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Gym Time Or Meal Time: What Matters Most For Weight Loss?

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Amanda MacMillan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When it comes to weight loss, we've been told time and time again: Cutting calories is the fastest way to see results. So when a group of doctors and scientists announced earlier this year that maintaining a healthy weight isn't so much about …

Weight Loss

Giddy When Lifting Weight In Gym? Training Big Muscle Groups Cause Nausea?

Ask any body builder and everyone will say they will feel light headed, nauseous and even sometimes even puke when they train big muscle groups with …

5 Things to Know About Exercising During Your Period

The truth is cramping, bleeding, and other discomforts can make even the completion of a 30-minute workout an accomplishment.<p>If you tend to ditch the …

Weights more effective than cardio at fending off stomach fat

Gym junkies, this is the research you’ve been waiting for: Weight training whittles down stomach fat (and <i>keeps</i> it off) better than aerobic exercise. …

We’re Eating Less Calories But Are Fatter Than Ever

Americans are getting some frustrating nutrition news right now: We’ve managed to cut calorie intake nationally over the last decade, but our obesity …

Diabetes

15 Foods That Naturally Detox The Body

The Hidden Dangers of Juicing

Tetra Images / Getty Images<p>Juicing may be the trendy way to supposedly lose weight—and feel great—these days, but drinking your greens might not be …

20 Disturbing Fast Food Facts that Will Change Your Diet Forever

Quickly made, quickly served, quickly eaten. That’s fast food in six simple words, although in reality, perhaps badly made, poorly served, quickly …

Get Supersized with the 500-Rep Workout

<b>Duration</b> 1-Week<p><b>Exercises</b> 25<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This workout was designed as a way to “shock” your muscles into some serious growth. Perform this workout for …

How You’re Making It Harder for Yourself to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat

<b>Bet you didn’t realize your stress could be taking a major toll on your weight loss.</b><p>You’re working hard in the gym, exercising several times a week, …

10 Body-Sculpting Exercises You Can Do While Watching TV

Carving out time to drive to the gym and sweat for an hour is hard, especially when the choice is between that and your favorite TV show. With this …

Workouts

9 Of The Best Stability Ball Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

With just a wall, a ball and a yoga mat, you can build a low-impact, total-body strength and toning workout like the one below (not to mention work up a serious sweat as you do it).<p>Far too many people associate stability balls with boring crunches, goofy stretches and childlike bouncing, but this …

Workouts

It's a Plank Off! 31 Core Exercises for a Killer Beach Body

Let's get to the core of why we love planking: Our one-month fitness challenge puts 31 creative spins on the traditional plank exercise to get you …

Calorie Calculator

The <i>Calorie Calculator</i> can be used to estimate the number of calories a person needs to consume each day. This calculator can also provide some simple …

23 Protein Shake Recipes for Weight Loss From Eat This, Not That!

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with shakes. But not …

To blast belly fat, do this for 20 minutes a day, Harvard study says

For those battling belly fat, weight training may be a better option than aerobic exercises like jogging and running, a new study suggests.<p>The very best choice would be a combination of the two.<p>Men who did 20 minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related abdominal fat than …

The Worst "Healthy" Fast-Food Menu Items

Thanks to the halo effect, people often assume that foods that are described and look a certain way are healthy when they’re actually anything but. …

5 Super Easy Dinners That’ll Help You Lose 5 Pounds

Can you guess the secret ingredient they all share?<p>Losing weight isn't easy; just ask Ali Maffucci, who lost about 60 pounds a few years ago by going vegan, only to gain it all back. The next time she set out to get to a healthy weight, she tried a different strategy: working out consistently and …

Recipes

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

Workouts

Fix Your Metabolism With Weight Training

More Cardio Is Not the Answer<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>A poorly planned diet combined with too much cardio can create hormonal obstruction and …

6 Reasons to Add Almonds to Your Diet

Shares 863<p>by SkinnyMs.<p>OUR LATEST VIDEOS<p>Want to lose weight and feel healthy? Go nuts over almonds! This food looks humble, but it’s packed with …

High-Calorie Foods With Little Nutritional Value

When talking about “nutrient density,” it’s all about the vitamins, minerals and fiber—they’re what’s going to fuel and repair your body. “I think of …

17 Ways To Burn More Calories All Day

Photo: Getty Images<p>If you can get to the gym every day and blast off 500 calories, then that’s awesome—but if you follow up a morning workout by …

The Bodybuilding Tips Checklist: 21 Tips for Bigger Results

by JP – Updated: 09/24/2016<p>Use the bodybuilding tips checklist below to examine your mass gain training program.<p>Are you doing all you can do to …

Exercise

It’s True. Too Much Cardio Can Slow Weight Loss!

A variety of new studies are showing that cardio can not only sabotage your weightloss goals, but can hinder your body from burning fat!<p>According to …

Anatomical Glutes Training

<i>This is the sixth in the author's series of anatomical training articles. Check out his guides to biceps, deltoids, triceps, back muscle, chest and core.</i><p>Anatomy<p>There are 3 muscles that make up the glutes. Of the thre muscles, only the gluteus maximus is clearly visible. The other two muscles are …

Workouts

10 American Foods You Should Never Eat - They’re Banned In Other Countries

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Americans are slowly waking up to the sad fact that much of the food sold in the US is far inferior to the same foods sold in other …

The Top 10 Supermarket Foods to Avoid for Good Nutrition

Going to the supermarket can often feel like a crazy mind-game if we allow it to. While part of us knows to stick to the “outside aisles” and only …

Top 10

The Most Painful Way to Build Muscle

Weighted Stretching for Fast Growth<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Animal studies have shown that holding a weighted stretch can lead to size …

10 Processed Food Secrets the Food Industry Hides

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Processed foods are typically loaded with excess sugar, salt, unhealthful fats, preservatives and other additives.<p>But you probably know …