to Stay Focused During a Workout

Use your mind to sculpt a better body<p>When boredom or fatigue strikes during a workout, you might try to distract yourself by flicking on the TV or chatting up your treadmill neighbor. But tuning in–instead of checking out–may be the smarter tactic.<p>Just ask yoga teachers. At the beginning of class, …

Self-help

5 Ways To Make Your Resolutions Stick

Photographed by Ben Rayner.<p><i>Let's face it: Good intentions aside, it's easier to hit the snooze than get out of bed and hit the pavement. So, whether</i> …

Self-improvement

Your Month In Weird Holidays: January 2014

Welcome to the new year! It's officially 2014. Our plates are clean, hopes high, and heads a little blurry from last night's celebrations. It might …

16 Beauty Resolutions You're Making Today (Including Taking Off Your Makeup Before Bed...)

It's officially the new year, and you've no doubt made plenty of promises to yourself already about what 2014 will hold. But did you forget to amp up your beauty regimen?<p>Before heading out last night to ring in the new year, we made sure to jot down some key changes that many of us are …