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10 Fitness Must-Haves for Turning Your Small Space into a Gym

If you think you need tons of space at home to get a good workout, you’re mistaken. There’s plenty of legit equipment out there to amp your workout without dedicating your space to an entire home gym. In fact, we found a solid lineup of fitness goodies that are easy to stow away so you never have …

6 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

Diet Mistakes Causing Your Weight-Loss Plateau<p>Food journal? Check. Regular workouts? Yes, indeed. Enough fiber to keep an entire army regular? You …

Fitness

8 Food Hacks That Help Your Health

What to eat for bad breath, gas, acne, and more

Wellness

The Songs Proven to Amp Up Your Interval Workout

Lunden Souza, a certified personal trainer and fitness coach for Runtastic, a company specializing in fitness trackers and healthy lifestyle apps, says the tempo of her music can definitely impact her running pace. Therefore, she's strategic with her playlist planning: "For faster intervals, I …

No-Running Cardio Program You Can Do at Home

You don't need a gym membership, and you don't need to check the weather report -- you can do cardio in the comfort of your home right now, for free. Simply follow the visual guides and you'll be done in half an hour! The best part is, since these are printable A4 posters, you can catch up on your …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

6 Reasons Women Should Strength Train Like Men

<b>Your confidence will get a kick</b><br>No wonder guys who train strut around showing off their muscles. The physical benefits of weight training appear within weeks of starting a program. You'll notice that your shape is toned and tighter, and that fires up your self-esteem, says Cosgrove.<p><b>You'll boost your</b> …

8 Easy Ways to Cut Back on Added Sugar

<b>1. Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth (Really)</b><br>Depriving yourself is a recipe for disaster. Instead, try satiating your sugar cravings in a better-for-you way—like with these sweet and healthy snacks.<p><b>2. Make Your Own Dressing</b> <br>Even if your salad dressing doesn't taste sweet, it's probably riddled with added …

Fitness Habits You Should Establish in Your Twenties

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s<p>Your future self will thank you<p>Of course your twenties are a time to live it up, explore your options and do what you're crazy about. But they're also a time to get into the habit of, well, practicing healthy fitness habits—because doing so will …

12 CrossFit Workouts Anyone Can Do

<i>By Alice Oglethorpe for Men's Journal</i><p>If you've never tried CrossFit, you probably assume the barbell-and-burpee-heavy WODs (it stands for Workout Of the Day) are way out of your fitness range. As a beginner, odds are you're right. But not all CrossFit workouts require being insanely fit or for you …

12 Weird Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

<b>Oil Pulling</b><br>If you haven't heard the buzz about oil pulling yet, it's time to get on the bandwagon. Swishing coconut oil around in your mouth for 20 minutes a day (preferably at the beginning of the day, before you brush your teeth) may help to detoxify your body, cure headaches, whiten teeth, and …

38 Simple Food Swaps That Could Change Your Life

<b>1. Cook instead of eating out.</b> Even if you try to eat healthy at a restaurant, that pesky bread bowl or sneaky salad may pack more calories than you planned for. Trust your inner Top Chef skills, and turn on the (skillet) heat. Cooking at home will more likely result in a healthier meal, not to …

18 Ways to Change Up Your Running Routine

Lace up—your regular run is about to get much better.<p><i>By Sally Tamarkin for Greatist</i><p><i>This week, Greatist and Brooks are teaming up to celebrate #RunWeek, a five-day celebration of running. Visit Greatist.com for daily motivation, then hit the road, trail, track, or treadmill to participate.</i><p>There's …

Tabata Workout

Want a quick workout that kicks your booty and gets you results soon? Meet the Tabata Method -- my favorite workout modality for improved power, strength and stability! Proceed with caution and always know your limits, because this workout is quite ballistic!<p>Think very quick movements for periods …

How to Master Your Prerace Checklist

Follow these tips to get to the starting line prepared to race.<p>With all the hope and hard work that you’ve invested in your goal event, you want to arrive at the starting line feeling calm, healthy, and ready to run your best. Here are a few reminders to keep you on track in the critical days and …

The Runner's Grocery Shopping Guide

Keep your kitchen stocked with these nutritious essential to fuel your runs.<p>It’s important to eat in a way that supports the exercise routine that you’ve worked so hard to develop. Keep your kitchen stocked with these bare essentials at all times so you stay energized for your workouts and healthy …

10 Answers to Your Biggest Fitness Questions

<b>Q: What are the biggest mistakes people make at the gym?</b><br>A: The biggest mistake people make at the gym is not understanding how to use the equipment. They perform exercises improperly and end up injuring themselves. So don't be afraid to ask a professional how to use the equipment! [And while you're …

The No-Excuses, Anytime, Anywhere Workout

Celebrity trainer Astrid McGuire will give it to you straight. “If you can carry a 5-pound purse everyday, you can hold 5-pound weights,” she says as …

10 Easy Ways To Detox Your Body Today

Our bodies can become overwhelmed due to the volume of toxins exposed in its environment by way of water (fluoride and other chemicals), air …

Alternative Medicine

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building …

Top 10

Motivational Poster #66

When it comes to New Year's resolutions, it's best to keep it simple.

Reasons Why It's Okay to Work Out at Night

<b>2. You have more energy to dominate your workout</b><br>"Chances are you do not feel so sleepy like you can in the morning," says Monica Nelson, American Council on Exercise-certified personal trainer. "You're usually warmed up and ready to crush it." And honestly, who doesn't want to crush their</b> …

7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Knock out muscle pain with the foam roller.<p>Aching muscles can last for days, so speed up your recovery by rolling them out. These seven exercises from <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i> only take 10 to 15 minutes. Grab a foam roller—like the LuxFit Premium High Density Foam Roller—and do them after a workout, …

4 Ways to Get Better Lungs and Make Exercise Easier

The Sherpa population in Tibet is famously known for their extreme levels of high-altitude fitness, often easily conquering Mount Everest climbs alongside seasoned and extremely fit climbers who have been training for months or years. Perhaps you've seen Nepalese Sherpas parodied in a popular …

10 Best Fitness Foods For Women | Women's Health

<b>Berries</b><br>USDA researchers recently placed fresh berries on their list of the 20 foods richest in antioxidants. Just a handful of blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries is an excellent source of these potent nutrients, which protect muscles from free radical damage that might be caused by exercise. …