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Happy Songs That Will Instantly Put You In A Good Mood

Don’t lie. You’ve definitely spent a night in dancing to “Call Me Maybe” while cleaning your room. Or, at least, to Taylor Swift. Nothing has as much …

Pop Music

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …

Weight Loss

24 Drugstore Products Hollywood's Top Makeup Artists Swear By

Never before has the gap between drugstore and prestige products been so small. Which, to anyone on a budget, is some <i>really</i> good news. In fact, many …

Red Carpet

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

Strength Training

The Only 10 Workout Moves You Need

The ball has dropped, the holiday parties have ended, and you've made your New Year’s resolutions. If getting back in shape falls anywhere on that …


24 Delicious Healthy Lunches That Will Help You Lose Weight

No sad brown-bag lunches allowed.<p>Quiz time! Which of the following comes to mind when you hear the words "weight-loss lunch":<p><b>A.</b> A low-cal TV dinner that contains approximately three bites of chicken and five bland green beans<p><b>B.</b> Cottage cheese and celery sticks<p><b>C.</b> Kale salad with a side of kale<p><b>D.</b> All …

Healthy Eating

The Do-Anywhere CrossFit Workout

No time? No equipment? No space? No problem. This travel-friendly, CrossFit-inspired workout will blast fat and sculpt muscle in minutes. No excuses!<p>Vacations generally present a number of fitness obstacles, and summer ones are no exception. For starters, there never seems to be enough room in your …


19 Ways to Measure Perfect and Healthy Portion Sizes

Forget your measuring cups, spoons, and scale. Use this handy guide to dish up right-sized servings every time.<p>There's a difference between "portion size" and "serving size." A portion is the amount you pile on your plate, while a serving is a standard measurement of food, such as a cup or an ounce.<p>…

10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend


15 Smart Snacks To Manage Your Carbs

For people living with diabetes, managing carbohydrates plays a crucial role in keeping blood glucose under control. When regulating carbs, it may seem like skipping snacks is the best way to go, but, in fact, the opposite is true.<p>It's totally fine to eat between meals, so long as you're smart …

10 Protein-Packed Lunches to Help You Burn More Calories

Fuel your metabolism with these delicious midday meals<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>What's the key to fast weight loss? Strong muscles and a healthy diet that feeds them. Kick up your metabolism with these 10 high-protein lunches. Each packs at least 15 grams of protein per serving with a totally …

Slow Cookers

The Top 10 Workout Songs for February 2014 | HuffPost

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: How to Meditate: 18 Tips to Successful Sitting Practice

In order to lead a more enlightened life, it is important, first of all, to understand how the human mind works. We are often unknowing prisoners of our minds, swept away by whatever thought we may be having at the time. We give our thoughts too much power.<p>In order to lead a more enlightened life, …


The 15-Minute One-Dumbbell Workout

Downsize your equipment, maximize your results<p>Fancy equipment. Pricey gyms. Experienced personal trainers. All are nice pluses—but you don't need them to sculpt a better body. In fact, when you're short on time, stuck at home, or navigating a packed gym, scaling back can make you more …


Fry Fat in 15 Minutes

Build strength and burn fat--even if you have less than 20 minutes to spare<p>This fast-paced strength circuit from trainer Craig Ballantyne alternates upper-and lower-body muscle groups to blast more calories in less time. In short, here's how to burn fat, fast.<p><b>Do it:</b> Complete as many reps of each …


The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

Mindfulness Meditation Is the Direct Way to Happiness

What, out of all the things we can get in this whole world, will give us the most happiness, joy, peace of mind, self-friendship, clarity, insight, presence, is totally free but invariably ignored? Yes, you got it, it's meditation -- the most invaluable gift you could ever give yourself!<p>We often …


10 Mindfulness Power Tips -- It's all About You

Yep.<p>It's all about <i>you</i>.<p>You get to decide what's possible. Not your parents. Not your best friend or spouse or community or culture.<p>In this case, both the good news and the bad news is that nobody else is responsible for you. In order to fully step into your power, you get to learn radical …

How to Be More Mindful When You're Not

"If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it's fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there's an arrow in your heart." -- Pema Chödrön<p>The word "mindful" is popping up everywhere. It's gotten to the point …

15 Totally Fitspirational Quotes to Pump You Up

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Audrey Hepburn

What's Better For Building Muscle: Heavier Weights or More Reps?

Should you do more reps or lift heavier weights?<p><b>The question:</b> If I want to build more muscle, should I lift heavier weights or do more reps with lighter weights?<p><b>The expert:</b> Lee Boyce, C.P.T., owner of Boyce Training Systems in Toronto<p><b>The answer:</b> Actually, you need to do both if you want to see …


6 Moves to Train Like a Beast!

Channel your animal instincts with this creature-inspired strength circuit<p>There’s a reason that many yoga poses are named after members of the animal kingdom: Moving your body in ways that mimic other creatures is an extremely effective way to strengthen and elongate your muscles. These 6 …


15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …


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> …


Can You Really Binge-Watch Netflix and Get a Workout at the Same Time?

Why catching up on your shows doesn't have to mean being a couch potato<p>If your New Year's resolutions seem to compete—e.g. you want to whip your body into shape <i>and</i> watch all five seasons of <i>Breaking Bad</i>—consider combining the two to boost your odds of success. A new Netflix survey reveals that 45 …


6 Reasons the Scale Won’t Budge

Gain some know-how, lose the weight


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? Nope, nope and nope.<p>Are you like the millions of others who have set a goal to lose weight in the new year? Think it's …


Lose 10 Pounds or More: Training Plan

Our custom workout plan will help you lose 10 pounds (or more) quickly and safely<p>Your secret weapon if you want to break the double-digit barrier and lose 10 pounds--or more? Strength training. Adding resistance builds muscle and helps you burn more calories during (and after!) your workout, says …


All the Fitness Inspiration You'll Need This Month

We'll share a different workout every day in January<p>Welcome to 2014, everyone! If you want to get fitter and healthier this year, we've got your back. Anyone who's looking for fun, new workouts to try (and some extra motivation) should follow our social accounts, STAT, because that's where we’re …


The Top 10 Workout Songs of 2013 | HuffPost