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This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

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The 12 Best New Running Shoes of Winter 2018

<i>This definitive guide to the best new running shoes of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying new running shoes this year, including</i> …

Try This Calorie-Torching HIIT Workout From the Fhitting Room

In this video, Dara Theodore of the New York City fitness studio The Fhitting Room and Aly Teich of The Sweat Life show you how to get your heart …

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Studies Show You Only Need to Exercise This Many Minutes a Day For Better Health

We've been conditioned to think if we can't get a solid 30-minute workout in a day, it's a waste of our time, and this is especially true from former athletes who spent hours exercising per day in their youth. What can 15 minutes a day really do? The answer is a lot.<p>A small study by the Pennington …

17 Rotisserie Chicken Recipes That Make for Fast and Easy Meals

There’s something special about rotisserie chicken. Perhaps it’s the fact that it’s always perfectly moist. Or perhaps it’s the fact that obtaining …

A Trainer Shares the "Magic Number" of Runs You Should Do Every Week

If you're new to running, you probably have a lot of questions — and you're certainly not the only one. You might want to know what kind of shoes are best, how far you should be running, what good foot strike is, etc. But there's one basic question that you likely haven't asked yet, and it's a …

Exercise

If You Hate Working Out, Just Remember These 8 Exercises

Going into the gym without a plan is like deciding to bake a cake without a recipe: kind of a waste of time and probably not going to end well. Sure, …

Workouts

"I did the 1000 calorie workout three times a week and here's how my body changed'

I went to a 45 minute Speedflex class three times a week, for six weeks.<p>What is Speedflex's Six Week Experience?<p>Speedflex offers HIIT classes, but not as you know traditionally know them. By combining cardio and resistance training on their high-tech Speedflex machines, participants are able to …

This Routine from a Former Olympic Track Star Will Whip You Into Shape

Jenny Pacey is ready to help you transform your body and get sweating.

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5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

20 Foods That Turn Back Your Metabolic Clock

Think of these foods as Peter Pan’s dirty little secret.<p>We’ve discovered the Fountain of Youth—and it’s in your kitchen.<p>Although scientists haven’t …

Why running is so beneficial for older women

Just as some things in life get easier with age, inevitably, there are other things that get harder.<p>Important things.<p>Like regenerating bone density.<p>It’s not exactly the hottest new trend for looking and feeling young and healthy in our 50s.<p>But it should be.<p>For many women, finding ways to regenerate …

Exercise

New rules for exercising if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>A funny thing happens on the way to 50 and beyond: Your body doesn’t respond to exercise …

Exercise

If You Love Mexican Food, You'll Go Crazy for These Chicken Taco Soup Recipes

Everyone knows about Taco Tuesday, but we are firm believers that every day should be a taco day. Sometimes we want to take in all of the goodness of …

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, make sure to get enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>Any exercise is good for you, whether …

Exercise

The plyometric workout to jump-start fat loss

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>You know the rules for getting lean: more reps, take no rest periods, and eat less, …

Exercise

How to Get the Biggest Benefits of Walking

Today is National Walking Day, and the best way to celebrate is (you guessed it) to lace up your sneakers and hit the pavement. Doing so will boost …

HIIT

These 2 Microworkouts Are Super Short and Effective

Your schedule is jam-packed, and you’ve lost all hope of making it to the gym. But here’s some good news: You can still fit in a serious workout even …

Health

This Total-Body, 10-Minute CrossFit Workout Involves Just 3 Moves

Like a lot of people, stepping into a CrossFit box was an incredibly scary notion. I'd heard that the workouts were intense and competitive and that everyone celebrated by chowing down on a bucket of bacon and doing a secret handshake. How wrong I was. In my experience, I've found the CrossFit …

You Can Do This 5-Move Total-Body Workout Anywhere

​Do 100 reps of each of these classic exercises to burn fat and sculpt an athletic physique<p>This workout designed by Cam Byrnes from <i>Men's Health</i> Australia is a simple, no-fuss, but effective and fun total-body workout. It can be done almost anywhere: at home, the park, at a track, or at the …

What's the Least Amount of Exercise You Can Do and Still Be Healthy?

It’s no secret that exercise does a body good. But between work, your side hustle, and just doin’ you, squeezing in time to sweat is a struggle—so we …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

Nutrition

This Intense 40-Minute Workout Will Blast Body Fat | Women's Health

<b>Part 1</b><p>1. Pushup, 7 reps<p>2. Squat, 7 reps<p>3. Burpee, 7 reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as you can in seven minutes, resting as needed.<p><b>Part 2</b><p>1. Bulgarian hip hinge, left side, seven reps<p>2. Bulgarian hip hinge, right side, seven reps<p>3. Hip hinge, seven reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as …

No Excuses: 3 Intense Workouts You Can Do in 10 Minutes

Here’s a hard truth: Sometimes you just won’t be able to fit in an hour-long, balls-to-the-wall workout at the gym. But don’t let an all-or-nothing …

8 Exercises to Give You the Perfect Booty

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Karen, who is part of Collective Fitness.</i><p>There is a lot to be gained from daily exercise that goes well beyond a good physique. For starters, there's your health, physical <i>and</i> mental. Lose either one of those and it …

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science | Inc.com

The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently now that I'm north of 40. You meet someone over lunch, perhaps a prospective new client or a …

Nutrition

The 100 Greatest Singer-Songwriter Songs

In a time long ago – well sometime before the early 60s – songwriters wrote songs and singers sang them. It was less often that people did both. Of …

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