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30 Fit Days with Siobhan Byrne: Intervals - shock your body into burning more calories

In the third week of our 30 Fit Days challenge, our fitness guru looks at how to turn things up a notch and increase the cardio workout to work with …

Workouts

Healthy Recipes: 4 Muscle-Building Protein Goodies

Pssst, here's a pro tip: That tub of protein powder is actually a lot more than just an ingredient you simply dump into a smoothie or shaker bottle. …

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Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

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z redirected 5 Foods with More Potassium Than a Banana

Turns out it isn't the only food packed with this powerful nutrient.<p>Potassium is a crucial nutrient, playing key roles in muscle strength, nerve function and heart health. And if you don't get enough—4,700 mg a day—it could lead to a deficiency, complete with fatigue, muscle cramps, heart …

8 Foods That Give You an Afternoon Energy Boost That AREN'T a Cup of Coffee

Put down that jittery cup of joe and back away slowly. Here are your new go-to p.m. pick-me-ups.<p>You know the feeling. Your shoulders sag forward, your eyelids are heavier than paperweights, you've read and reread the same sentence seven times in a row…it's the dreaded 3 p.m. slump, and your options …

Nutrition

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru

10 Diet Myths That Are Making You Gain Weight

The truth behind every diet lie you've heard.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>There are a lot of tips floating around out there about the best way to lose weight—so if you're following the wrong advice to a T, then the pounds may pile on instead of melting off. …

Nutrition

Greek Yogurt — It's Not Just For Breakfast! Low-Cal Dessert Ideas

Yogurt isn't just for mornings! If a cold and sweet bowl of ice cream is what you crave, swap it out for a creamy bowl of nonfat Greek yogurt topped …

Breakfast

11 Healthier Ways to Do Brunch

Your weekend just got even better

Breakfast

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

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Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

10 Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies

Power up and slim down with these simple smoothie mix-ins

Nutrition

Fitness experts cut to the core to target the center of power | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Whether it is running, swimming, weight lifting or aerobics, fitness experts say the center of all exercise routines is the core - the abdominal, back and muscles around the pelvis - which is the seat of stability, strength and power.<p>A woman works out in an outdoor exercise …

Why It’s Not a Good Idea to Cut Out Entire Food Groups for Weight Loss

Megan Fox says she’s ditched carbs—but here's why you shouldn't follow her lead.<p>Megan Fox appears to have regained her pre-pregnancy shape, as evidenced by the trim physique she’s been sporting on her <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</i> press tour. That said, we’re not totally on board with the nutritional …

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Are There Other Options Besides Medications for Gout and Osteoarthritis?

Most of my patients in my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, California know that one of my personal passions is the treatment of rheumatological diseases. It definitely helps that these diseases respond very well to diet and lifestyle changes (3,4), but more importantly, the honor of being …

Healthy Pancakes? Yes, Please! Where Do I Sign Up?

Morning meals are traditionally packed with empty calories. But substitute a few ingredients and you can enjoy the same tastes and textures with fewer carbs, more protein, and just as many pancakes.<p>My team at <i>Men's Fitness</i> has compiled a list of easy swaps and delicious recipes to help you start …

10 Ways to Eat Clean, Train Dirty

Peter Ardito<p>EAT: Kale, Grapefruit, and Hazelnut Salad with Tofu Croutons<p><b>Makes:</b> 4 servings<b><br>Hands-on time:</b> 20 minutes<b><br>Total time:</b> 40 minutes<p>TRAIN: Power …

Quinoa-Basil Tabbouleh

Nutrition Facts<p>cal. (kcal) 352<p>By Mary-Frances Heck<p><b>Makes:</b> 4 servings• <b><br>Prep:</b> 15 mins• <b><br>Total Time:</b> 30 mins• <b><br>Carb Grams Per Serving:</b> 32<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup quinoa, …

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How to Patch a Hole in Drywall

If you ever find yourself staring at a hole marring an otherwise perfectly good wall, don't worry. Patching drywall is easier than it looks: you just …

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

<i>"I am the Ghost of Christmas Present," said the Spirit. "Look upon me!"</i><p>The holiday season brings the chance to give, and what better gift is there …