Caitlin Garn

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The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Study Finds More Than Half Of U.S. Public School Children From Poor Families

A new report says low income students make up 51% of the nation's public schools.<p>Using data collected from the National Center for Education Statistics, the group found 51% of public school students from kindergarten to 12th grade qualify for the federal program that provides free or subsidized …

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

31 Things Every Young Parent Should Be Doing With Their Money Right Now

If you're starting a family, these are the financial moves you should be making.

On Being A Journalist And A Sexual Assault Survivor

Watching the disintegration of Rolling Stone's story has been a brutal reminder of the enormous chasm of understanding that too often stands between journalists and survivors.<p>Despair sank in as I scrolled obsessively through my Twitter feed yesterday afternoon. It seemed like everyone I followed — …

23 Disturbing Santa Claus Photos That Will Wreck Your Christmas

You'd better watch out, 'cause these Santas will make you cry.

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

24 Secrets Introverts Won't Tell You

Sorry, I'm too busy avoiding human interaction.

11 Simple Style Tips For Short Curvy Girls That'll Make You Look Better Than Ever

16 iPhone Apps That Will Make Women's Lives Easier

Don't worry, be appy.

32 Amazing Websites That Will Actually Save You Money

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Carrie Underwood's Trainer Shares 4 Ways to Get Fit Fast

Steal her moves to stay in shape no matter how much time or space you have.<p>So maybe you're not a Grammy-winning musician who tours the country and still manages to snag a hot hockey-playing husband while staying in fantastic shape, but that doesn’t mean you're not busy. We chatted with personal …

Why We Need to Change How We Approach Our Fitness Goals

Shifting our mindsets can mean major rewards.<p>When you set a massive fitness goal (like, say, deciding to train for an Ironman), a funny thing happens: Everything else quickly starts to feel smaller, almost inconsequential, by comparison.<p>Take for example two weeks ago, when I met up with the Got …

Scientists Blow The Lid on Cancer and Sunscreen Myth

According to a June 2014 article featured in <i>The Independent</i> (UK), a major study conducted by researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found …

7 Sneaky Beauty Tricks to Get That “Natural” Look

How to nail that fresh-faced glow without loading on the products

10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Shaving Your Legs

Prepare to get your best shave yet.<p><i>By Ashley Okwousa of Beauty High</i><p>With the temperature steadily rising, it's about time to bring out those gorgeous gams. That means you'll need to break out the shaving kit more often than you did all winter. While it's been said that there isn't exactly a right …

5 Hairstyles That Are Perfect for Rainy Days

Look put-together on even the worst of hair days.<p>We love just about everything about summer—but rainy, humid days can be a total bummer when it comes to styling your hair. Between the frizz and the thought of strands sticking to the back of your neck or forehead, it's enough to make you wish …

5 Mental Skills You Need to Get Through ANY Workout

You've got more in you—here's how to find it.<p>When you're dripping sweat, your heart is pounding, and your legs are on fire, finishing a workout is <i>tough</i>. Whether it's trucking through that last mile, squeezing in that last rep, or staying in that yoga pose for 10 more seconds, we've all been …

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41 Life-Saving Beauty Hacks Every Girl Should Have In Her Arsenal

Being a girl is hard. Which is why your beauty routine should be as easy as possible.

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23 Creative Braid Tutorials That Are Deceptively Easy

Stuck in a ponytail rut? Keep calm and braid on.

'5 Ways That Quitting Sugar Changed My Life'

Sarah Wilson, author of the new book I Quit Sugar, explains what happened when she stopped eating the sweet stuff.<p>I first quit sugar back in January 2011 because of my autoimmune (AI) disease. I have Hashimoto's, and a big part of why I've stuck to the sugar-free program is that it's made such a …

6 Scents That Have the Power to Heal

Research on essential oils is pouring in: Some 20 recent studies show sniffing the stuff could benefit your health—but only if done right. Here, a crash course in aromatherapy<p>No longer just the domain of new-age spas and hippie enclaves, essential oils have become a $1.2 billion business. The …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's super …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

10 Women Share the Best Love Advice Their Moms Ever Gave

Get ready to laugh and cry.

15 Subtle Ways Guys Say 'I Love You'

#Awwwwwww!<p><i>By Samantha Escobar for YourTango</i><p>Has your guy been fairly silent in the four-letter-word department, and you're trying to figure out how he feels? Hey, sometimes, it's hard for people. Not everyone is comfortable vocalizing their feelings—whether it's a fear of rejection or they're just …

Lose 10 Pounds in Six Weeks, Intermediate Running Program: Training Plan

Drop 10 pounds with our all-new running fitness plan<p>If you can run for about 30 minutes straight—at any speed—this plan's for you. (If not, check out our run/walk program to build you up to 30 minutes). At the end of six weeks you'll be able to do a full hour on the road—and you'll score a killer …

Being Out of Shape Could Have a Scary Effect on Your Brain

The fascinating link between sweat sessions and a sharper noggin<p>As if you needed more evidence that workouts are good for more than just keeping your body toned, a new study indicates that they may help keep your memory sharp, too. The research, published in <i>Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral</i> …