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Cardio Fast Lane: Burn 300 Calories in 30 Minutes

Torch fat and beat boredom with this fun plan that combines running and cycling<p>Zoning out during your cardio sesh and no longer seeing results? A …

The best 20-minute total-body workout

Any guy who goes to the gym on a regular basis probably wonders, "What workout should I do?" more often than not.<p>But no matter what equipment you …

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Wealthy Chinese flee China, taking their fortunes with them

Do the wealthy Chinese know something we don't?<p>A new report shows that 64 percent of Chinese millionaires have either emigrated or plan to emigrate—taking their spending and fortunes with them. The United States is their favorite destination.<p>The report from Hurun, a wealth research firm that …

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17 Beauty Uses For Coconut Oil (Infographic)

Ah, coconut oil — how we love your lauric acids, medium-chain triglycerides and silky, buttery taste. Is there anything this superfood can't do? Not …

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Why Are Pull-Ups Scientifically Harder For Women?

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 01/04/2014 07:41 PM EST on LiveScience<p>News that many female marines in boot camp cannot complete three pull-ups might have you wondering: Why do women find the exercise so difficult?<p>This week, the Associated Press confirmed that the Marine Corps will …

50 Must-Know Fitness Tips to Score Your Best Body

Say hello to your checklist for a hotter you. Follow these fun, practical strategies, and the results you’ve been after are in the bag!<p>If motivation …

Easy Workout Moves - Basic Exercise Techniques

How To Master A 5K In 28 Days: Week 4Fitnessby Allison DanielsJan 21, 2015<p>How To Master A 5K In 28 Days: Week 3Fitnessby Allison DanielsJan 21, …

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5 Fixes That Help Your Runner Feet Stay Pain-Free

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com<p><b>Q: I started running this year. I love how it makes my mind and body feel, but my feet are killing me. They’re achy</b> …

The best food for recovery after exercise

Recovery is a fundamental element of training and racing, but is underestimated by many athletes. It is particularly important for those who train multiple times per day, six days a week, as inadequate recovery can reduce the body's capacity to maintain high-volume and high-intensity training …

7 Pushup Variations You Need to Try

Do these moves to boost your upper body burn<p>Pushups give you so much bang for your buck. They not only work your chest, but you’ll also feel the burn in your shoulders, triceps, and your entire core. But doing the same exercise all the time gets boring. Want to change things up? Then click through …

Should you stretch before running?

It's a generally accepted part of running lore that you loosen up before you start. But does it really help? Some exercise physiologists are suggesting it can be worse than useless<p>Running magazines have long extolled the virtues of stretching, so much so that it's become an accepted part of many …

Motivational Quotes for Your Workout

10 Quotes for Instant Fitspiration<p>Pin them, post them, print them—then get up and get going!<p><b>"Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it."</b> –Elsa Pataky, in the June 2013 issue of <i>Women's Health</i><p>Want a butt like Elsa's? (Um, yes!) Score one with the backside …

17 Science-Backed Ways To Bust Out Of A Workout Rut

<i>By Alexandra Duron</i><p>There's something just as comforting about tucking yourself in bed after a long, stressful day, as there is about settling into a workout routine. After all, who doesn't feel awesome when they've mastered something that was once a huge challenge? While we completely support that …

7 Superfoods You Can Swap Into Your Next Dessert

Luckily for, um, all of us, sweet treats aren't completely off limits for the health-minded. And no, we're not talking fruit salad.<p>Brownies, cookies, cakes, puddings -- these can all be made a little bit lighter with some sneaky baking swaps. Check out some of the most surprising below, then let us …

5 Cooking Mistakes That Pack on the Pounds

It's no secret that restaurant dishes are loaded with hidden ingredients and calories. That's why home-cooked meals are a good idea for anyone …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

3 Morning Mistakes That Slow Down Metabolism

Metabolic rate is affected by several factors including age, weight, and genetics. Although there's not a whole lot you can do about those things, …

Best and Worst Foods for Energy

Need more energy? Learn which foods will give you tiny—and huge—bursts of the fuel you need.

Keep Pounds Off for the Long Run

Lasting weight loss may seem like an uphill battle, but it's possible. Here's what we know works, from research on long-time losers.

6 Simple Swaps for Effortless Weight Loss

Cutting calories may seem like the simplest way to shed pounds, but sustainable weight control is far more complicated than simple subtractions. …

21 Reasons You're Losing Your Hair

<i>Concerned about hair loss? Our friends at Health share the most common reasons that women experience this issue.</i><p>By Amanda Gardner<p>It's true that men …

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6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Avocados

<i>Photo credit: Tashka2000 via Getty Images</i><p>You know they make a killer eggocado and are beloved among guacamole aficionados. You might also know you can feel good eating one, thanks to healthy fats and loads of nutrients. But the mighty powers of the avocado stretch farther than you probably</b> …

Ten tips to make bedtime reading fun

Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon says there's no greater pleasure than 20 minutes a day spent reading to your child – so fetch a book and snuggle down<p>All children need and love stories. Yet a recent poll of 2,000 mothers with children aged 0-7 (What? No fathers?!) found that only 64% of …

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a …

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8 Tips for Installing Laminate Flooring

Plastic-laminate flooring is a simple and inexpensive way to cover a large area. Here's what you need to know before you start.<p>When plastic-laminate flooring was introduced to the U.S. market in the mid-1990s it was little more than a curiosity. Some builders and designers even considered it a bit …

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

Long-haul flight tips to and from Hawaii: Choose best flights & seats

The first post in our new series of Hawaii flight tips starts the important first step of choosing the most comfortable flights and seats.<p>Let me …