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25 Most Deceiving Exercises (They Tone More than You Think!)

Not only are they ridiculously easy, but these exercises offer major fat-burning, toning, and strength training benefits<p>Pistol Squats<p>1 of …

Fire Up Your Hidden Fat Burners

Working these oft-neglected muscles sculpts a killer body—and cranks your metabolism to full throttle.<p>If you're looking to melt inches off your stomach, legs, or arms, the last thing you want to do is devote all your gym time to those assets. (In case you need a reminder, spot reducing is woefully …

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16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

Nutrition

Classic Chocolate Mousse

6 Servings<p>Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, …

Dessert

Black chickpeas in tomato sauce with leeks

Soak chickpeas overnight in water. Rinse beans and place in pot with bay leaf, garlic, onion and chili and cover beans by 1-inch with water. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer gently covered for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until chickpeas are tender. Drain well, reserving 1 cup cooking water. …

The Quick Fix: Spinach and Parmesan Squares

Thaw 3 packs of frozen spinach (300 g). Cook as per package instructions and cool, drain out as much liquid as possible and set aside.<p>Preheat oven to 325 F.<p>In a large bowl combine 10 eggs and lightly whisk. Then add 1 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 finely chopped small onions, 4 cloves minced garlic, 2 cups …

Food

4 Fashion Habits That Are Bad For Your Health

Cut them out now to protect your body without cramping your style<p><i>By Perrie Samotin for StyleCaster</i><p>Fashion can be a lot of things: exciting, transformative, communicative, and, most importantly, fun. That said, there are some facets of fashion that—over time—could damage your body and overall …

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Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Master intimidating (and awe-inducing) advanced yoga poses with this step-by-step guide<p>Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in …

Yoga

3 Tips for a Faster, More Effective Workout

Turn your exercise results up a notch.<p><i>This article was written by Kelsey Cannon and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>In a perfect world, you'd be able to devote ample time to your fitness goals every day. "Unfortunately, long workouts aren't always realistic," says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., …

Recipe: Grain Salad with Tomatoes, Corn and Basil

Combine the wheat berries, 3 cups cool water and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 30 …

Don’t Make This Ab Mistake

Photographed By Lauren Perlstein.<p>To plank, or not to plank — that is not a tough question. The answer is <i>always</i> yes: Planking is one of the best …

Get Ripped With These 6 Must-do Kettlebell Exercises

1 of 6<p>Klaus Vedfelt/Getting Images<p>1. Kettlebell Deadlift<p>Kettlebells start here. The deadlift adds muscle to your hips, hamstrings, glutes, and back. …

Workouts

The Undercut Braid

The prettiest celebrity and runway braids to try this season: they're cool, romantic and best of all, easy to recreate.<p>A a modern day spin on cornrows, the undercut braid trend has celebs and runways opting for a bolder take on braids. The Waterfall Braid | Little Braids

Lauren Conrad Reveals Purple Hair on April Fools’ Day: Picture

Did <b>Lauren Conrad</b> have a change of heart, or is she just pulling an April Fools' Day joke on all her fans? The Paper Crown designer took to her blog …

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Nine Surprising Ways Running Helps Your Body

You know running is healthy, but do you know all the good it does?<p><b>Grows Cartilage</b><br>Ignore the naysayers—running isn't necessarily bad for your knees. Research from Australia's Monash University suggests that the impact of running can increase cartilage production, which can safeguard your joints from …

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Should you stretch before running?

Running magazines have long extolled the virtues of stretching, so much so that it's become an accepted part of many exercise routines. Most runners partake in some form of "static" stretching, where you pull your body into position, grit your teeth and watch the clock for 30-60 seconds. However …

6 Reasons Why Going To The Gym Beats Home Workouts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Home workouts are popular for their convenience, which is why I worked out at home for several years. But when I started to exercise at the gym, I …

Gain Weight: 10 Healthy Ways To Bulk Up

We're always bombarded with tips on how to lose weight, but for many people the problem is just the opposite.<p>People who struggle to maintain a …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

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The 5 Biggest Workout Fueling Mistakes

Quick fixes for the most common nutritional errors athletes make<p>What you eat before, during, and after a workout is called “fuel” for a reason. Just like gas for a car, it gives your body the energy it needs to get through a tough sweat sesh or endurance event. And you’ll want to stick to the …

Carbohydrates

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How to Improve Your Kettlebell Swing

Page: 1Next »<p>Kettlebells have been around for a long time – at least in Russia, where the kettlebell as we know it today originated approximately 350 …