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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Lifting Weights

I started lifting weights in my early 20s, fresh out of Army Basic Training and desperate to get stronger after realizing just how weak I was …

Muscle

How to Manage Treatment-Resistant Depression

Feeling sad or hopeless from time to time is a normal and natural part of life. It happens to everyone. For people with depression, these feelings …

Depression

12 Things to Do When You Know Someone You Love Isn't 'Fine'

Although no one is immune from mental health issues, it can be hard to admit when life isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. So, if your bullshit detector …

6 Money Saving Tips for Packing Your Own Lunch

Enjoy your lunch break more than ever and keep cash in your pocket with these cost-cutting pointers.<p>Though running out of the office each day at noon …

What Helps When You’re Suicidal - From Those Who Have Been There

Real-world advice if you're experiencing suicidal thoughts - or supporting someone who is.<p>New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rate in the OECD. This week, VICE spoke to three young women who survived suicidal ideation about their experiences, what being suicidal was like, how they managed to …

If You're Tired of Regular Squats, Try This Bodyweight Fat-Burning Move

If you've already mastered the air squat and you're looking for a little more intensity, let me introduce you to the drop squat. Your glutes and quadriceps will be doing a majority of the work in this move, and because it's more explosive, you're going to burn more calories.<p>Here's how to do …

5 Mistakes You Made While Intermittent Fasting

Over a third of U.S. consumers are currently dieting—and the majority of them are following intermittent fasting or IF. If you haven’t yet been …

This Is Exactly How to Do Flexible Intermittent Fasting

When it comes to figuring out how to live a healthier life, I sometimes find myself lost in a vacuum of information that works overtime to explain why each and every diet or food fad is better than the last. One trend that's captured my attention (because it just seems so hard to do) is …

The Personal Trainer’s Secret To Getting Leaner Faster

It’s time to face the muscle music guys. You need to burn calories to get lean or ‘toned’. This means intensity and duration need to be two key …

These 13 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health

<i>Refinery29 is exploring mental health topics as part of our partnership with Clinton Global Initiative University.</i><p>We've heard it over and over again …

Top 13 Lean Protein Foods You Should Eat

Protein is an essential part of a balanced diet, but sometimes it’s accompanied by more fat and calories than you want.<p>Fortunately, there are a …

The Cure for Carb Cravings: 5 Simple Tricks That Actually Work

We stand by the notion that the "perfect" diet is whatever makes you feel your best and supports your lifestyle—pizza included. That said, if you're …

Signs Your Dog Has A Foxtail Invasion | Whole Dog Journal

Symptoms and Treatment of Foxtail Invasions in Dogs<p>Foxtails are most commonly found in the noses, ears, eyes, mouths, and throats of dogs. Here's how …

How to Lose 30 Pounds in 9 Weeks With No Diet Pills

If you want to lose a significant amount of weight, you need a specialized plan of attack. Weight loss requires creating a calorie deficit, or …

The Best 20-minute Bodyweight Biceps Workout

Most guys assume a bodyweight biceps workout will consist entirely of pushups variations. Or that they won’t be able to build much mass without …

A Week of Healthy Meal Prep: July 2-6

Each week, we’re bringing you 5 weeknight recipes you can make in 45 minutes or less. To make it even easier, we’re helping you meal prep! Sign up …

Sandwiches

Woman requests time off for mental health, boss sends the perfect reply

The world can be such a grim place sometimes that it's great when a story comes along that's just — well, just nice.<p>Madalyn Parker is a web developer …

How To Stop Overthinking & Chill Out A Bit With These 5 Simple Strategies

To call me an over-thinker would be a serious understatement. No joke here, some days, it is not fun to be up in my brain, because it just feels like …

Here’s What Vets Say Every First-Time Dog Owner Should Know

Getting a dog is all about embarking on a brand new, exciting adventure. A big part of that adventure? Plenty of surprises…like, a favorite sandal …

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

If You Like Dogs More Than People, This Post Is For You

Pups > people

25 Healthy Dinners For Kids That Will Make Them Actually Want to Set the Table

When it comes to feeding your kids healthy meals, it can often feel like a tug of war. You try to pull them toward vegetables and unprocessed ingredients; they pull away, pleading to go back to their trusty chicken fingers and pizza rolls. Luckily, there are a plethora of recipes out there that …

5 ways owning a dog can improve your health and longevity

We all know dogs are man’s (or should we say a person’s) best friend, but it turns out they’re more than just that—owning one can actually be good …

How Intermittent Fasting Affects Your Metabolism

Can intermittent fasting really boost your metabolism to help you lose weight? Our nutritionist has the facts about this recent diet trend.<p>“Don’t eat …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Ground Beef Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

A slow cooker can work wonders for so many ingredients, but where it really shines is with inexpensive cuts of meat. It can turn a plain pound of …

Slow Cookers

Grill Foil Packet Dinners That Make Cleanup A Breeze

Just in time for grilling weather.<p>Warm weather is finally here, and that means it’s time to get the grill ready for summer cookouts. As fun as …

Cooking

How to handle the dark days of depression

Mental illness can be devastating — but there are ways to fight it, say four researchers who have known those bleak times.<p>Mental illness is …

Train Your Dog to Greet People

Teach your dog to greet everyone calmly and politely.<p><i>[Updated March 28, 2018]</i><p>TRAINING YOUR DOG TO GREET NICELY: OVERVIEW<p><b>1. Commit to teaching your</b> …

These Are All the Beverages You Can Drink When You're Doing Intermittent Fasting

Starting a new diet is always a challenge, and intermittent fasting (IF) is no different, although some (including myself) would consider IF a …