There's no big red “Easy” button for getting fit. Just as weight isn't gained overnight, losing it requires steady, sustained effort. That said, you don't have to go to the other extreme, putting the rest of your life on h... Read more
These days, many people live and die by the numbers churned out on their heart rate monitors or fitness devices, analyzing how long their heart rate stayed in the cardio zone versus the fat-burning zone to define the quality of their exercise program... Read more
Fitness has come full circle. For years, trainers have been hailing the benefits of HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training), which keeps your body guessing by switching between short, maximum-intensity bursts and lower-intensity recovery periods. But... Read more
When it comes to getting fit and healthy, there's no magic pill or secret shortcut for reaching your goals. Whether you'd like to drop a few pounds, build more muscle or achieve a more dramatic, life-changing weight loss, the recipe for succe... Read more
These days, you can't scroll through your email without spotting an online coupon for a new type of indoor cycling class. Whether it's for a classic Spinning® class, SoulCycle, CycleBar, Peloton or a RealRyder bike, the options are practi... Read more
It sounds weird, but let me explain: I like veggies... but I really like a few specific veggies: mushrooms, pea pods/string beans, potatoes and squashes of any kind, etc. But health advice says you must eat a variety of veggies to be healthy - and wh... Read more
Using a multi-tier bamboo steamer that you put on top of your normal pan, makes great low fat or fat free cooking. It leaves all flavor and nutrients in the food and is much quicker than you'd think!... Read more
Scale stuck? Shifting the food around in your fridge can actually retrain your brain to lose weight: It may help you crave healthy food, instead of diet-sabotaging fare, explains Brian Wansink, PhD, author of Slim by Design: Mindless Eating Solu... Read more
If I could write a "wanted" ad for all of the healthy living items currently listed in my phone's notes, several big tickets items would top the list. But while a treadmill and workout bench are great investments, I find that oftentimes... Read more
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