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Exactly How Much Protein You Should Eat if You’re Trying to Lose Weight

Hint: You're doing it wrong<p>Ask any food pro and they'll tell you that protein really is top dog when it comes to shedding weight without feeling famished. It keeps you full and energized, and helps you hang on to hard-earned muscle while ditching pounds of fat. It’s even got a hidden perk: “Protein …

19 Easy AF Lunches That Can Help You Lose Weight

These delish picks will satisfy your tastebuds—and your waistline.<p>When you're trying to shed pounds, lunchtime can be a real battle. While you might have pinned literally thousands of lunch ideas in hopes of slaying your brown bag game, sometimes (most times) laziness gets the best of us.<p>"Although …

12 Time-Efficient and Effective Exercises You're Not Doing

What are the most important things you need in a workout? The two that will give you the most bang for your buck are time-efficient, effective …

Do This 14-Minute Workout Three Times a Week to Get Stronger AND Slimmer

Because sometimes 15 minutes is too much.<p>Fact: Gym visits nose-dive in November. Also not fiction: You can tone up and get significantly stronger anywhere—in 14 over-before-you-know-it minutes, no equipment ('cept your body!) required.<p>Indulge us in an SAT-ish math problem, okay? If Jane works out …

Workouts

This Fitness Blogger Proves Weight Ain’t Nothing but a Number

Bet you can't guess how much she weighs in each pic.<p>You work your ass off at the gym and in the kitchen, but when you step on the scale, sometimes all you can think is <i>seriously</i>?!<p>Well, fitness blogger Kelsey Wells posted a picture to Instagram yesterday that basically gives fit women everywhere yet …

This Is the Best Exercise to Work ALL Those Core Muscles

Thank you, science.<p>There are only so many non-working hours in a day for sweat sessions, networking events, and, oh yeah, actually having a social life. So when we hit the gym, we gotta make the most of our time.<p>Luckily, recent research published in the journal <i>Physical Therapy</i> has revealed the …

This 20-Minute Weighted Tabata Workout Crushes Any Treadmill Sesh

Sculpt while you sizzle fat.<p><i>Nikki Metzger is</i> Women's Health<i>'s 2015 Next Fitness Star winner and the creator of the heart-pumping, cal-torching method you'll find in her Ignite routine.</i><p>You already know that a regular old bodyweight Tabata workout can crush calories like no other. But adding …

6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. “For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

Workouts

The 10 best workouts for weight loss

When you’re looking to drop pounds, the basic formula is pretty simple: eat less and move more. But there are obviously ways you can optimize this …

Zero-energy Biosphera 2.0 prefab gives you the freedom to live almost anywhere

Meet Biosphera 2.0, a home of the future that produces its own energy and can give you the freedom to live and move anywhere in the world. Created by …

I Drank Liquid Chlorophyll for Two Weeks—Here's What Happened

As far as healthy drinks go, chlorophyll water is new to the hype machine—but is this juice bar fav all it's cracked up to be?<p>If you've been in a …

Wellness

100 Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Change Your Life

The Dalai Lama, his holiness is a world leader that is committed to promoting positive values such as , forgiveness,self-discipline, tolerance, …

Photo Booth for Dogs Reveals the Playful and Compassionate Nature of All Breeds

Photographer Lynn Terry designed a dog-friendly photo booth that's allowed her to show the world just how loving pit bulls can be. For a local animal rescue, the artist created a calendar featuring photogenic pits who were adorably posing within her unique construction. Since the resulting images …

The 5 Moves You Need to Feel Like a New Person by the End of Summer

We've got your final round of programming for the #Gimme5Challenge!<p>Wow, what an exciting feeling to be starting the third and final month of the #Gimme5Challenge! Sixty days ago, my hope was for this strength-training challenge to show women that strength training is about so much more than …

28 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

May is here and that means it’s time for graduation, moving on and possibly moving into your first apartment. As a recent grad (congrats, Huskies 2015!), I picked up my stuff, moved across the country and started a job at Brit + Co (ahem, we are hiring!). It was a bit intimidating but also …

A 5-Move Workout to Fire Up Your Muscles and Boost Your Metabolism

Adding weights can help you subtract weight.<p>Research shows that one of the best approaches to creating a real change in your metabolism is through building muscle. The strategy is key because it boosts your basal metabolic rate 24/7—even when you are sleeping. These five strength-based moves will …

This Multitasking Workout Tones Your Whole Body in No Time

Get your strength and cardio in, then get the heck out.<p>I love when I can take my time during my workout and pace them out comfortably. Inevitably, though, there are days when I'm pressed for time and I just need to get in and get out of the gym quickly. This week, I’m sharing with you the workout I …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

5 Weight-Lifting Moves That'll Help You Drop a Size (Or More)

Strength training isn't one-sex-fits-all. Sculpt muscle and drop pounds with this routine tailored for women.<p>Few things are clearer: If you want to torch calories, lower your body fat, and stay trim for life, you need more muscle. Yet rarely do I hear women talk about their success with weights. …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

8 Motivational Posters We Swear You've Never Seen Before

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>Pippa Middleton Says She Worked Out While Pregnant<p>2<p>Not All Cellulite Treatments Are Total B.S.<p>3<p>'What I Learned From My Dad, Bruce Springsteen'<p>4<p>A Little Girl Woke Up Paralyzed From A Tick Bite<p>5<p>Teresa Giudice Makes Her Bodybuilding Debut<p>Prepare yourself for an epic pump-up.<p>More …

What Your Exercise Cramps Are Trying to Tell You About Your Body

The five most common workout aches, explained<p>You're running, cycling, or burpee-ing along, just minding your own business, when all of the sudden—BAM—a cramp hits you square in your muscles and makes you curse the fact that you put on your gym shoes in the first place.<p>When one hits, pay attention! …

6 Documentaries That Will Change the Way You Think About Animals and the Environment

How many times in your life have you watched a documentary and it completely changed the way you saw the world? Well, maybe not the <i>entire</i> world, but …

Green Living

The New Power Plants That Could Actually Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere — NOVA Next | PBS

What’s better than a zero-carbon source of electricity like solar or wind? One that removes carbon from the atmosphere—a negative-carbon source.<p>It’s …

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Mind

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Check out the MTV badass’ ridiculously effective routine.<p><i>Emily Schromm nabbed our second-annual The Next Fitness Star title with her sick moves and infectious energy. Test out her ridiculously effective routine, below, and don't miss out on ordering The Next Fitness Star DVD (sold by</i> Women's</i> …

21 Great Desserts for Weight Loss

Who says a healthy lifestyle doesn't include treating yourself?